Sheg First Nation launches first fire department

SHEGUIANDAH—On a sunny Friday morning, Chief Orville Aguonie of the Sheguiandah First Nation, members of the band's operations and maintenance department, and future volunteer...

Stacy Haner, new Crown Attorney, is formally sworn into her position

by Alicia McCutcheonGORE BAY—During a ceremony filled with pomp and circumstance, Manitoulin's newest, and youngest-ever Crown Attorney Stacy Haner was officially sworn in last...

Tempers flare at wind turbine public meeting

by Robin BurridgeLITTLE CURRENT—In spite of rumoured protest by groups opposing wind power projects on Manitoulin, a public information gathering organized by wind turbine...

Lake Huron water levels on the rise, should match 2010

by Alicia McCutcheonMANITOULIN—With the busy summer season approaching and with boaters and campers watching closely the changing water levels of Lake Huron and the North...

Results of AOK plebiscite require future councils to quit band jobs

by Alicia McCutcheonAUNDECK OMNI KANING—A referendum held over the weekend in Aundeck Omni Kaning (AOK) will bring some major changes to band politics, beginning...

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,...
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