Canada expands wage subsidy to include businesses of every size

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Monday, March 30 that the recently announced wage subsidy for businesses would be expanded...

Recipes from Rose’s Kitchen

This week’s recipe column is a bit different. The first recipe is what I call exact cooking, following the measurements to a...

Get Reel in the North – The hard question

Every week I receive a plethora of questions about fishing. The most common being ‘how do you know what to use and...

Community sounds alarm on construction workers’ inter-provincial travel

LITTLE CURRENT - Construction on the new Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment will continue amid COVID-19 concerns, Infrastructure Ontario (IO) reports.

Some First Nations are limiting access to communities amid COVID-19

Wiikwemkoong has set up Buzwah checkpoint WIIKWEMKOONG - Chief and council of the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territories passed a band...

Linda Debassige returned as M’Chigeeng First Nation chief

M’CHIGEENG - Incumbent M’Chigeeng chief Linda Debassige was returned to the position of chief with a landslide victory over candidate Terry Debassige...

New pilot project to release freshwater sharks in Lake Huron to control invasive Asian...

HULL, QUEBEC - Hazardous invasive species experts with the Canadian government have recently approved a pilot project to both control the spread...

MHC ventilator campaign sees strong public support

MANITOULIN - The campaign to purchase four new ventilators at Manitoulin Health Centre’s two hospital sites has drawn an impressive amount of...

MHC issues call for personal protective equipment

Residents step up to sew masks for COVID-19 response MANITOULIN - Like many hospitals across the province, Manitoulin Health...

Tim Hortons project not delayed by coronavirus control measures

LITTLE CURRENT - The project to build the first-ever Manitoulin Island Tim Hortons is proceeding and has not been delayed due to...

Manitoulin sees its first two cases of COVID-19

International travellers tested on March 23 MANITOULIN - Manitoulin Island has its first two confirmed cases of COVID-19, a...

Message in a bottle finally finds a reader after 28 years adrift

MCGREGOR BAY - A decades-old message in a bottle has resurfaced in the northern waters of Georgian Bay not far from where...