Lakeview students join Junior Rangers in rehabilitating Manitoulin Streams

M’CHIGEENG—The staff at Manitoulin Streams were kept hopping recently as students from Lakeview School in M’Chigeeng and a group of Stewardship Rangers in Kagawong...

Manitoulin Phragmites Project receives financial support for Island project

ONTARIO—The province of Ontario is investing approximately $4.5 million to the 2017-2018 Species at Risk Stewardship Program to support 53 new stewardship projects and...

Gore Bay Christmas bird count 2015 results

by Chris Bell, count compiler GORE BAY—A total of 4,324 birds of 52 species were seen in the 48th annual Christmas Bird Count at Gore...

Island man and family escape Hurricane Irma, feel ‘incredible lucky’ to return to Canada...

TORTOLA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS—Nathan Wong, formerly of Spring Bay, spent the afternoon of September 6 huddled in a basement bathroom, sheltered under a wet...

Charles C. McLean students continue participation in OP Flat Stanley program

GORE BAY—A group of students at Charles C. McLean Public School in Gore Bay is again participating in the Flat Stanley program with Canadian...
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VIDEO–Island Country Fest entrepreneur is running silent green

LITTLE CURRENT—Local entrepreneur Craig Timmermans is perhaps best known on Manitoulin Island as co-owner of 100.7 The Island country music station and the driving...

Local cadet participating in Blackdown Cadet Summer Training Course

BORDEN—At 17-years-old, Rebecca MacDonald is taking on a new challenge that not many people her age would ever dream of doing and is doing...

Fuel the Fire TV assists ALS hunter bag his “bucket list” whitetail deer

GORE BAY—A tattoo emblazoned on the arm of Eddy Lefrançois boldly announces his expiration date, 04.97 (April 1997). It is a declaration of defiance...

Gordon resident donates sea bin of treasures toward golf sale auction-sale

GORDON/BARRIE ISLAND—A Gordon/Barrie Island couple has donated a sea bin full of all kinds of good quality items to the Manitoulin Island Country Club...

Manitoulin lighthouses: Sentinels of the secret on watch for over a century

The historic lighthouses of Manitoulin Island are evocative outposts of the mysterious.  Built to pierce a lifesaving light into...

Consortium to continue school bus pilot project for Manitoulin Grade 1 students

SUDBURY—Due to the great response to a pilot school busing program for students in Grade 1 classes within the four school boards the Sudbury...

Trucking companies hopeful Ontario puts in place program to help recruit truck drivers

NORTH BAY - Don Goodwill, president of Manitoulin Transport, and the trucking industry as a whole, is hopeful a new provincial government...
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