Residents voice concern with ministry cuts on nuisance bear program

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN—Residents of Manitoulin who have dealt with nuisance bears in their yards are perplexed and upset with the Ministry of Natural Resources...

Lake Kagawong walleye pilot project launched

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN—So far everything has gone well concerning the Lake Kagawong walleye fish hatchery pilot project, spearheaded by Mike Meeker, owner of Meeker’s...

UCCM police officer faces charges after domestic disturbance

M'CHIGEENG--An officer from the United Chiefs and Council Manitoulin (UCCM) Anishnaabe Police is facing a charge of assault after a 2010 domestic assault in...

Wikwemikong celebrates Ron Wakegijig’s legacy

by Alicia McCutcheon WIKWEMIKONG—One year after his passing, the community of Wikwemikong and the Wakegijig family celebrated the life of the late John Ronald “Ronnie”...

Lake Manitou subdivision proposal referred to OMB for formal hearing

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—Last Tuesday, members of the Lake Manitoulin Area Association (LMAA) voiced their objections at the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) pre-hearing for...

AOK aims at residential drug rehabilitation facility

by Stacey Lavallie AUNDECK OMNI KANING—A unique addictions treatment program that incorporates traditional First Nations elements as well as both addictions and mental counselling, developed...

New painting at Wiky Health Centre celebrates bi-cultural healing skills

by Alicia McCutcheon WIKWEMIKONG—During the one-year memorial of his friend and partner in medicine, Dr. Jack Bailey shared in the sunrise ceremony at the medicine...

Over 200 volunteers turn out to help complete beach playground

Tom Sasvari The Recorder PROVIDENCE BAY—It would be hard to determine who had the broadest smile on their face: the children who will wholeheartedly enjoy the...

Manitoulin Global Forwarding acquires Beler International Inc.

The Recorder MISSISSAUGA—Manitoulin Global Forwarding announced earlier this week it has acquired freight-forwarding company, Beler International Inc., of Regina, Saskatchewan. Manitoulin Global Forwarding is part of...

Gordon/Barrie Island requests public input on strategic plan

Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORDON/BARRIE ISLAND—After being presented to council on April 3, the first draft of the Municipality of Gordon/Barrie Island’s 10-year strategic plan is...

Deer management group backs unit tag reduction

Tom Sasvari The Recorder KAGAWONG—Members of the Manitoulin Deer Management Advisory Committee have agreed that the number of antlerless deer tags allocated for Wildlife Management Unit...

Volunteers swarm Prov Bay beach, leave playground in wake

by Stacey Lavallie PROVIDENCE BAY—By the time the ribbon was cut, more than 200 different pairs of feet had trod over the soft sand of...