Gordon/Barrie Island Twp. takes next step in strategic planning

The Recorder GORDON—A lively discussion on growth and sustainability broke out at the Municipality of Gordon/Barrie Island’s visioning session on January 11. Seventeen interested residents and...

NDP asks motorists to report dangerous roads

Tom Sasvari The Recorder QUEEN’S PARK—Ontario’s New Democrats are asking drivers in Northern Ontario to help put together a record of all the provincial highways that...

Final approval given by MNR for Lafarge expansion project

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MELDRUM BAY—The final approval for the amendment to an official plan to allow for the expansion of the Meldrum Bay Lafarge North...

UOI Chief Pat Madahbee part of First Nations parley with Crown, parliamentarians

by Alicia McCutcheon OTTAWA—Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee, as well as nine others representing the Anishinaabek Nation, will have a seat with the prime minister...

Abattoir construction underway at Prov

by Betty Bardswich PROVIDENCE BAY—Island cattlemen and farmers will be pleased to know that construction of the Manitoulin abattoir is well underway at the corner...

The Manitoulin Connection: Swing Bridge Stories

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—2013 will mark the centennial of the Manitoulin swing bridge. In celebrating this momentous occasion there will numerous events, festivals, a...

Wind farm comment deadline is Jan. 27

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—The Ministry of Environment (MOE) 60-day public review and comment period of Renewable Energy Approval (REA) reports for Northland Power’s (NPI)...

Northern Junior Hockey League and Sudbury MP tackle concussion concern at regional, national levels

by Stacey Lavallie MANITOULIN—Every morning, Robert Mazzuca wakes up in pain, sometimes so bad he said he doesn’t get out of bed. The pain he...

Gore Bay girl qualifies for the Ontario Winter Games

Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORE BAY—A Gore Bay area girl has been notified of her having qualified for the Ontario Winter Games in the (ski-shoot) biathlon...

Hospital CEO salary lower than average for small hospitals

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN––The Chief Executive Officer of the Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) does not receive the same kind of salary, or the perks, that...

Border agreement may not benefit LTL trucking industry, says Manitoulin official

Tom Sasvari The Recorder GORE BAY—The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is hailing the recent Canada-US border agreement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Barack Obama...

No nuke waste in our backyard, says Grand Council Chief Madahbee

The Recorder NIPISSING FIRST NATION—Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that First Nations in the Anishinabek Nation Territory have been opposed to nuclear...