Veterans and their families to remember the battle for Vimy Ridge

M’CHIGEENG—This year marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the ‘war to end all wars,’ the global conflagration in which millions died and...

Icebreaker delayed in Georgian Bay waters to mid, end week

GEORGIAN BAY--The United States Coast Guard (USCG) icebreaker that was scheduled to enter Georgian Bay has been delayed, according to the Canadian Coast Guard.Last...

Spring ice safety

MANITOULIN -- The Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public to assess and manage the risks of...

Best selling author casts spell over business conference

Regales audience with how he took a business from garage apartment to Fortune 500 LITTLE CURRENT—Author Bruce Poon Tip wrote his first book (and by...

Perivale artistic workshop schedule released

SPRING BAY—Perivale Gallery has released the schedule for its 2014 program of workshops with outstanding artists and artisans and this year promises something for...

Rick and Gail Gjos are Sheguiandah super volunteers

LITTLE CURRENT—It was fitting that the interview for Volunteer Week with Rick and Gail Gjos was done in the hall of the Little Current...

Island may lose half of its Jobs for Youth positions this summer

MANITOULIN—The popular Jobs for Youth program, which has paired 40 summer students with employers on Manitoulin since 2008 and paid their wages—a Manitoulin-Sudbury District...

District Services Board seeks funding for community paramedicine project

MANITOULIN—During the March meeting of the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB), members learned of the province’s new initiative in moving toward a model of...

Jeanette Corbiere Lavell, a lifelong advocate for women

MANITOWANING—When Jeanette Corbiere Lavell was a young woman in the 1970s, she, like a great many other Anishinaabe-kwe who had married a non-Native spouse,...

Help Centre volunteers keep the shelves stocked and the smiles big

MINDEMOYA—A sampling of the core group of 35 volunteers who keep the Manitoulin Help Centre in Mindemoya a bustling and viable go-to option for...

Coalition Music continues to foster creative growth through Wikwemikong High School’s visionary music business...

WIKWEMIKONG—Wikwemikong High School students are continuing their learning journey of the music industry through the school’s music business course in conjunction with Coalition Music—a...

Pat Strickland continues to grow volunteerism on Manitoulin

LITTLE CURRENT—Pat Strickland’s mantra is ‘bloom where you’re planted,’ and that’s just what the 80-year-old avid volunteer has done her whole life, especially with...
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