Archive for May, 2010

   May 19


HISTORY In 1981 Elaine Matthews along with 12 volunteers that were passionate about animals and determined to help abused, abandoned and neglected animals within the Muskoka community began to raise awareness by collecting funds to build a shelter for the creatures. For about four years the team worked restlessly by holding bake sales, setting up […]

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   May 18

Muskoka Heritage Foundation – Plant A Tree

About The Foundation is committed to the history, culture, environment and also the quality of Muskoka. Muskoka is not only known for its miraculous natural artistry, but also its rich heritage. With its outrageous sky-high pine trees, rocky mountain cliffs, crystal clear lakes and sandy beaches; Muskoka is cherished through the summer time by cottagers […]

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   May 17

Muskoka 2010 Air Show

Muskoka 2010 Air Show; Thunder in Little Norway Air Show will thunder through the Muskoka Airport on July seventeenth and eighteenth to celebrate its seventieth anniversary of the Battle of Norway and the Battle of Britain; which were two major battles during the World War Two which actually help turn the tide of the war […]

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   May 14

Muskoka Lover Died At War

Not only was he a son, a brother, a friend and one hell of a character, he was an amazing Canadian soldier that dedicated all he had to fight for our country. Kevin McKay grew up in Horse Shoe Valley, Barrie, Ontario, but his mind was always in the heart of Muskoka. He loved boating, […]

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   May 13

Relay For Life in Muskoka

About the Canadian Cancer Society The Canadian Cancer Society was officially formed in 1938, but the Saskatchewan Medical Association was the first cancer committee in 1929. The committee was to inform residents about the awareness of cancer because by the time people talked with their doctor it was already to late for treatment making the […]

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   May 12

Victoria Day Weekend in Muskoka

ABOUT VICTORIA DAY WEEKEND Victoria Day; also known as May Long Weekend or May 2-4 is a Canadian Federal statutory holiday which is normally the last weekend of May; in honor of Queen Victoria’s birthday and also known for the beginning mark of summer season. In 1845 it was passed through the parliament of the […]

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   May 11

Purina Walk For Dog Guides In Muskoka

ABOUT Purina Walk for Dog Guides is a national event that takes place in over 180 Walks in Canada. The Lion’s Foundation is at its largest single fundraiser all thanks to Nestlé Purina PetCare Canada and also their other national sponsors; especially for making 100% of the funds go directly to a training of a […]

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   May 07

Mother’s Day in Muskoka

HISTORY ABOUT MOTHER’S DAY Some time ago every Spring the people in Ancient Greece paid a tribute to Rhea which was the Mother of the Gods. Later in History it was stated that England paid respect to mothers on ‘Mothering Sunday’s‘ the fourth Sunday of Lent (An annual season in prep for Easter; which lasts […]

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   May 05

Captain Action Charters

ABOUT In 1988 Mike Bertelson started his career as a fishing guide for the Muskoka region and almost twenty years later he runs one of the most successful fishing guide services in Ontario. Mike is a fairly busy guy that spends over 200 days a year on the water tracking fish species and the proper […]

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