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2011 News Archive (this page) 2010 News Archive - HERE

 

• DECEMBER 2011 GREAT LAKES WATER LEVEL SUMMARY - "...water levels are expected to be 0 to 8 inches above last year’s levels from January through June. - Here

• Ice fishing season starting Late - Dec 29

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Health centre to build PAB ambulance base

"The new ambulance base is going at the juncture of current Highway 69 and future Highway 400 next to the Larry’s Tavern property." - Dec 16

• Dredging - Pointe au Baril Station Dock - Dec 9

• Sturgeon Bay algae advisory lifted - Dec 2

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• PABIA Connections Update - July 20

• Lobsterfest saw a sold-out crowd last week - July 20

• Annual Lobsterfest benefits Emergency Response Team - July 13

• Stop delays on 4-laning Hwy 69 - July 12

••Stop delays on 4-lanning Hwy 69jjjj

• OPP focuses on distracted drivers from July 11 to July 17 - July 11

• Environmental Report Card – How are our fisheries doing? - July 8

• Good neighbour - July 8

• Archipelago helps town - July 8

• Weekly Great Lakes Water Level Update: Currently, Lake Michigan-Huron is 1 inch above levels of a year ago. - July 8

• Contest focuses on birds of Georgian Bay - July 7

• Upper Great Lakes Study Announces Six Public Meetings in Ontario - July 6

• Rattlesnake bites woman - July 5

• Creating Jobs: Snapshots from Ontario- Improvements to South Shore Road- here

• Emergency services wants AED training money - June 30

• Resident calls for Parry Sound to hold a train safety inquiry - June 30

• Canada Day celebrations include barbecue and fireworks - June 30

• PaBIA Connections Update - June 29

• 10 boating bloopers & how to avoid them - June 28

 

 	Photography by Rock Hunter

Spirits of the Shore revealed by Bayfield author - June 24

• Multiple towers to bring high-speed, economic growth - June 23

• Mayor breaks silence on auditor’s report - June 23

• PAB celebrates Canada this long weekend - June 22

 	Photography by Rock Hunter

"Beautiful Day on the Bay" - Photography by Rock Hunter

• Lockout halts local mail service - June 17

• Not the Georgian Bay of a few years ago - "Planning is essentially complete for the annual Eastern Georgian Bay Stewardship Council (EGBSC) Lake Stewardship Workshop scheduled for Monday, June 27 at the Bobby Orr Community Centre." - June 17

• Weekly Great Lakes Water Level Update - "Lakes Superior and Michigan-Huron are at their levels of a year ago." - June 17

• Hwy 69 tenders delayed - June 11

• Emergency response team still looking for volunteers - June 10

• Give turtles a break- June 9

• Parry Sound hosts international scientists - June 8

• Record total, record number of participants for annual run - June 3

• Victim cut from car with help of new fire equipment- June 3

• Spawning pickerel harvest sparks local debate - June 1

Lobsterfest, July 16 - June 1  	Photography by Rock Hunter  	 

"New S-turn Marker" June 2, 2011 - Photgraphy by Rock Hunter

• The Archipelago Express - May 26

• Canada Post strike looming - May 18

• PAB post office home to museum - May 18

• Ontario police blitz targets drivers distracted by mobile devices - May 16

• GBA Update: Vol.21 No. 2 Summer 2011 - 2.66 mb

• Water Level Rising - Chart

• Walleye opening next weekend in many Northern waters - May 14

A few surprises in decades-long black bear study - May 11

• Fire fighting tool put to use - May 11

• Canada's gas prices could remain elevated for weeks on tight supply: analysts - The highest prices ... are being reported in Northern communities... hovering as high as 149.9 cents a litre in Pointe-au-Baril on Georgian Bay, according to the price monitoring website Gasbuddy.com - May 11

• April 2011 Water Level Summary - Here

• Water Levels: 2010 compared to 2011- Nice Trend

• Precipitation April 2011 (Huron): 4.93 inches (2.45 Average) - here

• Water Temperature: the mountain climb is on - graph

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• Ducky race 2011 - May 4

• Floating House by MOS Architects in Ontario, Canada - A - Apr 29

• Give Crawlers a Quick Whirl for Clearwater Walleyes - Apr 28

• Candidates answer to Parry Sounders - Apr 27

• Federation of Ontario Cottagers' Associations - April Newsletter

• Payne Marine issues challenge to protect Bay - Apr 22

April 21, 2011 - Photo courtesy of Dean Corkins

Thursday April 21, 2011 - Photo Courtesy of Dean Corkins

• Red foxes are severely affected by treatable mange - Apr 22

• "Chip Wagon" Fine Art Print by Holly Cawfield - Apr 21

 	It's 11:30am I think I'm declaring a snow day. Another 1.5 inches have fallen this morning making over 3 inches on the dock, on the boat ...

Wednesday April 20, 2011 - It's 11:30am I think I'm declaring a snow day. Another 1.5 inches have fallen this morning making over 3 inches on the dock, on the boat and a dangerous walk anywhere. Photo courtesy of Dean Corkins.

• Ice breaks, barrel sinks in Pointe au Baril - Apr 20

 	Saturday April 16, 2011  - Just arrived at our Georgian Bay island cottage. The ice is still here but not for much longer I hope. Water leve...

Saturday April 16, 2011- Just arrived at our Georgian Bay island cottage. The ice is still here but not for much longer I hope. Water level must be down at least 24 inches (gale force offshore breeze). Photo courtesy of Dean Corkins.

• Live weather update from Dean: Cold mix of sun and clouds and cold. Did I mention cold? Oh. And the blackflies showed up already. (April 19th 3:23 pm)

Spring Updates - Apr 19 . . . Apr 17. . . Apr 16 . . .

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT (historical)

• Get fit. Get going. Sign up! - Apr 14

• GUIDE TO SORTING: Your Waste & Recyclables - new

• State of The Bay: Biosphere Open House - Apr 14

• Ladies Church Group tea small but full of laughs - Apr 13

• Local all-candidates’ debate - Apr 13

• Icebreaking operations underway - Apr 13

• 14,000 homes still without power after storms - Apr 11 Hydro One Storm Centre - Estimated restoration April 15, 3:00 pm

• A new development model gains steam in aboriginal communities - 4/11

• All-candidates forums in Muskoka - Apr 7

• Bet on Barrel drop - Apr 6

• Pointe au Baril Waterfront Project - Apr 6. . . Design and Landscaping Pgs. 11-13

• Waste Transfer - 2011 Hours of Operation - Large item Schedule

• Spring Updates - Apr 5 . . . Apr 3. . . Webcam. . . Apr 1. . .Webcam

• Outdoor teaching in and about The Biosphere - Apr 1 Lessons in a Back Pack - Downloads


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Great Lakes water levels expected to be down this summer - Mar 30

• Great Lakes Water Level Summary - March 2011  

• NOTICE: Proposed zoning by-law amendment (Pleasant Cove Resort) . . . to rezone the subject property to a site specific residential zone . . . the conversion of the property to a residential condominium - Mar 30

• Note: Effective April 15, 2011, the online BoaterExam process will change to a more comprehensive format - info

• Check out the Common Loon Migration page: Click on Loon #55480 and view his journey - updated to Mar 27th

• School raffle offers piece of hockey history - Jersey autographed by Bobby Orr up for grabs in Mundy's Bay fundraiser - Mar 28

• GBA Spring 2011 - Newsletter - pdf 1.8 MB

2011 Big Sound Challenge Training Regatta! July 4- 7, 2011 -Here. . . Registration Form. . . Participant and Waiver Form