Dedicated Volunteers

Did you know that the NPLS is made up entirely of dedicated volunteers? With the hard work of many volunteers, we were able to man a booth at the Farmers’ Market Saturday morning as well as a booth at Side Launch Days both Saturday and Sunday. Many many thanks go out to Doug, Marty, Pat,… Read more »

Prints & Cards Donated by Keli-Ann Pye-Beshara

Artist Keli-Ann Pye-Beshara has donated some prints and postcards of the lighthouse for the auction. Keli was a resident of our area but has moved home to Newfoundland where she currently continues her painting. Artist Details: Cards are $5 ea, matted print $25 unframed, $60 framed. Both or either can be purchased at the… Read more »

Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society Receives Charitable Status

Suite 553, 4-115 First Street Collingwood, ON L9Y 4W3 Contact: Robert Square, Chairman
  | Collingwood, Ontario – 10 December 2015 For Immediate Release: Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society Receives Charitable Status Recently the Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society (NLPS) received charitable status from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). This has been a long term goal… Read more »

NLPS Launch June 2015

The Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society (NLPS) was delighted to present to a full house at the large conference room at the Collingwood Legion on June 3rd. This event was created to increase awareness of our efforts to preserve the lighthouse as well as to sell memberships and announce donations to our society. A display of… Read more »

Lighthouse Visit May 2015

I recently took my first kayak voyage of 2015 to the lighthouse and then on to Collingwood Harbour. It was my first opportunity to see the results of our repair work on the lighthouse under taken recently. After a window had departed the eastern side of the lighthouse a few years ago, a gaping hole… Read more »

CTV On-site – Preserving Historic Lighthouse

On March 12th, 2015 our Engineer Doug Hackbart, accompanied by Vice Chair Robert Square, Bing Jowett and a certified contractor were onsite at the lighthouse to close an opening left by the departure of a window. Roger Klein from CTV was on hand to record this and help us get the word out about how… Read more »

NLPS Visits Chantry Island Lighthouse

In September of 2013 a delegation of NLPS board members made a trip to Southampton to embrace on a boat trip to the Chantry Island Lighthouse. Upon reaching the island it was clear that Chantry Island’s restoration was a perfect blueprint for how we will restore the Nottawasaga Island lighthouse. Not only are the towers… Read more »