- Power outages on Manitoulin due to car accident
- UCCM Anishnaabe Police service return to police Sheguiandah First Nation
- 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
All posts tagged "northern ontario"
International bestselling author coming to Little Current
LITTLE CURRENT—For those of us who have always dreamed of writing a novel but fear that time has passed our opportunity by, one need look no further than Mary Lawson, sister of White’s Point resident and ‘Bridging...
- Posted November 27, 2013
Lobbying effort should aim for a return to 11 ridings
The federal riding review is complete and the very good news is that Northern Ontario maintains its 10 seats in the House of Commons. (This is in contrast to southern Ontario, primarily the Greater Toronto Area, where...
- Posted October 2, 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
MNR cuts threaten vulnerable Northern Ontario communities
QUEEN’S PARK––Local politicians are joining Northern Ontario NDP MPPs, in their frustration concerning job and service cuts involving the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) taking place across Northern Ontario. “Something is really rotten in the state of...
- Posted October 12, 2012
Musicians to be recognized by Northern Ontario Country Music Association
MANITOULIN—The Northern Ontario Country Music Association (NOCMA) will recognize two Manitoulin Island musicians this year at their annual music awards weekend. “Glen McDougall of Manitoulin Island is being inducted into the Northern Ontario Country Music Hall of...
- Posted September 7, 2012
Island veteran of aquaculture industry suggests paying fish farms to release trout
Says it would benefit both MNR and anglers MANITOULIN—The recent vandalism to Cold Water Fisheries cage nets in the North Channel has caused the president of the Northern Ontario Aquaculture Association and proprietor of Meeker’s Aquaculture to...
- Posted September 5, 2012
Central Manitoulin supports calls for MNR office to remain open
MINDEMOYA—The Mayor of the Town of Espanola has implored the Minister of Natural Resources (MNR) not to close the local MNR office in Espanola. Meanwhile, the Municipality of Central Manitoulin is in support of calls by Espanola...
- Posted August 31, 2012
Proposed new riding of Algoma-Manitoulin-Killarney covers Lively
OTTAWA—The first shoe has dropped in proposed changes to the electoral boundaries in Northern Ontario, and although the devil is in the details, the news that the independent electoral commission has proposed retaining 10 ridings in Northern...
- Posted August 29, 2012
MOE Healthy Lakes meeting will take place on Manitoulin
MANITOULIN—Thanks to the lobbying efforts of the Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC) and Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha, the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) will be holding a public meeting on Manitoulin Island concerning the proposed Great Lakes...
- Posted August 17, 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