Social Enterprises to benefit from $450,000 Fund through Waubetek

BIRCH ISLAND— Social enterprises are about to receive an investment of $450,000 to support First Nation businesses that focus on social and environmental well-being. The...

CMPS student places second in public speaking competition

KAPUSKASING—Central Manitoulin Public School (CMPS) Grade 7 student Amber Wahl gave it her all at the Royal Canadian Legion Public Speaking Northern semi-finals, but...

Central Manitoulin seeks options for aging Mindemoya fire hall

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Rumours swirling through the Mindemoya community that Central Manitoulin council is contemplating closing or moving that community’s fire hall are completely unfounded, according...

Miss Wikwemikong competes at Miss Indian World 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, NM— Miss Wikwemikong Destinee Kaboni proudly represented Wikwemikong this past weekend at the 2015 Miss Indian World Competition (MIW) in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

Deidre Debassige takes national midget title with Lady Wolves

HALIFAX—M’Chigeeng’s Deidre Debassige is riding high this week, fresh off a gold medal win in Red Deer, Alberta where she and her fellow Sudbury...

Northeast Town announces Ivan Wheale as community Pan Am torchbearer

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town has officially announced Manitoulin artist Ivan Wheale as the community torchbearer for the Pan Am Games Torch Relay stop in...

Services Board renters could see big increase to rent

ESPANOLA—Some families within the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB) catchment area could see an increase to their rent soon. The DSB is looking at...

Kagawong hosts Celebrate Green Living event

KAGAWONG—Several Island communities have hosted events in honour of Earth Day, which was last Wednesday, April 22. Kagawong, led by volunteer members of the...

Manitoulin East Friendship Club closes, donates history to museum

MANITOWANING—It has been a great run, but with dwindling numbers and a change in society’s culture, the Manitoulin East Friendship Club has decided to...

Social Enterprises to benefit from $450,000 Fund through Waubetek

BIRCH ISLAND - Social enterprises are about to receive an investment of $450,000 to support First Nations’ businesses that focus on social and environmental well-being. The money...

Burt Farms Country Meats ups its game with sausages

ICE LAKE—Burt Farms Country Meats of Ice Lake has built an enviable reputation throughout Manitoulin and beyond for high quality and healthy food products,...

Part VI: Surveying Manitoulin’s Sandfield and Gordon Townships

EDITOR’S NOTE: This week Shelley Pearen continues her series on the 19th century Manitoulin surveys. Ms. Pearen described the initial survey, the Anishinaabe reaction...