Elliott’s Restaurant serves up turkey dinner to 100

LITTLE CURRENT—When Jodie and Jason Elliott discovered that the annual free turkey dinner in Little Current would not be going ahead this year they...

Province seeking input for next budget

TORONTO—Ontario is inviting the public to vote on ideas submitted through Budget Talks, an innovative online consultation to develop policies that will be part...

Fire at Manitowaning Hydro distribution site cuts power to 2,560 residents over 15 hours

Wiikwemkoong invites everyone affected to nice hot meal at community’s high school MANITOWANING—Over 2,500 customers were left in the cold on Sunday, January 14 as...

Ryan Hutchinson prefers winter swims

With proper breathing techniques, it’s a healthy pastime SANDFIELD—Ryan Hutchinson isn’t letting cold weather or ice stop him from enjoying his afternoon swim in Lake...

Investment in First Nations policing welcome move for First Nation families and safety, AFN

OTTAWA—Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says last week’s announcement on federal support for the First Nations Policing Program (FNPP) is...

REVISED: Fundraising hockey game for Mustang alumni Connor Croft rescheduled for this Friday

LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) hockey fundraiser for Mustang alumni Connor Croft, who is in need of a kidney transplant, has been rescheduled...

Winter blahs getting you down? Why not try your hand at pool

SPRING BAY—Some people just want to have fun. Wintertime fun, that is. Every Saturday night from late October to May, 12 to 18 men...

Island community urged to claim Loblaws $25 ‘bread money’ cards for Food Bank

‘If 3,000 Manitoulin people give their $25 gift cards to Island Food Bank that’s $75,000!’ MANITOULIN—A group of Island residents have taken on what is...

UCCM Social navigator builds bridges between police and community

M’CHIGEENG—A long and too often troubled history lies between members of law enforcement agencies and Anishinaabe communities, with the result that even Indigenous police...

Kagawong’s Harbour Island returns to local hands

Original developer’s grandson buys it back BILLINGS—Historic Harbour Island, once playground to superstars and society heavy hitters from across the globe, has come full circle...

Councillor impugns Tehkummah’s reeve over payment of bill for changing municipal office locks

Council supports reeve’s decision TEHKUMMAH—Tehkummah Councillor Ron Hierons suggested that Reeve Eric Russell had acted as a ‘lone wolf’ when he made the decision to...

Body Found in Hanmer Confirmed to be 27-year old Tyler Haney

On Sunday, January 14, 2018 around 2:00 p.m. a community member was riding his ATV in the wooded area behind Centennial Arena in Hanmer...
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