Wiikwemkoong receives food delivery from Pasta it Forward

WIIKWEMKOONG - Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Michael Tibollo is no stranger to Manitoulin Island, having dropped by wearing at...

Indian Day School claim applications now open

CANADA - Applications are now open for members of the Federal Indian Day School Class Action to start the claim process and...

Smeltzer’s Drain extension and rehabilitation is heading to the court of revision

TEHKUMMAH - The Smeltzer’s Drain extension and rehabilitation work in the Township of Tehkummah is proceeding through its regulatory stages, though some...

Having a climate change conversation with youth is only the beginning

MANITOULIN - The results of climate change will fall largely on the shoulders of today’s youth. A 2018 review paper found that...

Spirit of co-operation illustrated by 1764 wampum a modern lesson

1764 wampum symbolizes the spirit of the Niagara Treaty and promised sharing of the land and its resources TURTLE...

Now & Then: Helke and Robert Ferrie MD

Helke and Robert Ferrie MD This professional couple became enamoured with Manitoulin (just as they had with each other,...

Wiiky fatality deemed result of lethal opiates- narcotics mix

Ogimaa, health unit issue warnings WIIKWEMKOONG - On Friday, Wiikwemkoong Ogimaa Duke Peltier issued a statement to Wiikwemkoong residents,...

Municipality of Central Manitoulin polls businesses about COVID-19 concerns

CENTRAL MANITOULIN - Community Development Officer Marcus Mohr has had his hands full over the past few weeks as he collates and...

COVID-19, isolation, lead to mental health issues

Part I of a series EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first part of a series dealing with mental health...

Ferry sails on Monday

OWEN SOUND - The Chi-Cheemaun ferry will once again be plying the waters between Manitoulin Island and Tobermory at the tip of...

Island not exempt from increase in domestic violence during COVID-19 pandemic

MANITOULIN - A recent Statistics Canada crowdsourcing survey found that young women are more likely to be concerned about violence at home...

Manitoulin Island COVID-19 field hospital progressing steadily

LITTLE CURRENT - Manitoulin Island’s field hospital and community care centres continue to advance closer to completion in anticipation of a possible...