M’Chigeeng promotes wellness through workshops and self care during National Addictions Awareness Week

M’CHIGEENG—Last week, the M’Chigeeng Health Centre (M’Nendamowin Health Services) joined other organizations across the Island and Canada in promoting National Addictions Awareness Week through...

Island organizations unite through UCCMM integrated service model

M’CHIGEENG—Over a dozen United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) organizations and service departments from across Manitoulin gathered last Friday to declare their...

Central Manitoulin Council Notes

Services Committee Council approved the recommendation that funds be earmarked in the 2014 budget for the purchase of 10 new tables and 80 new chairs...

‘Adopt-a-Turtle’ would help Misery Bay Park fund research into turtle die off

MISERY BAY—In response to the threatened turtle population at Misery Bay Provincial Park, the Friends of Misery Bay (FOMB) are working on developing an...

Sheguiandah First Nation walks in support of addictions awareness

SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—A large group of Sheguiandah First Nation community members, despite the inclement weather on Friday afternoon, walked proudly from the community’s recreation...

Nominations open for Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer

ONTARIO—Nominations are now open for the 2014 Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ (OOYF) Program. Nominees may be individuals, partners or couples who derive a minimum...

Wikwemikong two-day diabetes workshop seeks paradigm shift

WIKWEMIKONG—World Diabetes Day, that’s Mino Gwekwaadziiwin in Anishinaabemowin, has a particular poignancy for aboriginal communities, noted Bonnie Akiwenzie, aboriginal diabetes initiative worker with the...

International bestselling author coming to Little Current

LITTLE CURRENT—For those of us who have always dreamed of writing a novel but fear that time has passed our opportunity by, one need...

Island Singers present ‘The Winter Rose’ concert

MANITOULIN—The Island Singers will once again present their annual Christmas concert, bringing the joy of music and the holiday season to audiences in both...

Gordon/Barrie Island Twp. offers a taste of European holiday traditions at annual Advent...

GORDON/BARRIE ISLAND—The municipality of Gordon/Barrie Island will once again offer a taste of European holiday traditions on Manitoulin Island at the community’s annual Advent...

Stop the Drop gives citizens the tools to help their lake

GEORGIAN BAY— “Already over 20,000 people have registered with Stop the Drop because they want to send a message to their elected representatives,” says...

Manitoulin Transport purchases Smooth Freight Ltd.

BRANDON—Manitoulin Transport announced Monday that it has purchased Smooth Freight Ltd of Brandon, Manitoba. Smooth Freight provides scheduled less-than-truckload (LTL) and truck load (TL)...
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