- OPP charge Gore Bay man with child pornography offences
- Manitoulin groups attend Kincardine hearing, oppose nuclear waste disposal site
- Little Current Lions celebrate 75 years
- Wiky chief, council pass Children’s Bill of Rights
- Mindemoya now hosts new Credit Union branch
- Freezing rain likely Wednesday
- Sheg First Nation chooses Richard Shawanda as chief
- Island athlete lands full university scholarship
- Ontario Geological Survey raises spectre of fracking on Manitoulin Island
- Winter accidents claim two lives
All posts tagged "chiefs"
Sheguaindah chief calling for by-election for councillors
SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—Today (Wednesday) will mark 42 days of protest for those on the picket line on the Sheguaindah First Nation who say they will remain until the chief, Orville Aguonie, tenders his resignation. Last Wednesday, August...
- Posted September 5, 2012
Municipal reps meet with minister on 1990 land claim concerns
MANITOULIN—A delegation from the Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) met with the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) annual meeting last week in regards to concerns it has to the...
- Posted August 31, 2012
Sheguiandah First Nation political standoff hits month mark
SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—Today, Wednesday, August 22, marks day 30 of the protest on the Sheguiandah First Nation which has the community at odds over the protestors’ main goal—to see the resignation of Chief Orville Aguonie. The protestors...
- Posted August 22, 2012
Official Plan should take First Nation concerns to heart at start
To the Expositor: The updating of the Official Plan for land use and zoning has been recently launched by the Manitoulin Planning Board. There has been some discussion about the involvement of the First Nations in developing...
- Posted August 15, 2012
UCCM police officer faces charges after domestic disturbance
M’CHIGEENG–An officer from the United Chiefs and Council Manitoulin (UCCM) Anishnaabe Police is facing a charge of assault after a 2010 domestic assault in Mindemoya. The Ontario Provincial Police began an investigation into the assault on May...
- Posted May 9, 2012
Effective consultation the task of tribal chair
To the Expositor: Holding public office in a First Nation community can indeed be a precarious position for any First Nation leader. The position of United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) Tribal Chair, currently being...
- Posted February 1, 2012
Harper grants ‘a couple of hours’ to national First Nations leadership
by Alicia McCutcheon OTTAWA—Union of Ontario Indians Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee said he is not deterred by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s “shenanigans”—cutting down his Tuesday meeting at the historical Crown-First Nations gathering to “a couple of...
- Posted January 25, 2012
AOK requests an extension of comment deadline for wind turbines
AUNDECK OMNI KANING—The McLean’s wind farm project proposed by the Northland Power Inc. (NPI) was a major issue on the agenda of the newly elected chief and council of Aundeck Omni Kaning (AOK) First Nation’s annual planning...
- Posted January 25, 2012
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 number of hunting violation charges laid by the Ministry of Natural...
- Posted December 2, 2011
M’Chigeeng man faces charges of manslaughter in methadone death
M’CHIGEENG—A M’Chigeeng man has been charged in relation to the death of a M’Chigeeng woman this past summer. On July 3, United Chiefs and Council of Manitoulin (UCCM) Anishnaabe Police responded to a call from the Mindemoya...
- Posted November 8, 2011