Sheguiandah First Nation walks in support of addictions awareness

SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—A large group of Sheguiandah First Nation community members, despite the inclement weather on Friday afternoon, walked proudly from the community’s recreation...

Nominations open for Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer

ONTARIO—Nominations are now open for the 2014 Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ (OOYF) Program. Nominees may be individuals, partners or couples who derive a minimum...

Wikwemikong two-day diabetes workshop seeks paradigm shift

WIKWEMIKONG—World Diabetes Day, that’s Mino Gwekwaadziiwin in Anishinaabemowin, has a particular poignancy for aboriginal communities, noted Bonnie Akiwenzie, aboriginal diabetes initiative worker with the...

International bestselling author coming to Little Current

LITTLE CURRENT—For those of us who have always dreamed of writing a novel but fear that time has passed our opportunity by, one need...

Island Singers present ‘The Winter Rose’ concert

MANITOULIN—The Island Singers will once again present their annual Christmas concert, bringing the joy of music and the holiday season to audiences in both...

Gordon/Barrie Island Twp. offers a taste of European holiday traditions at annual Advent...

GORDON/BARRIE ISLAND—The municipality of Gordon/Barrie Island will once again offer a taste of European holiday traditions on Manitoulin Island at the community’s annual Advent...

Stop the Drop gives citizens the tools to help their lake

GEORGIAN BAY— “Already over 20,000 people have registered with Stop the Drop because they want to send a message to their elected representatives,” says...

Manitoulin Transport purchases Smooth Freight Ltd.

BRANDON—Manitoulin Transport announced Monday that it has purchased Smooth Freight Ltd of Brandon, Manitoba. Smooth Freight provides scheduled less-than-truckload (LTL) and truck load (TL)...

Winter accidents claim two lives

ESPANOLA—Two separate tragic accidents claimed lives on highways during the icy weather conditions last Friday, one on Highway 6 near Willisville and the other...

Get Ready to Go Snowmobiling Ontario Week

BARRIE—The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) and its member clubs are celebrating the coming sledding season during Get Ready to Go Snowmobiling Ontario...

Buddy’s proprietor found guilty in Northeast Town sign bylaw case

LITTLE CURRENT—Last Thursday, Justice of the Peace (JP) Darlene Hayden delivered a verdict of guilty in the ongoing case between Buddy’s Liquidation owner Aaron...

Council lowers levy increase, but some worry draft budget too tight

LITTLE CURRENT—Northeast Town staff were pleased to tell to council last week that the levy increase over last year during the 2014 draft budget...
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