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2010 News Archive

• A chilling reminder not to tread on thin ice - Dec 30

• New Parry Sound welcome signs get a face lift - Dec 30

• Thanks to those who donated to Christmas party - Dec 22

• Sounds on the Bay receives $30,000 government grant - Dec 22

☼ Weather delays radioactive shipment until April - Dec 17

• A Species at Risk wish list - Dec 17

• MNR bear hunt stats don’t satisfy former councillor - Dec 16

• Tax exemption for Holiday Cove Marina in Seguin - Dec 15

• Wicked winter weather wreaks havoc on Parry Sound area - Dec 15

• Town looks into harvesting solar energy - Dec 15

• Daily Ice Analysis - Here

• Infrastructure Improvements Support Canadore College Construction - Dec 13

☼ Proposed nuclear waste shipment through Great Lakes stokes outcry - Dec 10

• Shawanaga and the MTO mend rocky relations - Dec 10

• Meet your new Parry Sound council - Dec 10

• Lake Water Foam - Dec 5

Highway 69 construction could prove fatal to roadside businesses 12/3

• Yet another business sinks in Nobel - Dec 3

• Ontario Northland Enhances Bus Service - Dec 2

Algae alert lifted, but problem lingers - Dec 1

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Isle of Good Deeds Photography

• MTO to attend spiritual ceremony on Hwy. 69 - Nov 26

• Britt nursing station halfway there - Nov 24

• Nobel complex victim of new Highway 400 - Nov 19

• 2010 Municipal Election Results

• New PAB chamber executives announced - Nov 10



• Storm ravages district, destroys home - Sept 24

• Bill 191 pushed through - Sept 24

• Liberals push through Far North bill despite First Nations outcry - 9/23

☼ Seguin rattled by request for tax exemption - Sept 23

• New propane regulation overreaction to the past - Sept 15

Ontario First Nations protest Far North Act - Sept 14

• In brief: Scout Boats, International Marina Institute, TowBoatUS - 9/14 For the third year in a row, Payne Marine, LTD, a Scout Boats international dealer located in Pointe Au Baril, Ontario, Canada, has been recognized by the ...

• Donations needed for rummage sale - Sept 13

• Andrews vies for more interactive, grassroots approach -Sept 13

• For French, passion and preserve must flow in Archipelago - Sept 13

• Bee losses baffle local beekeepers - Sept 8

• Councillor wants closer look at spring bear hunt - Sept 1

• It’s time for real change - Sept 1

• Rights-based agenda starts with tax exemption - Sept 1

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• Preserving centuries-old traditions at powwow - Aug 25

• Nursing station celebrates 25 years - Aug 25

• Lots of birthdays in Pointe au Baril - Aug 18

• Penfold family on their way to raising $10,000 - Aug 11

• Ecological gift will preserve Chief’s Island - Aug 4

• Tall ships drop anchor at town dock - Aug 4

Senior Regatta PABIA Ojibway Club
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PABIA Senior Regatta July 31, 2010

July 31, 2010 Pointe-au-Baril Islanders Association Senior Regatta at the Ojibway Club



• Arts on the Bay will host last dinner theater, Aug. 4 - July 28

• Northern highway expansion forging ahead - July 28

• Arts on the Bay hosts its second show - July 21

• Early morning crash closes Hwy. 69 - July 21

Fatal crash closes Hwy. 69 - July 20

• Submission period for the 2011 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards now open! - July 19

• New model for census unreliable source of data - July 16

• Festival kicks off - July 16

• First snake bites recorded - July 16

• Oka helped us find our voice - July 15

• Lobsterfest ready to crack shells this weekend - July 14

• Area’s second ATV death - July 14

• New-look arena now taking shape - July 14

• Town keeps an eye on trademark battle - July 9

• Austin Penfold, 6, becomes chamber corporate member - July 8

• Local chief represents First Nations at G8 - July 8

• Hot and humid weather continues all week - July 6

• Don’t blame loss of habitat on wandering bears - July 1

• Most of us will pay - July 1

Not welcome in this town - July 1

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Canada Day Fireworks - Parry SoundVince Veneranda

Canada Day Fireworks over Parry Sound Harbor



• Ariport to go international - June 30

• Canada Day events and parades July 3 - June 30

• New ownership at Point au Baril general store - June 30

• Construction begins on new Canadore College site - June 30

• Okikendawt Hydroelectric Project - Notice

• Long after G8 leaders leave town Huntsville will feel summit's impact - More than $1 million went to sprucing up a street and replacing trees in Parry Sound, Ont., some 80 kilometres away. Huntsville received the lion's share of ... - June 27

• G8 closes as Huntsville, Ont., expresses relief - June 26 The improvements stretch well beyond Huntsville itself, and include a new fire hall and sidewalk improvements across Parry Sound-Muskoka, the riding of ...

