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Labour Day has always seemed to signify the end of summer, but the traditional closing of the cottage – for those that are seasonal – is the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend in October. So there are still plenty of colourful autumn days to enjoy by the lake.
My privileged characters often lingered at their Muskoka cottages into late September, until The Great War intervened in The Summer Before the Storm. The locals were happy to reclaim their lakes when the summer people had gone, as you'll discover in Book 3, Under the Moon.