Court rules three OPP union executives did not commit fraud

TORONTO - Three former top executives of the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) have been found not guilty of fraud relating to...

A photojournalist explores the working life on a boat in Manitoulin’s commercial fishery through...

by Giovanni Capriotti PROVIDENCE BAY—The night is still dark at the Providence Bay marina. A family of rabbits lines up on the dusty roadside to...

‘Big Wild Year’ Notebook: The final monthly report of one couple’s efforts to eat...

Part XII of a series Duo endures busy, tempting December, finds old foods don’t live up to hype

Whitefish River FN carnival celebrates Loving Our Language

WHITEFISH RIVER FIRST NATION—The 46th annual Whitefish River First Nation winter carnival took place with the theme Zaagaadonnaa Anishinaabemowin—Loving Our Language and...

Government of Canada invests in dementia research about indigenous peoples

SUDBURY—On Monday, Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, announced an investment of $1...

Zhiibaahaasing First Nation heads to the polls on Sept. 5

ZHIIBAAHAASING—Ogimaa Irene Kells has been acclaimed as chief of the Zhiibaahaasing First Nation in the band elections slated for September 5, while there are...

Island musician/teacher creating empowering children’s album

MINDEMOYA— Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) teacher and local musician/songwriter Peter Nelson is perhaps not so well-known for his community contributions (including several years as...

Doric Lodge ceremony celebrates Second World War vets’ 70th year as a Mason

LITTLE CURRENT—Freemasonry enjoys a storied and mysterious reputation, thanks in large part to the private nature of the fraternal organization, but on Tuesday, September...

Grocery store and firefighters battle COVID-19

GORE BAY - It isn’t the only place where this type of thing is taking place on Manitoulin, but it is unique...

Dawn Madahbee receives Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership Regional Award

CALGARY—Dawn Madahbee-Leach, general manager of Waubetek Business Development Corporation, was honoured by her peers at a Calgary gala held earlier this month. AFOA Canada (formerly...

OFAH asks hunters to voice support for full return of spring bear hunt

ONTARIO - While welcoming the news that the Ontario government is proposing a full return of the spring bear hunt, the president...

MNRF hunting charges up from previous year

MANITOULIN—This deer hunting rifle season on Manitoulin, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) conservation officers (COs) laid a total of 52 charges, down...