Wikwemikong Athletes form satellite club of Newmarket Huskies

WIKWEMIKONG—Four young Wikwemikong women are working hard with their coach to become a competitive force in the cross-country world, training each day and becoming...

MICA showcases Manitoulin tourism at annual Bicycle Show

TORONTO—The Manitoulin Island Cycling Advocates (MICA) spent this past weekend (March 2-4) promoting both cycling and Manitoulin Island tourism for the fifth year in...

Garage destroyed in M’Chigeeng fire

M’CHIGEENG—A hobby garage was destroyed in a fire that took place at a M’Chigeeng couple’s residence this past Saturday evening. “We made the call to...

Wiikwemkoong has met with federal officials on Michael’s Bay townsite interests

WIIKWEMKOONG—The Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory band council met with representatives of Public Services and Procurement Canada to discuss the disposition of the Michael’s Bay property...

West End quarry topic of new Manitoulin Island history book

MELDRUM BAY—The Meldrum Bay Historical Society hosted a book launch last month for Shirley Hoskins’ new book, ‘The South Shore Quarry’s Contribution to Canadian...

OPP reminds motorists to keep our roads safe as winter sets in

With the winter season well under way, the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind all motorists to be...

Volunteering runs deep for Dave Sylvester

LITTLE CURRENT—Dave Sylvester may be relatively new to the community but he and wife Leona have fast made a name for themselves as volunteers...

Atlantic giant takes the win at the annual pumpkin weigh-in contest

GREEN BAY—There were 10 entries at this year’s Har-Cor Diesel and Farm Supply customer appreciation barbecue and pumpkin weigh-in contest held over Thanksgiving weekend. Terry...

48th Haweater Weekend offers family fun for everyone

LITTLE CURRENT— It was another amazing Haweater Weekend for the Little Current Lions Club despite showers on Sunday afternoon. The 48th year for the...

Island festivals, events receive Celebrate Ontario 2017 funding

ONTARIO—Festivals and events in Billings Township and the Town of Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands (NEMI) are among those that are being supported financially...

Rainbow Board seeks clarity in accommodating refugee students

SUDBURY— School boards across the province have been networking and evaluating plans in the wake of Canada’s pledge to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees by...

Veterans’ Ombudsman recommends improved veterans’ compensation

MANITOULIN ISLAND—The president of the War Pensioners of Canada (WPC) said proposed recommendations made by the Veterans’ Ombudsman for improved compensation for veterans and...
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