Discovery Centre students host Manitoulin Streams Day

PROVIDENCE BAY—The Discovery Centre, located in Providence Bay, was full of smiling faces and curious questions on Thursday, July 12. Children attending the Summer...

Minister of Indigenous Services visits Wiikwemkoong

WIIKWEMKOONG—It may have been a whirlwind day of tours for Indigenous Services Minister the Honourable Jane Philpott as she made her first visit to...

There’s still time to enroll in youth sailing at Low Island

LITTLE CURRENT—Thirteen students have participated over the first two weeks of the Little Current Yacht Club (LCYC) youth sailing program, instructed by Bryce Mastelko...

Ron Kelly takes home prestigious Dora Mavor Moore Award for Performing Arts

TORONTO—A former Little Current resident, Ron Kelly, now of Toronto, received a prestigious Dora Mavor Moore Award, presented by the Toronto Alliance for the...

Upcoming workshop encourages writers to overcome fears, write powerful stories

SUDBURY––Best-selling author Gail Anderson-Dargatz presents a workshop for writers July 28 in Sudbury hosted by the Sudbury Writers’ Guild. The topic is ‘overcoming our...

Wikwemikong Health Centre celebrates 30 years of community health care

WIIKWEMKOONG—Judging by the huge crowd that gathered at the Naanwechige-Gamig Wikwemikong Health Centre (WHC) on the afternoon of July 11, a community barbecue is...

‘The Race is On’ for Manitowaning’s Summerfest Weekend

MANITOWANING—Rev up those engines, lawnmower or otherwise, for the 36th edition of the Southeast Manitoulin Lions Club’s Summerfest Weekend on this weekend, July 20-22,...

Sandfield store facing hardship as Tehkummah detour shaves 70% off retail trade

Highway 542 detour continues until mid-October SANDFIELD––Entering the Sandfield General Store and Country Kitchen (Sandfield Kitchen) feels like taking a step back in time. Located...

Sheg First Nation hosts North Meets South youth exchange

SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—The two-week multi-city North Meets South Exchange kicked off with youth (ages 14-24) setting off from Union Station in downtown Toronto for...

90-year-old celebrates 73 years of Island holidays

MANITOWANING––Tim Cronley will turn 90-years-old in October of this year but enjoyed a special birthday celebration last Thursday, July 12, at Red Lodge. Mr. Cronley’s...

Manitoulin seeing well below normal precipitation levels

MANITOULIN—This will come as no surprise to Islanders, but Manitoulin is seriously lacking in precipitation this summer. According to Gerald Cheng, Environment and Climate Change...

Wiikwemkoong hit and run trial begins Monday

GORE BAY—The trial is set to begin in the Wikwemikong Way hit and run case of Darin Noel Peltier, the accused driver in the...
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