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Growing local business with support from Contact North | Contact Nord

1 Through Contact North | Contact Nord’s online learning centre in Bracebridge, local businesses and their employees can access free online opportunities to upskill and retrain. Whether businesses are operating in an entirely new situation due to the pandemic and need to retrain their employees or simply want their employees to upgrade their skills, Contact […]

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Workation in Muskoka with Mamalli

Mamalli is a pilot project offering two- and four-week 'workations' in Gravenhurst, the Gateway to Muskoka. Half of the 50 vacancies have been filled as of publication time. Pick-your-experience packages include accommodation, cleaning and amenities. It being a work-focused experience, high speed internet is a must. And they have accounted for pandemic realities with full cancellation refunds and cleaning and distancing protocols to keep everyone safe.

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Muskoka's Rural Renaissance

3 Milennials Living the Dream in Muskoka In Muskoka,  and especially in the Township of Georgian Bay, residents are finding three-bedroom townhouses with Bell Fibe Gigabit speed Internet for $2,000 a month on the shores of Georgian Bay. "That is pretty cool,” says Tianna Burke, a rural millennial who made the leap and has never […]

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Rural Renaissance Workers? Oh Yes.. They are here!

4 Economic Development Officers in Muskoka municipalities agree That a Rural Renaissance is well underway here In Muskoka,  and especially in the Township of Georgian Bay, residents are finding three-bedroom townhouses with Bell Fibe Gigabit speed Internet for $2000 a month on the shores of Georgian Bay. "That is pretty cool” says Tianna Burke, an employed, […]

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Ample Opportunities in Muskoka’s Experience Economy

2 A growing trend in tourism and one that is picking up a lot of steam in Muskoka is the Experience Economy. The Experience Economy creates countless new opportunities for business people to follow their passion, and to create, innovate, and succeed in Muskoka’s tourism industry. The Experience Economy was first coined by Pine and […]

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Spotlight - Chef Henrie Bistro & Cafe

2 Chef Henrie Thoeringer brings unbridled passion and culinary expertise to his new bistro and café in MacTier. After graduating from the Austrian culinary school Landesberufsschule Obertrum in 2014, he was awarded the esteemed "Goldener Kochlöffel" (Golden Spoon) in his final year of apprenticeship and a star was placed in the walkway of the academy. […]

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The Culture of Craft: Craft Breweries Thrive in Muskoka

5 Back in the 19th century, industrialization began an evolution from the small local breweries of earlier times into large-scale operations; and consolidation, streamlining, and labour cutbacks soon turned the beer industry into a corporate machine that pumped out a limited range of products, always with an eye for the highest profitability. But, around the […]

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Connections: Enjoy the best of all worlds!

7 Muskoka is renowned for its get-away-from-it-all, laid-back lifestyle. You’re never far from a river paddle, a woodland walk, a snowshoe trek … it is a natural all-season paradise! But take a deeper look. Its lakes, trees, and rocks actually make a superb backdrop to the sophisticated technology that lets you have your cake and […]

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News - Co-working, Collaborating and Innovating in Muskoka

2 The NetWork Space is a non-profit organization that provides a place where local entrepreneurs and start-ups can access state-of-the-art technology in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere that encourages people to stay longer, to get more creative, and ultimately to get more done. THE NETWORK SPACE 100 Muskoka Road S, Gravenhurst, ON  P1P 1X2 705-719-2180, thenetworkspace.com […]

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Welcome to Business Life, Muskoka Style

3 We live in fortunate times. Advances in infrastructure and technology are opening the window to the best of both worlds—people can choose to work where they play, embracing a Muskoka lifestyle that is healthy and upbeat. Who wouldn’t prefer a morning paddle or a walk through forested trails to the stress of urban congestion […]

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