Burpee and Mills passes slight budget increase

EVANSVILLE - Taxpayers in Burpee and Mills will see a slight increase in their taxes this year. “Council passed...

War of 1812 seaman’s sword donated to Old Mill Heritage Centre Museum

KAGAWONG - On its first day of opening for the 2020 season, the Old Mill Heritage Centre in Billings received a terrific...

Michigan judge allows Enbridge to resume pumping oil through Line 5

DOMINION BAY - While a Michigan judge has allowed the Enbridge company to resume pumping oil through a Midwestern pipeline after it...

Province introduces new math curriculum for elementary school students, cancels EQAO

SUDBURY - Without having had the opportunity to look at the details of the new math curriculum for elementary students, introduced by...

AOK golfer breaks record at Rainbow Ridge Golf

MANITOWANING - After setting a new course record at the Rainbow Ridge Golf Course recently, as most golfers will do in these...

Billings township requests input on how it can help local businesses during pandemic

KAGAWONG - Billings council hosted a virtual town hall meeting last week to hear from local businesses  concerning impacts and challenges they...

Lyons Memorial United Church has seen an increase in users of its Food Cupboard

Need is expected to increase further GORE BAY - Lyons Memorial United Church in Gore Bay has seen an...

Veteran suicide risk higher than general population

MANITOULIN - While reports have come out that a twice-forgotten soldier is suing Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) over what he says was...

Manitoulin Island-raised author receives prestigious award from golf association

ONTARIO - Lise Roseman, who grew up on Manitoulin Island and is now living and working in southern Ontario, won a prestigious...

Provincial municipal association joins CUPE in appeal for government COVID-19 funding

ONTARIO - A joint letter from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE Ontario)...

Assembly of First Nations and Canada sign historic agreement to advance the transfer...

OTTAWA - The Government of Canada is working together with Indigenous partners on the implementation of the act respecting First Nations, Inuit...

Heat Warning Extended for Manitoulin Island and surrounding area

The heat warning, which began Tuesday, June 30, 2020, is being extended given the hot, humid weather in the forecast for the...