Michael’s Bay property will not be transferred to township

MICHAEL’S BAY—Tehkummah township Reeve Eric Russell says that the federal government, in reviewing the management and disposal of properties in Michael’s Bay, will not...

Fish and Game Club stocks salmon in area waters

GORE BAY—Members of the Gore Bay Fish and Game Club (GBFGC) stocked healthy, large, Chinook Salmon in two area waterways last Friday. The fish...

Sherry Forest Rink wins annual Little Current Ladies Curling Bonspiel

LITTLE CURRENT—The Sherry Forest Rink of Gore Bay won the annual Little Current Ladies Bonspiel this past weekend. The Forest Rink also included Heather Hall,...

Urgent action needed to address factors for aboriginal cancer rates

MANITOULIN—Urgent action is being called on by the Chiefs of Ontario and Cancer Care Ontario to address key factors contributing to high aboriginal cancer...

Councillors suggest larger assisted living facility should be looked at for Manitoulin

MINDEMOYA—In considering giving its support to a proposal for a six-unit assisted living facility on Manitoulin Centennial Manor property, Central Manitoulin councillors suggested it...

MSS students tour Greece and Italy

M’CHIGEENG—A group of Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) students took the trip of a lifetime during the recent March break holiday, visiting Greece and Italy. “There...

Billings councillor raises concerns with Liberal fundraising practices

KAGAWONG—Billings Township Councillor Brian Parker says if the premier of Ontario and her party can hold lavish party fundraising dinners supplicating big business and...

Oil slick could travel as far as Manitoulin if Enbridge pipeline ruptures, Michigan...

MANITOULIN—A new report prepared by the University of Michigan Water Centre, indicates that if the Enbridge pipeline ever bursts between Lake Michigan and Lake...

Natural Resources says Be bear wise as warm weather arrives

ONTARIO—The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding people to take simple precautions this spring...

Teachers unions want apology from Minister of Education on sick days

ONTARIO—Local teacher union leaders are calling comments made by Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals concerning teachers and the number of sick days they take...

MSS girls’ gymnastics team wins gold at NOSSA

M’CHIGEENG—The Manitoulin Secondary School girls’ novice aerobic gymnastics team has once again won gold this year. “The Manitoulin Secondary School girls’ gymnastics team was well-represented...

Rainbow District School Board provides positive response to requests from Manitoulin refugee sponsoring group

MANITOULIN—The Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) is taking steps to provide and put in place the necessary personnel and supports to help those new...