TSN shoots feature documentary on Manitoulin Special Olympians starring Kelsey Mellan, Matt Bedard

MANITOULIN—It was lights, camera, action for Manitoulin Special Olympic (MSO) snowshoers, and Team Canada athletes, Kelsey Mellan and Matt Bedard, both of Manitowaning, as...

MMA wants answers on frequent power outages

Tom Sasvari The Recorder MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) is calling on Hydro One to attend a future meeting to present its case as to why,...

Three men charged in M’Chigeeng home invasion

M'CHIGEENG--UCCM Anishnaabe Police were called to investigate a report of a home invasion that occurred on the M'Chigeeng First Nation on Saturday, October 5th,...

Truth, reconciliation stories shared

M’CHIGEENG––“Reconciliation belongs to all of us,” said Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner Marie Wilson during her opening remarks at the recent hearings at the M’Chigeeng...

Chi-Cheemaun statistics confirm cycling tourism’s Island growth

OWEN SOUND—Although the complete statistics broken down by month for all classes of travellers have not yet been released, the initial stats on cycling...

Despite pleas from Gore Bay to reconsider, DSB moves ahead with increase to rents

ESPANOLA—The increase to social housing market rents was made official at the November meeting of the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB), despite protests from...

Cockburn deer hunt one of the worst in years, hunters report

COCKBURN ISLAND—This year’s deer hunt on Cockburn Island will go down as one of the worst in terms of the number of deer seen,...

Boom truck tips, Massey man dies

by Alicia McCutcheon On Thursday, June 21, at approximately 3 pm at Dad’s Sales and Service in Ice Lake, Mr. Gatchell was at the West...

M’Chigeeng man faces charges of manslaughter in methadone death

M’CHIGEENG—A M’Chigeeng man has been charged in relation to the death of a M’Chigeeng woman this past summer. On July 3, United Chiefs and Council...

Inmate wanted on Canada-wide warrant for breach of parole

ONTARIO--The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is requesting the public's assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant as result...

Manitoulin Transport waives the right to purchase Vitran

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Transport is no longer in the running to acquire the less-than-load transportation company Vitran after the proposed agreement was terminated. Vitran will now...

Island brewers seeking funds online through crowdsourcing

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin, the time has come to put your money where your beer goes, as the would-be proprietors of the Island’s first craft beer brewery,...