Assiginack Public School hosts community Remembrance Day service

MANITOWANING—This Remembrance Day the students and teachers of Assiginack Public School (APS) welcomed veterans and the community into their school for a moving service...

Wikwemikong leadership seeks Centre of Diabetic Excellence for community

WIKWEMIKONG—Diabetes is a growing health concern in North America and nowhere more so than in First Nations communities where it has been described as...

Debbie Robinson honoured by parishioners of St. Paul’s Church

MANITOWANING—She moves quietly through the community touching the lives of everyone she meets by offering assistance, a smile, an encouraging word or song. Debbie...

Manitoulin business owners learn of international francophone immigration recruitment possibilities

LITTLE CURRENT—Business owners from across Manitoulin learned of the opportunities of international recruitment of francophone immigrants through a luncheon hosted by the Northern Ontario...

Christmas tree decorated with ‘wildlife friendly’ theme

KAGAWONG—When the suggestion came forward a week ago that put up a community Christmas tree, it was not long before volunteers sprang into action. A...

New support added for Manitoulin Health Centre physician recruitment

MANITOULIN—A new local approach to physician recruitment has been launched involving multiple organizations from across the Island. With several outstanding full-time physician vacancies remaining...
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Island students experience an afternoon at the opera

Glencore Ensemble Studio School Tour performs at Manitoulin schools LITTLE CURRENT—Students at Little Current Public School (LCPS) and Central Manitoulin Public School (CMPS) had a...

Ice forms along Manitoulin streams

by Joe Shorthouse MANITOULIN--One of the most beautiful sights on Manitoulin Island during the period of freezing temperatures in early winter, but before too much...

Missing hunter located near Meldrum Bay

OPP Search & Rescue Team Locate 81 Year Old Man Safe & Sound MELDRUM BAY – On Thursday November 13, 2014 at 5:19 pm The Ontario...

Tar kettle ignites on the way to Tehkummah’s Government Road bridge

TEHKUMMAH—A tar kettle headed up a rise in the Government Road in Tehkummah caught fire around noon on Wednesday, November 5, resulting in a...

Wikwemikong Economic Awareness Days work toward a sustainable future

WIKWEMIKONG—The 14th annual Zhiimaachtaan Economic Awareness Days 2014 has as its motto ‘E’Gaakikaabminaagok Kwiinwin (A prosperous and sustainable future)’ and the Wikwemikong Development Commission...

Canadian shoebox campaign focusses on Ukraine

MANITOULIN—Operation Christmas Child is in full swing on Manitoulin Island with gaily-coloured shoeboxes being collected for shipping over the next couple of weeks. While...