Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief “hopeful” despite Indigenous curriculum decision

ANISHINABEK NATION—The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare is disappointed in the recent decisions of the Ontario government to cancel the meetings for...

Heather Pennie takes principal’s job at Assiginack Public School

ASSIGINACK—Some of the Rainbow District School Board’s elementary and secondary schools will welcome new principals when classes resume on Wednesday, September 5, among them...

Retirement beckons for veteran OPP officer Mike Corrigan

LITTLE CURRENT—When retired Manitoulin Espanola OPP Sergeant Mike Corrigan first reported to the OPP Academy in Brampton in 1985 things were very different in...

This week marks Phragmites Week

Get involved, help stop the spread of phragmites MANITOULIN—Coming up this Saturday is the start of the annual Phragmites Week. The goal of the Manitoulin...

Weengushk brings cream to the top with first international film festival

MANITOULIN—The inaugural Weengushk International Film Festival is now “in the can,” having brought together an “A” list of films created in both established production...

Legion supports PTSD helper dogs

Provincial program launched at Little Current Branch #177 LITTLE CURRENT—An innovative fundraising collaboration between the Royal Canadian Legion and Wounded Warriors Canada was launched at...

Art enthusiasts eagerly await this year’s Manitoulin Art Tour

MANITOULIN—The 24th annual Manitoulin Art Tour is ready to go and the 36 artists who will have their wares on display this season are...

Beach Action Day at Providence Bay tidies the North’s longest sand beach

PROVIDENCE BAY—On a glorious day this past Wednesday, July 11 more than a dozen workers and volunteers embarked on an important and largely unrecognized...

‘In the Spirit of Tom Thomson’ show starts this Saturday, July 21 at Perivale...

PERIVALE—Since 2015, Perivale Gallery has annually challenged each of its over 50 artists and artisans, as well as invited guest artists, to produce one...

New Island OPP officer enjoys the outdoor life

MANITOULIN—Provincial Constable Shannon McGale hails from Burlington originally, but the new member of the Manitoulin-Espanola OPP Detachment and mother of two has always felt...

Summer Fest promises all the nostalgia of summers past

KAGAWONG—Known for being one of Manitoulin Island’s most forward thinking communities, Kagawong is taking a step back in time as residents celebrate their annual...

Museums in Little Current and Sheguiandah get up close and personal with the past

SHEGUIANDAH—Two museums within easy access to each other, in Little Current and Sheguiandah, each distinctive, tell of prehistoric peoples, of the settlers of large...
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