Dates set for Western Manitoulin seniors driver test services return

GORE BAY—Dates have now been established by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) for the return of the seniors driving training program in Gore Bay,...

OFA farmers have until March 25 to help direct group’s future

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Island farmers who are members of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) are being encouraged to fill out a survey to help direct...

Patrick Brown visits Wiikwemkoong; first Ontario Tory leader to go ‘across the bay’

WIIKWEMKOONG—Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown vowed to reach out to communities across the spectrum of Ontario’s population when he visited Manitoulin during his leadership...

War Pensioners rep agrees with contention that government has failed to live up to...

MANITOULIN—A local representative of the War Pensioners of Canada (WPC) agrees wholeheartedly with the War Amps of Canada/National Council of Veteran Associations (NCVA) contention...

Wikwemikong hosts road hockey tournament to raise funds for new rink

WIKWEMIKONG—Wikwemikong will be holding the first annual competitive road hockey tournament, the Wikwemikong Winter Classic 2013, during the Christmas holidays on Saturday, December 28...

Tax Deductions: Don’t Get Carried Away

Carrying charges generally represent costs that you incur to manage your investments (and potentially your business). Reported as a deduction on your personal tax...

Mindemoya consignment store not closing, assures Community Living

MINDEMOYA—The Consignment Store, operated by Community Living Manitoulin (CLM) in Mindemoya, is not closing, an official with CLM told the Recorder late last week. “The...

Island public meeting with Ontario Hydro Ombudsman officially set

MANITOULIN—The date and time for Hydro One Ombudsman Fiona Crean to attend a public meeting on Manitoulin Island to hear residents concerns with hydro...

Gore Bay Theatre presents a festival of one-act plays

GORE BAY—The award winning Gore Bay Theatre (GBT) will be opening the curtain on its summer season next week with a festival of one...

Rainbow Board acclaims Doreen Dewar chair, Dena Morrison acclaimed vice-chair

SUDBURY—At the organizational meeting for Rainbow District School Board held on Tuesday, December 13, Trustee Doreen Dewar was acclaimed chair of the Board for...

Manor board vice chair takes over chair role until April elections

MANITOULIN—In lieu of recent events on the Manitoulin Centennial Manor board of management, vice chair Kathy Davidson has resumed the responsibility of chairing the...

Manitoulin Relay for Life exceeds goal of $30,000

M’CHIGEENG—Almost two dozen teams, primarily high school students, set up tents, strummed guitars, and tossed Frisbees leading up to the fifth Relay for Life...