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Welcome to Spring McGregor Bay Association!

It doesn't look much like Spring in the Bay; 30” of ice in some places, much less others. The Ice Breaker has been in, shipping has started. We do have some bare ground, but also freezing temps and snow in the forecast. Who knows!?

In the meantime, I'm pleased to announce that the 2018…

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Added by Lyn Starke on April 11, 2018 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Newsletter "In Memory" page.

Friends, 

As you know it’s MBA Newsletter time again…  Do you have a friend or relative you would like to write about who has passed away this year?  It’s meaningful to all of us when you share some of that history on the “In Memory” page, at the end of the newsletter.   Send your thoughts to me at jsmithyoung@gmail.com , or I’m…

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Added by Lyn Starke on February 20, 2018 at 9:05pm — No Comments

2018 NEMI Public Budget Meeting

Hello all and Happy New Year!
It's time for the NEMI budget once again and a public meeting will be held on Tues. Jan. 30th in Little Current at the Council chambers (Artisan Centre on the east side of the post…
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Added by Lyn Starke on January 26, 2018 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Newsletter Contributions

Dear McGregor Bay Association Members



Well having survived a recent move, a few weeks of extremely cold weather,  and an amazing trip to Switzerland over Christmas, I feel like I am finally settling into a routine here in Eastern Ontario - Ottawa to be exact.  So now I am feeling I am able to shift my energy over to the job of producing our 2018 Newsletter.



While I  have a few articles on file, I would appreciate more. …

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Added by Lyn Starke on January 24, 2018 at 11:09am — No Comments

Burn no more Island

This is the island formerly known as “Burn Island”. The rock is deeply fractured and covered in nails, (in some places six inches deep) and ash from years of burning.

Dumping or burning of wood…

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Added by Lyn Starke on September 23, 2017 at 12:19pm — No Comments

McGregor Bay Association Annual General Meeting, August 6th, 2017

The motions that follow are being posted in the interest of better communications between the McGregor Bay Association Board and its membership.



Board Recommendations; Motions made and passed.



i. A water-based buoy(s) be…

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Added by Lyn Starke on August 19, 2017 at 12:14pm — 1 Comment

Whitefish River First Nation Powwow 2017

Date: August 19th & 20th

Location: Sunshine Alley, Birch Island, ON

Schedule…

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Added by Lyn Starke on August 14, 2017 at 10:06am — No Comments

Trivia Champions 2017

Thanks to Howie Bridges for yet another successful Trivia Night!

(if only we could've stopped the rain!)…

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Added by Lyn Starke on August 12, 2017 at 6:37pm — No Comments

McGregor Bay Association Water Festival

Water Festival Photo Album…

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Added by Lyn Starke on August 2, 2017 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Drinking and Boating: Operation Dry Water: Manitoulin Expositor Article

"July 31, 2017 – Toronto, ON, – Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways.  To raise awareness and reduce alcohol related deaths, the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) is launching year 5 of an initiative called “Operation Dry Water”  It’s goal is to discourage this dangerous practice."…

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Added by Lyn Starke on August 1, 2017 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Congratulations! Gavin Nyhof, 2017 Junior Sailor of the Year for McGregor Bay!!

Gavin Nyhof, Best Junior Sailor of the year, McGregor Bay 2017…

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Added by Lyn Starke on July 30, 2017 at 6:25pm — No Comments

OPP Assists with on-water rescue in McGregor Bay

Be careful out there folks!

Manitoulin Expositor Article July 26, 2017

Added by Lyn Starke on July 27, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

50th Annual Haweater Weekend 2017

50th Annual Haweater Weekend 

Thursday August 3rd to Sunday August 6th, 2017

Hosted by the Manitoulin Tourism Association and Little Current Lions Club…

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Added by Lyn Starke on July 26, 2017 at 11:38am — No Comments

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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