Bird Construction Inc. selected by province to build new OPP buildings

MISSISAUGA—Bird Construction Inc. (Bird) has announced that it has been selected by Infrastructure Ontario, the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and the...

Island municipalities to benefit from Gas Tax Fund

TORONTO—The Government of Canada has delivered the first of two $408 million annual investments of the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) to Ontario municipalities,...

OPP release Civic Long Weekend charges and casualties

ORILLIA, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) dealt with a tragic Civic Day Long Weekend with two children among the six people who...

Bruce Peninsula National Park set to expand

OWEN SOUND—The Government of Canada announced that, with the support of the Bruce Trail Conservancy, it has reached an agreement to acquire new land...

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Manitoulin and North Shore

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for:Blind River - ThessalonEspanola - KillarneyManitoulin IslandConditions are favourable...

Hospitals continue to wait for promised small and rural funding

QUEEN’S PARK—Nickel Belt MPP France Gelinas rose in the Ontario legislature last week to share the concerns of the province’s small and rural hospitals,...

Air Quality Alert: Espanola – Killarney

Statements 6:00 AM EDT Monday 30 July 2018 Special air quality statement in effect for:Espanola - KillarneySmoke from a large forest fire west of Key...

Cancellation of GreenON program upsets MPP Mantha

QUEEN’S PARK—During Question Period Monday, NDP MPP Michael Mantha demanded answers from the Doug Ford government on the cancellation of the Green Ontario Fund.“This...

Perry Bellegarde re-elected as national chief of Assembly of First Nations

VANCOUVER - Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald congratulates Perry Bellegarde upon his re-election as National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.“The Chiefs from...

Island farmers step up and offer to accept animal refugees

ONTARIO—With fires raging through the bone-dry forests of Northeastern Ontario, the plight of those farmers and their livestock whose pastures lie in the path...

Coast Guard ship Samuel Risley departs for its first-ever Arctic mission

ARCTIC—The Canadian Coast Guard’s annual Arctic operational season is underway and includes a maiden voyage to the Arctic by the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel...

Young rower qualifies for British Columbia summer games

VICTORIA—A young British Columbia rowing athlete who has family ties to Manitoulin Island and is a regular summer visitor has qualified for the British...
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