The Ridge at Manitou Golf Club has the following positions available: Golf Shop, Guest Services, Serving Staff and Kitchen Staff.  Experience is an asset, but not a requirement.  All interested individuals should submit their resumes to: Drew Rachar, General Manager, The Ridge at Manitou, 160 Inn Road, McKellar, ON P2A OB4     Tel: 705-389-2552  Fax: 705-389-2687  E-mail:  http://www [...]
March 20, 2018
Limited time offer ends Friday, March 23rd 2018.  To celebrate our upcoming season and to thank our loyal fans for your patience as we transition to our new ownership, we're happy to share a limited time offer with you to mark our appreciation!  A very special offer of $89 for one round of 18 holes of golf for two players.  This special twosome offer is valid for use from May 11th (our opening day) until June 28th, 2018 with no restrictions on what day or what time you play!  Play must be booked as a twosome to qualify for this offer [...]
March 17, 2018
Music by "Harbour" and "Men of the Sound."  Saturday, April 14th.  Tickets $15.  Kids under six, $5.  Fundraiser for St. Stephen's and Hemlock Church restorations. Dinner 5:30 p.m. Concert 7 to 9 p.m. Location: McKellar Recreation Hall.  Call Township office to reserve tickets.  705-389-2842.
March 16, 2018
MLCA has been informed that Rogers Communications will be issuing tender notices for on-site preparation work in March 2018 and the approved communications tower is, barring unforeseen circumstances, expected to be operational sometime in June 2018.  The 35 metre Monopine tower, which resembles a pine tree, will be located at an elevation of 270 metres, beside West Point Drive and above the north end of Sunny Shore Park Drive overlooking Lake Manitouwabing [...]
February 28, 2018
Seguin River and north branch of the Muskoka River.  The area received approximately 35 to 45 mm of precipitation over the last week with daily high temperatures reaching around 10 degrees Celsius.  River and creek flows quickly increased as water and snow melt travelled over the frozen ground.  Dams have been operated to manage the increased inflows.  Levels have reasonably stabilized and in some upstream areas we are beginning to observe a downtrend in flows and levels [...]
February 23, 2018
If you have lost your dock it may have come to rest beside ours.  We are located on Burnetts Road beside the river going down toward Hurdville. To reclaim please call us at 416-473-9684. Jim and Joan Hall.
February 20, 2018
This year's Annual Report is a compilation of previous reports, presentations, spring electronic newsletter, my report to the MLCA last July and a summary of council, community and area happenings in the last six months. It will outline some items to look forward to in 2018 and some thoughts for the future of McKellar. It is crucial that you are always kept informed and involved in the business of McKellar. Openness and transparency are fundamental values of a working council [...]
December 31, 2017
It's happening this Saturday, December 2nd, 2017!   There are Home Tours (four homes, two barns and a cabin) from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and a Christmas Tea, Dessert and Pageant from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the McKellar Community Centre.  $15 per person or two for $25.  Maps and tickets are available on Friday at the Township Office or at the Community Centre from 12:30 to 1:30 on Saturday.  For more information call Joyce at 705-389-2228 or email jhopkins@lycos [...]
November 30, 2017
It's a "go" for Rogers Corporation's new communications tower in McKellar!  A Rogers' representative contacted MLCA last week to confirm that the approved 35 metre monopine communications tower (looks like a pine tree) is on the "build list" for the spring of 2018 with preliminary site preparation beginning during the winter months.  The site for the new communications tower is at an elevation of 250 metres on Township land at the top of the peninsula north of Hurdville between Sunnyshore Park Drive and West Point Drive [...]
November 20, 2017
To support the Manitouwabing Lake Community Association Mission Statement "To maintain the recreational value of Manitouwabing Lake and its environs, an open discussion about residential rentals and their impact on the community took place at the July 9th 2016 MLCA Annual Meeting, where the following question was posed to Members: "Do you object to illegal use of lakeside properties in the Township of McKellar as commercially run rental units and wish the Council to promptly address this issue?"  Almost 93% agreed [...]
October 30, 2017