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Garden Party

The Backyard Glam Tour in the Town of the Blue Mountains highlights six beautifully staged outdoor living areas, providing design ideas and landscaping inspiration. by Cara Williams, photography by Clay Dolan



Making Waves

Tim Oliver turned his passion for stand-up paddleboard racing into international success, fueled by family support and the demanding conditions of Georgian Bay. by Cara Williams, photos by Warren Won



A Ferry Tale

Marking the MS Chi-Cheemaun’s 50th year of service on the Great Lakes, we celebrate a voyage that transformed a ferry into a community icon, embodying half a century of community, culture, and connection. By John Fearnall, photography by John Fearnall and Fritz W. Schuller, MPA.



Decked Out

The hottest styles of the season, curated by top-notch locally owned, independent retailers in the area. Photographed at Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, with special thanks to Leyla Top. Makeup by Katie Ballantyne, photography by Clay Dolan



Fresh Flavours

Located in the heart of Markdale, Marilynne Restaurant is inspired by fond memories of family gatherings, and embodies the values of simplicity and connection to the land—fresh, nourishing, and made with love.  By Chef Brandon Bannon, photography by Clay Dolan

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Tides of Change

Amidst the hush of anticipation and the roar of a final launch, Collingwood’s shipyard community gathered to witness the end of an era and the uncertain dawn of a future without shipbuilding. Script by Ken Maher, Stories from Another Day, a Collingwood Museum Podcast. Photos courtesy of the Collingwood Museum and Fritz W. Schuller, MPA.

Building Momentum

Southern Georgian Bay is undergoing change. From a real estate market perspective, where are we now, and where do we go from here? Escarpment Magazine interviewed local realtors, developers, municipal planners, and property appraisers to get their take on the past and present state of the market, current development activity, and predictions moving forward. By Marc Huminilowycz

A Fine Kettle of Fish

Once abundant, Georgian Bay whitefish numbers have declined rapidly and substantially. To protect them, the Bagida’waad Alliance has cast a wide net. By Kate MacLennan, photography by Natasha Akiwenzie


Anxiety: It may be impacting your health more thank you think. By Dr. Shelby Worts, BSc, ND 


Blue Mountain Resort has one of the largest cohesive trail systems in the area. And because the hiking trails range from beginner to advanced, adventurers of all ages are rewarded with gorgeous views of Georgian Bay, Collingwood and the Niagara Escarpment.

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