Seven Island businesses represented at Royal Winter Fair

TORONTO— Seven businesses are representing Manitoulin Island at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto this week, all of which can be found at...

Old Mill Heritage Centre Military Display continues to grow and earn glowing reputation

KAGAWONG— Today (Wednesday, November 11) is your last chance to take in the impressive military display at the Old Mill Heritage Centre in Kagawong...

Island medical providers seek long-term methadone solutions

MANITOULIN— Island medical providers are continuing conversations and working with health officials to establish a long-term solution for opiate patients in the wake of...

Cold War veteran Jim McDonald struggles daily with bureaucracy

MANITOULIN—When you join the military, danger is generally taken as a given, an integral part of the gig, but generally it is expected that...

Your Dollar Store honoured with New Entrepreneur award at annual Waubetek gala

BIRCH ISLAND— On November 5, the Waubetek Business Development Corporation held its Business Awards Gala at Casino Rama Hotel and Conference Centre on the...

Haweater serves the armed forces through Directorate Foreign Liaison

OTTAWA— Captain Tristan Armstrong of Gore Bay joined the Canadian military in 2009, looking for a way to put his engineering education to use...

The forgotten Korean War

A veteran’s story recalls Canada’s involvement in that still unresolved conflict EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the story, in his own words, of Sergeant Harvey...

Commemoration of First Nations WWI hero receives funding boost

NAUGHTON— Roger Chum, president of the Ontario Native Education Counselling Association (ONECA), announced major funding from the Department of Canadian Heritage for a project...

Joining Canada’s ‘tip of the spear’ in Bosnia and Afghanistan

KAMLOOPS—It’s a long way from Meldrum Bay to Bosnia and Afghanistan, both in geography and culture, but a year after he joined the Canadian...

Sheguiandah First Nation elects newcomer Andrew Aguonie chief

SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—Members of the Sheguiandah First Nation chose to elect a fresh face to lead the community for the next two years, giving...

Wiky contemplating external coaches

WIKWEMIKONG— Close to 20 Wikwemikong youths gathered at the band council chambers last Monday night to share their concern  that volunteers with a group...

Reggie Leach signing his books Thursday

LITTLE CURRENT— Retired NHL player Reggie Leach will be stopping in Little Current this week as part of his North American book tour for...