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Wednesday | Muskoka Today

Bracebridge gets $43,000 from feds for accessibility renovations at town hall

The Parry Sound-Muskoka MP announced, on behalf of the Minister of Employment and Social Development Canada, $43,011 for doors, washroom and drinking fountain renovations.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Muskoka Today

Clement acclaimed as CPC candidate for Parry Sound-Muskoka

Despite some niggling flack and baggage from the G8 Summit in Huntsville with 'gazebo-gate,' which heaped scorn and ridicule on him and the riding, MP Tony Clement has the confidence of his party's local riding association.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

CFRB

Rain and possible flooding for cottage country

If you're headed up to the cottage anytime soon, it could be a little soggy and experts are warning cottage owners to keep a close eye on a system moving in.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Baytoday.ca

Stay off bodies of water for your safety

WEST PARRY SOUND The West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police would like to remind the public to assess and manage the risks of their recreational activities so that everyone can safely enjoy the outdoors.

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Muskoka Today

Warming weather trend into weekend keeps flood watchers on alert across Muskoka

A warming trend into Sunday in the range of 8-17 degrees daytime and freezing overnight - which could bring with it rain - may be good for making maple syrup, but flood water levels continue to be an ongoing concern, says the MNR.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Muskoka Today

MPP Miller tables Private Member's Bill to strengthen Auditor General's oversight

Tuesday afternoon the Parry Sound - Muskoka MPP introduced a private member's bill aimed at strengthening the Auditor General's oversight in the province of Ontario.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Baytoday.ca

Cyclists must obey all traffic laws

WEST PARRY SOUND The West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police would like to remind the public that several people are out riding their bicycles now that we are having some mild weather.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The London Free Press

Quebec, southern Ontario on flood watch

Ashley Street in Foxboro, Ont., in Belleville's rural Thurlow ward sit amidst some of the area's worst flooding Friday, April 11, 2014.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Baytoday.ca

Hey kids explore the Forest of Reading

The Ontario Library Association will be hosting the Festival of Trees in North Bay and Parry Sound, in partnership with the Near North District School Board and Nipissing University's Schulich School of Education.

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CanadianDriver

Northern Exposure: 2014 Polar Vortex Winter Warriors

The weatherman has been quite a dufus this year, dumping snow, ice, more snow, even more snow, and frigid temperatures all over us poor Canucks well into April.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Muskoka Today

Budget 'leaks' trial balloons today, says MPP Miller whose father almost resigned

Parry Sound Muskoka Tory MPP Norm Miller says his late father Frank Miller, who represented this riding and was Ontario treasurer and then premier, was caught in a major budget leak when a reporter found a copy in the printing company's trash.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

McDermott bringing great melodies to Red Deer

You have to hand it to those 16th-century monks - they sure knew how to churn out some durable tunes.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Baytoday.ca

Transport truck driver charged with careless driving

On Saturday March 29, 2014 at approximately 10:30am the Almaguin Highlands Ontario Provincial Police , the South River/Machar Fire Department and Parry Sound Emergency Medical Service responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 11, Laurier Township.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

New way to ride through rough spots

Photo by ASHLI BARRETT/Advocate Staff HOVERCRAFT--harley story/business-- Rocky Mountain Phoenix demonstrates its hovercraft on the Red Deer River Tuesday afternoon.

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Baytoday.ca

Funding approved to build a new school at the Pinewood site

The Near North District School Board is excited to announce that the Ministry of Education has approved the Board's capital funding request to build a new elementary school at the Pinewood site in North Bay.

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