Have you a DRINKING PROBLEM? Maybe Alcoholics Anonymous can help you. Meetings Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 pm at St. Bernard’s Church, Little Current.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. To receive adult or youth/parent information on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, more commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or to volunteer with our Association, please contact: The Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Association of Ontario. Tel: 416-222-8820 or 1-877-632-6682 (outside GTA) or write to: Ste. 402, 170 Donway West, Toronto, ON M3C 2G3. Please visit our web site at:

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group. For those affected by the disease and their caregivers, meetings will be the third Thursday of every month, 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Mindemoya Public Library (at the Municipal office building), Mindemoya. Call Marilyn at 705-368-0756, Ext 238 if there are any questions. All welcome.

Manitoulin Family Resources offers programs to support and promote positive family relationships on Manitoulin and the North Shore. Violence against Women Services: Haven House Shelter, Outreach Counseling Crisis Line 705-377-5160; Toll Free Crisis Line 800-465-6788; Children’s Services: Manitoulin Best Start Hub, Child Care 705-368-3400; Help Centre: Treasures Thrift Shop, Food Bank 705-377-5532; Administration 705-377-5532.

Are you concerned about someone’s drinking? Al-Anon has one purpose: Welcoming, giving hope and comfort to help family and friends of alcoholics. Changed attitudes can aid recovery. Stepping Stones Al-Alon Group: Thursdays at 7 pm in the library room at the Missionary Church, 51 Young Street, Mindemoya, 705-377-4892/705-377-5138. Espanola Al-Anon, Tuesdays at 7 pm, Anglican Church, 213 Tudhope Street, Espanola, 705-869-6595.

Questions or concerns about diabetes? We can help. Please contact the MHC Diabetes Training and Care Centre. Individual and group appointments available with a registered nurse or dietitian certified in diabetes education. Clinics in Little Current, Mindemoya, Silver Water, Gore Bay and Manitowaning. Please call 705-368-2300 ext. 2415 for more information. Self-referrals accepted.

Gateway To Life Church service schedule, Sunday Morning Gateway Kids ages 4 to 12, 9 am to 10 am; Sunday Worship, 10:30 am; Tuesday Bible Study, 7 pm; Wednesday The Gate Youth, 7pm. Affiliated with P.A.O.C., 22 Vankoughnet Street East, P.O. Box 681, Little Current, Ontario P0P 1K0. Pastor Philip Hovi 705-368-0245, email:


22 cu. ft. fridge with bottom freezer. Everything works, also 4000-watt gas generator, $25. Call 705-859-3909.

1993 Chev. Caprice classic car, one owner. 170,020 original km. Comes with snow tires plus four summer tires used one season. Call 705-859-3721.

One 49cc moped, step-through, $500. 705-377-4645 after 8 pm.

Riding lawn mowers, Troy Built 14 hp twin 42-inch cut comes with front snow blower, $550. Craft Master 16, hp twin 42 inch cut, $400. 705-859-2176.

Baja ATV 150cc four-wheeler, $450. 1998 340 Arctic Cat Jag, electric start, $900. 705-859-2176.

Rose wingback chair, $35; fridge, $125; moss green loveseat, new, $150; antique pedal-electric sewing machine, $80; Serger sewing machine with threads, $125; electric chainsaw, $75; edger, $75. Call 705-368-1029.

2012 Chev. Equinox for parts only. $1,800. Call 705-968-1368.

Slushie machine for sale: $1,000. Providence Bay Park, 705-377-4650.

2008 Ford F150 pickup, 5.4 V8, 4 x 4, crew cab with 7-foot box. 111,000 km, as is. 705-377-7290.

Generators, 5200-watt PowerBack and a Sport 1850 Coleman powermate. 705-859-3721

Oats for sale, for seed or planting. Call 705-692-4702 or 705-822-8482.


6 hp Mercury outboard two-stroke, asking $700. Can be seen at Manitowaning Complete Auto & Boat – John. 519-318-9814 or 705-859-3431.

Legend 16-foot platoon boat plus trailer, 25 hp Mercury motor. 705-377-7290.

12-foot Jon boat. Never been used. Paid $749, asking $370. Call 705-210-0233.


