TI Frequently Asked Questions

Submitted by lwrawebmaster on Sat, 09/19/2020 - 15:33

What or who is LPAT?

The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal is the replacement body for the old Ontario Municipal Board. This quasi-judicial body is the route of appeal for developers who dispute a municipal planning decision. As with a court of law, there are procedural rules, expert witnesses and evidence presented both for and against. The Tribunal has the power to override the municipal decision.

True North Song

Submitted by lwrawebmaster on Sat, 08/15/2020 - 12:44

On the evening of Wednesday August 19th, Zane van Hoek produced a television pilot shoot at his property, inviting the resident of Lake Waseosa to the taping, featuring some great Canadian musicians.

Boat Parade Winners 2020

Submitted by lwrawebmaster on Sun, 08/02/2020 - 15:51

Thanks to all who participated -- either in the parade or cheering on the floats from ashore. By all reports, our socially-distanced Fun Day replacement event was a great success. You can see all the entries in the 2020 Boat Parade Photo Album.

But you probably know all that already, so without further ado ...

<insert drum roll here>

And the winners are:

Honourable mention to  the Dowlings, who not only decorated their boat, they also decorated their swim platform.

Canada Geese Have Invaded Lake Waseosa

Submitted by Cottagelife on Sat, 07/18/2020 - 15:49

It is a beautiful site to see loons, ducks and geese floating through the water and we pause to watch every time we see this. What we need to understand is what these waterfowl are doing to our lake.

Canada Geese specifically are poisoning our lake and perhaps us as well. There appears to be two families, approximately 25 geese that have taken up residence on Lake Waseosa.

Annual Dues


How to join us/Lake Waseosa Ratepayers Association

Membership in the LWRA is open to any area ratepayer with a limit of one membership per property and one membership per person.  All new memberships must be approved by the Board of Directors to ensure compliance with the rules. New members click here to complete the application form.

Annual dues are $40.00.   Dues can be:

Surviving Bear Encounters

Submitted by lwrawebmaster on Mon, 12/16/2019 - 13:37

We live in bear country and sometimes we get to meet them nose-to-snout. Reports of encounters are becoming more common in this area. What to do if you encounter a bear?

contact your local police force or dial 911

TO REPORT BEAR PROBLEMS: contact the Bear Reporting Line at:
1-866-514-2327   (TTY) 705 945-7641

Lake Etiquette

Welcome to the lake!! How lucky you are to spend time on Waseosa, Pallet, Ripple or Jingo Lake.

We know you want to be a good neighbour and an active protector of our special environment.

To do this there are a few simple things you must know:

  •        what to do with your garbage
  •        how to get along with the neighbors
  •        how to have as little impact on the lake as possible yet still enjoy its simple pleasures