If you are a hard water angler, enjoy the taste of freshly caught brook trout and love fishing in a comparative fish pond environment not unlike a penny carnival yet closer to the real deal, McKellar's Armstrong Lake is the place to be on February's Family Day Weekend (February 14th to 16th). The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has, as part of its fish stocking program, just placed 1,600 brook trout that are one kilogram (thats over two pounds) or more into Armstrong Lake and Township volunteers are hosting a Family Fishing Weekend for your pleasure [...]
February 11, 2015
Due to an impending retirement, the Township of McKellar is seeking a qualified individual to join their senior management team as Chief Building Official.  Reporting to the Clerk Administrator, this position is responsible for the operations of Building Services including zoning inquiries, plan examinations, building, plumbing and lot grading inspections, permit issuance and compliance with the Ontario Building Code and other applicable legislation regulations [...]
February 05, 2015
The Township of McKellar is seeking a Youth Intern to assist the Economic Development, Recreation and Historical Committees with various community development initiatives. The ideal candidate will have work experience and a degree or diploma in business/economics, marketing or public administration and strong communication, research, computer and organizational skills. Candidates must have reliable transportation and a valid drivers license [...]
February 05, 2015
On Thursday, February 19, the Strawhouse Gallery is hosting a concert featuring Frank Deresti and his band "The Lake Effect" beginning at 7:30 p.m.  The band is touring its debut album.  Suggested donation $20.  3 Lakeside Drive (off Centre Road), McKellar.  705-389-9847.  Check them out at   Brenda Muller, the Strawhouse Gallerys resident cellist, is hosting a series of three music workshops led by various talented musicians [...]
February 05, 2015
The Township of McKellar Recreation Committee is hosting a Valentine's Day Dance beginning at 8 p.m. on Saturday,  February 14th, at the McKellar Community Centre Hall.   Tickets $10.00 each.  Food sales, Licenced Cash Bar (under age welcome), two live bands - 1331 Rock & Roll and Bryan Collins Rason Country.   Tickets available at the Township Office or contact Morley Haskim at mhaskim@hotmail [...]
January 24, 2015