Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 12:23 AM
Update: Closure has been extended until 5PM Friday, August 19, 2022. See the full update
Monday, August 8, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) – An emergency full road closure of Southwood Road (Muskoka Road 13) is required next week. A failed culvert, located approximately 1 km from Muskoka Road 169 will cause Southwood Road to be fully closed in both directions for four days, during the week of August 15, 2022, with a significant detour in effect.
Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2022 06:53 AM
District Accessibility Advisory Committee needs community input to break down accessibility barriers
August 4, 2022 – (Muskoka, ON) – The District of Muskoka’s Accessibility Advisory Committee is updating its Multi-Year Accessibility Plan. Input from community members is key. Please share your thoughts, ideas and suggestions to help us create a plan to create a Barrier Free Muskoka.
We are working on a plan that will identify accessibility barriers our community may experience when using our facilities,...
Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 06:42 AM
August 2nd, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) - On March 28, 2022, the Province of Ontario announced that they had reached a deal with the Federal government on the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care agreement (CWELCC). As the service manager for Early Learning and Child Care in Muskoka, the District of Muskoka is working closely with the provincial government and local licensed child care operators to phase in an average of $10 a day/child for eligible families by 2026.
Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 05:24 AM
July 25, 2022 (Bracebridge, ON) – The partnership between the District and Muskoka Futures through the Muskoka Business Recovery Fund was a critical response during the pandemic, ensuring important local jobs were maintained. Recognizing that many businesses in Muskoka were unable to access various relief programs, the District provided a $750,000 loan to Muskoka Futures. Futures then leveraged the District's investment to create a $5.4M relief loan fund, the largest program offered by any...
Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 02:57 AM
July 19, 2022 (Muskoka, Ontario) – 24 Paramedics from across the District of Muskoka, County of Simcoe and the Chippewas of Rama First Nation were awarded the Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service Medals, recognizing their years of exceptional service. The Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon was represented by Lt. Col Jean-Martin Brault from Canadian Forces Base Borden at a special ceremony held this afternoon.
Those honoured at this event were...