Expect a busy term, Mayor MacNevin tells his council

LITTLE CURRENT—Tuesday, December 4 marked the first council meeting and the swearing in of the Northeast Town council, which has three new...

Manitoulin OPP arrest impaired driver

ESPANOLA, ON) - On December 7, 2019, at approximately 4:38 p.m. officers from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received...

NetCentral partnership completes seven-site cellular expansion on Manitoulin

SHEGUIANDAH—Representatives of NetCentral, Rogers, the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), the Northeast Town and Island residents gathered last Thursday in Sheguiandah at one...

Manitoulin OPP enforcing no stopping signs in Kagawong

KAGAWONG—So far this summer Billings Township officials are happy with the fact that many more people are parking their vehicles in the...

Lily Fielding donation creates public corridor to Georgian Bay

SUDBURY—Philanthropist Lily Fielding has made a generous million-dollar donation to the City of Sudbury, turning over 300 acres of land on the site of...

Free seminar seeks to make surfing the Internet safer

LITTLE CURRENT—The Internet can be a scary place, but it doesn’t have to be. Former Internet security analyst Dave Patterson will be sharing his...

Long time Manitoulin Sea Cadet officer Denis Blake retires from the 348 corps

LITTLE CURRENT—After 12 years, Lieutenant (N) Denis Blake will be retiring from the 348 Manitoulin Cadets Corps at the end of this month. At the...

Canada Votes 2019: Learn how the parties respond to the costs of ‘going...

One way or another, particularly in rural and Northern areas of Canada such as Manitoulin Island, a great deal of traditional energy...

Espanola artist wins Ontario Arts Award

TORONTO— Visual artist and author Christi Belcourt of Espanola is the 2014 recipient of the Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Award. Created in 2012,...

Major HSN virus impacted Island hospitals

SUDBURY—A “zero-day” virus infiltrated Health Sciences North’s (HSN) computer systems from another hospital in the Northern region, according to HSN. The virus...

Northeast Town accepts Age-Friendly Community Plan

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council approved the Northeastern Manitoulin Age-Friendly Community Plan prepared by McSweeney and Associates. Dan Stankovic with McSweeney and Associates presented the...

Health Centre contracts Sudbury company for infrastructure study of Mindemoya Hospital

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) is commissioning an infrastructure study of the Mindemoya Hospital site to determine the condition of the building and look...