Artist returns to his roots for Ojibwe Cultural Foundation exhibit

M’CHIGEENG—The Ojibwe Cultural Foundation (OCF) is featuring an art exhibit of the works of Paul Whittam, a Midland-based artist with ties to Manitoulin.Mark Seabrook...

Wiky widow mourns murdered partner’s loss

Finds it difficult to cope with stigma of his death WIKWEMIKONG— From the pages of this newspaper, the radio waves and on television, the recent...

Ontario to begin restricting neonicotinoid-coated corn and soybeans this July 1

TORONTO—Ontario is poised to become the first jurisdiction in North America to reduce the number of acres planted with neonicotinoid-coated corn and soybean seeds...

Canada paying taxes to Central on ‘proceeds of crime’ farmland

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—While the Michael’s Bay township site in Tehkummah has been the centre of attention through the past few years following the seizure of...

Manitoulin Arts and Culture Council celebrates first anniversary

KAGAWONG—The Manitoulin Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) has passed a seminal milestone and will be marking its first anniversary with a celebratory meeting at...

Green Bay farmer will fight four federal, provincial wildlife charges

Says he had permission from MNRF minister to shoot nuisance birds GREEN BAY—It may have taken four charges to be levelled against him by a...

Turbines down while Hydro One completes grid work

MCLEANS MOUNTAIN—The 24-turbine Northland Power wind farm atop McLean’s Mountain has been still as of late but the wind farm manager assures the public...

Norisle group’s fundraiser begins $18.5 million quest

To refurbish and refit historic steamship for active service MANITOWANING BAY—It was 40 years ago that the S.S. Norisle sailed into Manitowaning Bay, making the...

Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing unmatched, Carol Hughes tells the House

OTTAWA–Sportfishing is an essential part of the tourism economy in Canada and even more important for Northern Ontario, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes.Ms....

Northeast Town names Cameron Spec as the 2015 Senior of the Year

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council presented Cameron Spec with a special certificate last week recognizing him as the municipality’s 2015 Senior of the Year.“Mr....

Manitoulin Central FHT renos near completion

Both hospital sites to undergo further changes MANITOULIN—As the Manitoulin Central Family Health Team ( FHT ) Capital Expansion Project nears completion, further changes at...

East Algoma (Elliot Lake) OPP Request Assistance

ELLIOT LAKE, ON – The East Algoma OPP is requesting the assistance of the public regarding an assault with a weapon investigation.On June 15, 2015...
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