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Posted On Tuesday, September 25, 2018

(Muskoka) – Fire departments across Muskoka have been responding to an increased number of false alarms where smoke or carbon monoxide (CO) alarms are at the end of their life or have a low battery condition. Alarms will make a “chirping” sound usually once every 15 to 30 seconds when the battery is low or the alarm has reached the end of its life. Knowing the sounds that your smoke or carbon monoxide alarms make will ensure that you respond accordingly.
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Posted On Monday, September 24, 2018

(Township of Georgian Bay, ON) - The Township of Georgian Bay Fire & Emergency Services department has instituted a new lock box program within the municipality. A lock box provides emergency responders quick access to a building or gate. The box contains all keys or devices required to gain access to a property. Lock boxes are installed on the exterior wall of the building within close proximity to the principal entrance. 
When responding to an emergency and confronted...

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Posted On Friday, September 21, 2018

Hunting season is underway, and it’s a great time to remind anyone who loves autumn recreation—hunters, anglers, hikers, mountain bikers or campers—how to enjoy and safely share the great outdoors.
Hunting Safety Tips for Hunters The OPP has issued a number of tips for hunters to help them keep themselves, and others, safe. They include:
Get certified.  Get your hunting  Outdoors Card  and all required licences, tags and/or...

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Posted On Wednesday, August 29, 2018

TSW (Peterborough, ON) – Please be advised that on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 the closure of Port Severn Road North will begin. The road closure will allow for the rehabilitation of the Bayview Dam E Bridge. Work is scheduled to be completed in late December 2018.  Beginning on September 4th, Highway 400 from Port Severn Road North will offer the alternate driving route to cross the waterway (detour route attached).  The work on the Port Severn area dams is part...
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Posted On Wednesday, August 15, 2018

BRACEBRIDGE, GRAVENHURST, GEORGIAN BAY, HUNTSVILLE, LAKE  OF BAYS, MUSKOKA LAKES, AND DISTRICT OF MUSKOKA – On August 14, 2018, the Province of Ontario passed the Better Local Government Act which eliminates the direct election of District Chair in Muskoka.
In 2018, the District Chair will continue to be selected by the Members elected to District Council, a process that has been in place since the creation of the District Government.
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