- 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 "joe chapman"
Northeast Town Mayor Chapman resigns from post
LITTLE CURRENT—On Monday, January 7 the Northeast Town officially announced the resignation of Mayor Joe Chapman. Mr. Chapman submitted his resignation from his position as mayor effective December 31, 2012. “Mayor Chapman explained that his ever increasing...
- Posted January 9, 2013
NEMI Town mayor suggests quitting Planning Board
LITTLE CURRENT—After reviewing the Manitoulin Planning Board’s (MPB) 2013 budget and the municipal contributions for next year, the Northeast Town council directed town staff to investigate separating from the Planning Board. “I’ve had it with this planning...
- Posted December 27, 2012
Northeast Council reaches agreement to keep post office in downtown L.C.
LITTLE CURRENT—Last Thursday evening at a special meeting of the Northeast Town council, council passed a motion directing town staff to enter into a lease agreement with Canada Post, ensuring that Little Current’s post office will remain...
- 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
Manitoulin Country Fest offers a boot tapping good time at new venue
LITTLE CURRENT—Despite the rainy weather, thousands of country music fans flocked to Little Current for Manitoulin Country Fest last weekend, with an estimated high of 5,000 attendees Saturday night, said organizers Craig and Kelly Timmermans. “It was...
- Posted August 15, 2012
Municipal leaders recall committment by Ontario to pay Manor fixup costs
by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—Several elected municipal leaders support the claim by veteran Centennial Manor board members that money spent in 2006 and 2007 on mandated improvements to the facility would not have to be repaid to...
- Posted May 30, 2012
Manor finances short more than $1 million
by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—Years of claims that the Manitoulin Centennial Manor is in financial trouble have been validated with an announcement at last week’s Northeast Town council meeting that the manor is operating at a deficit...
- Posted May 23, 2012
Mould again disrupts Gore Bay courthouse
by Alicia McCutcheon GORE BAY—Staff of the Gore Bay courthouse are once again working from different premises as more mould has been discovered. When a leak was discovered in a public washroom on the main floor of...
- Posted May 23, 2012
FONOM supports Island municipalities’ concerns on 1990 land claim process
Tom Sasvari with files from Stacey Lavallie The Recorder EVANSVILLE—The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) has endorsed a motion passed earlier this year by the Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) on the latter’s concerns regarding the 1990...
- Posted May 18, 2012
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, according to MMA members, it is providing a ‘substandard’ level of...
- Posted April 20, 2012