After a successful introductory year, MLCA is pleased to announce that the propane "Group Purchase Plan" with Superior Propane will continue for its second year commencing September 1st 2017.  MLCA members not already part of the "Plan" have until this date to sign up and take advantage of the new Fixed Price of $0.499/L.  Members who join the "Plan" after September 1st will be eligible for a "Floating Rate," which is $0 [...]
August 07, 2017
Reeve Peter Hopkins delivered his annual report to members of MLCA at the Association's Annual Meeting on Saturday, July 8th, 2017.  Here is a transcript of his presentation. Thank you for the opportunity to summarize some of the positive items that have happened over the last year and outline what is coming up in the next six months. I am particularily interested in listening to your concerns and trying to answer your questions. First let me take this opportunity to sincerely thank the MLCA for its leadership in making McKellar the special place it is [...]
July 20, 2017
Over the past few summers MLCA representatives have had several conversations with OPP constables responsible for patrolling Manitouwabing Lake.  They have stated that excessive speed close to the shoreline is a major issue, especially among those operating personal watercraft.  Operators seem unaware that travelling in excess of 10 km per hour within 30 metres of the shoreline is an offence that can attract a $100,000 fine or one year in jail [...]
July 17, 2017
10 a.m., Friday, June 30th 2017 - The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) 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 in the County of Haliburton. High water levels and flow conditions are expected throughout the area following precipitation moving through the district dropping up to 40mm of rain on Friday through to Saturday evening [...]
July 01, 2017
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound, invites you to come and say hello to Beverly Thomson and Jeff Hutcheson, long time hosts of Canada AM at a "Meet and Greet" at the Ridge at Manitou Golf Club on Friday July 7th, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thomson worked on Canada AM for 14 years, prior to the show ending in June of 2016, and can now be seen on CTV News Channel anchoring weekdays from noon to 2 p.m. Hutcheson, who spent a total of 23 years with Canada AM, retired when the show went off the air and now resides in Prince Edward Island [...]
June 28, 2017