Anishinabek mourn the passing of Chief Richard Shawanda

UOI OFFICES (June 24, 2015 ) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee expresses his deepest condolences to the family of Chief Richard...

Wikwemikong High School celebrates 15 years of athletic excellence

WIKWEMIKONG— Wikwemikong High School athletes, parents and coaches gathered last Wednesday evening at the school for the 15th annual Warriors Athletics Banquet. “Wikwemikong High School opened...

Revised school year calendar in effect for Rainbow secondary schools

A revised school year calendar is now in effect for Rainbow District School Board’s secondary schools which re-opened to students and staff on May...

Spring Bay cottager upset when his trailer simply towed away

SPRING BAY—Last week, Alan Gallant received a most unsettling Facebook message from his Spring Bay neighbour. Mr. Gallant lives in Nova Scotia but, until...

Elementary teachers work to rule, MSS counterparts remain on strike

TORONTO—The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) began work to rule job actions on Monday, May 11 following a failure to reach a new...

Hydro One forestry techs talk trees with Assiginack students

ASSIGINACK—“We get to drive a lot of neat equipment,” admitted Hydro One Regional Forestry Technician Dan Todd under cross-examination by the Grade 4 students...

More antlerless tags available on Island

Pending the completion of ministry approval MANITOULIN—Following a meeting of the Manitoulin Deer Advisory Committee with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), the...

Manitowaning welcomes Lightfoot Bikes to business community

MANITOWANING—The vision of a Manitoulin owned and operated bike shop that began with teenage entrepreneur Justin Tilson of Honora Bay and the Bike Medic...

Manitoulin Secondary School teachers on strike and off the job

Rainbow board second in Ontario to face secondary teachers’ walkout M’CHIGEENG—Manitoulin Secondary School hallways were silent Monday morning as secondary school teachers with the Rainbow...

Teachers’ say employer’s refusal to engage in real negotiations made job action inevitable

SUDBURY - District 3, Rainbow, of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) is disappointed to report that negotiations with the Rainbow District School...

Rainbow secondary school teachers decide to strike as of Monday

Rainbow secondary schools closed to students Instructional programs for Grades 9 to 12 cancelled MANITOULIN-The Rainbow District School Board has been advised that the Ontario Secondary...

Google changes mean serious blow for Island web searches

Mobile-friendly sites get priority MOUNTAINVIEW, CA—A potential digital tsunami is about to hit the Internet, according to local web experts, as the dominant search engine...