Wikwemikong islands claim progressing

by Alicia McCutcheonWIKWEMIKONG—During a recent meeting with staff of the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve land claims department, The Expositor learned that Manitoulin’s largest First...

Critics blast new outdoors card renewal system as cumbersome, unworkable

Tom SasvariThe RecorderMANITOULIN—The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) reports that once the new system to issue Ontario outdoors cards and hunting and fishing licences...

Senior housing complex to be built in M’Chigeeng

Tom SasvariThe RecorderM’CHIGEENG—It has been the vision of members of the Anishinaabemowin Gamig Elders Language Activity Centre (AGELAC) to one day open a senior...

Gordon/Barrie Island Twp. takes next step in strategic planning

The RecorderGORDON—A lively discussion on growth and sustainability broke out at the Municipality of Gordon/Barrie Island’s visioning session on January 11.Seventeen interested residents and...

NDP asks motorists to report dangerous roads

Tom SasvariThe RecorderQUEEN’S PARK—Ontario’s New Democrats are asking drivers in Northern Ontario to help put together a record of all the provincial highways that...

Final approval given by MNR for Lafarge expansion project

Tom SasvariThe RecorderMELDRUM BAY—The final approval for the amendment to an official plan to allow for the expansion of the Meldrum Bay Lafarge North...

UOI Chief Pat Madahbee part of First Nations parley with Crown, parliamentarians

by Alicia McCutcheonOTTAWA—Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee, as well as nine others representing the Anishinaabek Nation, will have a seat with the prime minister...

Abattoir construction underway at Prov

by Betty BardswichPROVIDENCE BAY—Island cattlemen and farmers will be pleased to know that construction of the Manitoulin abattoir is well underway at the corner...

The Manitoulin Connection: Swing Bridge Stories

by Robin BurridgeLITTLE CURRENT—2013 will mark the centennial of the Manitoulin swing bridge. In celebrating this momentous occasion there will numerous events, festivals, a...

Wind farm comment deadline is Jan. 27

by Robin BurridgeLITTLE CURRENT—The Ministry of Environment (MOE) 60-day public review and comment period of Renewable Energy Approval (REA) reports for Northland Power’s (NPI)...

Northern Junior Hockey League and Sudbury MP tackle concussion concern at regional, national levels

by Stacey LavallieMANITOULIN—Every morning, Robert Mazzuca wakes up in pain, sometimes so bad he said he doesn’t get out of bed. The pain he...

Gore Bay girl qualifies for the Ontario Winter Games

Tom SasvariThe RecorderGORE BAY—A Gore Bay area girl has been notified of her having qualified for the Ontario Winter Games in the (ski-shoot) biathlon...
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