New Septic Inspection Program

New Septic Inspection Program The meeting date for the Septic Social has been confirmed for Saturday, August 26th at 10:00 a.m. at the Dorset Recreation Centre. The consultants will be doing an information presentation about the program and then will be doing a Q...

Fall Colours & Traffic Council Update

Hi all, as you all may remember, last year was a disaster here at Oxtongue Lake with the heavy amount of traffic on Hwy 60 and surrounding roads due to the leaf season.  It caused safety concerns, excess litter, difficulty for the fire services to respond and plain...

New ATV Rules

New ATV Rules Beginning July 1, 2015, the province of Ontario is implementing the following changes related to Off Road Vehicles ORVs) and All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs): More types of ORVs and ATVs, including two-up ATVs, side-by-side ATVs and utility-terrain vehicles...

A Word from our Reeve…

Algonquin Highlands remains a stable and progressive municipality which, like any other, is facing its various challenges. There’s no questions that some tough decisions are ahead. OPP Billing Reform will affect Tax Rates as the increase is phased in and our ‘new...

OPP Talks

On August 15th, the Province of Ontario announced a new billing model for the OPP’s contracted police services. The new model will take effect on January 1st, 2015.  Policing is often the largest single expenditure in municipal budgets; some cottage-country...

Behind the scenes at the G8 summit

AN UP-CLOSE-AND-PERSONAL GLIMPSE BEHIND THE G8 AT DEERHURST photos by Mimi Cliff, Sandra Shea and Cheryl Snake   AN INTRODUCTION TO THE BEHIND-THE-SCENES PHOTOS OF THE G8 by Mimi Cliff These pictures were taken inside the “CAZ” Controlled Access Zone...