Billings passes budget with zero percent increase to its municipal tax rate

KAGAWONG—Billings township council has passed its 2016 budget, which will see no increase in the municipal tax rate for this year. Billings Clerk Kathy McDonald...

Classic School of Dance presents Swan Lake ballet

Jason Forrest The Recorder M’CHIGEENG—As the audience packed the theatre and took their seats in anticipation for the performance to begin, one could spy under the...

Anishinabek Nation voices concerns with radioactive liquid shipments

NIPISSING—The Iroquois Caucus and the Anishinabek Nation have issued a joint declaration stating their serious concerns regarding the transportation of highly-radioactive liquid waste on...

Manitoulin Mustang girls hockey team advances to finals

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Mustang girls’ hockey team has advanced to the finals and will go head-to-head with Bishop Alexander Carter Catholic Secondary...

UCCM Police travel to communities in celebration of National Police Week

MANITOULIN—The UCCM Anishnaabe Police travelled to numerous area First Nations last week in honour of National Police Week. “Normally we have an open house at...

Evansville shotputter prepares for World Junior qualifier

Joseph Maxwell awarded scholarship to prestigious US university EVANSVILLE—Island athlete Joseph Maxwell has not only had an impressive indoor shotput season, breaking the Canadian indoor...

Great Lakes organizations alarmed at IJC ‘adaptive management’ proposal

TORONTO—Great Lakes organizations are alarmed with the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) “Adaptive Management” advice being forwarded, instead of dealing with a significant cause of...

Island schools take delivery of locally made seed starter frames

Food security issues gain in importance MANITOULIN—From little seeds, big things can grow. So it has been with the Kids Can Grow program, a concept...

Manitoulin represented at initial Great Lakes Islands symposium

BEAVER ISLAND, MICHIGAN—Manitoulin Island will be represented at the 2017 Islands Summit themed ‘Laying the Foundation for a Great Lakes Coalition’ being held next...

Canadian tulip 150th Celebration Gardens awarded to Ojibwe Cultural Foundation and Assignack

MANITOULIN—The Ojibwe Cultural Foundation and Assiginack Horticultural Society are the lucky recipients of one of 150, ‘150th Celebration Gardens’ being distributed across Canada—by the...

Potential gas leak report

Assist Greater Sudbury Fire Services Shortly after 12 pm, Officers were called to assist GSFS at the Rainbow Mall at 40 Elm Street, Sudbury regarding...

Island educator calls for First Nations Institute

An agency that could draft appropriate school curricula M’CHIGEENG— A week ago, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission ( TRC ), which has been examining the...
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