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COUNCIL APPROVES MINETT OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT

On Wednesday November 10th, Township of Muskoka Lakes Council approved changes to the Minett Official Plan.   Susan Eplett, Ken Pearce, Paul Richards, Frank Pottow and Laurie Thomson delegated on behalf of Friends of Muskoka and the Muskoka Lakes...

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MINETT OFFICIAL PLAN RETURNS TO PLANNING COMMITTEE

Township of Muskoka Lakes Planning Committee is meeting at 9 am on Monday October 25th to discuss what could be final changes to the Minett Official Plan policy. Details available here (see Agenda item 5). We’ve come a long way since we raised the...

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FELLOW COTTAGERS SAVING MUSKOKA

FELLOW COTTAGERS SAVING MUSKOKA

Muskoka has become an increasingly popular destination for cottagers….and developers. The following real-life stories serve as inspiring examples of how the community can respond to the threat of overdevelopment and preserve Muskoka property in...

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ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION AT LEGACY COTTAGES

ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION AT LEGACY COTTAGES

THIS is why we need better, stronger, more restrictive policies in Minett, our Township and the larger District.  Policy work may seem dull, but it is oh so important to get right. We lost 2 battles at LPAT because our policies are not strong...

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