Teachers resume extracurriculars at MSS but not at public schools

SUDBURY­––Ontario’s elementary school teachers have decided to continue their protest, boycotting participation in voluntary and extracurricular activities including coaching teams and staying after school...

Manitoulin Streams awarded national honours

MANITOWANING—Manitoulin Streams was bestowed with the highest of honours for its many accomplishments and successes throughout the waterways of Manitoulin. Manitoulin Streams was the...

Crystal Shawanda nominated for Juno award for best album

REGINA—Manitoulin’s sweetheart Crystal Shawanda has been nominated for yet another Juno award for her country tunes, this time for the title of Aboriginal Album...

Barrie Island residents meet and greet with PM Harper

BARRIE ISLAND—A Barrie Island man and his son had the opportunity of a lifetime, meeting Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper while on a trip...

Secondary school teachers vote to renew participation in extracurricular activities

TORONTO—The Provincial Council of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) has voted to recommend to members to suspend their political action related to...

Gore Bay seeks to have Service Ontario rethink its changes in store hours

GORE BAY—The mayor of the Town of Gore Bay will be contacting local businesses and individuals in aid of putting together a business plan,...

Fellow trustee agrees Killens able to publicly state his opinion

MANITOULIN—It appears Larry Killens has at least one trustee of the Rainbow District School Board backing him and his choice to voice personal opinions...

Northeast Town passes bylaw controlling clinics’ locations

MANITOULIN—Last week the Northeast Town council passed proposed amendments to the town’s commercial and residential zoning bylaw to limit the placement of future clinics...

Manitowaning OPP station under scrutiny

MANITOWANING—During last week’s meeting of Assiginack council, Councillor Les Fields shared with her fellow members of council the news of the possibile the closure...

Sheg stalemate carries on

SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—The divide among members of the chief and council of the Sheguiandah First Nation continues, with the six outstanding band council resolutions...

Wiky chosen to host new mental health, addictions unit

WIKWEMIKONG—Ngwaagan Gaming Recovery Centre Inc. (Rainbow Lodge) in Wikwemikong has been selected as one of five First Nations communities in the province to host...
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