2019 AGM Announced!

When: 9:00 am, Sunday July 7th, 2019

Where: Muskoka Discovery Centre, Main Floor Presentation Room – 275 Steamship Bay Rd

Muskoka Discovery Centre
Muskoka Discovery Centre

Come one, come all to the GSLRA 2019 AGM! We will be gathering at 9:00am for coffee and snacks to meet and chat with friends and neighbours. The formal meeting will start promptly at 9:30am. 

Join us to hear about and discuss:

  • The environment and water quality of our lakes
  • Local Development News
  • News from Around Muskoka
  • Dialogue with our Councillors – Meet Mayor Kelly!
  • The Election/Re-election of the Board of Directors and President

Members and non-members alike are all are invited to attend! It’s a great chance to find out what’s going on and meet your neighbours!

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The Future of Condos, Resorts & Responsible Land Use in Muskoka

Check out the following article Battle between commercial vs. residential land use continues in Muskoka discussing the future of developments in Muskoka.


Source: Muskokaregion.com – Residents from Muskoka Lakes attend the Sound the Alarm boat protest on Saturday Aug. 25 in Wallace Bay, Minett. August 2018. – Agatha Farmer/photo
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Election 2018 – Update on Results

As you may be aware in our previous post and email communications, in collaboration with 10 other lake/residents associations we participated in an interview process and review of all municipal election candidates. After due consideration, we published a list of ‘Aligned Candidates’ which we made available to our members, both active and inactive. 

Despite a voting system malfunction on election night, the results were eventually made available for Gravenhurst. Six of the candidates marked with an * below were on the list of Aligned Candidates – 86%:

  • Mayor –Paul Kelly (acclaimed)
  • District Councillors:
    • John Gordon*
    • Heidi Lorenz*
    • Sandy Cairns*
  • Ward 1 Councillor – Penny Varney*
  • Ward 2 Councillor – Joanne Morphy*
  • Ward 3 Councillor – Steven Klinck (acclaimed)
  • Ward 4 Councillor – Terry Pilger*
  • Ward 5 Councillor – Graeme Murray
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