Manor negotiating with health ministry on funding clawback

by Robin BurridgeLITTLE CURRENT—Last week, the Manitoulin Centennial Manor board held a special meeting with the municipal leaders of Manitoulin to discuss the facility’s...

Good Samaritans rescue ‘Turtle No. 73’

by Alicia McCutcheonLITTLE CURRENT—A painted turtle seemingly asking for help after having its shell chewed by a dog in Little Current was whisked to...

Rain douses fire ban, but MNR and towns urge caution

MANITOULIN--Cool temperatures and rainy days this week and weekend has resulted in the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) lifting its Northeastern Ontario fire restriction....

Jury finds driver of vehicle not guilty of criminal negligence in Gore Bay accident

Tom SasvariThe RecorderGORE BAY—A jury has found the driver of a motor vehicle involved in an accident that occurred in downtown Gore Bay almost...

Mindemoya Hospital Auxiliary donates $10,000 to fundraising campaign

Tom SasvariThe RecorderMINDEMOYA—The Mindemoya Hospital Auxiliary has once again demonstrated its tremendous support of the Mindemoya Hospital and Manitoulin Health Centre. The auxiliary members...

Island municipalities may need to open pocketbooks for Manor, mayor says

Tom Sasvari with files byRobin BurridgeThe RecorderMANITOULIN—A local municipal leader says Manitoulin municipalities should brace themselves to come up with more funds because of...

Sheshegwaning FN receives funding to honour veterans

Tom SasvariThe RecorderPARRY SOUND—The Sheshegwaning First Nation will have $31,969 to put towards its memorial honouring veterans and those who have made the ultimate...

Dr. Melissa Shigwadja Wiky High School’s first med school grad

by Robin BurridgeWIKWEMIKONG—Wikwemikong High School (Wasse-Abin) alumni Melissa Shigwadja received her Doctor of Medicine earlier this month from the Michael G. DeGroote School of...

Changes to EI to heavily impact Northern Ontario, rural Canada

by Michael ErskineOTTAWA—There are big changes in the way Employment Insurance (EI) operates coming early next year and if you live and work in...

Municipal leaders recall committment by Ontario to pay Manor fixup costs

by Robin BurridgeLITTLE CURRENT—Several elected municipal leaders support the claim by veteran Centennial Manor board members that money spent in 2006 and 2007 on...

Taste of Manitoulin returns with cultural, culinary creations

by Robin BurridgeMANITOULIN—The second annual Taste of Manitoulin (TOM) will once again highlight the Island’s local culinary talents and rich cultural and historical background...

Island area included in MNR proposal to stock lake trout

Tom SasvariThe RecorderPETERBOROUGH—Manitoulin area waters are slated to be stocked with over 800,000 lake trout per year (from 2012-2020), as part of a proposed...
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