Manitoulin OPP to tackle ‘big 3’ policing concerns

by Stacey Lavallie MANITOULIN—As one of his first tasks as Staff Sergeant of the four Manitoulin Island Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments, Kevin Webb went...

Idea from Evansville’s Mike Meeker leads to restocked Sudbury lakes

Tom Sasvari The Recorder SUDBURY—The recent release of rainbow trout fingerling-length fish into a Greater Sudbury river started with a suggestion from Mike Meeker, owner of...

Ontario budget provides some good news, MPP Michael Mantha says

Tom Sasvari with files from Stacey Lavallie The Recorder MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Health Centre’s (MHC) worst fears as far as provincial funding for this fiscal year came to...

Support sought for health, recreation complex proposal

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MINDEMOYA—Central Manitoulin municipal council has given its approval in principle, to a health-recreation complex proposal, being spearheaded by licenced dietician Petra Wall...

Northwatch rep warns of the potential storage of nuclear waste on the North Shore

Tom Sasvari with files by Robin Burridge The Recorder KAGAWONG—A local member of Northwatch is warning residents of Manitoulin Island and the North Shore of the...

Mother’s campaign for workplace safety eases ache left by dead son

by Stacey Lavallie SHEGUIANDAH—When Joanne Wade opened her door on a chilly November day more than a decade ago she found two police officers and...

Carter Bay listed for $3.75 million

by Alicia McCutcheon CARTER BAY—The 6,400 acres on the south shore of Manitoulin known as the Carter Bay Eco Development is for sale, listed for...

Human Rights Tribunal must hear case on discussion against First Nation kids, rules Federal...

by Stacey Lavallie CANADA—Though the findings of a Federal Court Justice means a case regarding unequal funding for First Nations children will go before the...

NDP supports budget

by Stacey Lavallie QUEEN’S PARK—Leaders from the provincial Liberal Party and the New Democratic Party (NDP) found a middle ground regarding changes to the 2012...

Youngsters raise funds for Prov playground equipment

Tom Sasvari The Recorder PROVIDENCE BAY—The Providence Bay/Spring Bay Lions Providence Bay beach playground fundraising campaign has certainly had support from the Island community in achieving...

NetCentral files request for West End cell service

Tom Sasvari The Recorder SILVER WATER—A NetCentral official will be taking a request for the establishment of broadband-cellular services in the area of Burpee-Mills west to...

MMA wants answers on frequent power outages

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) is calling on Hydro One to attend a future meeting to present its case as to why,...
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