April 7, 2014

Taste of Titanic dinner…

Taste of Titanic dinner…

For all who live close enough to join us and for those that wish they could….. here is the poster for APRIL 15th TASTE OF TITANIC…INTRODUCING OUR MASSIVE  10′ 8″ MODEL OF TITANIC BY CHRIS CARON…   Just in case you are wondering… This menu will give you a good snap shot on what we [...]

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April 3, 2014

GOOD NEWS KEEPS ON COMING…

GOOD NEWS KEEPS ON COMING…

Arriving in Port McNicoll We are pleased to be able to announce that as part of our 2014 season we have been chosen to host the Canadian Tall Ship Liana’s Ransom on July 4/5/6th. Her details are below. This will mark a milestone in the efforts to make Port McNicoll a major tourist destination. As [...]

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March 30, 2014

SPRING starts today.Opening 40 days away!

SPRING starts today.Opening 40 days away!

MARCH 31 2014.Sunny and above freezing. This might just be the first breath of Spring..might be because Mother Nature has fooled with us before. It is now just 40 days until KEEWATIN opens for another season. MAY 10 2014. Kathy Elliott our Sales person has already lined up more buses this year than we had [...]

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February 19, 2014

TITANIC ARRIVES IN PORT McNICOLL

TITANIC ARRIVES IN PORT McNICOLL

The sun was shining and the weather seemed even warm when Chris Caron pulled up to Talbot House here in Port McNicoll Saturday noon. There was excitement in the air (something that doesn’t happen a lot at nearly 70) all morning since Chris called and said he and a friend were on the way to [...]

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February 10, 2014

The Season starts in 87 days

The Season starts in 87 days

The snow this year has been at record depths all over North America. Port McNicoll is no different. Keewatin had over three feet on her top deck which was removed in stages by Magic Marvin and his Merry Band. Last year I paid the snow blower man 5 times. This year I’m at 15 and [...]

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January 15, 2014

Where there is a win there is a way…

Where there is a win there is a way…

YES! In a long and discussion filled meeting at TAY TOWNSHIP COUNCIL the Counsellors have come through for the community. The format was to take each contentious issue one by one, discuss it, ask questions and then vote..The result was that there will be no paths in front of the homes, trusting the home owners [...]

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January 10, 2014

DELAY BY TAY!

DELAY BY TAY!

Another delay…. In my life there were only a few low points where I lost faith..First was when my Dad told me there was no Santa Claus. Now, I had known for years that there was no Santa, but Dad loved Christmas and continued to try an convince my brother and I that we should [...]

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January 7, 2014

An open letter to the MAYOR and COUNCIL of Tay Township

An open letter to the MAYOR and COUNCIL of Tay Township

“FRIENDS OF KEEWATIN” 311 Talbot Street, PO B0x 189 Port McNicoll, Ont.           Dear Mr. Mayor and Council                                                                                                                                                                           Jan.06, 2014   Attached are copies of 95 letters ( emails) that we have received on line that I assume have been sent to you, Mr. Mayor, the councillors and the Town Clerk. They [...]

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January 1, 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR..MAY IT BE PROSPEROUS AND HEALTHY

HAPPY NEW YEAR..MAY IT BE PROSPEROUS AND HEALTHY

It is NEW YEARS DAY. In Port McNicoll it is minus 15 degrees, but sunny and bright. We are sitting in about 3 feet of snow.. As the phone is quiet, the computer not flashing emails and there is virtually no traffic on TALBOT Street, the main road in this small hamlet. This should be [...]

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December 20, 2013

MERRY CHRISTMAS…

MERRY CHRISTMAS…

A poem derived from Samuel Taylor Coleridge It is an ancient Mariner, And he stoppeth one of three. ‘By thy long beard and glittering eye, Now wherefore stopp’st thou me?     To tell you of a tale my friend So you can share a treasure About a classic vessel true That is returned for [...]

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