Small municipalities call for the province to assume OPP bills

SAULT STE. MARIE—The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) took a clear stance at the recent FONOM and Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing...

Aboriginal suicide funding announcement

OTTAWA—In another response to the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Residential Schools, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Monday $69 million...

Snowdusters request trail in area of wind turbines remain open

Tom Sasvari The Recorder M’CHIGEENG—An agreement has been reached between the Manitoulin Snowdusters and representatives of the Mother Earth Renewable Energy (MERE) project, that will continue...

High school teachers won’t be involved in any voluntary school activities

TORONTO­­––Members of Ontario’s secondary school union voted Monday to withdraw from participation in all extracurricular activities effective December 10. “The temperature has been turned up...

Experimental Lakes Area funding is a welcomed break from the recent past

SPRING BAY—Federal funding is being provided for the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), which is great news says, a local resident and Algonquin Eco Watch...

MMA to petition MPPs on land claim concerns

Tom Sasvari The Recorder KAGAWONG—The Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) is going to again make its concerns known in regards to the Manitoulin Island 1990 land claims...

VIDEO: Chi-Cheemaun arrives in South Baymouth sporting her new look

SOUTH BAYMOUTH–Crowds gathered at the South Baymouth wharf to see the MS Chi-Cheemaun in on her first sail of the season. The ferry is...

$1.4 million Mindemoya drain drain project hits literal rocks

MINDEMOYA—The Mindemoya Drain/Yonge Street reconstruction project in Central Manitoulin has had a bit of a rocky history, eventually becoming a major issue in the...

$14-million construction crane upsets in Bidwell Road ditch

by Stacey Lavallie NORTHEAST TOWN—An accident that tipped a component of a $14-million crane into a Bidwell Road ditch last Tuesday, causing damage, will delay...

Arsonist remains at large, OPP offers tips to protect property

MANITOULIN—Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Sergeant Carolle Dionne, media relations and community services coordinator for the OPP North East Region confirmed on Friday (August 8)...

Avoid heat-related illness with rising summer heat

MANITOULIN--In hot, humid weather, anyone can experience heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Those at greatest risk for heat-related illness include infants, the elderly, people...

Manor board short one member and needs to elect a new chair, says...

MANITOULIN—A representative from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) has clarified the confusion regarding the Manitoulin Centennial Manor board and the expired...