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Past Issues

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Lake Simcoe Living Summer 2023

Autumn 2022

Backroads Treasures: Beauty, abundance and variety

Wil Wegman's fishing tips

Magnificent mushrooms

Shoreline solutions

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Lake Simcoe Living Summer 2022

Summer 2022

Young Climate Leaders

Ecological corridors

Winged wonders

Carden Alvar in Summer

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Lake Simcoe Living Spring 2022

Spring 2022

Tackling old fishing gear

Our wetlands are in crisis

Bring Spring colours indoors

Healthy lawn alternatives

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Lake Simcoe Living Winter 2022

Winter 2022

What's happening under the ice on Lake Simcoe

Meet some Watershed Heroes

Scones to warm your heart

How to catch snowflakes

A special poem written by Desi Di Nardo for Lake Simcoe Living readers

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Lake Simcoe Living Autumn 2021

Autumn 2021

Who Grows Your Food

Fun Fall Fishing

Autumn Art Fest

Flood Alert

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Lake Simcoe Living Summer2021

Summer 2021

Rescue your garden from climate change

Take part in our Reader Survey

ENJOY! local food

Let's be careful out there!

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Lake Simcoe Living Spring 2021

Spring 2021

Welcome Spring birds with fresh treats

NEW SECTION! Enjoy! Local food and recipes

Connect to the 'wood wide web'

Reconnect with nature in your home

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Lake Simcoe Living Winter 2021

Winter 2021

Exciting, safe adventures right here!

Carden Alvar expansion planned

'Our story from the pandemic'

Try ice fishing this year

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Lake Simcoe Living Autumn 2020

Autumn 2020

Lake Simcoe - Ontario's new tasting region

Plant now for the birds

Autumn bass are best

Pandemic wedding planning

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Lake Simcoe Living Summer 2020

Summer 2020

Buddy Paddles Simcoe

Get to know your mayor

It's all about the bass

Create a family retreat

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Lake Simcoe Living 2020

Spring 2020

Mark Cullen is branching out

Future of the monarch butterfly

Photo contest: "My favourite tree"

Home designed to save energy

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Lake Simcoe Living 2020

Winter 2020

How to read tracks in the snow

Fishing on Lake Simcoe

Dream ride from Volvo

Retire at the lake

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Autumn 2019

Strong protection needed for our wetlands and woodlands 

One man - one million trees 

First Annual Lake Simcoe Wedding Venues Open Doors Tour 

Celebrate Lake Simcoe artists 

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Summer 2019

Glorious local food

Hybrid/electric boat makes waves

Celebrity Lake Simcoe angler John Whyte

SPECIAL: Digital Edition Photo Feature: Sailing on Lake Simcoe

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2019 spring

Spring 2019

How to put the 'WOW' in smartphone images of your garden

Protect our Lake Simcoe Plan

Mushrooms that glow like magic

The Birdman of Aurora

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2019 winter

Winter 2019

Time to end the love affair with plastic

Ice fishing tips from Wil Wegman

Lake Simcoe Protection Act turns 10

Georgina Island insights

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lake simcoe living magazine autumn 2018 issue

Autumn 2018

Emerald shiners are Lake Simcoe's precious gems

Lake Simcoe artists invite you over

Marriage at Moose Factory of Orillia

Discovering the Nature of art

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lake simcoe living magazine summer 2018 issue

Summer 2018

Summer nights - the stars come out and the music is hot

New Eco Wizards section for kids!

A decade of fish tales

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lake simcoe living magazine spring 2018 issue

Spring 2018

Speak up for Lake Simcoe's shoreline!

Where to launch your paddle boat

Get on board the Green Boater movement

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lake simcoe living magazine winter 2018 issue

Winter 2018

Speak up for Lake Simcoe's shoreline!

Where to launch your paddle boat

Get on board the Green Boater movement

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2017 Holiday Issue Lake Simcoe Living

Holiday 2017

All Creatures Great and Small get help

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Autumn 2017

Spooky Places: Lake Simcoe's Haunted Hollows

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2017 Summer Issue Lake Simcoe Living


Lake Simcoe area Summer Festivals are hot

Get outside and show your lake some love

Great blue herons are awesome

Superior design and landscaping helps the lake

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2017 Spring Issue Lake Simcoe Living

Spring 2017

Barrie wins international garden award

Maple syrup season - Sweet!

1940s cottage becomes retirement retreat

Lake Simcoe Association auctions Paul Harpley print

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2017 Winter Issue Lake Simcoe Living

Winter 2017

Kayaker's Dream Solo Across Simcoe

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2016 Holiday Issue Lake Simcoe Living

Holiday 2016

South Simcoe Theatre celebrates 50 years

Wildlife at risk from our roads

How to buy a Christmas tree

a very special tale by John Forrest

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Autumn 2016

Whitchurch-Stouffville Mayor invited the whole town to his Wedding

Bret Mavrick, of Bradford, walks to Whistler

New system for managing water runoff in Shanty Bay Park

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summer 2016

Summer 2016

Fun for All!

