Make Ontario’s Playground Your Workplace: The Benefits of Living and Working in Muskoka

Discover the Benefits of Living and Working in Muskoka The summer season always draws people to Muskoka, with its pristine lakes and rolling landscapes, it’s made for summer fun. However,  just because the weather starts to cool off, doesn’t mean that the fun ends, too! There is a misconception that work and play can only [...]

By |2020-02-26T15:03:19-05:00February 26th, 2020|

New Research Identifies Opportunities to Support Small Business Success 

Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s and Muskoka Lakes Chamber’s fourth annual Ontario Economic Report Introduces New Small Business Friendliness Indicator  February 26 – Muskoka Lakes – Released today, the Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber of Commerce’s (OCC) fourth annual Ontario Economic Report (OER) reveals opportunities where both business and government can focus to [...]

By |2020-02-26T09:42:53-05:00February 26th, 2020|

It pays to live, work and play in Muskoka Lakes

All about working in Muskoka Lakes: interviews with 5 Employers Not many people outside Muskoka know what it is like to live and work in Muskoka. We asked 5 employers in different business niches what they love most about Muskoka Lakes and what challenges they experience.. We also found out which jobs are usually available [...]

By |2020-01-22T11:48:23-05:00January 22nd, 2020|

Our Business Community a winning one: Chamber Members Win Canadian, Ontario & Muskoka Awards

Our Chamber members have been cleaning up with Canada, Ontario and Muskoka-wide awards. Let’s celebrate their success together. Email them a congratulatory note -- our community cheers each other on! RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award Winner Jayne McCaw of Jayne’s Cottages was one of three Start Up Award finalists at the RBC Women Entrepreneur Awards [...]

By |2019-11-21T17:03:26-05:00November 21st, 2019|

Chamber Member wins Ontario Business Achievement Award

The Muskoka Lakes Farm and Winery, which has won many honours in the past for the way they've grown their business, has done it again. The Muskoka Lakes Farm and Winery won an Ontario Business Achievement Award at the Ontario Economic Summit on November 14 in Toronto. Jean-Ann Baranik, the farm’s Retail and Customer Experience [...]

By |2019-11-18T16:41:04-05:00November 18th, 2019|

Second Midday Madness a hit in Port Carling

Saturday, August 17, 2019 was a great day to enjoy all that Port Carling has to offer during the second village-wide Port Carling Midday Madness sales event. People listening to Emma Clendenan play across from the Port Carling Visitor Information Centre on Lock Street The streets of Port Carling were bustling with visitors [...]

By |2019-08-20T10:58:45-04:00August 19th, 2019|

Re-live our fun June Chamber event: Spotlight in pictures

We kicked off the summer right at Spotlight on Muskoka Lakes back in June – and we had so many great photos that it’s taken us a while to compile a photo essay of the night. We hope you enjoy re-living the evening through pictures. Over 350 people attended our June soiree that puts a [...]

By |2019-08-01T15:20:04-04:00July 29th, 2019|

Chamber ad campaign urges visitors to Explore Minett

Your Muskoka Lakes Chamber recently wrapped up a paid social media campaign in July showing as many people as possible how Minett is a great place to visit – and urging them to shop locally there. Our Explore Minett campaign launched the same day in June as the Experience Minett brochure, produced by [...]

By |2019-07-29T14:41:33-04:00July 29th, 2019|