It is with sadness we inform the many MLCA friends of the Begy family that Brian passed away on August 7th, 2019, and that a funeral service will be held at noon on Monday, September 30th in the chapel at the Theo Brunet & Sons Funeral Home, 2410 Laurier Street, Rockland, Ontario.  Phone 613-446-4691. Attendees may express their condolences to the family from 11 a.m. A dedicated Director of the Manitouwabing Lake Community Association for many years, Brian was recently awarded an Honorary Membership in recognition of his contribution to the community [...]
August 19, 2019
As of August, 2019, we have approximately 75 members taking advantage of special MLCA negotiated pricing under its "Propane Group Purchase Plan" with leading supplier Superior Propane.  Beginning September 1, 2019, current Plan Members will automatically qualify for the new fixed rate under the Plan of 49.9 cents per litre.  MLCA members wishing to join the Plan and receive this fixed rate will have until September 30, 2019 to sign up [...]
August 18, 2019
This week, Hydro One has distributed an email letter to their Seasonal Customers related to the Ontario Energy Board's (OEB) proposal to eliminate the Seasonal rate class, which will negatively impact many Federation of Ontario Cottagers' Associations' (FOCA ) members.  See a copy of the letter, important links, and background information about this pending change, here: FOCA expects the OEB to issue a decision on this matter by late August 2019 [...]
August 14, 2019
Rainfall amounts for July have been below normal and spatially localized with similar trends being observed for August.  The five-day forecast suggests that conditions are relatively clear with about 6 mm of rainfall forecasted for this week.  Rainfall forecasts are associated with thunderstorms and could be highly variable from one location to another. The ongoing hot and dry conditions that have persisted for an extended period of time have resulted in lower than normal local inflows and increased the rates of evaporation as the system transitioned from a normal summer condition at the beginning of July to below normal conditions by late July and early August [...]
August 07, 2019
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