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...

Opposition grows to Hydro sell-off

TORONTO—A recent announcement that the Wynne government intends to sell off 60 percent of Hydro One as part of a plan to fund strategic...

Kina Gbezhgomi marks official recognition as children’s aid society

Photos by Giovanni Capriotti M’CHIGEENG—Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services (KGCFS), with the support of the Children’s Aid Society (CAS), the Ministry of Children and...

Ontario Expanding Beer Sales to Grocery Stores

Ownership of Hydro One to be Broadened with $4 Billion Raised to be Invested in Infrastructure Projects Ontario is moving ahead with its plan to unlock...

MP Carol Hughes’ motion to end racism on anniversary of Indian Act promotes dialogue

OTTAWA—Despite many societal advances we still have work to do if we want to live in a country where race is something that truly...
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