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TINY TOWNSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE

TINY TOWNSHIP COUNCIL UPDATE The regular scheduled meetings of the Tiny Township Council are at 7:00 pm on the second and last Wednesdays of each month. On the third Wednesday, council meets as Planning Board at 7:00 pm. It is interesting and informative to attend and observe. Federation directors Pat [more]
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THE WASAGA SAGA – COULD IT REPEAT?

THE WASAGA SAGA – COULD IT REPEAT? You’ve heard it said: “They are going to the bathroom in the bushes in front of my cottage. ” “Washrooms are needed, but Tiny Township shouldn’t spend our tax dollars to build washrooms for daytrippers. “Tiny Township should ask the Province for financial [more]
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THE TRIAL

THE TRIAL On May 26, 1993, the trial of the lawsuit brought by the Attorney General of Ontario (AG) against landowners at Rowntree Beach (RBA) began before Mr. Justice Flinn of the Ontario Court of Justice (General Division). In the summer of 1991, the court ordered the AG to send [more]
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THE NOT SO SILENT TAX REVOLT HAS BEGUN

THE NOT SO SILENT TAX REVOLT HAS BEGUN Who speaks for seasonal taxpayers on local taxation issues? NO ONE!!! The seasonal resident, better known as “The Cottager”, is the lost political soul in the area of Tiny Township. There are four levels of taxing governments in Canada. The Federal, Provincial [more]
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MYTHS AND TRUTHS ABOUT THE SHORELINE

MYTHS AND TRUTHS ABOUT THE SHORELINE The lawsuit, AG v. RBA, has afforded, for some who want provincial ownership of the shore division and unrest. “Rowntree” is the rallying call to divide. If Rowntree can be isolated, if Rowntree can be blamed for “causing the problem”, if Rowntree is seen [more]
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FALL GREETINGS FROM THE FEDERATION

FALL GREETINGS FROM THE FEDERATION As the leaves turn colour and we all prepare our cottages for the winter, the Federation of Tiny Township Shorelines Associations sends greetings to all recipients of the Tiny Cottager. This has been a busy year for the Federation. Many serious and complex issues face [more]