Category Archive for: ‘Life in the Near North’

Solar Energy for the Cottage

Solar Energy

With the cost of hydroelectricity consistently on the rise, people are looking for alternative energy sources to help cut down on costs. A type of alternative energy that makes economic sense in Ontario cottage country is solar panels. They are eco-friendly electric generators, have no moving parts, zero emissions, require very little maintenance and convert sunlight into electrical energy. Living …

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Dropping Water Levels in Ontario Cottage Country

Dried Up Lake Cottage

With spring right around the corner, many cottage owners are day dreaming about opening their cottages and spending long lazy days down by the dock or boating with the family on a glorious summer day. What might await you could be something completely different with the water levels of lakes and water systems throughout cottage country dropping the past few …

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