Manitoulin Streams wins Premier’s Award for Innovation Excellence

SUDBURY—The Manitoulin Stream Improvement Association has received the 2013 Regional Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence for Northern Ontario. As part of the award,...

Swedish medical delegation visits Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is quickly gaining an international reputation for best practices in the areas of rural and indigenous medicine...

MNR encourages Ontarians to buy locally-grown trees

ONTARIO—You can’t deck the halls without the perfect Christmas tree. Every kid knows that’s where Santa puts the presents. For adults, it’s the fragrant...

Santa Claus is coming to Manitoulin in upcoming parades

MANITOULIN—It’s that time of year again for beautiful displays of Christmas lights and the big man in red, riding his sleigh and spreading holiday...

DSB begins process of changing rental fees for Gore Bay apartments

MANITOULIN—In an attempt to save money on the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board’s (DSB) 288 social housing units, the board passed a motion late last...

Assiginack takes top honours in Legion Remembrance contest

MANITOULIN—Four schools participated in the Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day contest, which has students submit posters, essays or poems on remembering Canada’s soldiers and...

Non-urgent patient transfer project deemed a success

ESPANOLA––The Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB) non-urgent patient transfer service pilot project has been deemed a success in its first six months of operation.“A...

OPP investigation continues into Spring Bay suspected home arson case

SPRING BAY––The investigation into the suspected arson at a Spring Bay home this fall is ongoing, with still no charges being laid.“We have expanded...

Patrons flock to library to hear reading from international bestselling author

LITTLE CURRENT—International bestselling author Mary Lawson, sister of local historian Bill Caesar, finished off her Ontario tour late last month on Manitoulin with a...

Wikwemikong honours its post secondary graduates

WIKWEMIKONG—The joyous strains of the honour song performed by drummer Danielle Roy-McDonald escorted a procession of Wikwemikong’s 2013 post secondary graduates led by university...

Journey to Bethlehem lights the path to the Christmas Story

MINDEMOYA—The marvel that is the Christmas Story is retold through the auspices of yet another marvel, as churches and community members—even livestock—come together from...

Canadian study shows bee deaths linked to neonicotinoid pesticides

GUELPH—Environmental groups and beekeepers have joined forces in Ontario to call on the federal and provincial governments to take steps to outlaw neonicotinoid pesticides...
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