Planning board budget set to increase significantly

GORE BAY—Due to rent increases and having to pay the costs of its Geographic Information System (GIS) technician (originally hired and funded by Northern...

Manor receives ‘excellent’ audit on resident care

LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Centennial Manor has received a very good report from the province in regards to the care it provides to its residents,...

Elementary teachers will rotate strike action across school boards

TORONTO––Ontario’s 72,000 elementary public school teachers were logging online to vote beginning this past Sunday on a province-wide plan to implement one-day rolling strikes...

Nuisance Bidwell bear made it home after Gogama relocation

BIDWELL­­––Islanders tend to be irresistibly drawn back to the blessed shores of Manitoulin, but for one ursine expatriate this past summer, following that urge...

New Lake Huron threat

LAKE HURON—Low water levels, invasive species, pollution and the most recent thing to worry about in our Great Lakes? Plastics, specifically ‘microplastics.’In a July...

Wind turbine opponents not granted work stay during appeal period

LITTLE CURRENT—The ‘stay of approval’ requested by the Manitoulin Coalition for Safe Energy Alternatives (MCSEA) when it filed for an appeal against the Ministry...

High school teachers won’t be involved in any voluntary school activities

TORONTO­­––Members of Ontario’s secondary school union voted Monday to withdraw from participation in all extracurricular activities effective December 10.“The temperature has been turned up...

Island youths receive OPP awards for life saving efforts

MANITOULIN—Three Providence Bay residents were presented with Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Commissioner’s Lifesaving Citation for Lifesaving awards for the actions they took when a...

Heather Graham joins Canadian Mixed Curling championship rink

MONTREAL—Heather Graham, originally from Gore Bay, but who now lives in Barrie, is a member of the Ontario team that won the Canadian Mixed...

MPAC officials answer concerns relating to property assessments

MINDEMOYA—Officials with the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) are encouraging property owners who feel their current property value assessment isn’t correct to bring forward...

Fisheries and Oceans considering funding for Mississagi Lighthouse

OTTAWA—The lobbying of Carol Hughes, MP for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing, in the House of Commons last week appears to be bearing fruit as the federal Department...

Espanola man arrested in impaired collision

WHITEFISH FALLS--On Wednesday, November 28 at 11:47 am, Manitoulin OPP received a call reporting of a single vehicle rollover that just occurred on Hwy...
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