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Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve

The Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve (GBBR) is pleased to announce the release of the “Enclosed Bays and Inland Lakes Phosphorus Monitoring Guideline”.  For the past two years, with the support of an Environment Canada and Climate Change grant, our Coordinated Nutrient Monitoring Program has reviewed past nutrient monitoring efforts and developed a new set of guidelines and recommendations.  Please visit the link below to read these recommendations and obtain a copy of the…


Added by Lyn Starke on April 19, 2016 at 12:23pm — No Comments

NEMI Official Plan

Dear Members of the McGregor Bay Association,

 On March 15th, 2016, the Town of Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands (NEMI) adopted a new Official Plan which has been forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for its review and approval.  …


Added by Lyn Starke on April 18, 2016 at 4:49pm — No Comments

2016 MBA Newsletter, Calendar & Membership form

The 2016 McGregor Bay Association Newsletter, Calendar and Membership Form have just been posted.

New for 2016, we are able to accept electronic payment of dues. Many thanks to all the contributors and members who worked diligently on these projects! …


Added by Lyn Starke on April 15, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Lillian McGregor

Lillian McGregor (1924-2012), who was born to a chief of Whitefish River First Nation (Angus McGregor) was included in a recent exhibit in Toronto to celebrate Toronto women who fought inequality. Her life was briefly described in a recent story in the Toronto Star. There was also a longer obituary in the Globe and Mail when she passed away in 2012.…


Added by Lyn Starke on March 16, 2016 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Request for Newsletter Contributions from our Members

The MBA Newsletter is looking for your contributions. We particularly would invite first time contributors to send us your creations! Topics are wide open. Here is a list of possibilities.

Photo essays…


Added by Lyn Starke on January 20, 2016 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Extension of deadline for comments re: Wikwemikong (Wiky) Land Claim

Update from Linda Lapointe after attending a Georgian Bay Association Meeting on Nov 7th, 2015.

As many of you may know, the Province is negotiating with Wikwemikong (Wiky) to…


Added by Lyn Starke on November 12, 2015 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Wikwemikong Land Claims

September 17th, 2015

I received the following email from Gerry Quinn, (past President of the McGregor Bay Association), sent to him by the Georgian Bay Association president, John McMullen.

The McGregor Bay Association is a member association of the GBA.

Please write a letter to add your voice. If the current proposal goes through as is , we could…


Added by Lyn Starke on September 16, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Thank You From Whitefish River First Nation


Click to read lovely letter in regards to our MBA contribution to the POW WOW.

Added by Lyn Starke on August 22, 2015 at 1:24pm — 1 Comment

Two Poems by George Frazier

Two Poems from George Frazier


The wind in freshets are seen

In rippling Rorschachs scooting across the water

And in the twisting pitch of a vulture's wings set with nary a flap

As he rides the sudden whimsies of that gust 

By every variation of genus

Leaves own their own dance to its tune

Performing the infinitely variable 

Marking of a moment from all the rest 

Drawing the beauty we have…


Added by Lyn Starke on August 3, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments

Lost Green Kayak

NOTICE: A green kayak was lost in Iroquois Bay the morning of Friday, July 31st. It is from the Zweifler cottage on Iroquois Bay ( 1st cottage northwest of the narrows). Please call 734 604 4100. Thankyou.

Added by Lyn Starke on August 1, 2015 at 9:04pm — 1 Comment


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