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Courthouse employees fault Ministry of Attorney General with slow response to concerns on workplace...

Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORE BAY—The discovery of mould and asbestos in the Gore Bay courthouse building (which includes the land registry office) has left employees...

Number of deer harvested and violations decline significantly, says MNR

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN—Not only did the number of deer harvested during this past week’s annual deer gun hunt on Manitoulin Island decrease significantly, the...

Snowdusters request trail in area of wind turbines remain open

Tom Sasvari The Recorder M’CHIGEENG—An agreement has been reached between the Manitoulin Snowdusters and representatives of the Mother Earth Renewable Energy (MERE) project, that will continue...

MPP says snow clearing practices in North needs to be addressed

The Recorder TORONTO—Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha said inadequate snow-clearing practices in Northern Ontario needs to be addressed by Queen’s Park. In a statement in the Ontario...

Manitoulin Longbeards provides assistance to handicapped man to join in annual rifle deer hunt

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN—If Tom Sagle is successful in harvesting a deer during this year’s annual deer gun hunt on Manitoulin, he can thank, at...

Health Unit budget sees two percent increase

Tom Sasvari The Recorder SUDBURY—The Sudbury and District Health Unit (SDHU) has increased its budget for 2012 in order to maintain its 2011 service levels. The overall...

New Democrats to focus on solutions as speech from the throne delivered

The Recorder QUEEN’S PARK—In response to the Speech from the Throne earlier this week, NDP leader Andrea Horwath said she’s hoping to pierce partisan differences...

Health workers take to picket line

Tom Sasvari The Recorder SUDBURY—A total of 83 full- and part-time employees, including three on Manitoulin Island, who provide front line mental health services to about...

Gore Bay formally requests UCCMM to withdraw land claim on marina, harbour

Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORE BAY—While the Town of Gore Bay has formally requested the United Chiefs and Councils of M’Nidoo Mnising (UCCMM) to reconsider its...
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