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  • How to landscape at the cottage without wrecking the forest

    Jun 06/19, Category outdoors

    They deserve their spots on cottage country’s Least Wanted list: giant hogweed, phragmites, goutweed. They sound like...

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  • Canadian Arctic yields world’s oldest fungi

    Jun 05/19, Category outdoors

    There was little about that particular shale specimen in 2014 that led Robert Rainbird, a research scientist with the...

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  • Help ‘really’ wanted: Summer jobs available in cottage country

    Jun 04/19, Category general

    Help is not just wanted; it’s needed. “This year I would say that probably in both businesses I’ve had maybe four resumes...

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  • Muskoka cottagers welcomed back after historic flooding, water levels still a concern

    Jun 03/19, Category general outdoors

    Historic spring flooding in the Muskoka region caused significant damage to permanent and seasonal residences but, despite...

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  • Northern Alberta wildfires are a reminder that fire season is here

    May 30/19, Category outdoors general

    While parts of Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick recover from historic flooding, northern Alberta is responding to...

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  • How to spring clean your propane barbecue

    May 29/19, Category general outdoors

    I remember years ago firing up a friend’s barbecue at the cottage and starting to scrape the grills clean of built-up grime....

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  • Northern Alberta wildfires are a reminder that fire season is here

    May 28/19, Category general outdoors

    While parts of Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick recover from historic flooding, northern Alberta is responding to...

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  • By Leslie Garrett Updated: May 23, 2019 SHARE

    May 27/19, Category general outdoors

    After the record flooding this past spring, Canadian cottagers are reckoning with a new normal that means greater risk to...

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  • Gagetown 'open for business' after flooding, merchants fear lingering effects

    May 24/19, Category general

    As waterfront shops in the village of Gagetown reopen following spring flooding, concern about the lingering effects on the...

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  • This invasive plant in Ontario is super hard to get rid of

    May 23/19, Category general

    Garlic mustard is an invasive plant brought to North America from Europe. Its aggressive growth in natural woodland areas,...

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