COVID-19 tourism should focus on domestic market, experts suggest

MANITOULIN - Tourism operators on Manitoulin Island that have experienced lower-than-normal visitor counts this season may benefit from appealing to the needs...

MSS brings grad to the students

MANITOULIN - Senior students at Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) were able to take in all the pomp and circumstance of graduation in...

Long-term care homes now open for safe visiting

LITTLE CURRENT - On June 11, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that family visits would be able to commence at long-term care...

Wiky T-Birds United! Teams from 40 plus years ago reminisce

WIIKWEMKOONG - The moves are a bit slower and there is the occasional creak that just might be coming from the strategically...

MSS, WHS robotics teams build UV sterilization carts for Island health centres

MANITOULIN - Island high school robotics teams have joined efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by assembling a quartet of ultraviolet...

Island councils support municipal-owned broadband study

IRON BRIDGE - Following the withdrawal of Blue Sky Net (BSN)’s proposal to bring broadband internet to Manitoulin Island and the North...

Student volunteers can earn up to $5,000

OTTAWA - The federal government launched the much-anticipated Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) last Thursday, June 25, a program that partners post-secondary...

Construction starts on Island’s first national fast food franchise operation

Tim Hortons scheduled LITTLE CURRENT - Construction work is rapidly proceeding on the future Little Current Tim Hortons location...

Largely youthful rally for BLM airs social concerns

LITTLE CURRENT - The names of George Floyd, Chantelle Moore, Rodney Levi, Regis Korchinski-Paquet and many more people of colour, Black and...

Climatologists predict above-average heat and rain for Island this summer

MANITOULIN - Summer has officially arrived and it is likely to be a hot one. According to America’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

UPDATE – Vale presents: NHL vs Sudbury for NEO Kids

SUDBURY, ON - As NEO Kids Foundation gears up for the inaugural virtual Vale presents: NHL vs Sudbury for NEO Kids hockey...

Manitoulin’s connection to a famous brand

Part I of a series: BRP mothballs Evinrude outboard motor models MONTREAL - Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) recently announced...