March 25, 2015

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT

While the scrapers are working outside and the wordsmiths are looking for slogans, and the audience waits for more… The promenade deck has a series of round lights that were installed in 1907. We were told by the Zimmermans’ that researched KEEWATIN for 20 years in the US, these lights are identical to ones used [...]

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March 23, 2015

Cut Line for Billboard Results

Cut Line for Billboard Results

Results of the opinion pole. Taking into account emails, Drone-on comments and Face book.. 58 were against using “SISTER” ,14 were in favour and 19 wanted something else. As a result we will reconsider the wording for the sign. We will not use “Sister” but “OLDER THAN” is cumbersome. This has been a great exercise. [...]

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March 22, 2015

New Face for Spring

New Face for Spring

 Today was a perfect day for working on the ice to scrape the starboard side of KEEWATIN for a new paint job. It has been three years since workers in Douglas gave the ship a fresh coat of paint. A call for volunteers was met by eight hardy souls who came bundled and prepared. However [...]

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March 15, 2015

KEEWATIN’s PARTNERS..GREAT DEAL!

KEEWATIN’s PARTNERS..GREAT DEAL!

If you are going to visit this year..Look at this great deal….Click on the ad

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March 14, 2015

The Empress of IRELAND. The facts, the fiction and the Consequence

The Empress of IRELAND. The facts, the fiction and the Consequence

On March 27th at 7pm at the auditorium at the HURONIA MUSEUM This will be a great evening with John Willis, the Curator of the EMPRESS OF IRELAND display at the much touted Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa (Gatineau). TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE HURONIA MUSEUM…CALL 705 525 2844 DURING BUSINESS HORS D’OEVERS [...]

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March 12, 2015

A great way to see The Heart of Georgian Bay

A great way to see The Heart of Georgian Bay

Ladies and Gentlemen…The all new HEART OF GEORGIAN BAY DISCOVERY TOUR..4 sites..One Price $34.95 and Kids for free that are under 15! This means a family of 4 or even 8 can visit for $69.90. Use the passes all in one day, over a weekend or over the season..Your choice. This is a cooperative project from [...]

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March 3, 2015

FRIENDS of KEEWATIN TO HELP SAUGATUCK Mi..

FRIENDS of KEEWATIN TO HELP SAUGATUCK Mi..

Want to help our friends in Saugatuck? The home of KEEWATIN for 45 years was Saugatuck Mi. where many of you visited and all of you have heard of. Our great American cousins made it possible for KEEWATIN to return to Canada. They are in a tight race to gain the crown for Best Coastal [...]

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March 1, 2015

Volunteer and be part of HISTORY

Volunteer and be part of HISTORY

                    Interested in being a Volunteer?       This year KEEWATIN has been chosen by Ontario Tourism to become a “SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE DESTINATION”. That means we will join 29 other attractions like Niagara Falls, the CN Tour and Algonquin Park to be featured in all ONTARIO advertising, promotion, internet, TV and Radio, Magazines [...]

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February 19, 2015

Monday February 23 2015..IT’S GOING ON AIR!

Monday February 23 2015..IT’S GOING ON AIR!

Hi Everyone, I’m very pleased to announce that the Canadian television premier of the film….. “Bring Her on Home – The Return of the SS Keewatin” will air on Monday February 23rd at 7:00pm on CBC Documentary channel. In Canada on the ROGERS network it is channel 325. Check with your provider. … It has [...]

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January 4, 2015

A Very Bright Year…We just have to flick the switch.

A Very Bright Year…We just have to flick the switch.

The Christmas tree is out the door, the decorations packed and it’s on to another year. As you know we have great expectations and are putting the plans together to make it happen. I got some great photos from a fellow Al Edwards whos’ father Neil Edwards worked on both Keewatin and Assiniboia in the late [...]

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