It's why we all first came here, part of why we stay and critical to the local economy. Encouraging structured development of this resource is important for all our communities. Eliminating opportunities to enjoy all aspects of sport and leisure that our awesome location provides is something to be avoided. The current recreation plan, though useful in some ways, is hurtful in others. Careful watch must be maintained.
- Shuswap Group Supports National Decibel Coalition (6/21/2020) - The Decibel Coalition was started by a group called Safe Quiet Lakes from the Muskoka area of Ontario. They believe Canada’s current legislation is too weak to be enforced. Safe Quiet Lakes says it is time to enhance current legislation to include decibel limits for boat motor noise. “We want reasonable standards, consistent with the […]
- Safe Quiet Lakes (3/18/2020) - This organization, based in the Muskoka Lakes region of Ontario, has invited SWOA to join a national movement they have initiated called the Decibel Project – see http://safequiet.ca/. The goal of this initiative is to lobby the federal government to strengthen the provisions of the Navigable Waters Protection Act with respect to noise and mufflers […]
- Beware of Theft on the Lake (7/27/2019) - Time to remind everyone again to be both safe and protected on the waterfront. It has come to SWOA's attention again that boat thieves are quietly stealing anchored boats. It has been reported that nighttime waterfront thefts on the order of $50,000 have occurred recently in the Eagle Bay Area. If you see an abandoned […]
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