Gordon’s Manitoulin Island Country Club will be sold

GORDON-BARRIE ISLAND—The municipality of Gordon/Barrie Island has begun the process of divesting and selling the Manitoulin Island Country Club (MICC) to a prospective purchaser. “We...

Public Health Sudbury & Districts issues advisory due to possible blue-green algal bloom at...

Public Health Sudbury & Districts and the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks are currently investigating a possible blue-green algal bloom...
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Manitoulin’s Word on the Street – Tim Hortons

We hit the streets once again to ask Islanders how they felt about the incoming Tim Hortons to Little Current, and also...

Controversy surrounding outdoor licenced venue to be taken to Central council

MINDEMOYA—While members of the Providence Bay/Spring Bay Lions Club and the Ride Manitoulin committee would like to have an outdoor licenced venue set up...

MNR responds to Island question posed on farmers getting automatic deer tags

KAGAWONG—The response from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) on the request from farmers to get an automatic deer hunting tag annually...

Fatal Single Snowmobile Collision on Lake Panache

Around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018, Police received a call regarding a single snowmobile collision on Lake Panache approximately 5 km from...

Little Current’s Michael Laidley returns to play after season out for injury

CANTON, NY—Little Current’s Michael Laidley has returned to the ice after taking 2017 off due to an injury early in the 2016-2017 season. “I got...

Relay for Life seeks teams for May event

M’CHIGEENG—Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) is hosting the student-led Relay for Life 12-hour overnight relay on May 30. This marks the fifth major cancer research...

CC McLean goes red to support Canadian forces

GORE BAY—Students and staff at Charles. C. McLean Public School in Gore Bay wore all red this month. That is, they were all wearing...

Island police chiefs condemn methadone dispensing regimen

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—Manitoulin police chiefs are speaking out on some of the practices of the methadone program, specifically the ‘carry home’—the ability to take...

Town accepts tender for work to be undertaken on Phipps Street

GORE BAY—Gore Bay council has accepted tenders for geotechnical testing work to be undertaken on Phipps Street in the town of Gore Bay. “We received...

Proposed Asian carp block has support of Great Lakes United

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN—A Great Lakes-Mississippi River separation to block Asian carp from the Great Lakes is possible, practical and preventive, say representatives of Great...