‘Walk for Change’ anti-racism event scheduled for Sunday in Kagawong

KAGAWONG - The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis has highlighted once again the devastating, centuries-long impact of systemic racism in the...

Coping with children’s feelings of isolation during pandemic times

Part III of a series MANITOULIN - It is normal that children and youth may be anxious or upset...

Arbitrator rules long-term care workers voluntarily isolating aren’t eligible for paid leave

TORONTO - Full-time, part-time and casual employees at long-term care (LTC) facilities in Ontario are not entitled to paid leave if they...

Queen’s Park declares Ontario’s ‘Stage 2’ COVID-19 reopening will commence this Friday, June...

ONTARIO - The provincial government has moved to enact ‘Stage 2’ of its reopening plan in most public health districts of Ontario,...

Paddling duo plans to circumnavigate all Island lakes

MANITOULIN - On the heels of last year’s successful canoe circumnavigation of Manitoulin Island’s shoreline in 13 days, ‘The Attempt’ is back...

Wiikwemkoong Cultural Festival postponed until 2021 due to virus

WIIKWEMKOONG - The Wiikwemkoong 60th annual Cultural Festival has been postponed to 2021, as has that communitiy’s June traditional powwow.

Chi-Cheemaun begins service in time of pandemic

One month later than usual and with restrictions SOUTH BAYMOUTH - The Chi-Cheemaun ferry’s start date has proved to...

Island community leadership pandemic response committee tasks NOSM docs with COVID-19 data mining and...

SUDBURY - The Manitoulin District Leadership MHC Community Response/Emergency Preparedness and Paramedicine Committee (made up of Island municipalities, First Nations leadership and...

Wiikwemkoong literacy program digitally partnering students with business elite now North American model

Uses technology developed by Wiikwemkoong WIIKWEMKOONG - A partnership between the Wiikwemkoong Board of Education (WBE) and non-profit Innovations...

Little Current high school student’s song strikes a COVID-19 chord

LITTLE CURRENT - Like so many other high school students across the globe, Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) student Mackenzie Cortes of Little...

Spirit of co-operation illustrated by 1764 wampum a modern lesson

1764 wampum symbolizes the spirit of the Niagara Treaty and promised sharing of the land and its resources TURTLE...

Ferry sails on Monday

OWEN SOUND - The Chi-Cheemaun ferry will once again be plying the waters between Manitoulin Island and Tobermory at the tip of...