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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Meeting highlights Parkinson’s Awareness Month

MINDEMOYA—Parkinson’s is a devastating disease, often first heralded by a loss of an individual’s sense of smell and taste while for some the first...

MSO athletes to participate in provincials

MANITOULIN—Several members of the Manitoulin Special Olympics (MSO) team have been named to the 2017 Ontario Provincial Summer Games training squad. The announcements were made...

Deadline to nominate a Notable Tree of Manitoulin nears

Nature Club plans tree conference for spring 2016 MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Nature Club’s Notable Trees of Manitoulin (NTOM) initiative that launched earlier this year is nearing...

Manitoulin Planning Board formally declines request of Northeast Town to leave

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) has carried motions and forwarded them to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing opposing the Northeast Town’s request...

UCCM Anishinaabe Police acting sergeant receives national exemplary service medal

M’CHIGEENG— On Wednesday, September 9, United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin ( UCCM ) Anishinaabe Police Service Acting Sergeant Brian “Chuck” Ziegler was acknowledged...

Tehkummah residents bestowed with provincial Volunteer Service Awards

SUDBURY—Three Tehkummah Township community members have received provincial volunteer service awards. The awards, which were presented last Thursday in Sudbury, recognize volunteers for providing committed...

Billings Township council passes its 2015 budget

by Sharon Jackson KAGAWONG— The 2015 Billings budget was presented in open council on Tuesday, July 7 from a motion put forward by Councillor Tom...

Tentative trial date set for case of Green Bay farmer vs MNRF

GORE BAY—A tentative trial date has been set for Paul Skippen vs. the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry in the case of the...

Central Manitoulin Chatter March 19

Well, no sign of spring yet! This winter just wants to linger longer. Perhaps next week I’ll be writing about seeing the first Robin...

Robinson Township holds very successful fundraiser for hospital

Linda Thiessen SILVER WATER—Once again Robinson Township outdid themselves, holding the 30th annual hunters’ pancake breakfast on the Sunday before gun hunting begins at the...

West End drop-in centre crowns pool champions

GORE BAY—The Western Manitoulin seniors’ drop-in centre held two pool tournaments recently. In the annual Herb Walker Memorial Eight Ball Flukes Count tournament, a double...

Aboriginal suicide funding announcement

OTTAWA—In another response to the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Residential Schools, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Monday $69 million...