Wikwemikong plans case for local dialysis unit

WIKWEMIKONG—Wikwemikong Chief Duke Peltier believes his community should house a diabetic centre for excellence, starting with its own dialysis unit, and so began discussions...

UCCM Police issue public safety notification regarding high risk offender

M'CHIGEENG--The United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin Anishnaabe Police Service has released information to the public pertaining to a high-risk offender who has recently...

Manitoulin Police Forces seize debt list as part of drugs and weapons arrests

ESPANOLA--On April 15, 2013, members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Sudbury Drug Enforcement Unit in partnership with the Espanola Police Service, Wikwemikong...

College of Dentists rules Gore Bay practitioner acted unprofessionally in dismissing patients on wind...

TORONTO—The proceedings of a November 7, 2014 hearing before the Discipline Committee of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario to deal with...

Cancer Centre Ontario names Dr. Wakegijig as Native lead

SUDBURY—The Northeast Cancer Centre of Health Sciences North announced the appointment of Dr. Annelind Wakegijig as the new Cancer Care Ontario Aboriginal Cancer Lead...

Northeast Town unhappy with weighted vote proposal, moves forward with own OP

MANITOULIN—The Northeast Town council has requested that the Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) revisit the weighted vote model proposed by the town last year and...

Cheyenne Fox’s estate suing Canada’s Attorney General, claiming murder and not suicide was the...

Allege race and gender led to her death TORONTO—The family of the late Cheyenne Fox — a young First Nations woman whose family hails from...

Abattoir construction underway at Prov

by Betty Bardswich PROVIDENCE BAY—Island cattlemen and farmers will be pleased to know that construction of the Manitoulin abattoir is well underway at the corner...

Property owners urged to clear trails for deer to access food sources

MANITOULIN—While the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) is monitoring the current impacts for deer on the Island with the heavy snow and cold weather...

Blue Goose gets it right with trout farms

MANITOULIN—While the expectations of the Blue Goose Pure Foods beef cattle industry on Manitoulin may have come to a screeching halt (all of its...

Manitoulin Islanders readying for June 12 provincial election

The Recorder ONTARIO—­­­Premier Kathleen Wynne made the long walk to the office of the Honorable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario on Friday, May...

AOK First Nation begins touchy process of settling tax issues

LITTLE CURRENT—Aundeck Omni Kaning (AOK) First Nation Chief Patsy Corbiere met with the Northeast Town council last week, along with Kevin McNamee of Aboriginal...
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