• Dressed Up and Ready, Canada Town Is Stood Up - June 24 When asked why Parry Sound, a town well over an hour by car from Huntsville, received $1.25 million of federal money for new sidewalks and a fountain...

• Controversial G8 Summit spending - June 24 $194,000 for a "Welcome Granite Stone" in Parry Sound, Ont., about 80 kilometres from the G8 summit.

• Leaders need to listen - June 23

• No HST for First Nations - June 23

• Arts on the Bay shows kick off with quartette - June 16

Parry Sound Airport Expands - June 16

• Emergency response team training Wednesday night - June 9

• Turtle population in crisis - June 9

• Join emergency response team - June 4

• Following the trail of stinkpot turtles - June 4

• Waste reform at Archipelago trash site - June 2

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Pointe-au-Baril Lighthouse22.8°C / 73.04° F

• Large bear may have attacked second man - May 27

• $240,000 for annual Festival of the Sound - May 21

• Lobsterfest on the calendar for July 17 - May 19

• 'Welcome to (town name)' trademarked - May 19

• First Nation to delay traffic - May 19

• Bear mauling victim too traumatized to talk, wife says - May 19

• Government of Canada Supports the Festival of the Sound - May 19

• Fire chief sidelined over possible G8 security breach - May 19

• There's life on the moon! - May 14

• Parry Sound oil painting is a rarity - May 14

• Ontario residents can recycle car batteries for free - May 13

• Clock ticking for Canadore project to get started - May 12

• The story of one Inukshuk - May 6 "I began at a place called Pointe au Baril. I logged 25 Inukshuks and stopped well short of Britt -- the next town on the drive..."

• Thanks for the birthday wishes - May 5

• Total fire ban in effect - Apr 30

• ATV Spring Jam a local economic boon - Apr 30

• Summer Market hits town a week early - Apr 29

• Canadore brings in ‘new ingredients’ - Apr 23

• Parry Sound’s tax rate set - 4.1 per cent increase - Apr 23

• Daffodil Tea on sunday at 1 p.m. - Apr 21

• Health-care woes - Apr 21

• Funds approved for Stockey Centre - Apr 21

• Canal builders once eyed the historic French River - Apr 14

• Donations and volunteers needed for Daffodil Tea - Apr 14

• 10 -Digit dialing - Starting on January 15, 2011

• Spring euchre tournament April 13 - Apr 7

• Budget fails to address public concerns - Apr 1

• Town slow with answers about double-diget EMS budget jump...he said.“Why build a base in Point au Baril if not everyone’s for it?” - Apr 1


Thumbnail Brignall BanksStation Channel - March 29Photography by Bruce Tiffin
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Thumbnail Station ChannelBrignall Banks - March 15Photography by Bruce Tiffin

"Spring" Slideshow starts - Here

• Black bears wake and foraging in and around Muskoka - Mar 31

• Hasty spring melt raises fire danger - Mar 30

• Annual ducky race, Saturday - Mar 30

• Barrel’s on thin ice - Mar 24

• Turn off the lights for Earth Hour on Saturday - Mar 24

• First day of spring arrives after a mild winter - Mar 20

• Sink or swim for Parry Sound aquatic centre - Mar 19

• Get ready for the annual ducky race, April 3 - Mar 18

• Science North receives $7.3 M from federal, provincial governments - Mar 17

• Life in the Biosphere - March 12

• Reader questions motive of township’s marina purchase - March 12

• Lion’s host kids day camp - Mar 10

• Marina purchase creates stir - Mar 10

• Daffodil tea moved to April 25 - Mar 3



Entrance to Hemlock - Feb 2010
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Winter Sunset Hemlock - Feb 2010

February 2010 - Dave and Nancy Ballentine venture out Hemlock to the Cottage

Mayors brace for fight against bill - Feb 25

• New members welcome at Point au Baril Lions Club - Feb 17

• Notice - Reduced Load Restrictions - Feb10 ↔ May 31

• Thanks to volunteers for a great winter whirl - Feb. 11

• Government of Canada Invests in the Arts in Parry Sound - Feb. 5



Copyright 2010 Bruce Tiffin, Lake Trout

January 15, 2010 - Bruce Tiffin catches two 12-13 lb. Lake Trout just south of the Twin Sisters, just west of Oak Island.



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