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Blue Goose winding down all its Manitoulin beef operations

MANITOULIN—Blue Goose has announced it is winding down all of its beef operations on Manitoulin Island. “This very difficult decision was made following an in-depth...

Board of Health calls for government action on smoking regulations

SUDBURY—With the incidence of elementary school aged children in the Sudbury district (which includes Manitoulin) reporting they have smoked in the past year being...

Rainbow Board hires social worker to service Espanola-Manitoulin students

SUDBURY—The Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) has hired a social worker to service students in the Espanola and Manitoulin area with the board passing...

Manitoulin Transport makes significant donation to Angel Bus fundraising campaign

GORE BAY—The Angel Bus fundraising campaign has received a huge boost towards its goal thanks to Manitoulin Transport and the Douglas A. Smith Family...

Public asked to provide input on water meter proposal info package

GORE BAY—Gore Bay water users will be provided with a water meter information package this week after council agreed on information to be included...

Gore Bay couple establishes Manitoulin Fire Fund program

GORE BAY—A Gore Bay couple is looking for Island-wide support on a program they have established to make the lives of families who have...

Fish and Game calls on MNRF to support development of fisheries management plan

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...

Gore Bay veteran receives Ambassador for Peace medal from the Korean Embassy

GORE BAY—John Gridley, a Gore Bay resident and a veteran of the Korean War, has been recognized for his efforts by the Korean Embassy...

MPP calls out MNRF minister on new fees to hunters and anglers

ONTARIO—On November 26, MPP Jeff Yurek (Elgin-Middlesex-London) rose in the legislature to question the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) on the new...

Holcim-Lafarge merger expected to be completed by next year

MUSKOKA—It is expected that the proposed merger of Holcim Ltd. and Lafarge Sa will take place in 2015, but at this point there has...

Planning Board tells Ont. reps it will not support development restrictions

GORE BAY—Members of the Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) have made it clear that they will not support restrictions on development on right-of-way/private roads to...

Township council accepts bid for new water treatment plant equipment

KAGAWONG—Billings council has accepted a bid of just over $517,000 for the purchase of new equipment and its installation in the township water treatment...
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