Manitoulin Expositor http://www.manitoulin.ca The latest news, opinions, weather, classifieds, obituaries and events for Manitoulin Island, the North Shore and Northern Ontario. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:38:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Privatization and bad political decisions spell hydro bill hikes says NDP http://www.manitoulin.ca/privatization-bad-political-decisions-spell-hydro-bill-hikes-says-ndp/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/privatization-bad-political-decisions-spell-hydro-bill-hikes-says-ndp/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:38:56 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22045 QUEEN’S PARK – On Saturday, Ontarians will see their hydro bills go up yet again thanks to a decade of bad political decisions and privatization of the hydro sector under the Liberal government, said NDP Energy critic Peter Tabuns. “Since 2002, Ontarians have seen their hydro bills go up by more than 325 per cent [...]

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Food Recall Warning http://www.manitoulin.ca/food-recall-warning/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/food-recall-warning/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:54:58 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22042 Unpasteurized Apple Cider Processed by Rolling Acres Cider Mill Recalled Due to E. coli O157:H7 OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 30, 2014) – Rolling Acres Cider Mill is recalling unpasteurized apple cider from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below. The following products have been [...]

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Kagawong residence destroyed in Monday evening fire http://www.manitoulin.ca/kagawong-residence-destroyed-monday-evening-fire/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/kagawong-residence-destroyed-monday-evening-fire/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:00:43 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22028 KAGAWONG—A Kagawong residence was destroyed in a fire that took place this past Monday evening. Merv Gilchrist, fire chief of the Billings Township volunteer fire department, told the Recorder on Tuesday morning that the fire took place at the residence-cottage owned by Jody Kennedy and her family located just off Arda Road (across from the [...]

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Motion to pay roads department crew overtime draws procedural concerns from council members http://www.manitoulin.ca/motion-pay-roads-department-crew-overtime-draws-procedural-concerns-council-members/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/motion-pay-roads-department-crew-overtime-draws-procedural-concerns-council-members/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:00:41 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22026 MINDEMOYA—A motion brought forward by Central Manitoulin Mayor Gerry Strong, calling for the municipality to pay overtime for its roads department crew on a similar level to the majority of other Island municipalities, will be brought forward again at the next meeting of council after concerns were raised by council with the process of the [...]

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Fish and Game calls on MNRF to support development of fisheries management plan http://www.manitoulin.ca/fish-game-calls-mnrf-support-development-fisheries-management-plan/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/fish-game-calls-mnrf-support-development-fisheries-management-plan/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:00:07 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22024 KAGAWONG—The United Fish and Game Clubs of Manitoulin (UFGCM) is calling on the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) to support and accept the development of a master plan to rebuild lost fisheries on the Island, which would include a rezoning and regulatory changes for Manitoulin, fish restocking programs and other necessary measures and [...]

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Several in custody after Myles St. home invasion http://www.manitoulin.ca/several-custody-myles-st-home-invasion/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/several-custody-myles-st-home-invasion/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:36:04 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22036 SUDBURY–At approximately 1:20 pm today officers responded to a home invasion robbery at a Myles Street residence located in Sudbury. Information was received that a firearm was involved in the incident. As a result of a coordinated response from numerous operational units of the police service several males and 1 female were located shortly afterwards [...]

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Sault Ste. Marie man arrested on outstanding warrants in Wikwemikong http://www.manitoulin.ca/sault-ste-marie-man-arrested-outstanding-warrants-wikwemikong/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/sault-ste-marie-man-arrested-outstanding-warrants-wikwemikong/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:18:58 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22033 WIKWEMIKONG–The Wikwemikong Tribal Police actively patrolled the village of Wikwemikong the evening of October 28 with information of a wanted male in the village with warrants for his arrest out of the city of Sault Ste. Marie and Garden River First Nation. On October 28, 2014, at approximately 9:10 pm, officers were out patrolling in [...]

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Blue-green algae bloom reported in Long Lake http://www.manitoulin.ca/blue-green-algae-bloom-reported-long-lake/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/blue-green-algae-bloom-reported-long-lake/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:37:18 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22021 SUDBURY–The Ministry of the Environment has advised the Sudbury & District Health Unit that results from samples taken October 23, 2014, from Long Lake are positive for blue-green algae (cyanobacteria). The samples contained a species of cyanobacteria that can produce toxins. Blue-green algal blooms could also appear in other parts of the lake. Because blooms [...]

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Car crashes through front shop window on Lasalle Blvd. http://www.manitoulin.ca/car-crashes-front-shop-window-lasalle-blvd/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/car-crashes-front-shop-window-lasalle-blvd/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:04:18 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22018 SUDBURY–On Wednesday October 29th at 08:30 pm, a car driven by a 74 year old Sudbury woman collided with a business at 1542 Lasalle Blvd. The car went through the glass windows and wall of the business where three persons inside received minor injuries. Only 1 person was transported to Health Sciences North by EMS [...]

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Olympic women’s hockey players visit Manitoulin to inspire female athletes http://www.manitoulin.ca/olympic-womens-hockey-players-visit-manitoulin-inspire-female-athletes/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/olympic-womens-hockey-players-visit-manitoulin-inspire-female-athletes/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 04:00:59 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21940 M’CHIGEENG—M’Chigeeng First Nation hosted a series of hockey workshops last week for Island female hockey players led by two time Olympic gold medalists Cheryl Pounder and Becky Kellar. “It was a joint effort between the Union of Ontario Indians, the Anishinabek Educational Institute and Lakeview School,” Union of Ontario Indians Health Policy Analyst Tony Jacko [...]

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