Proposed reorganization would have significant impact on health units

SUDBURY—The provincial proposal to reorganize Ontario’s 36 health units and replace them with 14 much larger health units would have huge impacts on the...

Language and cultural camp offers foundational knowledge

AUNDECK OMNI KANING—Drum circles, charades, fire teachings and card games may not seem like natural complements, but they were all key parts of Mnaamodzawin...

VIDEO–Mike Mantha reaffirms Manitoulin’s special status in legislature

Calls on Alex Trebek to set record straight TORONTO—Support continues to build in defense of Manitoulin Island’s status...

Ride Away Stigma cyclist visits Assiginack Public School classes

by Heather Pennie MANITOWANING—When Danielle Berman rode her bicycle up to Assiginack Public School last Thursday, she brought with her a powerful message. Her message...

Western/Central Manitoulin to receive four new cell towers

MANITOULIN - Ontario is helping Manitoulin Island stay connected by bringing enhanced cellular and mobile broadband services to residents and businesses. With an investment of...

Gore Bay Theatre prepares this year’s QUONTA entry

GORE BAY—‘Boiler Room Suite,’ this year’s Gore Bay Theatre entry in the QUONTA Festival competition will present a challenge for the actors, particularly John...

Little Current Public School students present funds to Texas

LITTLE CURRENT—Students at Little Current Public School murmured in excited anticipation as they waited to connect with their counterparts at an elementary school in...

Kagawong family safe after early morning fire at residence

KAGAWONG—A Kagawong family was fortunate that no one was injured after an early morning fire at their residence on Friday, November 8. Merv Gilchrist, fire...

Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health weighs in on holiday food safety

ONTARIO—Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Arlene King is a self-described holiday party hostess enthusiast, who not only loves throwing festive gatherings, but...

Barrie Island author recognized as a ‘Literary Colonel’

BARRIE ISLAND—Barrie Island author Donald Roberts has been recognized with a special honour for promoting literature around the world.

Council agrees to write off Harbour Centre tenant taxes for 2016

GORE BAY—After a lengthy discussion, Gore Bay town council has agreed that the 2016 Harbour Centre tenant taxes will be written off by the...

Wikwemikong band member coaches gold medal team at Ontario Summer Games

MISSISSAUGA—Wikwemikong band member Marian Jacko was part of the coaching team that took gold in women’s hockey at the Ontario Summer Games earlier this...
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