The Fire Danger Rating (FDR) in the Township of McKellar was raised to HIGH on July 4th 2019.  Recently the Fire and Open Burning By-law was amended.  The new By-law number is 2019-24.  The definition of a campfire now includes the word "recreation," allowing residents the opportunity to enjoy an evening fire during a High Rating.  However, the size of the campfire is now limited to two feet or 60cm diameter and no fires are permitted between 10 a [...]
July 11, 2019 - News
Time: Registration 8:15 a.m.   Meeting begins at 9:00 a.m.  Adjourns at 12 noon. Date: Saturday, July 13th, 2019 Location: Township of McKellar Community Centre 9:00 a.m. Guest Speaker: Mayor Peter Hopkins "Current and future opportunities and                     challenges in the Township of McKellar; followed by a brief Q&A session. MLCA Annual Meeting Agenda:   1 [...]
July 04, 2019 - News
Plan to visit Tait's Island this Saturday and Sunday (June 29th & 30th) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for an "Empty Our Garage" Sale you won't want to miss.  Choose from a wide range of items for the cottager.  A few example items: radial arm saw, chestnut aluminum canoe, sofa bed, paddle boat, two youth mountain bikes, electric trolling motor, curling equipment, oak bar stools, garden decor and tools, life jackets, etc [...]
June 25, 2019 - Buy and Sell
Cooking classes for all levels of cooks and "want to be's."  With classically trained Red Seal chef David Downing, the classes are full of useful information and a heck of a lot of fun!  Bring a friend, make a day of it, we eat what we cook!  Bring an apron to class. Class #1 - Barbeque Fun!  Wow your friends and family this summer with your new barbeque skills.   July 20, 2019, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Class #2 - For Those on the Go!  Quick and  nutritious meals, be ready for that busy fall [...]
June 25, 2019 - News
The Festival of the Sound is proud to celebrate its 40th season with a programme filled with world-class musicians, both old favourites and emerging young artists.    Three weeks of chamber and classical music is supplemented with two very special weekends: an exciting night of tango with sounds of Buenos Aires anchors the Folk Weekend while the Jazz Weekend features a riveting celebration of the life of Joni Mitchell, as well as the perennial highlight the Toronto All-Star Big Band [...]
June 17, 2019 - News
As a result of a resolution to Council on June 3rd 2019 from the Ad Hoc Business, Economic & Tourism Committee of the Township of McKellar, Council resolved to approve a public town hall meeting to present information on a business proposal to establish a Fibre Spinning Mill in the area.  The meeting will be hosted by local resident Wave Weir. As the proposal has the potential to affect the fabric of the community, all residents of the Township (as well as those beyond its borders) are welcome to attend a public meeting at 9:30 a [...]
June 10, 2019 - News
Junior golf camps are a great way to introduce your child to the game or to improve the skills of those already immersed in golf.  All aspects of the game will be discussed and we'll include time spent playing on the golf course.  Juniors will also learn about etiquette, rules and proper care of the course.  There will be snacks, games, prizes and plenty of fun for all. Times: Each camp will run Tuesday to Thursday from 9 a [...]
June 08, 2019 - News
We were up at the cottage for the first time this weekend . . . over the winter we lost 4 barrels from our floating dock!  We are located at 7 Meharg.  Please call Chris Langford at 705-220-6181 if you have found one or more of them. Thank you.
May 27, 2019 - Letters
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.  We thank you in advance for your valued input.   Please take just a few minutes to answer our questionnaire at https://www [...]
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