Home support program investment to benefit Island

SUDBURY—Provincial government investments in mental health and addictions through the North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) are supporting programs that will assist people...

Highway 6 culvert tender to be approved April 28

ESPANOLA—Smooth passage through the only year-round link to Manitoulin through Highway 6 has been ensured with announced funding for the Black Creek culvert located...

Autism Awareness Month: a Manitoulin mother’s story

by Blake Priddle MANITOULIN—April 1 marks the beginning of Autism Awareness Month where people take the time to raise awareness for autism spectrum disorders by...

Comedienne nutritionist rocks healthy food choices at Wikwemikong

WIKWEMIKONG—Nutritionist Mairlyn Smith’s website announces that she is a nutritionist with a signature difference. “As the only professional home economist in the world who...

Providence Bay Renaissance man’s dragon screenplay in play

PROVIDENCE BAY—Merdick McFarlane of Providence Bay doesn’t like too much time on his hands and he keeps his hands, and his imagination, busy. Although...

Islanders speak out against rising hydro costs and join Enough is Enough movement

Enough is Enough petition gains Island support across Manitoulin ONTARIO—When Jacques Ouellette of Marathon started the Hydro One Enough is Enough Facebook group three years...

Council of Canadians report Blue Betrayal lambasts federal governments for fresh water inaction

OTTAWA—A report on the state of Canada’s freshwater resources is taking current and past federal governments to task for using the Great Lakes as...

Assiginack residents could see two percent increase in taxes

MANITOWANING—For the first time in five years, residents of Assiginack are looking at an increase in taxes, by two percent. Council held a special meeting...

Special Needs Strategy sought for Sudbury-Manitoulin District

by Betty Bardswich MINDEMOYA—The Ontario government’s Ministry of Children and Youth Services hosted an information webinar at the Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) in Mindemoya on...

Manitoulin Mall is open and ready for business

MANITOULIN--The Manitoulin Mall, www.manitoulinmall.com, is live and looking for all your goods to buy, sell and barter, plus much, much more. By registering with manitoulinmall.com...

Autism Awareness Month: A Gore Bay family’s story

by Blake Priddle GORE BAY—Autism Awareness Month continues on Manitoulin Island and all across and Canada. Pamela McLaughlin is a Gore Bay mother whose daughter...

Now and Then

Joe and Grace Fox Both Joe and Grace Fox are significant role models. Grace Fox is a very well-known and highly respected woman. She has...
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