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You Had To Be There

You Had To Be There By Doreen Cheeseman What were you doing on July 30th at about 9 at night? Were you swatting flies off the barbecue? Or maybe you were mopping up after a malfunctioning toilet? Well, you can be sure that 175 happy people were having a great [more]
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Who pays the freight?

Who pays the freight? Twice a year, by mail, you receive, at your permanent residence, a copy of The Tiny Cottager. You and other Tiny taxpayers in the shoreline areas of the township receive the paper FREE of charge. The Tiny Cottager newspaper is published by the Federation, the umbrella [more]
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UNITED WE MUST STAND…

UNITED WE MUST STAND… by Paul Masterson In a few weeks time, across Ontario, our municipal governments will be experiencing a democratic process called elections. In this exercise, the citizens of those communities (cities, towns and townships) will be choosing, by ballot, fellow citizens who have committed themselves to govern [more]
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Tiny Council’s 3-Year performance report

Tiny Council’s 3-Year performance report By Frank Hughes and Patricia O’Driscoll Many of us are unaware of Council activities in our other home away from Tiny such as Toronto, Kitchener, Oshawa or other parts of the province. Why? The simple answer seems to be that there are more eyes glued [more]
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Time to make your mark is coming!

Time to make your mark is coming! by Paul Masterson The time is coming to stand up and be counted! The first advance polling date is October 29 and by the evening of November the 14th, election day, the new Council will be known. But, the candidates will not be [more]
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The Federation is impressed…

The Federation is impressed… With permission, the following excerpt is reprinted from a pamphlet prepared by the Cawaja Propertyowners Association. LET’S WORK TOGETHER Access to the Beach Access to the beach has not changed. Most of us have been property owners at Cawaja Beach for several decades. In that time, [more]
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Tax Changes that May Affect You

Tax Changes that May Affect You By KPMG Peat Marwick Thorne Among the proposals contained in the February 22, 1994 federal budget are changes to the Age Tax Credit and the elimination of the $100,000 lifetime capital gains exemption. Age Tax Credit The nonrefundable age credit was previously available to [more]
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Rumours and elections go hand in hand

Rumours and elections go hand in hand by Patricia O’Driscoll At election time in Tiny, many rumours spring up and blow around like autumn leaves. Do you remember one of the rumours in the autumn of 1991? — “if Rowntree won the lawsuit, the back lot owners would never again [more]