Leila Thureson named Central Manitoulin Citizen of the Year

MINDEMOYA—Central Manitoulin Mayor Gerry Strong and Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) CEO Derek Graham caused some looks of surprise when they entered the board room...

Six-foot festival celebrates the past with the future

MANITOWANING—The annual 6 Foot Festival’s fifth anniversary edition focussed on “Transformations” by providing an exhibition of the most intriguing projects since the festival began...

Arson case adjourned for a week until October 27, suspect to remain in custody

GORE BAY—This past Monday, October 20, the man charged with seven counts of arson in five suspicious fires in Little Current over the summer...

Kagawong hosts Annual Scarecrow Hunt

KAGAWONG--Residents and visitors alike will be welcomed by 'Black Pete' as they enter Ontario's Prettiest Village this month. This colourful little guy is just...

Search for missing Bay Estates boater a false alarm

BAY ESTATES—Following reports of an unmanned boat adrift in the choppy waters off Bay Estates last Tuesday afternoon, an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) marine...

Manitoulin bees dodge Ontario die-off

MANITOULIN—The news on the bee front has not been uplifting in recent years, with the invasion of various mites and the still largely unexplained...

Elder abuse warning signs discussed at Elephant in the Room conference

LITTLE CURRENT­––Elder abuse is a decidedly unpalatable subject, but such is the central theme of ‘The Elephant in the Room: A workshop concerning elder...

Time is running out for major 2015 trail permit discount

MANITOULIN—There is just two weeks left to receive a 30 percent discount on the 2015 Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trail permit when...

Hilarious and sexy indie folk artist Big Mama Lele to play Manitoulin

SHEGUIANDAH—The Yukon’s Big Mama Lele will be making a stop at Manitoulin’s Rue Studio in Sheguiandah tomorrow, Thursday, October 16, as part of her...

140-year-old Pioneer Museum building gets a helping hand

MINDEMOYA—Ben and Crystal Lentir replaced the cedar shingles on the front roof of the log cabin at the Pioneer Museum in Mindemoya recently, finishing...

Pilot for Island festival builds sound foundations for future

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Tourism Association (MTA) has been undergoing a sea change in operations and approach recently, with a more outwardly-focussed approach to marketing. Part...

New branding and marketing initiatives unveiled to members at Manitoulin Tourism Association’s annual general...

by Isobel HarryMANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Tourism Association (MTA) held its annual general meeting on Wednesday, October 1 in Manitowaning, hosted by Debajehmujig Creation Centre. In...

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