Manitoulin Planning Board passes draft weighted voting proposal, but comments around the board table...

MANITOULIN—At its last meeting, the Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) carried a motion passing a draft proposal for weighted voting put forward by the Northeast...

Manitoulin Island’s Paula Mallea shortlisted for Northern Lit Award

SUDBURY—Scrivener Press of Sudbury announced this week that all four of its 2013 titles have been shortlisted for the Ontario Library Services-North, 2014 Northern...

Marker placement for hero of Willisville this weekend

LITTLE CURRENT—A campaign by Wayne Golden of Massey to secure a grave marker commemorating the military service and accomplishments of his uncle Charlie Golden...

Manitoulin OPP urges boaters to be safe this summer on the water

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Marine Unit fleet is urging boaters to be safe and be prepared this summer.“It is important that individuals...

Ojibwe Cultural Foundation celebrates its 40th anniversary, reflects on many changes

M’CHIGEENG––The Ojibwe Cultural Foundation (OCF) in M’Chigeeng celebrated its 40th anniversary last Friday, bringing together Anishinabek leadership, elders and Island First Nations to reflect...

July 5 marks the start of National Fishing Week

ONTARIO--July 5 to 13 marks National Fishing Week in Canada. The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters...

Island youth explore the magic of nature in South Baymouth

SOUTH BAYMOUTH­––At nine o’clock on the morning of June 11, 2014, a small group of volunteers rushed to put the finishing touches on a...

Summer school courses offered for secondary school students plus other opportunities to earn new...

SUDBURY—The Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) will offer Summer School remedial courses at the secondary level. In order to register, students must have completed...

MP Carol Hughes speaks to Lakeview students on fracking

M’CHIGEENG—Member of Parliament for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kaspuskasing, Carol Hughes, met with students at the Lakeview School in M’Chigeeng on June 13. Lakeview teacher Connie Freeman explained...

Now and then – Dorothy ‘Diane’ Trayner

Diane’s warm smile welcomes the writer to her room at the Manitoulin Centennial Manor in Little Current. Introductions had been made a week earlier...

CBC leans hard on helmsmen as it shifts course to mobile media

OTTAWA—Suffering the death of a thousand cuts from a less than friendly Conservative federal government and the same sinking revenue figures facing other large...

Second annual Manitoulin Rodeo ropes in crowds and tackles another great year

MANITOWANING—It was a boot stomping, horse kicking and bull bronking good time at the second annual Manitoulin Rodeo this past Canada Day weekend in...
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