Voyageurs' Blog

So it is Labour Day Weekend!

Posted: September 02, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Labour Day is a holiday that is kind of set apart from all the others. […]

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It’s Time For a Party!

Posted: August 28, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Hey if you have enjoyed the delicious food, or incredible service of the Voyageurs’ Lodge […]

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Less than 2 weeks to Hit the Beach

Posted: August 23, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Since Art on The Bay, I have been taking it easy on the keyboard. Re-grouping […]

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Art on the Bay – Canada 150 Edition

Posted: August 12, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

This year we are hosting a very special edition of Art on the Bay. In […]

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What do you mean – No Musicfest this year???

Posted: August 02, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Yes folks that is correct. There is no 2017 edition of Musicfest at the Voyageurs’ […]

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The Oaks are gathering for a summertime reunion!

Posted: July 28, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

As part of the offical Canada 150 celebrations, the O’Connors of Central Park St. are […]

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Looks Like Rain!!

Posted: July 25, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Ok so it has been 8 days since I last wrote on my Blog. I […]

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Sasquatch sighted on Montreal River Hill – 1976?

Posted: July 18, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Folklore, mythology, misidentification, hoax or real science – who really knows? One thing is for […]

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A Wall of Street Art – Amazing!!

Posted: July 17, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well then, what would hundreds of […]

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The Aurora Borealis – Lots of questions and no answers

Posted: July 16, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

My guests often ask me if there is a chance they will get to see […]

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Beaches!

Posted: July 12, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

What is it about a warm beach, drenched in summertime sun that makes us feel […]

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What should Joe do with his island?

Posted: July 10, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

The Bay has been talking about this quite a bit since last Thurs. night’s meeting, […]

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Batchawana Island Info Meeting Comments

Posted: July 07, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Thank You Mr. Acheson, and Mr. Cormier for hosting this public information meeting about your […]

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Life along the shores of Batchawana Bay

Posted: July 05, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

In the past week, we have opened the Trans Canada Trail through these parts. It […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – It’s Party Time

Posted: June 30, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

So the nation is having a party. From coast to coast to coast there will […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – How does your flag fly?

Posted: June 29, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

So how did we end up with the red Maple Leaf as the focal point […]

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Countdown To Canada – Water Trail Opens at Batchawana

Posted: June 28, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

The Trans Canada Trail commonly referred to as The Great Trail is 24 000 kms […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – No canoe No Canada!

Posted: June 27, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

It was Roy MacGregor, in his book, Canoe Country, who quite succinctly points out, “No […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – Economic Progress in this land.

Posted: June 25, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

My thoughts today! The question is often asked, Is economic development always a good thing? […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – The Pesky Beaver

Posted: June 23, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Never has a single animal, or rather its hide, been so instrumental in the development […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – Roots

Posted: June 22, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Nothing says Canada like a Roots sweatshirt with the iconic beaver logo printed on the […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – The Trans Canada Trail

Posted: June 20, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

The Trans Canada Trail officially opens during the Canada 150 celebrations in the summer of […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – The Iroquois 3 Sisters Soup

Posted: June 18, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

What is Three Sisters Soup you say? Well I first learned about Three Sisters Soup […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – Fathers of Confederation

Posted: June 17, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

So sorry I missed the last two days – been busy at the ol’ lodge. […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – Moose & Mosquitos

Posted: June 14, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

What is the best time of year, and best time of day to spot a […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – Just who were the Voyageurs?

Posted: June 13, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

These stout men, no man was taller than 5’4″, who hailed from Quebec were used […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – Fishing the Greatest Lake

Posted: June 12, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

James Agawa and his sons and crew have been fishing the Greatest Great Lake for […]

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Coutdown to Canada 150 – Thomas King -Order of Canada

Posted: June 11, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Looking for a good read this summer, check out Thomas King’s “The Inconvenient Indian – […]

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Countdown To Canada 150 – The Buttertart

Posted: June 10, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

There is nothing more Canadian and delicious than the fresh baked Buttertart. Its gooey centre […]

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Countdown To Canada 150 – Superior Water Trail Opened Today

Posted: June 09, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Wow! After years of work with the Trans Canada Trail organization, the Lake Superior Watershed […]

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Countdown to Canada 150 – Do you like your Fritters Fried and Fresh

Posted: June 08, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Every morning as the sun crests over the mountains along the east side of Batchawana […]

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The Countdown to Canada 150 – Toronto Bluejays

Posted: June 06, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Perhaps no other professional sports team in Canada has captured the fan base of the […]

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Count Down To Canada 150 – OH, Poutine!!!!

Posted: June 06, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

Poutine, the word derives from the English word pudding. It is the most common Quebec […]

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Count Down To Canada 150 -Interesting Canada Facts

Posted: June 06, 2017
by Frank O'Connor

We love our loonie!! The bird on the Canadian $1 Coin is actually a relative […]

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Our New Website

Posted: June 26, 2016
by Frank O'Connor

Welcome to our new website. Check back our blog for the latest updates on what’s […]

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