Rainbow School Board officials say reverting back to 1998 sex-ed curriculum not feasible

RAINBOW DISTRICT—The director of education for the Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) says that reverting back to the 1998 sex education curriculum in its...

Return of ‘buck-a-beer’ to Ontario panned by Manitoulin craft brewers

MANITOULIN—While Premier Doug Ford said beer fans across Ontario can officially start counting down the days until the return of ‘Buck-a-Beer,’ the popular $1...

Zhiibaahaasing First Nation heads to the polls on September 5

ZHIIBAAHAASING—Ogimaa Irene Kells has been acclaimed as chief of the Zhiibaahaasing First Nation in the band elections slated for September 5, while there are...

Council seeks answers as to why Mindemoya’s Northern Credit Union branch is closing

MINDEMOYA—Central Manitoulin council is looking for answers to questions and concerns it has in regards to the recent announcement by Northern Credit Union that...

Dr. Timothy Vine to take on position of VP Corporate Services and CFO at...

MANITOULIN—The new vice-president of corporate services and chief financial officer of the Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) will be taking over that position next month.Dr....

Phil Harper wins MICC championship

Takes top spot for second time by a lone stroke GORDON—Phil Harper has won the Manitoulin Island Country Club (MICC) championship for a second time,...

Meet the five contestants running for Providence Bay Fair Ambassador

PROVIDENCE BAY—One of the highlights of the Providence Bay Fair is the Providence Bay Fair Ambassador competition in which Manitoulin’s youth vie to be...

Scope of Kagawong development project going ahead, says proponent

KAGAWONG—While the tent campground units have been put off the board by the proponents of a plan that was to be considered by Billings...

Council agrees on new name for former church building

KAGAWONG—A final decision has been made by Billings Township council on the name to be used for the former St. Paul’s United Church—welcome The...

MSO athletes selected for provincial winter games

MANITOULIN—Several Manitoulin Special Olympics (MSO) athletes have qualified for the 2019 provincial winter games.The 2019 Ontario Special Olympics (OSO) Winter Games are to take...

History day in Kagawong draws record crowds to this year’s event

KAGAWONG—This year’s History Day in Kagawong drew the largest crowd the annual program has ever seen in the past. In fact, this year’s afternoon...

Korean Youth group arrives on Manitoulin for four day multi-ethnic stay

MINDEMOYA—There was a breath, no, a blast of fresh air in Mindemoya on July 30 as the Korean Youth Group arrived from Toronto for...
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