Laurentian View Dairy, operated by the Blimkie family had a long and prestigious history in the Upper Ottawa Valley. Located along highway 17 in what is now Deep River, strategically halfway between North Bay and Ottawa, it was a favourite place to stop when travelling. To see more history visit our Facebook Album
Category Archives: History of the Upper Ottawa Valley
Trekkers – Mackenzie High School
From the late 1960’s Mackenzie High School had a teacher lead after school outdoor activity group called Trekkers. The group would learn many outdoor skills and take part on may outdoor adventures including rock climbing, snow shoeing, hiking, and canoeing. 1979 Mackenzie High School Trekker Cookbook With permission from the school we have digitized theContinue reading “Trekkers – Mackenzie High School”
What is Tamarack?
Tamarack is the short hand of the Tamarack club, a program orchestrated by Mackenzie High School in Deep River, ON, in which grade 11 and 12 students spend a semester together as a group with only one teacher. The program can be taken in place of obtaining three senior level credits in environmental sciences, physicalContinue reading “What is Tamarack?”
Tamarack: From 1991 to 2011
Listed below is each Tamarack Magazine issue from 1991 to 2011 and a direct link to our Facebook page where you can find the full archived versions of each edition. Tamarack Magazine Issue 1 Tamarack Magazine Issue 2 Tamarack Magazine Issue 3 Tamarack Magazine Issue 4 Tamarack Magazine Issue 5 Tamarack Magazine Issue 6 TamarackContinue reading “Tamarack: From 1991 to 2011”