Sheguiandah will see more OPP patrols

Spate of incidents causes concern SHEGUIANDAH—There has been an upswing in the amount of suspicious activity in Sheguiandah over the last year and residents can...

Deep roots nurture a historical connection to volunteering for Sandy McGillivray

LITTLE CURRENT—There is nothing that Alexander (Sandy) McGillivray loves better than an interesting old story about Manitoulin Island, unless it’s sharing the output of...

Green living taken to the next level at Expo

KAGAWONG—Every other year Kagawong is host to the Green Living Expo: a two-day public education and social event focusing on local environmentally friendly activities....

Policing mental health: Part II of a series

Navigating solutions for police interactions with vulnerable persons MANITOULIN––On April 9 Ontario announced it was taking steps to implement a new police response framework that...

Campbell Horticultural Society celebrates 90 years of beautifying communities

SPRING BAY–Horticultural societies are a deep-rooted tradition in Ontario. The Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA) has been around since 1906 and has over 30,000 members...

Fruits of Jim Sloss’ volunteer life found all around Manitoulin

GORE BAY—Two generations of Manitoulin Secondary School alumni will quickly recognize Jim Sloss as a first-rate teacher in the school’s business and commerce studies...

Julie McDermid’s love of four-legged friends is her reason for volunteering

MANITOULIN—Julie McDermid has always loved dogs. When she was young, on every birthday she would ask for a pet dog. Unfortunately, her father had...

Sam Bondi’s volunteering efforts span the depth and breadth of his community

MINDEMOYA—The very well-known and well-liked Sam Bondi has lived on Manitoulin for 56 years and during that time he has done a large amount...

Helping Manitoulin Island felines has become a deep passion for Kathy Jewell

MINDEMOYA—When Manitoulin Pet Rescue was formed in 2015, Kathy Jewell volunteered to look after the many Island cats needing homes. To date, she has...

Island martial arts students honoured by visit from World Kobudo Federation Ambassador

AUNDECK OMNI KANING––Manitoulin School of Martial Arts students were honoured with a visit from Hanshi Alain Sailly, 8th Dan Goshindo, last Sunday at the...

Providing dogs with a better quality of life led to Jean Flamand’s Wiky Rez...

WIIKWEMKOONG—When Jean Flamand, lead volunteer for the Wiky Rez Dog Group, returned home to Wiikwemkoong from teaching up north, she noticed a lot of...

Jo-Anne Thibodeau-Audette volunteers her time because she’s making a difference

AUNDECK OMNI KANING––Outrage quickly spread across Canada following the February 22, 2018 not-guilty verdict in the second-degree murder trial of Raymond Cormier for the...
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