Manor receives good news on finances

Tom SasvariThe RecorderLITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Centennial Manor Board received some good news concerning its financial situation from the provincial government last week.“It is good...

Georgian Bay Forever has high hopes for IJC outcome

Tom SasvariThe RecorderGEORGIAN BAY—An official with the Georgian Bay Forever (GBF) group agrees with a representative of the Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC) that...

Tragedy strikes – Two children dead after separate drowning incidents

Tom SasvariThe RecorderMANITOULIN––The communities of Assiginack and Wikwemikong are in a state of shock after two young Island children died in separate drowning accidents...

MNR facing deep cuts over next three years

Tom SasvariThe RecorderONTARIO—The Ontario Minister of Natural Resources (MNR) confirmed earlier this month that it will be cutting $70 million, or 10 percent, of...

Two Island children perish in separate drowning tragedies

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Island has been shocked and saddened by the news of two child drownings within a two-day period: a six-year-old boy on Sunday at...

Lower social benefits likely to impact service clubs

by Alicia McCutcheonMANITOULIN—At the last meeting of the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB) before the summer break, the board learned of the DSB’s revision...

Great Lakes distress radio system gutted by federal cuts

by Michael ErskineTHUNDER BAY—Federal government cutbacks to the Marine Communications and Traffic Services program (Coast Guard Radio) will see 10 centres across Canada shut...

Lake Huron levels plummet in 2012

by Alicia McCutcheonLAKE HURON—Not surprisingly, Lake Huron’s water levels are on the decline after a spring and summer with little to no precipitation.Chuck Southam,...

Islanders in agreement, a ‘do nothing’ approach to low water is not acceptable

Tom SasvariThe RecorderLITTLE CURRENT—The approximately 300 people, made up of municipal council members, federal and provincial politicians, First Nation representatives, business people, cottage owners...

Billings residents to see small increase in taxes

Tom SasvariThe RecorderKAGAWONG—Billings residents will see an increase of one percent in their taxes for 2012.That’s what several members of the public were told...

Algoma-Manitoulin affected by Elections Ontario privacy breach

The RecorderTORONTO—Greg Essensa, Chief Electoral Officer, announced Tuesday that Elections Ontario has identified a privacy breach that occurred with respect to some Ontario voters’...

Gore Bay closer to creation of new marina breakwall

Tom SasvariThe RecorderGORE BAY—The Town of Gore Bay is again undertaking the steps needed to provide for a new marina breakwall, and if everything...
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