Island shot-putter has strong showing in Tennessee

TENNESSEE—Evansville shot-putter Joseph Maxwell had a strong showing at the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Indoor track and field championships, held recently. Mr. Maxwell placed 17th overall among...

Canadian Coast Guard to conduct ice breaking operations at McGregor Bay

SARNIA Ontario -  The Canadian Coast Guard advises the public that Spring ice breaking operations in support of commercial shipping will occur this month...

April is Daffodil Month

Only Canadian Cancer Society canvassers this year are in Gore Bay MANITOULIN—With The Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Month (April) just around the corner, many on...

Manitoulin Tourism Association to host 3 on 3 hockey tournament

LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Tourism Association (MTA) will be hosting a 3 on 3 Hockey Tournament next month (April 6 to 9), in conjunction with...

Shawonosowe School students set their micro-hatchery charges free

BIRCH ISLAND—Anticipation had been building for weeks as students at Whitefish River First Nation Shawonosowe School watched the development of tiny brook trout as...

Island Animal Hospital expanding services to Little Current this May

LITTLE CURRENT—For the first time ever, Little Current will welcome a veterinary office come May when Island Animal Hospital will open its second set...

Inaugural meeting of Flying Club to be held March 29 in Gore Bay

GORE BAY—Manitoulin Transport pilot Wade Cook is looking to make the best of his newfound Island home and all that it, and he, has...

Canadian Forestry Services plans release of Chinese wasps to attack emerald ash borers

SAULT STE. MARIE—Scientists in Sault Ste. Marie are growing their very own Chinese parasitic wasps in the battle against the invasive emerald ash borer...

Dairy farmers meeting updated on the state of the market

LITTLE CURRENT—The Dairy Farmers of Ontario (DFO) Manitoulin West Sudbury Dairy Producers annual general meeting was held at the Little Current United Church hall on Thursday, March 9....

First full year accredited course at Weengushk receives rave reviews

M’CHIGEENG—The first year of the Weengushk Film Institute’s (WFI) Film Studies course accredited through Brock University will be soon drawing to a close and...

Photovoice Exhibit tackles intimate violence with positive images displayed at Architecture School

SUDBURY—Violence in the home has tended to be a taboo subject across most cultural cleavages in Canada and, despite the best efforts of health,...

Leaked documents indicate US will claw back funding for Great Lakes cleanup

LAKE HURON—According to a leaked US federal document, the Trump administration is likely to slash the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GRLI) budget in 2018....
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