Comedienne nutritionist rocks healthy food choices at Wikwemikong

WIKWEMIKONG—Nutritionist Mairlyn Smith’s website announces that she is a nutritionist with a signature difference. “As the only professional home economist in the world who...

Assiginack residents could see two percent increase in taxes

MANITOWANING—For the first time in five years, residents of Assiginack are looking at an increase in taxes, by two percent.Council held a special meeting...

Council of Canadians report Blue Betrayal lambasts federal governments for fresh water inaction

OTTAWA—A report on the state of Canada’s freshwater resources is taking current and past federal governments to task for using the Great Lakes as...

VON encourages Island seniors to socialize through day programs

MANITOULIN—Island seniors looking to step outside their routine and try something new are encouraged to attend Manitoulin’s VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) Canada adult...

Cambrian College sees spike in confirmation numbers

SUDBURY—An increasing number of students are making Cambrian College their top choice, as shown by a significant spike in the numbers of confirmed students...

Mindemoya resident shares passion for the sport of paintball

MINDEMOYA—Most people have probably heard of paintball and may have even spent some time playing the game in the bush with friends or watching...

Record number of teams for 44th annual Little NHL

MISSISSAUGA—For the first time in over 20 years, Whitefish River First Nation (WRFN) and Aundeck Omni Kaning (AOK) First Nation co-hosted the Little Native...

Now and Then

Joe and Grace FoxBoth Joe and Grace Fox are significant role models. Grace Fox is a very well-known and highly respected woman. She has...

Western and traditional medicines meet at Wikwemikong conference

by Jean OshkabewisensWIKWEMIKONG—Balancing the concept of Western and traditional medicine can be beneficial for aboriginal people who are on their journey of wellness and...

4elements delivers arts business webinars

MANITOULIN—The business of art can be a challenging hurdle for most artists; being focussed on their creative processes, the commercial side can be daunting....

Ontario government increasing minimum wage rate effective this October

ONTARIO—Ontario is raising the general minimum wage from $11 to $11.25 per hour, effective October 1, 2015. Minimum wage rates for jobs in special...
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