Latest Muskoka District Municipality, Ontario Stories

2011-05-18 10:14:00

MINETT, Ontario, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Indulge in delicious cuisine created by the new executive chef at The Rosseau, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa. Shaun Crymble has joined the Muskoka hotel and brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the kitchen. Crymble's passion for the culinary arts began at a small bed and breakfast in northern Ontario, Canada, which then developed throughout the years into a culinary vision for capturing the unique northern Ontario environment...

2010-06-30 10:00:00

MINETT, Ontario, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, a Minett, Ontario resort, is proud to announce that Maria Micu, the Spa Manager of Spa Rosseau, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of Leading Spas of Canada Association. As Canada's national spa organization, Leading Spas of Canada (LSC) provides support for the development of the Canadian spa industry and the promotion of Canada as the finest spa destination in the world. Led by a...

2010-06-24 15:31:00

Landmark Ontario Retreat Returns to Conference and Vacation Central June 30 To see the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/deerhurst-resort/deerhurst-resorts-muskoka-g8-summit HUNTSVILLE, ON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ - With less than 24 hours to go until the official opening of the Muskoka 2010 G8 Summit, Deerhurst, the landmark Ontario resort chosen as the host venue, is not just ready, but looking ahead. "It's been two years almost to the day since Canada's prime...

2009-11-17 14:43:00

MINETT, Ontario, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you wondering what to do with those weekends between Halloween and the holiday season? The weeks between fall foliage and winter wonderland are quiet in Muskoka and quiet may be just what you need to recharge and refresh in preparation for the busy holiday season. If you haven't visited The Rosseau, A JW Marriott Resort & Spa, this is the perfect opportunity. Take advantage of low season Muskoka resort deals that include spa, outdoor...

2008-10-08 12:00:37

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2008) - The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is demanding the minister of health maintain a popular project to conduct community medical testing in 10 rural hospital labs -- and get to the bottom of who made the controversial decision to axe it. "All we have had is denials," said Warren (Smokey) Thomas, president of the 130,000-member public service union. "The project didn't terminate itself. This is such an obviously bad decision that everyone...

2008-07-28 15:00:35

Divers searched Monday for a missing fisherman following a series of recent accidents in Canada that left 10 people presumed drowned. Police in Northumberland say a search continued Monday for an unidentified man in his 30s who jumped from a boat into the Trent River near Healey Falls just outside Campbellford, the Toronto Sun reported. Two more drownings occurred in the Muskoka River near Toronto, the Toronto Star reported Monday. Divers found the body of Josue Sabastian Perez, 16,...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'