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Willisville Mountain

Manitoulin Expositor – June 2019 EBC takes ownership of Willisville Mountain By  Warren Schlote  - June 26, 2019 EBC’s Ted Cowan cuts a ceremonial ribbon next to Jon Butler, celebrating the conservancy’s recent purchase of Willisville Mountain. Holding the ribbon on the left side is ...

GBA Report – Rupert Kindersley, Executive Director, GBA

GBA is first and foremost an advocacy group addressing all levels of government on numerous issues that either currently affect the Bay, or could potentially impact it, and liaising regularly with a large number of like-minded non-government organizations. Our mandate is simple - to protect the Bay ...

Laurentide Legacy, Second Edition (LL2)

Dear BICA Members As the 2020 summer continues to unfold and remains highly exceptional, the Laurentide Legacy, Second Edition (LL2) committee would like to update you on the publication and distribution plans for the book.The publishing plans for the book have slowed in the past few weeks based on ...

Ward 1 Update

It's been a busy year for Ward 1 and its residents have once again shown how much they care about the future of their islands and Bay.     There was a successful application by NEMI last year for funding to do a shoreline clean-up in both McGregor Bay and Bay of Islands - our Love your ...

MINUTES OF THE FISHER HARBOUR LIAISON COMMITTEE MEETING

 Click on the title above to see the report. 9:00 a.m., June 19, 2019, Anchor Inn, Little Current, ON PRESENT:  NEMI:Al MacNevin BICA:Ted Cowan MBA:Gerry Quinn, John Woodrooffe, Elizabeth Quinn FISHER WAVY (FW):Jeff Wallace, Jamie Wallace, Bryan Dixon, Malcolm Croskery, Phil Annett, Léa ...

Fisher Harbour Water Quality Monitoring Update June 2019

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BICA By-Laws

BAY OF ISLANDS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION BY-LAW NO. 1 ARTICLE I Name Section 1 The name of the Corporation shall continue to be Bay of Islands Community Association Incorporated under the Corporation Act of the Province of Ontario. Place Section 2 The head office will be located within the Province of Ontario ...

Fire Safety in the Bay

The last few years we have had several fires in the Bay. In all those instances we have been fortunate that our advance planning has enabled us to quickly get on top of each situation and minimize the damage. Fire Pump owners let me ask you, as I do every spring, to help us prepare for the new season. ...

Willisville Mountain Update (2019 update)

Willisville Mountain Update.   NOTE: Since the June 22 event described in this update, the Manitoulin Expositor has written a piece about the event, available at:  https://www.manitoulin.ca/ebc-takes-ownership-of-willisville-mountain/ The purchase is moving ahead.  We are at the edge ...

BICA Zoning Concerns Addressed

On November 6 the NEMI town council voted in favour of changes to the zoning by-law plans. For Ward 1 there were two contentious items which BICA worked hard on to bring to the attention of the councillors. With Councillor Laurie Cook’s persistence, her motion passed 5 to 4.  Following are ...