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|THIS ISSUE: Welcome back to our many Parry Sound Area Seasonal Residents and Visitors. Heres to a happy, healthy, safe return and best of luck in 2010! Check Page Two of this issue to see Accommodations in Parry Sound, important Emergency Numbers and the locations of our Sponsors. As you "Discover Parry Sound", please take the time to visit our Sponsors. They are here year round to serve you!|
|PAST INDUSTRY Before the eco-revolution of late 20th Century, chemical plants abounded in the Parry Sound Area. This 1915 photograph from the archives of the West Parry Sound District Museum shows cordite workers posing for a picture outside the Canadian Explosives Limited (CXL) plant in Nobel. The CXL plant produced gelatin and cordite during World War One and contributed greatly to the Allied war effort. Most of the employees were women as they had to work in the factories since the men had left for war. After the war, CXL swapped explosives for paint and became CIL which ultimately closed in 1984. For more information, stop by the West Parry Sound District Museum on Tower Hill or visit www.wpsdm.ca.||MAYOR RICHARD ADAMS WELCOMES YOU! On behalf of Town and Council, I welcome you to Parry Sound. We are located on the shores of Georgian Bay halfway between Barrie and Sudbury on the 400/69 corridor. Parry Sound can truly offer you a four seasons destination. As Mayor of Parry Sound, I pledge that our Municipal Council will work hard to fulfill our duties with dignity and integrity and bring to you good government so that trust and confidence will be earned and people will be proud of our Town.|
|SUPPORT THE GIRLS! Come to Marks Work Wearhouse to see the Art-Bras designed in support of the $650,000 drive for Digital Mammography Equipment at the West Parry Sound Health Centre. For more information on Breast Cancer, go to www.bcsc.ca. Marks is located in the Walmart Plaza. Call (705) 746-2893 for directions or go to marks.com.||GENERATION Z To encourage the adoption of alternative energy, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has doubled the rate of remuneration for solar generation facilities. In 2007, Zeuter Development Corporation (Zeuter) became the first independent generator in Parry Sound District. Solar farms provide the power to run Zeuters wireless network now extending over several hundred square miles. Ironically, the announcement of $225M in funding for wireless internet last fall has stalled further expansion as funding cannot be applied retroactively. The announcement of disbursement of funding is now more than five months behind schedule.|
|FRED EAGLESMITH RETURNS Join White Squall in Carling for their Annual Paddle Party & Open House on May 22nd and 23rd. Folk Singer and Songwriter Fred Eaglesmith returns to help celebrate White Squalls 25th Anniversary! Test drive the latest kayaks, canoes and boards. Enjoy informal paddling workshops with our trained and knowledgeable staff. Let our staff take you where no other boats can go. Learn about Canvas Boat Building, Navigation, Birding and Boat Repairs. For the kids, there is a picnic with campfire singalongs. Bring a friend or meet someone new at the Outdoor Gear Raffle. For more information on White Squall, call (705) 342-5324, drop us a line at email@example.com or visit our website www.WhiteSquall.com.|
|NEXT ISSUE: Our next issue, Summer 2010, will be published in June, featuring our Food & Restaurants in Parry Sound Map. Call (705) 746-4625 from 9am-5pm Monday through Friday or email firstname.lastname@example.org anytime to advertise in the next issue. Let us know of any news items you would like to see published or perhaps suggest a theme map for your area. Annual Subscriptions are $30/yr+GST.|
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