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GBA Report – Rupert Kindersley, Executive Director, GBA

GBA is first and foremost an advocacy group addressing all levels of government on numerous issues that either currently affect the Bay, or could potentially impact it, and liaising regularly with a large number of like-minded non-government organizations. Our mandate is simple – to protect the ...

Shoreline Waste Disposal August 9

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Water Quality 2020

Justin Montgomery has prepared these latest graphs for 2020.  Click on the title above to see the graphs.

Laurentide Legacy, Second Edition (LL2)

Dear BICA Members As the 2020 summer continues to unfold and remains highly exceptional, the Laurentide Legacy, Second Edition (LL2) committee would like to update you on the publication and distribution plans for the book.The publishing plans for the book have slowed in the past few weeks based on the ...

Fire Ban / Summer 2020 Update

Dear BICA community, Please be advised that effective July 6, 2020, the Town of NEMI is currently under a Total Fire Ban.  This means no burning permits will be issued and open burning or use of chimneas is not permitted.  We thank you for your cooperation in this matter. We find ourselves ...

Covid-19 Update – May 10

Late yesterday, the Province of Ontario officially allowed marinas to open to service seasonal residents only. Please see GBA’s post: https://georgianbay.ca/news/breaking-news-on-marinas-opening-for-seasonal-customers-only.  Note that the primary purpose confirmed by the Ontario government for allowing ...

GBA President’s Letter – Access to Seasonal Properties

COVID-19 and Access to Seasonal Residences:A time to be supportive and patient  Dear Presidents of GBA Member Associations, As I write this in mid-April, we know that stringent provincial measures to control COVID-19 will continue until at least mid-May if not longer, and social distancing and other ...

Covid-19 Update

We are writing with an update on Covid-19’s impact on the Bay of Islands. As you may already know, in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 and reduce additional stress on already limited northern Ontario health resources, the Premier of Ontario and Chief Public Health Officer of Canada are ...

2020 La Cloche Art Show POSTPONED to 2021

After careful consideration, it is with regret that the 43rd La Cloche Art Show scheduled for July 4th -12th 2020 will be canceled due to Covid-19. The health and safety of all the volunteers, artists and attendees is of paramount importance. All of your hard work and dedication to this well loved ...

Water Quality Data 2019

Justin Montgomery has prepared the final graphs for 2019.  Click on the title above to see the graphs.