- 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 "ministry of natural resources"
MNR reports significant decrease in number of charges during deer hunt
MANITOULIN—The number of charges laid by Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) conservation officers (COs) during the past week’s annual deer gun hunt on Manitoulin Island decreased substantially over last year’s figures. “We laid a total of 11...
- Posted November 28, 2013
Enjoy your hunt and stay safe, says OPP
With hunting season fast approaching for Manitoulin Island from Monday, November 18 to Sunday, November 24, 2013 and the with the expected number of 5,000 to 7,000 hunters on the Island, the Ontario Provincial Police urge hunters...
- Posted November 13, 2013
OPP investigating eight hunting related shootings this week
Hunters remember to ‘bring your firearm safety with you’ ORILLIA–Hunting season is open in many parts of the province, with Manitoulin’s hunting season starting soon on November 18, and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding hunters...
- Posted November 8, 2013
Ministry of Natural Resources to carry out walleye survey on Lake Mindemoya
LAKE MINDEMOYA—The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) is getting set to carry out its fall walleye index netting survey next week. Wayne Selinger, area biologist with the MNR office in Espanola, told the Recorder on Tuesday, “tentatively...
- Posted October 11, 2013
Assiginack objects to curtailed building on Lake Manitou
LAKE MANITOU—Assiginack council has added its voice to the growing list of municipalities who are concerned that the draft Official Plan will mean an end to development on Lake Manitou, which will likely be deemed ‘at capacity’...
- Posted October 9, 2013
Lack of walleye found in Lake Mindemoya a concern for Fish and Game Club
KAGAWONG—The results of the recent Anishinabek/Ontario Fisheries Resource Centre (A/ORC) broad scale monitoring fish study on Lake Mindemoya has provided information that is of concern for members of the United Fish and Game Clubs of Manitoulin (UFGCM),...
- Posted September 27, 2013
Municipalities lose tax dollars and provincial funding with conservation land purchases
EVANSVILLE—The chair of the Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA), Ken Noland, says that once lands are purchased in a municipality and designated conservation land, not only do the municipalities lose tax dollars, they lose provincial funding as well....
- Posted September 27, 2013
8 cattle beasts lost to Green Bay farmer after single lightning strike
GREEN BAY—Small family farms bring with them a wealth of deep satisfaction and delight for those hardy individuals who nurture their fields in the face of all that Mother Nature tosses their way each season. But the...
- Posted August 28, 2013
MNR Espanola office to lose nine positions
ESPANOLA—As part of the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) transformation and re-organization of its office structure provincially, nine positions within the Espanola office will be leaving the community. “Through a combination of relocations, surpluses, and personal decisions...
- Posted August 23, 2013
MNR Minister David Orazeitti wades in on Espanola staff reductions
To the Expositor: The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) is in the midst of implementing a three-year transformation plan, which was first communicated in the 2012 Ontario budget. The plan is designed to modernize the way the...
- Posted August 21, 2013