New hotel’s site plan going to N.E. Town

LITTLE CURRENT––A hotel project slated for the waterfront acreage to the west of the Manitoulin Tourism Association Welcome Centre on Highway 6 has taken...

Status of Michael’s Bay site likely decided soon

TORONTO—One of Manitoulin’s most storied pieces of property has been in legal limbo for years, as the Michael’s Bay property containing the old Michael’s...

Star Sightings

Former NHL star and Toronto Maple Leaf alumni Wendel Clark was at the Nemi arena in Little Current on Friday, April 5, with a...

Northeast Family Health Team adds clinical opiates treatment

Patient list presently limited LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeastern Manitoulin Family Health Team (FHT) has begun treating the clinic’s methadone patients on-site in Little Current thanks to...

Lafarge-Holcim merger won’t affect Meldrum Bay quarry operations

FRANCE—While Lafarge and Swiss based Holcim Ltd. are getting close to a final merger, the deal is not expected to have much effect on...

Ferry loss would be devastating to South Baymouth, Manitoulin, economic impact study shows

OWEN SOUND—A study seeking to quantify the economic benefits of the MS Chi-Cheemaun ferry which links Manitoulin Island at South Baymouth to the Bruce...

Ambulance service wait times concern some Island citizens

LITTLE CURRENT—Several Northeast Town councillors raised questions last week about ambulance wait times in the municipality in response to concerns from ratepayers, prompting a...

Planning Board wants veto process in place on lands deemed parkland

GORE BAY—Members of the Manitoulin Planning Board, in discussion on the draft Official Plan for the Island, have made it clear they want something...

Proposed subdivision on North Channel island divides Northeast council

16 cottage lots proposed BAY OF ISLANDS—The Bay Islands Community Association (BICA) is calling for the Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) to delay its decision regarding...

Idle No More in Ottawa January 11

First Nation members from across Canada gathered in Ottawa to support their leaders in a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Protestors blocked the...

RCMP and police who serve overseas need to be provided benefits, War Pensioners say

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN—The War Pensioners of Canada (WPC) is requesting that members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and officers with the Ontario...

Ceremony held to recognize all those veterans who served for our country

GORDON—“It’s not about the gifts that people give to each other at this time of the year, but the gift we received from our...
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