This is the story of when 5,000 people, over 10% of the population of Winnipeg at the time, made Rat Portage their destination for a day at the lake.
The spring break-up of ice on Lake of the Woods has long been closely followed by residents. Besides the necessity of the opening of the lake for transportation and communication purposes, there naturally developed a competition to be the first boat to navigate through the ice floes in the early spring.
Anglican Summer Camp Island is located south of Crowe Island at the mouth of Keewatin Channel on Lake of the Woods.
2016 marks the 125th anniversary of Camp Stephens, a Lake of the Woods summer camp for youth and families operated by the YMCA/YWCA.
Tales of Massacre Island have been passed on through oral story-telling, but the facts became skewed. So where is the real Massacre Island?
A collection of letters written by a mother to her family in 1966 as she waited, stranded at the cottage in spring, for the ice to break-up.