Island farmer seeks Health Canada approval for marijuana crop

TEHKUMMAH—Somewhere in Tehkummah there is an empty field. The owner points through his window. “That’s where I’d like to put it,” he says, “but...

Island schools shine at Kiwanis Music Festival

SUDBURY—Manitoulin public schools had a very respectable showing at the annual Kiwanis Music Festival in Sudbury last week, bringing home two gold medals in...

Army Corps of Engineers carp report provides puzzling questions

TORONTO—An invitation-only March 27 Toronto meeting with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) provides many more questions than it purports to answer, at...

Island Skate brings flurry of activity to Little Current

LITTLE CURRENT—The highlight of the Island figure skating scene brought hundreds of figure skaters and their parents representing 14 clubs and communities across the...

Community Living residents enjoy last days of winter with Prov Bay sleigh ride

PROVIDENCE BAY—For several years, Sharon and Lyle Dewar of Providence Bay have been taking a group from Community Living Manitoulin (CLM) in Mindemoya on...

Wikwemikong athletes are Team Ont. hopefuls in badminton and basketball

RAMA FIRST NATION—Wikwemikong First Nation youth ventured out once again in pursuit of athletic endeavours, this time travelling to the basketball tryouts for the...

Northeast Town carries on after March blaze destroys Little Current public works garage

LITTLE CURRENT—Snow plowing, garbage pickup and other town services have continued despite a fire last month which burned down the Northeast Town’s public works...

Manitoulin Secondary School reduces barriers and promotes inclusion for students

M’CHIGEENG—The Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Parent Council hosted an information session at the high school in M’Chigeeng recently. Titled ‘Bridges to Inclusiveness,’ the event...

Fantastic Mr. Fox takes his Wiky ways to trendy T.O.

TORONTO—“What’s the five-buck Hangout Special?” I asked Cassandra Germann, one of three partners in the Extra Butter coffee shop.“A bottomless cup,” she said.“At last!”...

An Island envoy to the Youth Forum of Canada relays her capital impressions

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ali Cosby took part in a Youth Forum of Canada event in the nation’s capital recently. Ms. Cosby relates her impressions of the...

Manitoulin Planning Board in favour of per capita vote

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing to review proposal MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) is considering a change to a per capita voting system, proposed...

The North Channel stars in premier cruising magazine

MANITOULIN—Nestled amidst the pages of Cruising World, North America’s premier magazine on cruising the waters of the globe, sharing space with tales of charting...
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