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Back to the Beach Festival at Wasaga

On August 11 & 12, 2012, Beach BOOSTER Promotions will bring back the fun and excitement of yesteryear on this stretch of Main Street. Back to The BEACH event will remind all with memories of the good old days of Wasaga Beach that fun and entertainment can come back to The Beach! We will have music from the 60's, 70's and 80's creating a family friendly atmosphere on a once again busy Main Street plus the worlds longest bikini line.  See Wasaga Beach Festival:  Stay in Wasaga Beach or Collingwood on Georgian Bay.   More on Ontario beaches.

Water, Water. Water..... Everywhere in Canada!!

Top 10 Canadian coastal trips
Toronto Sun:  August 2012:   Tofino, British Columbia – Ranked the Best Beach in Canada by TripAdvisor's 2011 Reader's Choice Awards. Whether you're looking to be on
the beach scene with plenty of activities such as surfing, canoeing and
diving, or want to walk on more quiet and ...See Canadian Beaches

Centre of Gravity presents Canada's hotest beach festival in Kelowna August long weekend
The Wet Ape team is excited for its biggest year yet, with world-class sports and some
of the biggest names. The festival features 3 stages of music, and over 200 professional athletes competing in Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Freestyle Mountain Biking, Wakeboarding, and FMX. Other events include bikini contest, beverage gardens, exhibitor village, and interactive games. 

Beaches in Canada

Canada Beach frontage combining both fresh and salt water beaches is alleged to be the most prolific in the world. There are a number of accolades to Canadian waters including the largest fresh water island and the worlds longest fresh water beach.

Canada's Best Beaches 

Georgian Bay is famous as Wasaga Beach claims the largest fresh water beach. The largest fresh water island claim is from Manitoulin Island. Wreck Beach in British Columbia claims to be Canada's first clothing optional beach (nude beach). In the Province of Ontario the courts ruled topless beaches are legal.  Combine that with the shores of North America's Great Lakes and the shorelines along three oceans the Atlantic, Pacific and the Artic (for the very quick dip),  there is not a country in the world to offer as many beach locations with as many options for beach wear.

Where's the beach?
Halifax News Net:  Luckily, there're a great many beaches within HRM, so you shouldn't have to travel very far to get to one near you. On the provincial side, the Nova Scotia ....great list of Nova Scotia Beaches for swimming including Haven Rainbow Beach.


Life's a beachLife's a beach
By Rebecca Zamon, QMI Agency Beach culture may not be as widespread in Canada as it is in, say, Hawaii, but you'd never know that from looking at one of those grainy swatches of land on any given summer weekend. But as with any location where you'd ...

I swam eight Toronto beaches in one day, and lived
Globe and Mail - 22 Jul 2011
To prove it, I set out to swim all eight central Toronto beaches in a single day, ... lies the 14th-largest lake in the world. You know the one: Lake Ontario.

Plan on Penticton Beaches for your next family vacation
Vancouver Sun - Claire Newell -
In fact, Skaha and Okanagan Lake beaches were voted number two in TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards for 2011 Best Beaches in Canada. ..

Into the wild "Beaches" for Canada Day
Toronto Sun - Canada Day at Canada Parks Beaches
(Photo courtesy Parks Canada) Some of Canada's most scenic landscapes can be ... of spectacular features: Cascading waterfalls, pristine beaches, glaciers, ...

Lots to do"in the Beach" this Canada Day
The Beaches Lions Canada Day Family Festival runs from noon to 6 pm in Kew Gardens. It includes entertainment, the Beach Idol and a barbecue. ...

NCC Reopens Beaches Following Storm
580 CFRA Radio - Josh Pringle
... sectors of Gatineau Park will reopen in time for the Canada Day long weekend. ... The NCC says the Philippe Lake beaches remain closed due to flooding, ...

Shediac celebrates Canada Day
CanadaEast.com - Yvon Gauvin -
Long known as a summer resort community with its beaches and tourist attractions, ... The Canada Day festivities will begin at 6:30 pm with the barbecue ...


Major improvements at Grand Beach Manitoba
Grand Beach Provincial Park will undergo a major makeover that will improve the popular beach destination for Manitoba families and out-of-province visitors. This announcement was made by Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie.  The boardwalk should be ready for public use by mid-June. Some finishing work on the project will be completed in the fall...read more at Winnipeg Free Press

Bird Watching Wasaga BeachWasaga Beach Featured in U.S.A Today
How to Camp in Wasaga Beach, Ontario | Travel Tips - USATODAY.com
Wasaga Beach in Ontario, Canada, is the world's longest freshwater beach, according to the "Lonely Planet: Canada" guidebook. The 8.7-mile beach is split See more travel north of Toronto information on Wasaga Beach Tourist Information, and Ontario Beaches

Best beaches in Canada 50 Plus Magazine Readers Choice
 ... Best beaches in Canada: Reader's Choice ... Our readers have the inside scoop on some of the best beaches in Canada. ...Of course, this list only scratches the surface of the many great sites across our vast country and is refelective of the 50 Plus demographic.

Vancouver Island First Nation to open ancient capital to public
‎Montreal Gazette - Judith Lavoie -
The band is working with Parks Canada to see how to best develop Kiixin as an ... The possibility of building a replica village on the beach to the north of ...Kiixin (pronounced Keyhin), the ancient capital of the Huu-ay-aht First Nation, sits beside pristine beaches about two kilometres south of Bamfield, B.C., and can be reached only by shallowbottomed boat, followed by a hike through the forest.

