Non-urgent patient transfer project deemed a success

ESPANOLA––The Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB) non-urgent patient transfer service pilot project has been deemed a success in its first six months of operation.“A...

OPP investigation continues into Spring Bay suspected home arson case

SPRING BAY––The investigation into the suspected arson at a Spring Bay home this fall is ongoing, with still no charges being laid.“We have expanded...

Patrons flock to library to hear reading from international bestselling author

LITTLE CURRENT—International bestselling author Mary Lawson, sister of local historian Bill Caesar, finished off her Ontario tour late last month on Manitoulin with a...

Wikwemikong honours its post secondary graduates

WIKWEMIKONG—The joyous strains of the honour song performed by drummer Danielle Roy-McDonald escorted a procession of Wikwemikong’s 2013 post secondary graduates led by university...

Journey to Bethlehem lights the path to the Christmas Story

MINDEMOYA—The marvel that is the Christmas Story is retold through the auspices of yet another marvel, as churches and community members—even livestock—come together from...

Canadian study shows bee deaths linked to neonicotinoid pesticides

GUELPH—Environmental groups and beekeepers have joined forces in Ontario to call on the federal and provincial governments to take steps to outlaw neonicotinoid pesticides...

District Services Board creates senior priority waiting list for all rental units

MANITOULIN—In a push to create more seniors’ housing and through its commitment to the 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan in the Sudbury-Manitoulin area, the...

Wiky’s Amanda Peltier named 2013 GE Foundation Scholar-Leader

TORONTO—Amanda Peltier, an aboriginal student in the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Energy Systems Engineering program, who hails from Wikwemikong, was recently...

Manitoulin Family Resources marks the 24th anniversary of Montreal Massacre

MINDEMOYA—On December 6, 1989, in an act of cowardice and rage, engineering student Marc Lepine entered a classroom at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique, separated the...

Northeast Town Council Notes – Dec 11-13

Council honours retirees Northeast Town Mayor Al MacNevin presented certificates of appreciation to staff retirees Glen Case (manager of public works) and Tom Spry (chief...

Ontario releases Long-Term Energy Plan ‘Achieving Balance’

ONTARIO—The province released its updated Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) called ‘Achieving Balance’ last Wednesday, laying out its plan for clean, reliable and affordable energy...

Channel View Drop-In celebrates over 20 years of Christmas dinners

LITTLE CURRENT—For over 20 years, the fine folks at the Channel View Drop-in Centre in Little Current have gathered for a free community Christmas...
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