MP Carol Hughes says Canadian heritage could be lost without our lighthouses

The Recorder OTTAWA—Groups trying to preserve Canada’s historically significant lighthouses are finding that money is the biggest challenge, according to Carol Hughes. The MP for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing...

Kagawong woman honoured for donation of liver

Tom Sasvari The Recorder KAGAWONG—Kagawong’s Sandi Hurcomb was one of the people honoured recently by the Toronto General Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children. She...

Charges laid in Sheg First Nation drug bust

SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION--On Friday, June 8, members of the United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin (UCCM) Anishnaabe Police Service, OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau,...

Birch Island blaze reveals marijuana grow op

The UCCM Anishnaabe Police were notified of the find from the June 10 fire. Police destroyed the plants, which had an estimated street value...

Gore Bay Museum hosts book talks

GORE BAY--Three Manitoulin authors will deliver book talks at the Gore Bay Museum this Friday, June 15 from 1 to 4 pm. The event,...

MNR’s plan to restore lake trout to Lake Huron as focus species met with...

by Alicia McCutcheon LAKE HURON—The 90-day comment period has begun on the Ministry of Natural Resources’ (MNR) lake trout rehabilitation plan for Lake Huron, but...

In broad-brush strokes, Manor board reveals plans to restore financial security

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—Four weeks after the announcement that the Manitoulin Centennial Manor was drowning in an operating deficiency totalling $1,178,318, negotiations between the...

New hotel now has year-round pool and to open by this Christmas

by Alicia McCutcheon LITTLE CURRENT—During the joint Manitoulin Tourism Association and Great Spirit Circle Trail (GSCT) familiarization bus tour held over the course of two...

Lots left in Taste of Manitoulin schedule

MANITOULIN—Even though Taste of Manitoulin events have been taking place since last Friday, June 8, there’s still plenty of time to get a taste...

New constitution adopted for Anishinabek Nation

Michael Erskine The Recorder SHEGUIANDAH—The grand council of the Union of Ontario Indians (Anishinabek Nation) made history during the June 5 to 6 gathering at Sheguiandah...

Central council seeks approval from MNR on Prov beach work

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MINDEMOYA—Council for the Municipality of Central Manitoulin wants to clean debris from the east side of the Providence Bay beach, but must...

Public meetings to be held next month for Official Plan input

Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORE BAY—While some questions were posed by members of the Manitoulin Planning Board to the consultants putting together the new Official Plan...