Donate your old car or truck or farm tractor, etc., or even an old metal boat to our church. We can send a truck right to you to pick these up, and in return you will receive an income tax receipt for the scrap value of your donation to St. Bernard’s Church, Little Current. Please, no smaller items such as fridges, stoves, hot water tanks, etc. Contact Tony Ferro at 705-368-3066 or Jim Griffin at 705-859-2289.


Garage/ yard sale, Friday, May 18, 10 am – 3 am; Saturday, May 19, 9 am – 3pm. 16 Thorburn St. Gore Bay. Household, small appliances, clothes, antiques, outdoor/indoor miscellaneous items. Something for everyone.

Multi-family yard sale, Whites Point, Little Current. Saturday, May 19. 9 am to 12 noon.

Garage Sale, rain or shine. Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19 from 8 am to 4 pm. 363 Tamarack Lane, Honora Bay. Household items; antiques and vintage collectables of all kinds; vintage two drawer thread box; miniature sewing machines; sewing items, fabric, lace, etc.; vintage nautical brass lamps; rare antique stain glass windows; vintage wood Dynamite box; small collectable wood boxes; vintage padlock and keys; Waggs milk can; antique 16 piece set of carpenter wood planes and original tool box; old tools and wood planes; oars; outdoor cast iron bench; cast iron bird baths; wood carvings; stamp collection; coins and misc. currency; and much much more!

Yard sale/ moving out sale on Saturday, May 26, Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 from 10 am to 4pm. 24 Lecourt St., Manitowaning. 705-859-3881.

Garage sale: Saturday, May 19. Rain or shine, 785 Bidwell Rd. 8:30 am. Downsizing, lots of everything, 5 x 7 patio rug, patio umbrella, utility yard trailer, bedding, books, drapes, collection of Blue Jay memorabilia, lamps, CDs, complete screen door, cedar door, shelving, clothing rack, duck decoys, fabric, etc.

Moving/ yard sale. 165 and 166 Main St, Kagawong. (beside Manitoulin Chocolate works). Saturday, May 19. 9 am to 3 pm.

3-family yard sale. Saturday, May 19. Start, 9 am. 73 Meredith St. West, Little Current. Reno items and more.

Yard sale, 46 Coventry Road, Big Lake. Friday, May 18, 11 am to 5 pm. Saturday, May 19, 9 am to 12 noon. Lots of good stuff.

Tool and yard sale. Newer woodworking power tools for sale. Dewalt thickness planer, floor mount drill press, Dewalt hammer drill plus many more tools and yard sale items. 865 Perivale Road West. Saturday, May 19, 8 am to 3 pm. Sunday, May 20, 8 am to 3 pm. Rain or shine.

Yard sale with large selection of bedding, kid’s toys, sporting goods and more. 5329 Hwy 551, Providence Bay. Starts at 8:30 am to 4 pm, Saturday, May 19. Rain date, May 21.

Yard Sale, May 19, 9 am to 1 pm, 109 Townline Road East, Tehkummah. Household, furniture, small appliances, miscellaneous items. Rain day May 20, 9 am to 1 pm


Large studio apartment on waterfront in executive home. Quiet area of Little Current. Fully furnished, bed and breakfast rates available for short stays or long-term lease. 705-368-6240 for viewing appointment and further details.

2-bedroom apartment for rent in heart of downtown Little Current. View of Channel. Available June 1. $650 plus hydro. References. Call Doug, 416-937-5655.

Senior ready apartment in Little Current. Two bedroom freshly painted and new floors. Close to all amenities. Bright, large kitchen, dining room and living room, open concept, large sunroom and coldroom, plus storage shed (5×10). Includes backyard, propane fireplace, fridge, stove, laundry, heat, hydro, grass and snow removal. Available May 1. 705-919-4483 or 705-368-2043.

Apartment for rent, 11 Worthington Street, downtown Little Current. 1 ½ bedroom. $800 plus hydro. Available July 1. Contact Bryan 705-348-1167, Brad 705-869-8125.


Weekly Grief Support Group, Spring Bay Pentecostal Church, 9351 Hwy 542, Spring Bay. Sessions are held on Thursdays, 7 pm to 9 pm. You are welcome to begin attending our Grief Share Group at any point. Phone 705-377-5060 for more info.

