Posted on Friday, December 23, 2022 10:30 PM
December 23, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) – Significant volumes of snow accumulation and chances of flash freezes and freezing rain have triggered a Significant Weather Event to be issued by the District of Muskoka for all District roads.
The Significant Weather Event was declared this evening, December 23, 2022 for areas throughout Muskoka – officials will advise when the Significant Weather Event has been lifted.
What is a Significant Weather Event?
A Significant Weather Event (SWE) is defined...
Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022 02:00 PM
December 19th, 2022 (Bracebridge, ON) – The construction and safety improvements to Santa's Village Road (Muskoka Road 15) in Bracebridge have concluded for the 2022 season.
Construction crews will return in spring, 2023 to complete the ‘finishing touches’ on the road, including final paving, improvements to driveways, landscaping and restoration.
We’re almost done – we need to push some items to 2023 when the snow is gone, so we can finish landscaping and ensure property owners are satisfied.
Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2022 12:09 PM
Thursday, December 15, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) – We know you have things to do and places to go - life doesn’t stop when it snows. With winter weather already here in Muskoka, crews from the District and our partner municipalities are ready to respond this winter season to keep you moving safely.
We have a coordinated snow and ice-clearing plan that prioritizes the safety and movement of our community. This includes joint patrol of roadways 24 hours a day, monitoring weather forecasts and tracking...
Posted on Friday, December 09, 2022 12:05 PM
December 9, 2022 (Huntsville, ON) - The Diggin’ Downtown project received a Marketing Canada award and professional recognition from the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) for a “recovery project” at their 2022 conference. The Marketing Canada Awards acknowledge and praise communities who have succeeded in excellence in economic development marketing efforts.
When the construction project started in 2021, many businesses were struggling with pandemic-related impacts, therefore...
Posted on Monday, December 05, 2022 05:36 PM
Monday, December 5, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) - District Council has adjourned its first inaugural meeting of the 2022-2026 term and officially appointed the next District Chair.
The first order of business was swearing in the twenty-two elected District Councilors, who will now represent the voices of each partner municipality in Muskoka. Amy Back, District Clerk, administered their Oaths of Office to officially commence their term.
This term welcomes 12 returning familiar faces and...
Posted on Friday, November 25, 2022 02:08 PM
To provide the best early childhood experiences for our children, we must support those who care for them
Friday, November 25, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) – Early childhood experiences delivered by caring and knowledgeable individuals in the Child Care and Early Years sector have a positive impact on children’s learning, development, well-being and achievement in school and beyond. Positive interactions and thoughtful relationships...
Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 02:17 PM
Muskoka Road 38’s new name expected to be unveiled in September 2023
Partnership news release with Township of Muskoka Lakes and Wahta Mohawks First Nation
November 22, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) - As part of the Muskoka Area Indigenous Leadership Table's strengthening Indigenous municipal relationships strategy, the District of Muskoka, Wahta Mohawks First Nation, and the Township of Muskoka Lakes are working on a collaborative approach to enrich the name of Muskoka Road 38, the road that...
Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 11:56 AM
Plowing and Clearing of District Roads Underway Across Muskoka:
Additional Resources Deployed As Winter Rolls Back into Muskoka
District road crews and our partners from the Area Municipalities and Fowler are hard at work clearing and plowing District roadways across Muskoka. Due to conditions, our winter maintenance operations are going a little slower than usual. We are deploying additional equipment, and existing trucks and plows will also extend their work to provide additional support...
Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 04:00 PM
Applications now closed – District Chair candidates announced
November 15, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) – The District of Muskoka’s seat for the Office of District Chair will soon be filled for the next four years. Applications opened earlier this spring - six (6) applications were received by the deadline at 4:00 p.m. today.
The following candidates have submitted nomination papers for the position:
A “Meet the Candidates” debate is...
Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022 09:23 AM
Monday, November 14, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) - In honour of National Child Day on Sunday, November 20, the District of Muskoka is sponsoring FREE swimming and skating events in each of our Area Municipalities through the week of November 19 – 25, 2022.
Saturday, November 19, 2022 – Let’s Swim!
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Gravenhurst YMCA
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Huntsville Active Living Centre
Sunday, November 20, 2022 – Let’s Skate!
8:30 am – 10:20 am Baysville Arena
1:00 pm – 2:20 pm...