OPP association president defends rising police rates

MANITOULIN—Increased municipal Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) costs and the new OPP municipal billing model are two topics that are sure to spark a great...

Butt out: it’s National Non-Smoking Week

MANITOULIN—There are more than 1.6 million smokers in Ontario and research shows that up to 80 percent of them have tried to quit. Tobacco...

Island farmers feed half of local deer herd, want preference in...

SPRING BAY—For the second year in a row, the fact that Manitoulin farmers are being shut out of the deer hunt for anterless deer...

Debajehmujig featured on cover of Canadian Theatre Review

MANITOWANING—The current cover of the prestigious theatre trade magazine Canadian Theatre Review contains some very familiar figures: the iconic symbol of Paris, the Eiffel...

Island youth learn the art of trapping firsthand

My involvement with the trapper’s course was a bit of a fluke. My husband, Neil, volunteered me to chaperone if any girls were interested....

Trapping course to be offered next month in Manitowaning

MANITOWANING—Trapping is an integral part of Canada’s history and a practice that is still alive and well today. Those interested in learning about trapping...

4elements Living Arts announces executive director, intern positions

MANITOULIN—4elements Living Arts is pleased to announce two new staffing appointments. Sophie Anne Edwards, the founder of 4elements, has been formally hired as the...

Alzheimer Society promotes the benefits of early diagnosis during national awareness month

CANADA—The Alzheimer Society of Canada is promoting the benefits of early diagnosis during national Alzheimer Awareness Month, citing that as many as 50 percent...

Survey says…

Part II: Manitoulin Island through a surveyor’s eyes in 1862EDITOR’S NOTE: This week Shelley Pearen concludes her account of the first complete survey of...

Assiginack Curling Club plans a celebration of the immortal Bard of Scotland, Robbie Burns

ASSIGINACK—It has been a few years since the Island’s Scottish roots have sprouted in that most traditional of celebrations of Caledonian expats—the Robbie Burns...

Descendant of famed surveyor introduces genealogy club to T. J. Patten

SHEGUIANDAH—Birch Island resident Zoe McDougall blew away the fog of the mists of time at the Centennial Museum of Sheguiandah and transported an avid...

Kevin Closs digs into his spiritual roots on new CD

LEVACK—Manitoulin’s favourite troubadour Kevin Closs recently released a new CD that reaches back into his spiritual roots to come up with a surprise Christian...
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