05/12/2020 News Update

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

There were many news announcements today and we are publishing one article for the day to cover them all. 

Ontario will enter stage one of reopening plan on Thursday

Stage one: Open select workplaces, allow some small gatherings:
-Businesses that can “immediately meet or modify operations” to meet public health guidance, for example those that can conduct curbside pickup or delivery
-Opening some outdoor spaces, such as parks, and allowing for “greater number of individuals” to attend some events, such as funerals
- Hospitals begin to offer some non-urgent surgeries and other health-care services

Central Manitoulin List of Major Cancelled Events


The Wiikwemikoong Nursing Home COVID-19 Case Retest Negative

Retests of a 70-year-old female Wikwemikong Nursing Home resident and the 17 people who may have been in contact with her at the long-term care homes have returned negative. Ogimaa Duke Peltier cautions that for the original positive result to officially be declared a false positive two sequential tests must also come back negative.

Declaration of Emergency

The Ontario Declaration of Emergency has been extended until June 2.


A Little About Central

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island. 

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