Regional ‘Angel Bus’ encouraged for eastern Island

MANITOWANING - Sandy Cook, who spearheaded the successful Angel Bus that services the needs of Western Manitoulin seniors by giving them a...

Island songwriters’ offerings compiled to benefit Mindemoya Hospital Auxiliary

PROVIDENCE BAY - As anyone who knows him can attest, Merdick McFarlane is something of a renaissance man. He confesses that comes...

Architects engaged and will examine Burns Wharf building for estimates

MANITOWANING - Marilyn Wohlberg, co-music director for the Burns Wharf Theatre Players (BWTP), could barely contain her excitement at the thought of...

M’Chigeeng’s Alan Corbiere becomes York professor

Historian also applying to become Canada Research Chair  TORONTO - M’Chigeeng historian and researcher Alan Corbiere has had a...

Shipping to Manitoulin more than twice as expensive as to Espanola

Part I of a series EDITOR’S NOTE:Manitoulin Island businesses and consumers have often raised concerns over the relatively high...

Reflecting back upon 2019: a Big Wild Year

NORTH BAY - “Every meal’s a memory.” A simple, stand-out phrase that seemed to perfectly summarize 365 days of harvesting and preparing...

Coronavirus foils Manitoulin family’s plans to visit daughter-in-law’s parents in China

SUDBURY - Roadblocks and indifference of Canadian bureaucrats have prevented the parents of Fanfan Yang, wife of Wade Smith of Providence Bay,...

Fishing tips from Bob Izumi

Featured guest of the Manitoulin Ice Showdown MANITOULIN - Ever wonder what a Canadian professional angler and host of...

Tartans abound during Robbie Burns dinner held to raise funds for the Sea Cadets

LITTLE CURRENT—A robust skirl of the pipes heralded the start of the annual Robbie Burns dinner on Saturday as a colour guard consisting of...

New OPP headquarters for Island and Espanola on budget and on schedule

LITTLE CURRENT - Work is continuing on the new Manitoulin OPP detachment in Little Current and, according to the construction company and...

Birch Island expands Shawanosowe School to accommodate daycare, innovation centre

BIRCH ISLAND - Visions and dreams of a unified, central community hub in Whitefish River First Nation (WRFN) edged closer to reality...

Autumn Peltier speaks at World Economic Forum

DAVOS, Switzerland—Autumn Peltier, the 15-year-old Wiikwemkoong water walker and Anishinabek Nation chief water commissioner, took part in a Time Magazine panel on January 21...