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Manitoulin Phragmites Week starts this coming Saturday

The enemy is among us. Please learn about phragmites, help if you can.

Manitoulin Phragmites Week starts this coming Saturday…

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Added by Lyn Starke on July 22, 2017 at 9:51pm — No Comments


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Alice Linxweiler Lockrem: August 13,1947- February 26th,2017

Words of Remembrance; Holly Higens

Fun Mom, that’s what I want you to know about Alice Linxweiler Lockrem. When…

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Added by Lyn Starke on July 20, 2017 at 7:16pm — No Comments


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Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry News Release

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry…

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Added by Lyn Starke on July 8, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments


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CSBC & OFAH Team Up To Keep Ontario Anglers Safe on the Water

More Boating Safety information...

July 5th, 2017

Manitoulin Expositor article

Added by Lyn Starke on July 7, 2017 at 7:52am — No Comments


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The Best Swimming Holes in Ontario

Cottage Life has and article about the best swimming holes in Ontario: Topaz Lake in Killarney Provincial Park and Bridal Veil Falls in Kagawong both made the list. We are blessed.…

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Added by Lyn Starke on July 7, 2017 at 7:12am — No Comments


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New Boating Safety Page

Boaters in the Bay asked for education, leaflets, pamphlets, posters, maps. This new page contains links to Canadian laws, boating courses online, restrictions, speed limits, fines, and much more. It is up to each individual to know what the laws are, and to comply with them. Happy Safe Boating!…

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Added by Lyn Starke on July 5, 2017 at 6:06pm — No Comments


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Wiky Islands Claim

Article from the Manitoulin Expositor  By Michael Erskine July 5, 2017

Ontario seeking input towards resolution of Wiky islands claim

Added by Lyn Starke on July 5, 2017 at 8:10am — No Comments

Sign Meeting July 5 3-6

Sign Meeting July 5 3-6

Show up!

Your voice needs to be heard!

Added by Peter Hansen Marie Tapert on July 1, 2017 at 1:55pm — No Comments


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40th Annual LaCloche Art show

The LaCloche Art show runs from Friday, June 30 to Sunday, July 9 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and is located in Whitefish Falls, halfway between Espanola and Little Current on Hwy 6. Admission is free and there is a magnificent display of this years featured artist and one of the founders of the event, Ivan Wheale.

Added by Lyn Starke on June 30, 2017 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Fire Pump at Strato's

There is a fire pump at Strato's. I guess it was a little late getting there.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 18, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments


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Jock Fleming

It is with great sadness that I am informing you of the passing of Jock Fleming, long time McGregor Bay cottager and father to Zoe, Anne and Rob. He died late last night.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones during this difficult time.

I have no further details: I will post more information as it becomes available.

Many…

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Added by Lyn Starke on June 15, 2017 at 7:18pm — No Comments

"Borrowed" Fire Pump

If anyone "borrowed" the fire pump and gas can located near Strato/Bragg camp, please return them ASAP as someone may need it to protect their property.

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on June 9, 2017 at 6:20am — No Comments

Fire Pumps

Fire pumps should be at all of the pump stations. They were tested and made ready last week. If you have your own pump, please test it ASAP.

So far so good - no reported fires.

Remember: 310-FIRE (3473)

 

Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on May 21, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments


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Parish Hall Roofing Project

To those already in the Bay:

Roofing repairs are being done on the Parish Hall this week. Ferguson Maintenance has asked for people not to be in the Hall while repairs are going on for safety reasons.

Thanks!

Added by Lyn Starke on May 15, 2017 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Slow Signs Meeting on July 5

July 5  Wednesday  3-5PM

The "SLOW" traffic signs installed in McGregor Bay last fall will be discussed at this meeting.

It is important that all voices are heard. See you there.

Peter and Marie

Added by Peter Hansen Marie Tapert on May 13, 2017 at 3:04pm — 2 Comments


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NEMI Clean Up Week

NEMI SPRING CLEAN-UP WEEK …

Monday, May 15 to 19th is NEMI Spring Clean-up Week. 

The NEMI Landfill site will be open ( 11am to 7pm ) Monday to Friday (except the Tuesday hours will be 9am to 7pm and Saturday hours  9am to 3pm.)  This will be the first week that the landfill will be open on Sunday from 2 to 6pm.  Tipping fees for brush are waived for this…

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Added by Lyn Starke on May 13, 2017 at 11:44am — No Comments


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2017 Newsletter, Calendar, Membership form POSTED

The 2017 McGregor Bay Association Newsletter, Calendar and Membership Form have just been posted. You can pay dues electronically and email your form! Our website has:

Newsletter & Newsletter Archives,…

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Added by Lyn Starke on May 2, 2017 at 2:44pm — No Comments


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Hydro One: scheduled power outages

Hydro One has announced two planned maintenance power outages scheduled for all of Manitoulin Island later this month. The outages will affect 10,524 customers across Manitoulin as well as Whitefish River First Nation and Killarney. The planned maintenance outages are scheduled for Tuesday, April 18, from 2 am until 6 am, with a second outage scheduled for Sunday, April 30, from 7:30 am until 11:30 am.…

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Added by Lyn Starke on April 14, 2017 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Fires

As the snow and ice melt, more and more of us are thinking about getting back to THE BAY to join those who are already there. One might think that you do not yet have to worry about fires in THE BAY but you do. With people returning, there will be an increase in possible sparks from wood burning stoves. These sparks can easily ignite the forest floor around your cabin. Also, some people do spring clean up burns and I DO NOT RECOMMEND…
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Added by Weichmann, Mike & Terry on April 12, 2017 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Job

Looking for someone to help with gardening and cleaning in the bay if interested call 1 705 869 7884

Added by Ferguson Maintenance & Construct on March 10, 2017 at 12:45pm — No Comments

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To protect and enhance the environment of McGregor Bay, to encourage and promote the respectful enjoyment of its unique natural setting, and to represent the interests of all of its residents and other stakeholders.

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