Island police chiefs condemn methadone dispensing regimen

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—Manitoulin police chiefs are speaking out on some of the practices of the methadone program, specifically the ‘carry home’—the ability to take...

Council votes in favour of golf course transfer

Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORDON—Gordon-Barrie Island council has voted unanimously in favour of the Manitoulin Island Country Club (MICC) being transferred to the township. “I’m behind this,...

Island Community Abattoir on track for January construction

Betty Bardswich The Recorder PROVIDENCE BAY—The third annual general meeting of the Manitoulin Island Community Abattoir (MICA) was held December 1 at the Centennial Hall in...

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...

Safe storage environment and accommodation committee formed

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MINDEMOYA—A newly formed Safe Storage Environment and Accommodation (SSEA) non-profit committee has been formed in Central Manitoulin, and will be making a...

United Fish and Game rep calls for ban on automatic deer feeders

Tom Sasvari The Recorder KAGAWONG—A representative of the United Fish and Game Clubs of Manitoulin (UFGCM) says the use of automatic deer feeders needs to be...

Northland Wind reaches public comment stage

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—After eight years of planning and hard work, the Northland Power (NPI) McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm Renewable Energy Assessment (REA) has...

Courthouse cleanup expanded

by Alicia McCutcheon with files from Tom Sasvari GORE BAY—, workers may face even more of a delay in getting back to work with the...

Deer detecting units installed on LaCloche

by Michael Erskine LACLOCHE—Rare is the Manitoulin resident who has not experienced a sudden apparition in the headlights followed by a loud and expensive bang,...

Patsy Corbiere elected chief in AOK race

by Alicia McCutcheon AUNDECK OMNI KANING—In a close race Saturday, Aundeck Omni Kaning (AOK) First Nation, elected a new chief in Patsy Corbiere, one who...

Proposals sought for expansion of Manor

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—After a great deal of discussion and a tight vote, the Centennial Manor board moved to accept a request for proposal...

Courthouse employees fault Ministry of Attorney General with slow response to concerns on workplace...

Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORE BAY—The discovery of mould and asbestos in the Gore Bay courthouse building (which includes the land registry office) has left employees...