- OPP charge Gore Bay man with child pornography offences
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- Little Current Lions celebrate 75 years
- Wiky chief, council pass Children’s Bill of Rights
- Mindemoya now hosts new Credit Union branch
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- Sheg First Nation chooses Richard Shawanda as chief
- Island athlete lands full university scholarship
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All posts tagged "stewardship council"
Upper Great Lakes Study comment period extended
ONTARIO—Due to strong public interest, the International Joint Commission (IJC) has extended the deadline for written comments on the Upper Great Lakes Study. “That’s good news I guess, some of my colleagues feel this is good, because...
- Posted September 7, 2012
Manitoulin faces plant threats from giant hogweed, common reed
Experts suggest strategies for control, containment MANITOULIN––Forces are being marshaled and battle lines drawn in the latest alien invasion of Manitoulin’s shores. Patches of phragmites australis and heracleum mantegazzianum are swarming onto Island beaches and lurking about...
- Posted September 5, 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
Stewardship Council lobbies successfully for reinstatement of healthy lakes meeting
LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC) has secured yet another Manitoulin meeting for the general public, this time in regards to the proposed provincial Great Lakes Protection Act. Next Thursday, August 23 at the Northeast Town...
- Posted August 15, 2012
Stewardship Council upset MOE cancels Manitoulin meeting
Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN—Representatives of the Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC) are upset with Ministry of the Environment (MOE) officials for creating the Great Lakes Protection Act and forming a non-government guardian council to lead this...
- Posted August 10, 2012
Georgian Bay Forever has high hopes for IJC outcome
Tom Sasvari The Recorder GEORGIAN BAY—An official with the Georgian Bay Forever (GBF) group agrees with a representative of the Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC) that with the pressure put on by area residents in opposition to...
- Posted July 27, 2012
Turnout at water level meeting shows volume of concerns
Not everyone remained for all of the 30-plus presentations to the entire International Joint Commission (IJC) board on the Lake Huron water level issue, but for nearly all of the proceedings Sunday at the large hall at...
- Posted July 18, 2012
Residents urged to relay water level concerns to IJC at Sunday meeting
Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN—This Sunday, July 15 (not Saturday, as was printed in The Expositor page 1 headline this week) at the Little Current Recreation Centre, members of the public will be given the opportunity to...
- Posted July 13, 2012
Giant hogweed on Island; contact burns, blisters skin
by Alicia McCutcheon AUNDECK OMNI KANING—A 20-year-old Aundeck Omni Kaning (AOK) man had an encounter with the invasive giant hogweed plant late last month, an encounter that’s left him with wounds, scars and a loss of tolerance...
- Posted July 11, 2012
Lake Huron water levels focus of Island IJC meeting Sunday
by Alicia McCutcheon LITTLE CURRENT—This Sunday, July 15 marks the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) visit to Manitoulin and it is the last chance for Islanders to share with the six Canadian and American commissioners their thoughts regarding...
- Posted July 11, 2012