Billings History Day reveals the story behind the ship wreck Erebus

First public viewing of Allan Tustian documentary KAGAWONG—It was a full house for both the matinée and evening presentation at the Kagawong Park Centre for...

Island woman heading North American Indigenous Games

Marcia Trudeau will lead major Toronto event WIKWEMIKONG—Marcia Trudeau of Wikwemikong has been selected as the CEO of the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG),...

Five compete to become Providence Bay Fair Ambassador this Friday

PROVIDENCE BAY—This Friday, August 19, five young ladies will compete to be named Providence Bay Fair Ambassador with one lucky contestant to be crowned...

Invasive Species are on the rise in our lakes, but boaters can help stop...

MANITOULIN—You may be surprised to learn that just taking your boat out for a spin on a neighbouring lake can help spread harmful invasive...

Exhibits, midway, petting zoo and more at this year’s Providence Bay Fair

PROVIDENCE BAY—It’s time again for the annual Providence Bay Fair, this weekend (Friday, August 19 to Sunday, August 21). The fun gets underway at 8:30...

KTEI and Canadore launch Ontario’s first Anishinabemowin immersion ECE program

SHEGUIANDAH—Early childhood language learning can establish a foundation that will last a lifetime as young children are uniquely equipped to learn languages. With indigenous...

Central moves to close Mindemoya hard-to-heat ‘Old School’ building

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—The Central Manitoulin town council passed a motion at their August 11 meeting to close the building known as the Mindemoya Old School...

Sudbury and District Health Unit welcomes new associate medical officer of health

SUDBURY—The Sudbury and District Board of Health is pleased to announce the arrival of associate medical officer of health (AMOH) Dr. Ariella Zbar. Dr....

Big fish being reported in Western Manitoulin waters

First Expositor Salmon Classic Derby ends Sunday MANITOULIN—With this being the last week of the Manitoulin Expositor Salmon Classic, it is recommended that fishermen hit...

MNRF, First Nations meet to develop positive enforcement relationships

WIKWEMIKONG—The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and the Anishinabek Nation-Union of Ontario Indians met for the second time recently in an effort...

Renovation work set to begin on two Manitoulin lighthouses

MANITOULIN—The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has indicated that work will commence very soon on two Manitoulin Island lighthouses in need of major...

Campbell Horticultural Society hosts annual flower show

MINDEMOYA—Penny Palonen garnered the most points and was the President’s Choice Award winner at the annual Campbell Horticultural Society Flower Show held last Wednesday,...