Posted on Tuesday, November 07, 2023 03:54 PM
(Lake of Bays, ON) The Township of Lake of Bays will be holding a Public Meeting to consider a DRAFT Community Improvement Plan (CIP) under Section 28(4) of the Planning Act. The CIP will focus on the designated communities of Baysville, Dwight, Dorset, and Hillside.
Public Meeting – November 28, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. EST (in-person & virtual)
The purpose of the Public Meeting is to provide those attending with an opportunity to understand and comment on the draft Plan. This meeting will be in a hybrid...
Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 03:06 PM
(LAKE OF BAYS, ON) The Township is in the final phase of public engagement for the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) and is seeking feedback on draft initiatives and concepts for the vibrant communities of Dwight, Hillside, Baysville, and Dorset.
“Whether it’s adding a sidewalk on Main Street in Dorset or exploring the possibility of a splash pad at the Lake of Bays Community Centre Park in Baysville, your input can help prioritize these initiatives.” Says Economic Development Officer Stephen...
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023 09:00 AM
(LAKE OF BAYS, ON) The Township of Lake of Bays is excited to announce a collaboration with the Huntsville Festival of the Arts (HfA) and the Huntsville Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce, bringing an installation featuring two artistic creations to the Lake of Bays area.
"Stick Man Tom" Sculpture by Marc Walter.
Situated along the Tom Thomson Parkway, adjacent to Highway 60 and the Township Municipal Office, "Stick Man Tom," is a sculpture by Quebecois artist Marc Walter.
This 19-foot-tall arboreal...
Posted on Friday, July 14, 2023 12:00 PM
The Township of Lake of Bays is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of the SS Bigwin for its first full season on Lake of Bays in four years. This iconic boat, steeped in rich history, is already operating regular cruises and continues to captivate both locals and visitors alike.
The SS Bigwin has been an integral part of the community for over a century, serving as a ferry to Bigwin Island and later at the Bigwin Inn. Following a period of being submerged at the bottom of the...
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023 02:10 PM
Muskoka-specific job board and interactive map part of a regional project to address Muskoka’s workforce development needs.
Thursday, June 29, 2023 (MUSKOKA, ON) - The District of Muskoka, in partnership with the Town of Bracebridge, Township of Georgian Bay, Town of Gravenhurst, Town of Huntsville, Township of Lake of Bays and Township of Muskoka Lakes, has created a Muskoka-specific job board and interactive map available now at www.muskokajobboard.ca
The job board is part of a Muskoka Workforce...
Posted on Monday, June 19, 2023 10:57 AM
(LAKE OF BAYS, ON) The Township of Lake of Bays is inviting residents and visitors to attend and participate in one of two virtual open houses and surveys. These engagements are aimed to gather valuable input and insights for the creation of a Community Improvement Plan (CIP).
Community Improvement Plans (CIPs) serve as effective planning tools that guide municipalities in sustainable policy development. They can help create a range of incentives to foster growth and investment in our community,...
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023 08:41 AM
(Muskoka, ON) The District of Muskoka, in partnership with the Town of Bracebridge, Township of Georgian Bay, Town of Gravenhurst, Town of Huntsville, Township of Lake of Bays and Township of Muskoka Lakes, is developing a Regional Workforce Strategy. The strategy will provide a framework for addressing regional labour challenges and building the skilled workforce that Muskoka needs for the future. The project is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs' Rural...
Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 11:28 AM
Grant funding will aim to boost workforce development across Muskoka
April 5, 2023 (Muskoka, ON) - The District of Muskoka in partnership with the Town of Bracebridge, Town of Gravenhurst, Town of Huntsville, Township of Georgian Bay, Township of Lake of Bays, and Township of Muskoka Lakes is taking proactive steps to address the challenges and barriers in the changing workforce. The collaborative development of a regional workforce plan is underway to focus on attracting, developing, and...
Posted on Friday, January 06, 2023 02:35 PM
I want to thank all the businesses in the Township for all you do to enrich our community. To those I’ve visited for our 2022 Lake of Bays Holiday Campaign, you have shown me proper Lake of Bays hospitality. Considering these challenging times, the conversations this year have been animated, illuminating and fun. We are confident, optimistic, and full of ideas for brighter days in 2023.
Key to our mandate is to promote and showcase the diverse and thriving businesses in the Township of Lake of...