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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Sandfield residents petition Central council for election

by Stacey Lavallie CENTRAL MANITOULIN—A petition demanding Central Manitoulin Council hold a by-election for a vacant Ward 3 (Sandfield) seat is circulating prior to this...

Feds provide funding to look at options to compensate for loss of water from...

ONTARIO—Local and provincial representatives are happy with funding being provided by the Canadian federal government in last week’s budget toward proposed solutions for declining...

Northeast Town takes second look at draft 2016 budget

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council took a second look at the 2016 draft municipal budget, reviewing line items and trying to find savings after...

Police Investigate Collision Involving School Bus

M’CHIGEENG FIRST NATION – At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)...

Federal infrastructure largesse relies on provincial contribution, Manitoulin municipalities say

MANITOULIN—The reading of last week’s federal budget offered good news for many, including municipalities with the announcement of $120 billion in infrastructure spending over...

Northeast Town council asks staff to revisit 2015 budget for further cuts

Taxpayers’ Association applauds council decision LITTLE CURRENT—At a recent Northeast Town council budget meeting, council carried a motion directing town staff to revisit the operating...

Early morning traffic stop results in impaired driving charge

LITTLE CURRENT--In the early hours of April 2, 2016, a UCCM Police officer observed some suspicious activity outside of a vehicle that was stopped...

Northeast Town gets cold shoulder from Planning Board

MANITOULIN—The Northeast Town stood alone last week, unsupported by other Island municipalities in its request to have the Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) withdraw its...

Negotiations Once Again Reach Impasse

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 23, 2015) - Following two days of discussions involving a seasoned mediator, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF/FEESO)...

Gore Bay restricts where smokers and vapers can light up

The Recorder GORE BAY—The Town of Gore Bay is now one of a few municipalities in Ontario that has...

Rainbow District School Board student enrolment higher than estimated

SUDBURY—A Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) official is happy that enrolment numbers in the board’s elementary and secondary school panels is higher than the...

Assiginack students and community members plant the Canada 150 garden

By Joel Mailloux, a Grade 5/6 student at Assiginack Public School student MANITOWANING—“I couldn’t think of a better way to spend the 150th birthday of...