Island View – Sparlings Propane Group

IVDAARA has created the Island View-Sparlings Propane Group and it is only available to members. The group rate is negotiated annually and runs from September to June. New members must sign on by early September in order to join the group. Once you have joined the propane group, you must continue to be a paid-up IVDAARA member in order to…

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Kemble Arena

IVDAARA would like to see the Kemble Arena renovated and upgraded so that it can be be re-purposed to a multi-purpose Community Centre. For this and related issues, attend the special Open House on Georgian Bluff’s new Recreation and Trails Master Plan on Thursday March 12th 5:30-7:30 at the Shallow Lake Arena.

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First Nation sues for title to massive area of the Bruce Peninsula and water territories of Bruce and Grey Counties

The Saugeen Ojibway Nation is pressing a claim to ownership of government land across the entire Bruce Peninsula and a legally unique claim for Aboriginal title over the “water territory” around it — stretching from the international boundary with the United States in Lake Huron across to Georgian Bay — along with compensation that could amount, by their accounting, to…

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Viewpoint Fall 2018

Although this Fall newsletter covers local issues and coming events as usual, the focus is mainly on the nature and trails in our neighbourhood. We are truly lucky to live where we do, but are you aware of these: the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail, the North Keppel Amik Preserve at Big Bay or Greystone Trails in your backyard?  We have…

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Unwanted Items: What to do With Them?

What to do with unwanted items that do not go in the Blue Box or in a garbage bag at the end of the drive? For years we have been conscious of the need to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.  The following is some information to aid in that process. Household items in good repair can be taken to Thrift Stores etc. …

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