Posted on Monday, April 04, 2022 02:43 PM
April 4, 2022 (Bracebridge, ON) – On Monday, March 28th the Province of Ontario announced that they had reached a deal with the Federal government through the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care agreement.
This is a historic agreement between the Province and Federal governments. Both governments have a shared vision that every child deserves the best start in life. CWELCC means that eligible families, those with children aged 0-5 enrolled in a participating licensed child...
Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 03:07 PM
March 22, 2022 (Bracebridge, ON) - In 2019, two District staff members, Shawn and Leanna Kerswell, and their family experienced a terrible tragedy when their son, Alex, died by suicide. He was a young man experiencing mental health issues, and their family could not access the help they needed. Leanna and Shawn (and their son Chris) want to ensure that Alex is never forgotten.
Since this tragedy, staff at the District have wanted to do something to support the Kerswells to honour his memory....
Posted on Monday, March 21, 2022 03:46 PM
No Time To Waste - Taking Action on Garbage, Muskoka’s Roadmap to 60% Waste Diversion
March 21, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) - As part of the District of Muskoka’s Waste Strategy, a reduction in no-charge weekly garbage bag limits at Waste Facilities starts the week of April 4, 2022.
The changes were approved by District Council in December 2021 as part of the Waste Strategy and Roadmap to 60% Diversion. Reducing garbage is critical to extend the life of Muskoka’s one remaining landfill...
Posted on Friday, February 25, 2022 04:11 PM
(Feb. 25, 2022 – Bracebridge, ON) -- District Council has approved a $84 million tax-supported operating budget for 2022, where an average resident will see an overall 2.27% tax increase in the District portion of their municipal property taxes in 2022. This translates into an impact of approximately $19.86 for a property valued at $300,000 in Muskoka.
2022 Budget Highlights:
The 2022 budget features important investments in roads, housing, long-term care, watershed initiatives,...
Posted on Thursday, February 24, 2022 12:05 PM
February 24, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) - The Significant Weather Event has ended for District of Muskoka roads in the Town of Huntsville and Township of Georgian Bay.
Please use caution and extra care when using roads and sidewalks. Residents and visitors are reminded that vehicles may still be ticketed and/or towed if they interfere with normal snow removal operations.