Manitoulin Health Centre receives funding for energy efficiencies

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) is among 15 hospitals who are receiving funding to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gases and redirect savings into...

Gore Bay council requests extension of timeline for input into new fire regulations

GORE BAY—Gore Bay Town council is calling on the provincial fire regulation proposers to extend the response time for volunteer fire departments and municipalities to...

Little Current OPP boat house to be demolished next month

LITTLE CURRENT—The Little Current Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) boathouse will be demolished next month, Infrastructure Ontario (IO) confirmed earlier this week. “The boathouse property is...

‘Exceptional quality’ calves at Livestock Exchange

ASSIGINACK—The Manitoulin Livestock Exchange in Assiginack had another successful sale on November 2, with seven cows, 16 cow/calf pairs, 42 steers and 45 heifers...

River School is in session, 4elements hosts kid and adult programs

by Sharon Jackson KAGAWONG—4e is thrilled to announce a full-fledged River School program thanks to funding from The Ontario Trillium Foundation. “We’ve partnered with Manitoulin Streams...

Hydro Ombudsman to hear Island residents’ concerns

Public meeting tentatively set for December 12 MANITOULIN—Hydro One Ombudsman Fiona Crean will be attending a public meeting in December to discuss hydro rates and...

Taxpayers’ Association reflects on challenges and achievements at AGM

HONORA BAY—The Northeast Town Taxpayers held its annual general meeting last week at the Manitoulin Nordic Ski Club in Honora Bay, reflecting on a...

Federal Privacy commissioner embarks on private privacy campaign

OTTAWA—The federal privacy commissioner wants to encourage private enterprise to respect your privacy and has embarked on a media campaign to coincide with the...

Mackenzie’s Run and Walk fundraiser on July 12

LITTLE CURRENT—Few things hold more terror for a parent than their child’s illness and when that illness proves fatal, terror turns to unimaginable grief....

Manitoulin Municipal Association discusses fire call out concerns

MINDEMOYA—Each member municipality within the Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) is being encouraged to discuss with their fire departments the need for its fire fighters...

Province meets with United Chiefs on concerns with Island Official Plan

GORE BAY—Provincial representatives for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) met with the United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) earlier...

Former Providence Bay resident receives 2017 Outstanding Aboriginal Educator Award

PROVIDENCE BAY—A former Providence Bay resident has received the 2017 Canadian Teachers Federation (CTF) Aboriginal Educator Award. The recipient of this year’s CTF Outstanding...