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Upcoming Ontario Budget Should Support Hardest Hit

Upcoming Ontario Budget Should Support Hardest Hit Your Chamber urging government to address pain points and lay groundwork for a strong rebound -- and to take steps to protect our frontline workers MUSKOKA LAKES – February 26, 2021 – The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), with input from the Muskoka Lakes Chamber, has released its [...]

By |2021-03-03T12:38:39-05:00February 27th, 2021|

Pandemic surveys show cottage country business confidence better than provincial average

ONTARIO ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS BETTER THAN AVERAGE BUSINESS CONFIDENCE IN COTTAGE COUNTRY : Report from Ontario Chamber of Commerce outlines latest sector-specific data on economy, business confidence, employment, and government supports. Muskoka Lakes/January 28: Today, the Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) released the fifth annual Ontario Economic Report [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:28:52-05:00January 29th, 2021|

Watch the Muskoka Lakes 2020 Holiday Parade

Thank you to all of our wonderful Chamber members who contributed toward this year's virtual parade! Special thanks to Ontario Power Generation for their sponsorship. We couldn't have done it without them. Happy Holidays! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCwW54kt-8U

By |2020-12-23T11:47:47-05:00December 21st, 2020|

Join the 2020 Muskoka Lakes Holiday Message Parade and Visit with Santa

Ho Ho Ho. Santa here. I'm so excited to meet with you all virtually for this year's 2020 Holiday Celebration! This year I have the opportunity to Zoom into your own living room so you can visit with me. Plus, the whole community of Muskoka Lakes can get involved, too, by taping short Holiday Messages [...]

By |2020-12-02T12:59:18-05:00October 5th, 2020|

Fall is Fabulous in Muskoka Lakes!

Huckleberry Rock view: G. Popadynec Still have Cottage Country Spirit travel vouchers left? Great! Make sure to use them before they expire on October 12th. Scroll down to see our list of Chamber members taking your Cottage Country Spirit vouchers at the bottom of this post. Meantime, here are just some of the [...]

By |2020-09-23T13:14:17-04:00September 21st, 2020|

New program can help local businesses go digital in response to COVID-19

Recovery Activation Program (RAP) helps grow your business digitally COVID-19 has changed everything, requiring telecommuting, on-demand delivery and services, supply chain resiliency and virtual collaborations.  Even as the province begins to reopen, the pandemic has heightened the urgency for businesses to digitize to survive. To address this change, the Toronto Board of Trade and World [...]

By |2020-08-30T11:30:12-04:00August 30th, 2020|

Top 5 Things To Do In Muskoka Lakes & Where To Use Your Cottage Country Spirit Vouchers

Got your Cottage Country Spirit travel vouchers ready? Great! It's time to discover (or rediscover) the best of Muskoka Lakes – and you can cash in your vouchers at many places around the big lakes. Here are the must dos when visiting our cottage country paradise. Be sure to use your vouchers before October 12th. [...]

By |2020-09-30T15:06:42-04:00July 22nd, 2020|

Public to wear face coverings in all indoor public spaces in Muskoka starting July 13

SIMCOE MUSKOKA – The Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit has made its decision regarding use of face coverings. As of Monday July 13, 2020, the public is required to wear a face covering (i.e. non-medical mask) when entering the indoor premises of businesses, organizations and on public transit systems in Simcoe Muskoka. This will be achieved through [...]

By |2020-07-07T14:36:52-04:00July 7th, 2020|

June 12: What can open as Muskoka enters Stage 2 Re-opening

Muskoka can reopen in Stage 2 of the provincial guidelines on Friday, June 12. Here's what can open then and what is not permitted: Places that can open in Stage 2 Personal Care Services Establishments providing personal care services can open with the proper health and safety protocols in place. Examples include: Hair services (including [...]

By |2020-06-08T21:01:10-04:00June 8th, 2020|
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