May 21, 2015

RETURN OF KEEWATIN ON CBC DOCUMENTARY CHANNEL

RETURN OF KEEWATIN ON CBC DOCUMENTARY CHANNEL

CBC DOCUMENTARY CHANNEL ANNOUNCES: Return of KEEWATIN “Bring her on Home” the 45 minute documentary made by John Fulford Brown will be screened on.. Tuesday, June 2 at 19:00 ET … Wednesday, July 8th at 18:00 ET Watch the excitement as KEEWATIN is extracted from a lake only 4 feet deep through a mile long [...]

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May 18, 2015

Open, make up on, and ready for the world!

Open, make up on, and ready for the world!

    Opening weekend was great. The weather cooperated, the people came and KEEWATIN was ready.   The ship is finally balanced properly and Steve’s Bobcat, the local “Do everything” contractor  and our very own Bilge Rats worked their tails off to put over 600 tons of gravel and sand into the forward hold. Keewatin no [...]

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May 1, 2015

Getting Ready for a May 14th OPENING!

Getting Ready for a May 14th OPENING!

Two weeks from opening and there is lots going on.  The engineering crew are working on the steering engine and the restoration people are installing the refurbished 1905 General Electric lights  on the Promenade Deck. Both massive jobs that have taken almost a year to get to the point where they are ready for the [...]

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April 22, 2015

GREATEST SUMMER OFFER EVER!

GREATEST SUMMER OFFER EVER!

KEEWATIN is part of an area Tourism Group formed to promote tourism in this region. Here is the OFFICIAL Heart of Georgian Bay Discovery Tour rate card. For the first time in Ontario the public can buy a package that covers every major attraction in the area.   At $34.95 it is a $60.00 value. Passes [...]

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April 13, 2015

TITANIC, SHIP OF DREAMS comes to Toronto

TITANIC, SHIP OF DREAMS comes to Toronto

KEEWATIN provided our 10 foot model for the Theatre in return for an ad in their program..Worth the trip!DATES: May 19 – June 21, 2015… THEATRE:                                                                                                                  Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King Street West  Toronto, ON M5V 1J2 416 872 1212 Ben Heppner, the greatest opera tenor of his generation, will be joining the cast [...]

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April 8, 2015

It’s in..The BILLBOARD FOR HIGHWAY 12

It’s in..The BILLBOARD FOR HIGHWAY 12

          After a lot of discussion, opinions and sleepless nights. The GURU of creative has spoken.

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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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