Delisting of some OHIP services not likely to affect residents of Manitoulin, physician states

QUEEN’S PARK - Getting access to house calls from doctors, MRI and CT scans for your joints or having your ear wax...

Manitoulin Country Fest prepares for its 9th year

LITTLE CURRENT— The 9th annual Manitoulin Country Fest is coming up the second weekend in August and is shaping up to be one of...

Island OPP staff sergeant dispels any concerns that only one officer on duty at...

MINDEMOYA—Members of the Manitoulin Community Police Advisory Committee (CPAC) were informed last week that Manitoulin Island is never left with just one officer on...

Tehkummah council responds to off-leash dog complaint

TEHKUMMAH - The council of the Township of Tehkummah has committed to form a committee to review its dog and trailer bylaws...

April Torkopoulos competing to be CNE ambassador

TORONTO - The annual Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Ambassador of the Fairs competition is ramping up for its 2019 edition and will...

OPP was not involved in new detachment decision process, says Manitoulin staff sergeant

MINDEMOYA—The Manitoulin OPP detachment commander informed the Manitoulin Community Policing Advisory Council (CPAC) that it was the province’s decision as to where the new...

Derek Debassige honoured as a McMaster distinguished alumni

HAMILTON— Every other year since 2013 McMaster University has embarked on an initiative to honour its distinguished alumni. This year, the second in which...

Expositor Salmon Classic Derby ends with record weights reeled in

SOUTH BAYMOUTH - In what can only be described as the most exciting finish in the Manitoulin Expositor Salmon Classic’s four-year history,...

Coast Guard conducting icebreaking operations

FISHER HARBOUR—The Coast Guard has recently conducted icebreaking operations in the Manitoulin Island area. This past weekend, the US Coast...

Old Mill Heritage Museum’s History Day coming in August

by Sharon Jackson KAGAWONG—Curator Rick Nelson and the (volunteer) Heritage Museum Board members have created new exhibits to complement the lovely display of wedding dresses,...

Sale of the Manitoulin Island Community Abattoir complete

Abattoir purchased by Andy Stronach PROVIDENCE BAY - The Manitoulin Island Community Abattoir (MICA) has been sold to...

Coast Guard icebreaking at Bruce Mines Ontario next week

The Canadian Coast Guard’s Icebreaking operations to assist commercial shipping are currently underway in various areas of the Great Lakes. The following area will...