Business Spotlight: Axiom Audio
Posted on Monday, January 23, 2017 12:00 PM
Ian Colquhoun’s early experimentation with the art of sound motivated him to establish Axiom Audio in 1980 in hometown Dwight, Lake of Bays. A couple of years later, he was contracted by an innovative acoustic engineer, Dr. Floyd Toole, to build and test loudspeakers at the National Research Council lab in Ottawa, where Toole’s theories completely revolutionized the industry. Axiom’s reputation for performance and value gained recognition; and, by 1991, the firm expanded its...
Business Spotlight: Lake of Bays Brewery
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2016 11:15 AM
Lake of Bays Brewing Company (founded 2010)
One of the fastest growing craft breweries in Ontario, Lake of Bays Brewing Company is located right in the heart of Baysville and offers a diverse range of products sure to satisfy craft beer connoisseurs and newcomers alike. The brewery began with 4 employees and now employs over 40 full-time staff, with widespread distribution across Ontario as well as Manitoba and the Maritimes.
The community of Baysville was chosen as a location...
Business Spotlight: Dwight Garden Centre
Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:00 AM
Linda Boothby, owner of the Dwight Garden Centre, established her business in 2001, first bagging firewood for the campers heading up to Algonquin Park, then selling soil and annuals. Demand fuelled growth, and her operation has doubled in space and expanded in capacity, with a current summer staff of 17, a retail giftware section, and large greenhouses (one of them heated).
Linda enjoys the personal relationships with her clients. “My seasonal customers are so happy...
Business Spotlight: B.O.R. Aggregate
Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2016 09:30 AM
Thriving in the community of Dwight you will find B.O.R. Aggregate Company Inc., a local leader in the aggregate product business since the early 1990’s. Boasting an impressive variety of aggregate products from sand and gravel to granite materials, B.O.R. Aggregate distributes their aggregate products both locally and regionally for a wide variety of applications including road surfacing, tile beds, landscaping, gardening, and more. According to B.O.R.’s President...
Business Spotlight: The Muskoka Surfboard Co.
Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:30 AM
The Muskoka Surfboard Co. (founded 2010)
Muskoka Surfboard Co. brings the California surfing culture to Muskoka with their unique hand crafted boards that can easily be pulled by small horsepower boats and personal water crafts. Shaped and finished in Baysville, the Muskoka Surfboard was created with a focus on bringing "simple, family, fun" back to the dock for summer residents and their guests. With a retail summer outlet and active participation in many trade shows, Muskoka Surfboard Co. is...