Corke Point

Est. 1947

Continuing the dream since 1947.

165-167 Hastings Drive, Long Point, ON

July 13, 2019

Here is Long Point described through pictures over the last three years (2017-2019):

You all know what Hastings looks like due to it's constant media attention.  So to answer the question, the difference between Long Point and Hastings Drive is... NOTHING.   Both a...

April 17, 2019

In the last two months Hastings Drive has been closed by Norfolk County a total of 3 times, for approximately a week each time, as shown in the timeline below.  Most of these closures line up with the LPRCA's flood watch warnings in effect for areas near the shoreline...

February 4, 2019

With the recent Norfolk Today article published February 4, 2019 trailer use on Hastings Drive will once again be discussed at Council in the near future and hopefully have a quick resolution.  In the article, "Mayor Chopp believes these trailers that were sitting on t...

November 18, 2018

You may have noticed I’ve used quotations around “vacant lot” when doing past blog posts regarding my family property located on Hastings Drive.  The reason for this, is my family and I have never felt our property was “vacant”, and don’t feel this is the proper word t...

October 18, 2018

Norfolk ranks 7thout of all 444 Municipalities in Ontario for the number of Ombudsman complaint cases filed for 2017.  Norfolk had 52 complaint cases in 2017, when 90% of all Municipalities in Ontario had 10 or less cases.  Over a quarter of all Municipalities had zero...

August 16, 2018

Recently there was an article released titled, "Norfolk County ranks near the bottom as the best places to live in Canada" as per MoneySense Magazine.   Being a beach front property owner in Norfolk County, and knowing the beauty of the area I can't help but shake my h...

August 2, 2018

Bridge Location:  County Highway 59, South Walsingham - 1.4 km S of County Road 42.  The only safe access and egress into Long Point for property owners, tourists, businesses and emergency services.  

Timeline of Events Leading to Bridge Failure:

1959  -...

May 29, 2018

I tip my hat to any long-standing "vacant" property owner continuing to use their lot for another and many more summer seasons to come.   One may say, "just carrying on with business as usual, same as the cottages, and the OMB Ruling has no effect on long standing owne...

May 17, 2018

This year has caused significant flood damage in developed areas all over Canada, yet how each Province has responded is quite different.   Below I have highlighted some articles, where New Brunswick has recognized the economic impact the flood damage will have and tak...

May 10, 2018

Looking at the Long Point Region Conservation Authority (LPRCA) May 2nd, 2018 Agenda (Pg. 30-39) the property owner in question with the recent news articles by Simcoe Reformer and Norfolk Today, did apply for their change house permit over a year ago, and as Councillo...

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Stephen Corke

I am the 3rd generation owner of Corke Point and

Long Point Ratepayers' Association Member

(647) 213-1026    

stephen@corkepoint.com

 

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