Julie McDermid’s love of four-legged friends is her reason for volunteering

MANITOULIN—Julie McDermid has always loved dogs. When she was young, on every birthday she would ask for a pet dog. Unfortunately, her father had...

Sam Bondi’s volunteering efforts span the depth and breadth of his community

MINDEMOYA—The very well-known and well-liked Sam Bondi has lived on Manitoulin for 56 years and during that time he has done a large amount...

Helping Manitoulin Island felines has become a deep passion for Kathy Jewell

MINDEMOYA—When Manitoulin Pet Rescue was formed in 2015, Kathy Jewell volunteered to look after the many Island cats needing homes. To date, she has...

Island martial arts students honoured by visit from World Kobudo Federation Ambassador

AUNDECK OMNI KANING––Manitoulin School of Martial Arts students were honoured with a visit from Hanshi Alain Sailly, 8th Dan Goshindo, last Sunday at the...

Providing dogs with a better quality of life led to Jean Flamand’s Wiky Rez...

WIIKWEMKOONG—When Jean Flamand, lead volunteer for the Wiky Rez Dog Group, returned home to Wiikwemkoong from teaching up north, she noticed a lot of...

Jo-Anne Thibodeau-Audette volunteers her time because she’s making a difference

AUNDECK OMNI KANING––Outrage quickly spread across Canada following the February 22, 2018 not-guilty verdict in the second-degree murder trial of Raymond Cormier for the...

Volunteering after retirement kept Norris Valiquette happy and healthy

LITTLE CURRENT—After 33 years at Inco Ltd., Little Current’s Norris Valiquette is very much a union man, and it is his views from a...

OPP seeking interest in Island auxiliary unit

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin-Espanola detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is seeking interested adults in helping to form an OPP auxiliary program. Community Services Officer Constable...

Major storm expected to bring snow and ice to Manitoulin today

Special weather statement in effect for: Blind River - Thessalon Espanola - Killarney Manitoulin Island Major winter storm expected to bring a variety of winter...

Special weather statement: Potential winter storm expected Sunday

Special weather statement in effect for: Blind River - Thessalon Espanola - Killarney Manitoulin Island Potential winter storm expected Sunday into Monday. Snow at times heavy...

‘Tremendous’ community support helps Manitoulin Lodge win provincial contest

GORE BAY—Thanks to the support of the local community,  the Manitoulin Lodge Nursing Home in Gore Bay has won a contest relating to a...

Providence Bay Curling Club ice wins logo contest

PROVIDENCE BAY—The Providence Bay Curling Club, having submitted an absolutely amazing design, has won the Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) Jet Ice Logo Contest. “The...
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