Cockburn Island

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Cockburn Island:

see Manitoulin IslandsManitoulin Islands
, archipelago consisting of three large islands and several smaller ones, in N Lake Huron, NW of Georgian Bay. The islands, in a noted fishing region, are popular resorts. The permanent population is mainly Native American.
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Marie Marine Unit located a sailing vessel in the vicinity of Cockburn Island, Ontario, Canada after a MAYDAY call by the Canadian Coast Guard in Sarnia, Ontario.
Zhiibaahaasing First Nation, formerly known as the Cockburn Island band, held its fifth annual powwow Oct.
In the month of April, 2000, alone, the government announced: expanded hunting seasons for grouse by two weeks across most of northwestern Ontario; new archery seasons for expanded moose-hunting opportunities in several hunting areas across northeastern Ontario; a new, two-week archery season and a new open-gun season for non-residents for deer hunting opportunities on Cockburn Island near Sault Ste.
to develop a plan for the development of 75,000 acres of land on western Manitoulin and Cockburn islands.