Body checking banished from minor hockey for fall season

by Alicia McCutcheonMANITOULIN—Manitoulin Minor Hockey (MMH) no longer has to have its yearly discussions on the controversial subject of body checking as the decision...

Addiction, treatment issues remain high priority

by Nancy McDermidM'CHIGEENG-In keeping with its role as a leader in drug strategy development, the M'Chigeeng Health Centre hosted a Knowledge Symposium on May...

Residential school survivors given opportunity to record their experiences during Truth, Reconciliation event

WEWEBJIWANG—While last Thursday's and Friday's Truth and Reconciliation Commission-funded event for First Nations survivors of residential school experiences was important and well attended, Dr....

Wikwemikong sisters tell stories of abuse, lonliness while at St. Joseph’s girls’ residential school,...

by Alicia McCutcheonLITTLE CURRENT—The Truth and Reconciliation Commission was established as part of the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement which attempted to resolve the...

Mike Meeker aims at ‘net-zero energy production’

by Jim MoodieEVANSVILLE—Lake Wolsey aquaculture operator Mike Meeker has already greened and diversified his industry by converting fish offal into a highly coveted form...

Walter Mishibinijima’s final walk in recognition of foster families to trek home, Soo to...

by Michael ErskineWIKWEMIKONG-Each spring over the the past decade, retired housing inspector and trainer Walter Mishibinijima has donned walking shoes and a brightly coloured...

Long-time Wiky Chief Ron Wakegijig passes away

by Michael Erskine"I have always had a strong compulsion to help the people of this reserve, both from a traditional medicine perspective and politically,...

Vianet will restore high-speed service to OmniGlobe clients

by Michael ErskineSUDBURY––Former broadband Internet customers of the bankrupt Internet service provider OmniGlobe Networks are finally seeing the light at the end of the...

Carol Hughes now part of NDP Official Opposition to majority Conservatives

MANITOULIN—The unofficial results for the 2011 federal election in the Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing (AMK) riding gave NDP incumbent Carol Hughes a clear win on Monday's federal...

Ferry starts Friday

by Nancy McDermidMANITOULIN—The spring ferry run begins this Friday, when the MS Chi-Cheemaun sets sail from Tobermory at 8:50 and docks at South Baymouth...

AOK youths learn first-hand lessons regarding life choices in light of recent community events

by Alicia McCutcheonAUNDECK OMNI KANING—Events that have rocked Island communities over the past month have caused the chief, council and the community of Aundeck...

In the North, Soo and North Bay send Tory members to Ottawa

by Michael ErskineOTTAWA-Canadians watched political history unfold Monday—as voters across the country filed into polling stations and handed Conservative leader Stephen Harper the majority...
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