Visiting your community market a positive choice for your community and the climate

MANITOULIN - Eating local not only benefits the local economy, it promotes community and environmental health while contributing to food security, especially...

Rastafari principles gain strength in Black Lives Matter era

Bob Marley descendent explores ‘Rasta’ culture in Manitoulin-backed film TORONTO - A strong movement against anti-Black racism has captured...

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...

Three youths work swiftly to rescue swimmer in distress

LITTLE CURRENT - It was a beautiful warm sunny day in late June. Three young men were enjoying the day, Greyson Brewer-Case...

Robinson-Huron treaty money lawsuit gets nod from Superior Court judge; Crown’s defence pleas come...

SUDBURY - Justice Patricia Hennessy issued her ruling on the second of three phases in the Robinson-Huron Treaty (RHT) annuities case on...

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, 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...

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...

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...