Drone workshop for interested pilots this Saturday in Tehkummah

TEHKUMMAH—A seasonal resident of Manitoulin who is also a certified UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle), or drone, pilot is hosting a learning session on the...

DSB ratifies tentative contract with its CUPE employees

ESPANOLA—The Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB) has ratified a new contract agreement with members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), subject to...

Manitoulin welcomes the first baby of the New Year in February

LITTLE CURRENT—Manitoulin finally welcomed the first baby of the New Year on Saturday at the Manitoulin Health Centre in Little Current. Logan Mejaki was born...

Lots of family fun to be had this weekend at annual Central Manitoulin Homecoming

Be sure to check out the Sheguiandah powwow too! MINDEMOYA—With a fresh new look to the Central Manitoulin Lions Club’s membership roster, this year’s Homecoming...

Harvest Glory Days time is back

Decorate your community in friendly competition MANITOULIN—The leaves have started to change colour and there is a crispness in the air which means it’s time...

CUPE education workers ratify agreement that brings back services to students and jobs for...

TORONTO - Education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in Ontario have voted to ratify a central collective...

Students to Stuff-a-Bus

by Lane Phillips MANITOWANING—The spirit of giving has taken hold once again at Assiginack Public School! In an effort to help local families enjoy the...

Island youth tops in discus

Joseph Maxwell excels nationally QUEBEC—Evansville athlete Joseph Maxwell finished off the season at the Legion National Youth Track and Field Championship in Quebec last week...

Northeast Town council approves final revision of Canada 150 mural

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town has officially approved the final image for the Canada 150 mural, which will transform the Campbell Street ramp in Little...

Remembrance Day reflections from MP Hughes

There is no doubt that Remembrance Day is exactly the kind of celebration that wraps people up emotionally and invokes a public outpouring of...

All Island municipalities, with exception of Central, see decrease in Services Board weighted assessments

MANITOULIN—At the February meeting of the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB), board members received the revised numbers for the total municipal 2015 apportionment. Each year,...

Seniors Information Fair held in Gore Bay

GORE BAY—The Gore Bay Seniors Drop-In Centre teamed up with the Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario (OACAO) September 1 to host an information fair...