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Rainbow schools canvas community for food drive

SUDBURY—Many students in Rainbow District School Board schools in Sudbury, Espanola and Manitoulin were to canvass their neighbourhoods for non-perishable food items for their...

First Nation leaders and province commit to move forward on key issues

TORONTO—First Nation chiefs received strong commitments to move forward on major First Nations priority issues after two days of face-to-face meetings with Ontario cabinet...

Central Manitoulin voices concerns with policing increase

MINDEMOYA—Central Manitoulin council voiced its concerns with the significant increase in policing costs it is facing in 2016. “There has been quite an increase in...

Santa Claus is coming to Gore Bay!

MANITOULIN—Grab your lawn chairs, hot chocolate and bundle up for the Gore Bay Santa Claus Parade tomorrow, Saturday, December 5 starting at 7:30 pm. Participants...

Manitoulin Special Olympics curling team sponsored by Western Manitoulin Friends

BURPEE MILLS­­–On Saturday, November 28, many friends of Manitoulin Island’s Special Olympics curling team gathered at the Burpee Mills Municipal Centre to offer sponsorship to...

Central Manitoulin supports spring bear hunt proposal

MINDEMOYA—Council for the municipality of Central Manitoulin has made it clear they support the reinstatement of the spring bear hunt for the District of...

C.C. McLean students support Canadian Forces with Christmas packages

GORE BAY—Thanks to the efforts of students of the Grade 4/5 class at Charles C. McLean and great community support, Canadian  Forces members will...

Former Gore Bay resident to be inducted into Great Lakes Marine Hall of Fame

SAULT STE. MARIE, MICHIGAN—Captain Jack Purvis, who was raised in Gore Bay, is to be inducted into the Great Lakes Marine Hall of Fame...

MTO abandoning Western Manitoulin, seniors, says GB mayor

GORE  BAY—Gore Bay Mayor Ron Lane says that the Ministry of Transportation has abandoned seniors on Western Manitoulin by turning down the Town of...

Dream of Central Manitoulin FHT building finally realized

MINDEMOYA—The grand opening of the Manitoulin Central Family Health Team (MCFHT) at the Mindemoya Hospital marks the completion of the project construction that took...

Kagawong turkeys deemed to be wild and not domestic

KAGAWONG—Having determined the turkeys in Kagawong are wild and not domestic, a Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) representative says the ministry has...

Lodge Angel Bus makes its maiden voyage, transports seniors to Gore Bay event

GORE BAY—The Angel Bus is now on site and rolling, having transported residents of the Manitoulin Lodge to an event in Gore Bay on...
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