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From the Editor, June 2024!

Happy Father's Day! Thanks for the great weather! And important Blind Bay News from TILT. Please read and take action. Also, Canadian capital gains tax laws may affect you, so read this too.

Volume 19, Issue 6, June 2024
Susan W. Smith


The one word that fittingly describes the gentle, waving, dance of a rolling meadow in the midday breeze . . . But as family farms grow fewer, their hayfields, pastures, and meadows are falling victim to fragmentation, residential development, conversion to solar, and simple abandonment . . .

Volume 19, Issue 5, May 2024
Bridgett McCann

“Changes in Latitudes”

From Hobart, Tasmania, Artist Nathaniel Hiller and from Upstate New York, and the late Larry Tack - will present an exhibition at the Thousand Islands Art Center this summer.

Volume 19, Issue 5, May 2024
Elaine Vedette Tack

$ave Some Green

. . . answers to questions about family property transitions, keeping islands and mainland properties as you’ve loved them, and options for making a sale and not losing out.

Volume 19, Issue 4, April 2024
Don Ross

The St. Lawrence Valley Primitive Snowshoe Biathlon

Each year, on the first weekend in March, the Fort La Presentation Association hosts a Primitive Snowshoe Biathlon where participants snowshoe along a 1½ mile trail through the woods.

Volume 19, Issue 2, February 2024
Dallas Robinson

River Recipes Please + One!

For years, there’s been a framed tea towel hanging in my kitchen, entitled “Traditional 1000 Islands Shore Dinner,” as told by Les Cook, a local fishing guide. The tea towels were made by the late Kathy Shine . . .

Volume 18, Issue 12, December 2023
Elspeth Naismith

Densmore Church Needs Your Help

With the help of all our Friends, we aim to raise the funds we need to Preserve Our Past and Build Our Future so that generations to come can continue to enjoy beautiful and historic Densmore Church. . .

Volume 18, Issue 9, September 2023
Rhonda McNeely

New Canadian and US Regulations

This month we received several inquiries about various news items regarding three important aspects of island living . . . we recommend you review the applicable website . . .

Volume 18, Issue 2, February 2023
Susan W. Smith

Dry Stone Wallers!

I’m part of a different sort of migration — an annual influx of Dry Stone Wallers. Dry Stone Wallers are a somewhat peculiar subspecies of human, who still pile one rock upon another to build things without mortar.

Volume 17, Issue 10, October 2022
Dianne Wadden

TIA Breakfast and AGM are Back!

How did the breakfast come about: " In the early 2000’s, when Barbara Butts was President, the idea of a shore breakfast before the meeting was launched. Attendance grew and the news spread.

Volume 17, Issue 7, July 2022
Allison Burchell-Robinson