Muskoka businesses banking on fall colours to lure tourists

GRAVENHURST, ONT. — Before the trees shed their leaves, businesses in Muskoka are banking on the lure of multi-coloured foliage to bring thousands of tourists to the region. “Muskoka is beautiful this time of the year, and people want to come to see the spectacular sight,” said John Miller, president of the Muskoka Steamships and…

Opinion | Thrills of classic glass on Muskoka waters

Imagine a material that is strong, relatively light for its strength and easily shaped. Fiberglas and similar materials, such as Kevlar and carbon fibre, have revolutionized boating and so many other industries as well. Boating styles have always closely followed the auto industry and the invention of fibreglass made it even easier to keep up…