Barrie Ontario BeachSwimming champ wants lifeguards at provincial beaches
CBC.ca - Aug 2010
Tanner has spent several years touring beaches such as Wasaga Beach and Sandbanks Provincial Park in eastern Ontario. Municipal beaches are required to have ...Tanner points out that until the 1980s, lifeguards were a fixture on popular beaches.  400ELEVEN Publisher says , "Barrie Ontario has lifeguards on some of their beaches."  See more Ontario Beaches Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/ottawa/story/2010/08/06/tanner-lifeguards.html#ixzz0xofEFrO6

No limits at this Ontario beach getaway
... The Eaglewood Resort is a nature playground and campground boasting unequaled wheelchair access in Ontario. Aaron Harris/Toronto Star ...Find more Lake Simcoe Ontario Beach Locations, More Ontario Resort links with Beach or nearby Ontario Beach access

Toronto Area Beach Absurdities
It is interesting to read stories about artificial beaches in downtown Toronto and the immediate GTA. In the Saturday Globe they talk about Sugar Beach an area with no shore, and The Toronto Star, talks abut a Brampton artificial Lake with a shoreline and once home to a piranha. More about Pure Ontario beaches north of Toronto.

Ways to satisfy a beach yearning in Calgary ‎
Calgary Herald - Chris Bowerman
... got it in British Columbia and Ontario and, well, just about everywhere else in Canada. ... It's beach-like environs are touted as a resort destination. ...

Ways to satisfy a beach yearning in Calgary
Calgary Herald - Chris Bowerman
.. got it in British Columbia and Ontario and, well, just about everywhere else in Canada. ... It's beach-like environs are touted as a resort destination. ...

Cobble Beach creates golf resort community on Georgian Bay
‎Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin
In the winsome, time-tested spirit of Ontario resort living, Cobble Beach offers one of the most exciting new residential opportunities in the province. ...
See more on Georgian Bay Ontario Beaches,


Feel the sand between your toes‎
Vancouver Sun - Tiffany Crawford - Top Beaches near....
If life is a beach then some of the best living must be in the Vancouver area, ... This beach in the city's West End feels more like California than Canada ...

Canada's Best Beaches‎
National Post - Steve English
Considered by many to be one of the best beaches in North America (and a top contender for best inland beach), Grand Beach is the place where Manitobans get ...

Ontario's National Parks Offer great beach and water adventures

Top 10 Ontario Water Adventures - Outdoors, Northern Ontario
Canoeing, kayaking, diving, swimming, beaches - the National Parks in
Ontario have a water adventure for you. See more information on Ontario Beaches,
more information on Ontario Adventure Getaways

Ontario Beaches Beckon
Ontario Lakes offer up some of the best beaches in the world. With estimates of
more than 250,000 lakes there must be a million beaches in Ontario north of Toronto.
Explore a beach summer vacation in Ontario Canada.

Ontario's National Parks Offer great beach and water adventures
Top 10 Ontario Water Adventures - Outdoors, Northern Ontario
Canoeing, kayaking, diving, swimming, beaches - the National Parks in
Ontario have a water adventure for you. See more information on Ontario Beaches,
Ontario Lakes and Rivers

Take The Kids Fishing on your Canadian Beach Vacation.
July 2009........There is more than just swimming at Canadian beach locations.Seeing the ‘bob’ bob and the line tug for the first time brings both surprise and joy to a first time fishing experience for kids and novice adults. See fishing with kids in Ontario and pick an Ontario beach location for your summer vacation.

Beach home prices lead GTA
Toronto Star - Tony Wong - ‎
The Beach neighbourhood of Toronto leads the GTA in home price appreciation, a new study found. Homes in the Beach neighbourhood of Toronto showed the ...

Canada's best places to dip your toes from coast to coast
Canada.com - ‎Jul 21, 2009‎
Food, beverage and other vendors cruise the beach, which plays host to a vibrant hippie culture. What makes it special: Wreck Beach is Canada's first legal, ...

Bare Buns nude run
Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 5, 2009‎
A seagull rests in a tidal pool while competitors take part in the Bare Buns Run at Wreck Beach in Vancouver, BC, on July 5, 2009. Wreck Beach is Canada's ...
Dozens bare it all for a run on the beach News1130

Ontario, North of Toronto............Select from more than 100 public beaches, for destination north, north east, and north west of Toronto including Ontario resorts and park locations See Beaches north of Toronto alos see beaches at Ontario Family resorts with getaway packages.

PEI Beaches (Prince Edward Island)........more than 35 beaches are available in a variety of locations along the shores, and Provincial Parks. Pick from quaint quiet and romantic or, fun and family beaches with the famous PEI sands. PEI gives meaning to sandy beaches. Book PEI hotels and resorts

British Columbia Beaches...........Enjoy ocean side and freshwater beaches throughout the Province. Discover the regions with secluded coves, or Vancouver Island surfing and coastal beach fronts. Book BC Hotels and resorts-on-line

Beach Blanket Bonanza! Great Canadian Beaches
Canada has more than 240,000 kilometres of coastline. That's a lot of beach! Find some of the nation's top sun-worshipping shrines here. See more on CAA top beach selections in Canada, Book beach hotel accommodation on-line.

Charlottetown, The Guardian: Local News | Canada Games organizers ...
The red sand of P.E.I. may make for stunning postcards, but it doesn't measure up when it comes to the exacting standards of international beach volleyball. ... Book PEI hotels-on-line

Which way to the beach, dude? Canada's best beaches.
Vancouver Sun - Na Hoang - 10 hours ago
Hosting a vibrant hippie culture, food, beverage and other vendors cruise the beach. What makes it special:
Wreck Beach is Canada's first legal, ...Book Vancouver Hotels-on-line

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