46th annual Little NHL is a commitment to the health and well being of First...

MISSISSAUGA—Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says this year’s annual Little NHL tournament will continue the decades-old tradition of bringing together Ontario’s First Nation communities...

School board trustee candidates have their say at Kagawong all candidates meeting

KAGAWONG—It was a packed house at the Park Centre in Kagawong on Saturday, August 18 for the Billings Township all candidates meeting. Moderator Jack...

The Manitoulin Connection: Swing Bridge Stories

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—2013 will mark the centennial of the Manitoulin swing bridge. In celebrating this momentous occasion there will numerous events, festivals, a...

Rainbow District School Board approves $201 million budget

RAINBOW DISTRICT—The Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) approved a budget of $201 million for the 2017-2018 school year at its regular meeting on July...

$30,000 marijuana seizure leads to multiple charges

MOOSONEE  – Members of the Moosonee Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), working in conjunction with the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau Drug Enforcement...

Manitoulin Panthers off to an auspicious start this season

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Panthers are off to an amazing start this season, with good coaching in place for all four teams and a number of...

Elizabeth Debassige, M’Chigeeng’s oldest resident, feted for her 95th birthday

by Betty Bardswich M’CHIGEENG—The year 1921 saw the introduction of the Canadian five cent piece, the discovery of insulin by Toronto doctors Banning and Best...

Wally Walk is set to continue enriching lives of foster kids as former recipient...

by Stacey Lavallie WIKWEMIKONG—From a time before memory until she was 18-years-old, Crystal Kimewon bounced between foster homes and, eventually, group homes. When she aged...

Mindemoya takes 2-0 lead in men’s fastball series

MINDEMOYA—The Mindemoya Brewers have taken a stranglehold of their Manitoulin Men’s Fastball League championship final series against the Gore Bay Merchants. Mindemoya bested Gore...

Official Opposition leader Patrick Brown visits Little Current hatchery

SHEGUAINDAH—This isn’t Progressive Conservative Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown’s first visit to Manitoulin, he has visited the Island with his family in...

Ontario government increasing minimum wage rate effective this October

ONTARIO—Ontario is raising the general minimum wage from $11 to $11.25 per hour, effective October 1, 2015. Minimum wage rates for jobs in special...

Couple loses everything as Silver Water home burns to the ground

Tom Sasvari The Recorder SILVER WATER—A Silver Water couple lost everything they owned in a house fire that raged Saturday morning. The fire broke out at the...
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