Notable Trees of Manitoulin

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This spring, the Manitoulin Nature Club launched a Notable Trees of Manitoulin (NTOM) initiative to catalogue significant trees of Manitoulin Island. The...

Manitoulin OPP to tackle ‘big 3’ policing concerns

by Stacey Lavallie MANITOULIN—As one of his first tasks as Staff Sergeant of the four Manitoulin Island Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments, Kevin Webb went...

Laurentian prof publishes ‘Treaty Toolkit’

M’Chigeeng member’s book planned for school use ANISHINABEK NATION—Last week, after years of hard work and determination, the ‘We Are All Treaty Peoples’ educators toolkit...

Manitoulin hospitals, family health teams, medical centre accredited by Northern Med School for third...

MANITOULIN—During the annual face-to-face retreat held on Manitoulin last week, Dr. Roger Strasser, dean of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), and Dr....

Island walkers join global water walk to promote water security

MINDEMOYA—Living on the world’s largest freshwater island, it is all too easy to take fresh water for granted, but for 663 million people worldwide,...

Island hospitals tracking antibiotic resistance

LITTLE CURRENT—A crisis is growing in the medical field that endangers the chief weapon available in a doctor’s toolkit in combating disease. Antibiotics have...

Manitoulin Physio Centre provides innovative support to Island athletes

MANITOULIN—A Manitoulin business has taken an innovative path in leveraging their expertise to assist local athletes seeking sponsorship. “We have supported many Manitoulin-based athletes over...

Blue-green algal bloom reported in Bass Lake

The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has advised the Sudbury & District Health Unit that results from samples taken September 11, 2017,...

Snowdusters Snowmobile Club has new president, full executive

Club will carry on LITTLE CURRENT––The Manitoulin Snowdusters Snowmobile Club has a new president. Director Wayne Williamson stepped up at a meeting held at Café...

Western Manitoulin Pastoral Charge hosts Easter sunrise ceremony

MELDRUM BAY—Despite the rainy weather, a very nice group gathered at 7 am at the Meldrum Bay Marina premises for the Western Manitoulin Pastoral...

Calls for municipal support for Sudbury’s demand that OPP helicopter return North

  KAGAWONG—All regional municipalities, including Manitoulin Island, should support a motion passed by the City of Greater Sudbury council to have the Ontario Provincial Police...

Dairy producers tackle changing consumer trends

LITTLE CURRENT—The tide has turned in favour of fat, as after years of being cast as a dietary demon, butter has regained its good...
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