Elder shares story of struggle, then triumph, over alcohol

BIRCH ISLAND—As part of National Addictions Awareness Week last month, Whitefish River First Nation hosted a number of events, including one geared to the...

Espanola deer check shows healthy mature deer

Smaller yearlings reflect last year’s harsh winter ESPANOLA—The biannual deer check station in Espanola, held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MERNA) in...

Canadian Youth Forum participants descend upon Providence Bay

PROVIDENCE BAY—Founded in 1830, the Community of Christ Church has always set great store on music and the Sunday services include several songs from...

Al-Anon peer support brings helpful focus to family members of alcoholics

AUNDECK OMNI KANING—Beverly has a lot of impressive nursing credentials to her name, but when she travels to Island communities talk about Al-Anon “I...

Santa Claus is coming to Manitoulin!

MANITOULIN—Take a break from Christmas shopping and stuffing stockings to check out the magical Santa Claus Parades on Manitoulin this year.The Northeast Town will...

Journey to Bethlehem shares the meaning of Christmas this weekend

MINDEMOYA—The annual Journey to Bethlehem, a multi-denominational, family-oriented outdoor presentation of the Christmas story, will be held this Friday and Saturday in Mindemoya.Since its...

Now and Then – Phyllis Turner

Phyllis Turner Phyllis Turner thinks fondly of the Waterloo area in which she grew up. Her early years were joyful and enriching; filled with lots...

New ED takes helm at Manitoulin Family Resources

MANITOULIN—A familiar hand holds the tiller at Manitoulin Family Resources (MFR) as the community services organization navigates new waters.Executive Director Marnie Hall Brown joined...

M’Chigeeng First Nation receives Trillium funding for sport worker

ONTARIO––The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) has announced new investments in non-profits and charities across Ontario, including funding for the M’Chigeeng First Nation. With OTF...

Singer/songwriter Angie Nussey conducts MSS workshop

M’CHIGEENG—Students at Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) took full advantage of the opportunity to work with award-winning singer/songwriter Angie Nussey during a recent songwriting workshop...

Island Lions gather for zone meeting

SHEGUIANDAH—For the first time in years, members representing all of the Manitoulin contingent of Lions Clubs (all five of them) met for a District...

Manitoulin Diabetes Network Conference promotes total body and mind wellness

LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Diabetes Health Network, a group composed of all the diabetes programs on the Island, hosted the Diabetes Network Conference last week...
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