Knitting for charity: All knitters are welcome as we knit comfort blankets for chemo patients. Yarn, needles, coffee and snacks provided. Thursday, May 17, come and go from 9 am to noon, at St. Francis Anglican Church, Mindemoya. For information call 705-210-0409.

Knox United Church “Little Shoppe Around the Corner” in Manitowaning will re-open for the season on May 25th.  Open Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am – 3 pm. New and very gently-used fashions as well as many “treasures.”

Knox United Church in Manitowaning will be open for private prayer and meditation on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am – 3 pm beginning on May 25th.

Homemade lasagna dinner with homemade pie. Friday, June 1. 5 – 7 pm at

Park Centre, Kagawong. Cost: $16 adults, children under 10, $8. Advance tickets, call 705-282-1031 or pay at the door. Takeout available. Fundraiser for St. John’s Anglican Church.

NEMI Farmers’ Market downtown Little Current, open Saturdays, 9 am to 12 noon. Come out and support your local growers, producers and artists.

Motorcycle enthusiasts! Start the riding season off with the 5th Annual Blessing of the Bikers and Bikes on May 26 at 11am at STOP 540 Diner in Silver Water. Everyone is welcome.

Farmers’ Market Café will take place every Friday from 9 am to 12 noon at the Red Roof Pavilion on the Gore Bay Waterfront. Join us for a sweet treat and a beverage. May 18 – October 5. See you there.

Fish Fry at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Manitowaning. Tuesday, June 5. 5:30 pm or 6:30 pm seating. Adults, $18; children, age 6 to 12, $9; children age 5 and under, free. Limited number of tickets to be sold, so get yours now! Tickets available from church members or call 705-859-2125 or 705-859-3426.

The Last Chapter Used Bookshop in Manitowaning will open on Saturday, May 19 from 10 am to 4 pm at its new location in the Assiginack Information and Welcome Centre on Highway 6. The Last Chapter Bookshop will be open Tuesday to Saturday until Thanksgiving weekend. Come visit and get your summer and winter reading materials and info too! More information call, 705-859-3041 or 705-859-2110.


Royal Canadian Legion Branch #177 Little Current hours: Closed Sundays and Mondays. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 4 pm to closing.


#348 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps: Sea Cadets meeting each Monday from 6:30 pm to 9 pm, Little Current Public School, ages 12 to 18. For information call 705-603-0722.


Looking for someone who is knowledgeable on picking mushrooms. Which are good to eat, and which are not. Willing to teach me, call me at 705-377-7325.


Dawson Citizens Improvement Association and St. Andrews United Church in Meldrum Bay sincerely thank Lafarge Quarries of Meldrum Bay for supplying our community hall and United Church with heating oil for the 2017-2018 season and also for supplying the loader to install and take out the docks in 2017 and 2018. Thank you very much.

Richard Bradley and Dale Van Every.

The family of Jean McLennan wishes to thank her family and friends. Thank you to the staff of Mindemoya and Laurentian Hospitals for the excellent care you provided. Thank you to Island Funeral home in Little Current for your wonderful service and support at this difficult time.

John, Frank, Don, Doug and Mark

I would like to thank the Lougheed family and their staff for making Stig’s farewell such a success. Gerry, thank you for your poignant service. You made an excellent choice in choosing Jeff Wiseman. He performed brilliantly. Your staff was very kind and they guided me through a very difficult time. The food and the flowers for the Celebration of Life were beautifully prepared and arranged. Again, thank you so much.


Donna Puschel


Private sale: 48 Bay St. Honora (Little Current). Two-bedroom home with the following recent upgrades: R65 in attic, kitchen cupboards, fridge, stove, washer, dryer, whirlpool bath, laminate floors, newer windows, doors, roofing, large covered veranda. Large wired garage with two big automatic doors, 28’ x 38’ with shop with windows in back. Half acre landscaped lot with many gardens and a great water view. Cedar sauna, two storage buildings, new pump in well, on year-round paved road, free public boat launch just up the road. Asking $219,000. Call 705-368-2314.

46-acre bushlot on Learmont Road, Spring Bay. Several acres mature hardwood. Call 705-859-3721.