We have a newly appointed Library Board and new staff who would like to hear from users and potential users regarding programs and services we currently offer.  In addition, we would like to hear your ideas for new programs or services.  Your feedback is important to us.  The survey will be closed on June 30th.  Please take just a few minutes to answer our questionnaire at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TT25Z5T         Thank you for your valued input [...]
 
May 23, 2019 - News
 
 
The McKellar Pioneer School, a project of the Township of McKellar Recreation Committee, is pleased to announce a series of three sessions conducted by Stephen Heder, PhD, MSW, RSW, on Ethics and Philosophy. Session 1 - Values and Ethics in our personal and professional lives.  Friday. June 14, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.  Session 2 - History of Philosophy, Greek, Roman, Oriental.  Saturday. June 22, 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 noon.  Session 3 - Renaissance, enlightenment, romantic and modern thinkers and ideas [...]
 
May 21, 2019 - News
 
 
TOWNSHIP OF McKELLAR NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING A PROPOSED ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT.   TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Township of McKellar will hold a public meeting concerning a proposed zoning by-law update on May 21, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the Township Council Chambers in the Village of McKellar to consider the adoption of a new comprehensive zoning by-law. THE PURPOSE of the proposed zoning by-law is to replace the existing comprehensive zoning by-law for the whole of the Township of McKellar [...]
 
May 14, 2019 - News
 
 
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a "Flood Warning" is in effect for the Muskoka River, French River and Lower Pickerel River Watersheds, and a "Flood Outlook" is in effect for the remainder of the MNRF Parry Sound District.  Definitions: "Flood Warning" -  flooding is imminent or occurring within specific watercourses and municipalities. "Flood Outlook" gives early notice of the potential for flooding based on weather forecasts calling for heavy rain, snow melt, high winds or other conditions [...]
 
May 12, 2019 - News
 
 
It really seemed harder to shake off this winter than any year previously.  The snow in April was definitely a bit more winter than anyone was hoping for!  And now, we are hoping (like everyone else we know) for a terrific summer to make up for it!  Winter was wet and icy, but I am happy to report that the course did very well through all the up and down weather, and I am very pleased with the conditions overall.  As always we look to ensure that the course measures up with the high standards we've always set here and we're on track to deliver some great golf for 2019 [...]
 
May 12, 2019 - News
 
 
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Parry Sound District is advising area residents that: A Flood Warning remains in effect for the Muskoka River Watershed. A Flood Watch is in effect for the Magnetawan River Watershed. A Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect for the remainder of the MNRF Parry Sound District. These messages will remain in effect until Friday, May 10, 2019. Residents and those visiting the area are advised to be aware of current watershed conditions [...]
 
May 05, 2019 - News
 
 
It's been a busy spring for Bracebridge Generation Ltd. (BGL) with many of our dams and generating stations encountering high or record flows and levels. This update is intended to provide an overview of the status of our operations and considerations for safety. Please stay clear of dams and generating stations as flows remain high. Seguin River (Cascade Street GS, CPR Trestle Dam, Frys Lake Dam, Grey Owl Dam, Haines Lake Dam, Horn Lake Dam, Hurdville Dam, safe to do so [...]
 
May 03, 2019 - News
 
 
Don't miss the Township of McKellar Action Plan Meeting #3, which begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 4th 2019, in the Township Community Centre and ends at noon.  For your interest here is the agenda for the meeting.   I. Call to Order  II. Reminder that there is a Public Meeting after this one at 12:30 p.m.      to deal with a variety of questions posed to the OPP and MNR regarding lake issues III. Declaration of Conflict of Interest  IV [...]
 
April 30, 2019 - News
 
 
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect for the District which includes the District Municipality of Muskoka, the Territorial District of Parry Sound and a north-west portion of the County of Haliburton. Residents within the Parry Sound-Muskoka area should keep a close watch on conditions, regularly check for updated messages and exercise caution around water bodies as flows and levels within rivers and streams are anticipated to rise in the coming days [...]
 
April 17, 2019 - News
 
 
At 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 4th, McKellar Council is convening a public meeting at the Community Centre to review and discuss the Four Year Action Plan prepared with the help of committees and individual residents.  A light lunch will be provided and then, at 12:30 p.m., representatives from the Ontario Provincial Police and the Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry will be in attendance to discuss residents' concerns with regard to lake water activity and boating safety [...]
 
April 07, 2019 - News