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Want a great summer job in Ontario Parks?

Apply for a paid Ontario Public Service summer student job with Ontario Parks.
There are a variety of jobs available! You could work in Ontario Parks across the province as a:
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Join the GBA and GBF for an Event on Water

H2O 2018 is a half-day information/education session in Toronto on three timely topics: Microplastics * Cage Aquaculture * Phragmites Join us for provocative presentations, deep discussions and the latest updates on what’s happening to what we love most about Georgian Bay – the water, and what GBF ...

Local upcoming events

Here are a list of local upcoming events we think might be of interest to our members. (more…)

EGBSC Native Plant Sale – Sat. June 2, 2018

The Eastern Georgian Bay Stewardship Council is holding a Native Plant Sale on Saturday June 2nd at Canadore College, 1 College Drive, Parry Sound from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (more…)

High speed internet service for Carling Township residents:

High Speed Internet is available through a Bell Mobility wireless modem in Carling Township anywhere you get a good Bell Mobility wireless signal.  With 4G LTE service the upload and download speeds should be sufficient for any residential need, including streaming video and audio files. How Much Data ...

“Well Doggone Me Anyway!” Memories of Snug Harbour

by Bruce Davidson -- Those of us fossils who have been around for a few decades, recall a time when Snug Harbour was more of an outpost in the wilderness then the tourist hub that it is today. Driving here from Toronto was a tortuous trip through Gravenhurst and Bala before ending up on a dirt road north ...

West Carling Association AGM – Sunday July 24th 10:00 a.m.

The West Carling Associations 2016 Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday July 24th at 10:00 a.m.   West Carling Association Annual General Meeting Sunday, July 24th, 2015 10:00 a.m. Location: Carling Recreation Hall 319 hwy #559, Nobel, On   Come for the meeting and also share a coffee ...

2016 WCA Picnic and Regatta – July 30th 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

We are pleased to announce our 2016 Picnic and Regatta.   When: Saturday July 30th, 2016 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where: Burritt Point, AKA Christie Point, Franklin Island (The site of the old Camp Franklin) Activities: Sailing, Rowing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, & Swimming BBQ- Each ...

Community Stewardship Program – Grant Opportunities Workshop Dates

Grant opportunities are available to residents in the Georgian Bay region, west of the HWY 400/69 corridor, for stewardship projects which improve water quality and environmental health. These grants are available through the Lake Simcoe Eastern Georgian Bay Community Stewardship Program delivered locally ...

Annual Pancake Breakfast Deferred for 2015

Our annual Pancake Breakfast has been deferred this year. Normally we hold a Pancake Breakfast on July 1st to celebrate Canada Day and bring our neighbours together.   This year however, we are deferring our efforts to focus on something new and exciting for the WCA, a regatta and picnic to be held ...