US Coast Guard rescues kayakers stranded ashore on Clapperton Island

CLAPPERTON ISLAND—A cruise ship pilot with a keen eye spotted three kayakers in trouble last Thursday, July 5 on Clapperton Island in the North...

Sentencing brings closure for assault survivor, but hurt lingers

EDITOR’S WARNING: A graphic photo of the survivor after she was viciously assaulted will be seen on this story GORE BAY––Brooke Williams-Manitowabi of Wiikwemkoong almost...

Value of safe, clean water driven home for NDP leader Jagmeet Singh during recent...

MANITOULIN––Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh spent three days vacationing on Manitoulin Island with his brother, Gurratan Singh, NDP MPP for Brampton-East, with Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MPP...

Island’s first medically assisted death patient speaks out

Alice Rochat’s last wish is to be an advocate for those on Manitoulin HONORA BAY—The woman sitting across the kitchen table from me is a...

Couple travelling cross country for milk supply awareness in tragic Saskatchewan accident

DALMENY, SASK—The cross-country open tractor adventure of Henk and Bettina Schuurmans of Elmira ended in a tragic morning collision on Highway 16 between Saskatoon...

Manitoulin-Espanola OPP searching for missing swimmer

(ESPANOLA, ON) - On Sunday, July 1, 2018 at approximately 8:00 p.m., officers from the Manitoulin-Espanola Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a...

Harbour Island owner outlines plans for property

HARBOUR ISLAND—The new owner of historic Harbour Island has now outlined his plans for the property and buildings he purchased earlier this year. “We’ve outlined...

Wikwemikong greenhouse breaks ground

WIIKWEMKOONG—On Tuesday, June 19 an official groundbreaking ceremony for the Wikwemikong High School Greenhouse, which will be built this summer through a co-op program,...

Trans-Canada tractor Odyssey promotes milk supply management

TEN MILE POINT—It’s a case of “have cow, will travel” for Henk and Bettina Schuurmans of Elmira in southern Ontario as they set out...

🍁 There’s lots going on this Canada Day Weekend! 🍁

MANITOULIN–There are so many Canada Day activities across the Island this year, the toughest decision you’ll make all weekend is where to celebrate. South...

Little Current Public School wins track and field championship

C.C.McLean garners per capita trophy at Island track and field championships MANITOULIN—The Little Current Public School (LCPS) team are the winners of the 2018 Manitoulin...

Over 230 dancers register for Buzwah Traditional Powwow at Thunderbird Park

WIIKWEMKOONG—The Buzwah Traditional Powwow was held this past Father’s Day weekend. Despite a short but torrential downpour on Sunday morning, the powwow continued as...
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