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2016 spring lake simcoe magazine

Spring 2016

Frankie Flowers talks about growing food

We LOVE Gardens - Special Section

Celebrate fresh with everyday recipes

Lake Simcoe Science pages

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Winter 2016

Why Lake Simcoe water levels go up and down

Review of the electric BMW i3

How to track mammals through the snow

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November December

Happy Holidays

A special Christmas story by John Forrest

Joy ride in a Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

The Lake Simcoe Clean-Up Fund is working

Walking to Whistler on behalf of children's mental health

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September October

Lake Simcoe area artists welcome you
2015 Ford Focus EV review
Fish love Lake Simcoe's weeds

July August

Bringing it Home

Lake Simcoe area athletes prep for Pan Ams

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May June 2015

Festival Fun

From Ecology to Agriculture

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Lake Simcoe Living 2015

March - April 2015

Garden Guru

Lake Simcoe area's Mark Cullen

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January - February 2015

Holiday Special

Cannington Dog Sled Races and Winter Festival

Sailing Across Lake Simcoe

Ice fishing Adventure

New vision for Ladies of the Lake

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November - December 2014

Holiday Special

Christmas story by John Forrest

Indulge in some sparkle

Memories of a frozen lawn

Eco plan review in 2015

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September - October 2014

Pets Special: Part of the family

Vote for Lake Simcoe

Muskie Love

NEW! Ask the nature detective

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July - August 2014

Special SPLASH Festival insert!

Sound the trumpets for Harry Lumsden's swan crusade

Up the creek: Analysis of the Maskinonge River situation

Summer is time to visit your local pub!

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May-June 2014

Gardens Special

Go Wild with Butterflies, Frogs, Veggies & Poetry

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March-April 2014

Tap into maple syrup season

Focus on Kids: Fun events and activities

Contest with Chay Today: Where in Lake Simcoe are Jamie and Tara?

Becky Big Canoe: A spiritual renewal

Lake Simcoe Homes: The next generation of house construction

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January-february 2014

Wil Wegman's top 10 tips for early season ice fishing

Blue Mountain has snowy peaks, glorious trails and verdant valleys, within easy reach of home

Becky Big Canoe: Why I will walk for Lake Simcoe

Mosaik Homes developer receives conservation award

Protection for our wetlands

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November - December 2013

Where to find eco-friendly gift ideas for everyone on your "nice" list.

Was it really the elves who turned a scraggily little pine into the most perfect Christmas tree ever?

Winter is full of magical visits from birds that come from the North.

Turkey Stockings with cranberry quinoa stuffing makes the perfect festive meal.

This issue is our Christmas card to Lake Simcoe people. Best wishes from all of us at Lake Simcoe Living!

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September - October 2013

Best smallmouth bass lake on the planet, champ says

What should be done to clean up the site of a former smelter?

Fall art studio tours

Romance is in the air at Bradford restaurant Tin Roof

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July - August 2013

Summer Food Sampler: A Taste of Scrumptious Local Treats

Plan Your Pond

Aurora Turns 50

Bringing Back Brook Trout

Guide to the 2013 Spash Festivals

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May - June 2013

Now we are 5: People, Pictures, Party Plans

Analysis: Five Years Under the Lake Simcoe Protection Act

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March- April 2013

On Golden Shores: Enjoying that lakeside Lifestyle - at last

Travel To: A Thorah island Adventure

Let's Have Dinner

Run/Walk for Southlake

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January - February 2013

Snow Time

New! Restaurant Review

Perchin for MS

A Legacy in Conservation

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November -December

Holiday Traditions: The Season's Best at Lake Simcoe

Great Gift Ideas

John Forrest

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September - October

A Brush With Nature

Lake Simcoe's Art Studios

The Art of Doing

Hooked on Fishing

Souper Recipe

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July August

The Forgotten War

Fishing: Catch your "Personal Best" Smallmouth

Sunshine Sketches; Celebrating 100 years

Landscaping: Where the Wild Things Return

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Spring 2012

Boris Spremo: Photojournalist extraordinaire

Vanishing village; Where is Glenville, anyway?

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Summer 2011 Lake Simcoe Living


Uxbridge Taj mahal

Fishing From Shore

The Original lady of the Lake

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Monarch Migration

Heritage Lake Status

Fishing Festival

Starry Nights

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Winter 2011-2012

Kempenfelt Bay Showhoe

Lake Simcoe Ice Fishing

Cranberries at Christmas

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Summer 2010 Lake Simcoe Living


Local Teen Stars

Music Festivals

Campground Guide

New Bass Tactics

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Art Galleries on Show

Pitch in, clean up

A Norteorthy Man

We Remember

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Orillia's Grand Dame

Asian Carp Alert

Spirit Cather Sculptor

Ride Like the Wind

Warming up to Winter

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Summer 2009 Lake Simcoe Living


The Lake as Poet's Muse

Red Barn Tribute

The Barrie-to-Oriallia Swim

Historic Innisfil

Summer Fun Afloat

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We Survived a Boat Wreck

how to Fish for the Biggest Bass

Artists Welcome you

Pick a Bushelful of Fun

It's the perfect time of year to hop in the car and explore your lake

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Winter 2009 - 2010

Owls For Christmas

Hot Tips on Ice Fishing

Newer Sleds Clean up Their Act

Holding on to History

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Summer 2008 Lake Simcoe Living


Roll Out the Summer

Focus on Jackson's Point

Green Boating

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Lakeside Artists open their doors

Where to go, What to see, What to eat?

Artist Juliana Hawke

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Outdoor Adventures

Cosy Cottage Christmas

Orillia - Sunshine Town

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