Search warrant carried out in Sagamok First Nation

SAGAMOK--On October 10 the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, North Bay Drug Enforcement Unit, and the Anishinabek Police Service executed a search...

MNR cuts threaten vulnerable Northern Ontario communities

QUEEN’S PARK––Local politicians are joining Northern Ontario NDP MPPs, in their frustration concerning job and service cuts involving the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR)...

Residents to be provided with more information on municipal water meters

GORE BAY—Every household in Gore Bay will be provided with an information package concerning the proposal of installing water meters in homes and businesses...

Haweater receives Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation fellowship

TORONTO—Haweater Ashleigh Wiggins is one of 20 recipients in all of Canada to have received a fellowship from the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to...

Manitoulin Longbeards chair says club will continue despite MNR decision to cancel study

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Longbeards club will continue to operate in the future despite the recent announcement by the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) that the...

Manitoulin taxi driver charged in sexual assault complaints

SHEGUIANDAH--On September 29 at 4:30 am, Manitoulin OPP were notified of a sexual assault complaint involving a 19-year-old female. The allegation was that the...

Low water woes means Chi-Cheemaun requires deeper channel blasted at South Bay harbour

SOUTH BAYMOUTH—Last week, during the Manitoulin Tourism Association’s (MTA) annual general meeting, the membership was surprised to learn that the Chi-Cheemaun ferry has increasingly...

Blue-green algae found in Mindemoya Lake near Treasure Island

LAKE MINDEMOYA—The Ministry of the Environment has advised the Sudbury and District Health Unit that results from samples taken September 28, 2012 on Manitoulin...

Kateri Tekakwitha’s elevation to sainthood drawing Island throng

BIRCH ISLAND––It has been a long journey for a determined local group of devotees, many of whom have since passed on to the spirit...

Teachers vote 98 percent in favour of strike mandate if negotiations fail

SUDBURY––The long educational armistice appears to be over, as teachers’ unions expressed outrage over the decision of the McGuinty government to pass Bill 115,...

OPP Release Operation Impact 2012 Results

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reported that eight people lost their lives in five separate motor vehicle collisions on Ontario roads and one person...

Updated – Sagamok man has drowned in North Channel

NORTH CHANNEL--Yesterday, October 5, police received a report that two men had capsized off of Landry Point near the Sagamok First Nation on the...
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