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Welcome Mobile Health Hub

November 26th, 2015 at 4:15 pm

Visit Health HubThe Ryde Co-op is pleased to welcome and introduce Jennifer Grando, our new Nurse Practitioner, to Ryde. We will be hosting a meet and greet at the Co-op on December 17 from 2 until 4 pm. Come on over, meet Jennifer, check out the mobile clinic and enjoy a cup of coffee with us!

Please click the poster to enlarge.

Support For Solar Power Projects

September 24th, 2015 at 1:16 pm

Proposal To Ryde Community Co-op Inc.

Jonny Godfrey presented a proposal to the Ryde Co-op in which he seeks membership support for new solar projects he is planning to submit for government contracts. If contracts are offered by the government for these projects, and if and when the projects are built and connected, the Ryde Community Co-op would receive$5000/year for 20 years for every 500kw of projects that are completed. This represents a potential income of $67,500/yr. to the Ryde Co-Op for 20 years. You can download the information package by clicking here. Printed packages are also available from Summerland General Store and completed packages may be returned there by October 1.

What is required from Co-Op Members to make this opportunity a reality:
We need at least 50 co-op members, who have owned land in Muskoka for more than two years to fill out
an information sheet and sign 20 forms per person.

Specifically we will require:

  1. One copy of Member/Property Information sheet detailing the land that you own in Muskoka.
  2. 20 copies of the IESO “Consent of Co-Op Member” form signed from each property owner (20
    signatures per person on 20 separate pages) This means you will need to print 20 copies of page 3 in the package.


  • If a Husband/Wife both own their land together, both are able to sign separate forms – ie. 40 forms
    per couple.
  • If multiple properties have been owned for more than two years – choose one

YWCA Programs September 29, 2015

September 16th, 2015 at 2:19 pm

YWCA Programs 2015 Please click to enlarge poster

New Ontario Energy Board Program Offers Electricity Bill Relief for Low-Income Households

September 16th, 2015 at 2:16 pm

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) is helping make electricity more affordable for low-income households. The Ontario Electricity Support Program, or OESP, will provide ongoing assistance directly on the bills of eligible low-income electricity consumers.

Low-income households that apply and qualify will receive an OESP credit on electricity bills. The credit amount will be based on the number of people living in the home and their total household income.  For some consumers, the need to use more electricity is unavoidable. They may receive a higher level of assistance. These are people who rely on electric heat or medical devices as well as First Nation and Métis consumers.

The program, designed and implemented by the OEB, will come into effect on January 1, 2016. Applications will be accepted beginning Fall 2015. Consumers can apply online or with the assistance of local intake agency partners, including Low-Income Energy Assistance Program Emergency Financial Assistance intake agencies.
Click here to visit the Ontario Energy Board for more information and to sign up to receive OESP updates by email.

Status of Ryde School Purchase

August 27th, 2015 at 3:34 pm

On August 25th, the Acting CAO of Gravenhurst presented a recommendation to Council to purchase the Ryde School building and property. The School Board and the Town will have 30 days to negotiate the purchase. The document can be downloaded by clicking here.

Heritage Day August 15

June 12th, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Heritage Day plans are underway and we are looking for applications for vendors and displays. If you are interested, please download and form and send it on in!

Heritage Day DISPLAY Application Form

Heritage Day VENDOR Application Form

AGM Report May 2015

May 26th, 2015 at 11:58 am

AGMThe AGM for 2015 is being held on May 30, 2015 following the Ham Dinner. It is expected that the meeting should begin between 6:45 and &:00 pm.


The agenda and all relevant information for the meeting has been provided. To get your copy,  please click here to download.

The Ryde Community Co-op Business Plan is available for downloading.

To download a copy for double sided printing, please click here.

To download a copy for single sided printing, please click here.


Point A to B Project

May 3rd, 2015 at 2:23 pm

Point A to B Project

Christmas Shopping??

November 26th, 2014 at 12:35 pm

Don’t forget the History of Ryde and the 4 disk set of Photo DVDa! A great idea for the history lover in the family. Available at Summerland General Store or the Ryde Co-op.

Old and new history of Ryde

Pork Loin Dinner

November 26th, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Be sure to get your tickets – now available at Summerland store!

Pork Loin Dinner

Ryde Chickadee