Shawanosowe students tour Ottawa museums and Parliament Hill

OTTAWA—A group of 22 students from Whitefish River First Nation’s Shawanosowe School toured the sights and sounds of the nation’s capital recently, including a...

Haweater 2016 will go down as one of the best yet, Lions boast

LITTLE CURRENT—Some might think that December is too early to be thinking about Haweater Weekend 2016, but for members of the Little Current Lions...

Island sled trails to open soon

MANITOULIN—Sled heads rejoice! Winter is upon us and before long the Manitoulin trails will be open—almost all of them this year. Many people have been...

A guide to Vitamin D for all your winter needs

by Brooklyn Wilton, Northern Ontario School of Medicine dietetic intern MANITOULIN—Winters in the North can be tough. While there are many new activities to try,...

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...

Green Bay farmer receives four charges at first court appearance

GORE BAY— Green Bay farmer Paul Skippen attended provincial court in Gore Bay last week with his supporters in a legal battle to win...

Exhibits, midway, petting zoo and more at this year’s Providence Bay Fair

PROVIDENCE BAY—It’s time again for the annual Providence Bay Fair, this weekend (Friday, August 19 to Sunday, August 21). The fun gets underway at 8:30...

Everything is just ducky at C.C. McLean

GORE BAY—They have names like Sunny, Zippy, Sheldon, Rollo and Fuzzy Feet, and when they had to leave, a bunch of Grade 2 students...

Northeast Town council votes down referendum questions 7-2

LITTLE CURRENT—At last week’s administration and finance committee meeting, the Northeast Town council voted down three motions for proposed referendum questions which would have...

Double stabbing in Wikwemikong

WIKWEMIKONG— The Wikwemikong Tribal Police responded to an incident that occurred over the weekend in the community resulting in two individuals being stabbed. “There was...

Manitoulin Streams ramps up for 2016 restoration work

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Streams is getting ready for another great season of helping rehabilitate and enhance water streams and creating healthy and self-sustaining river ecosystems. Sites on...

Northeast Town earmarks land gift from Fielding family for seniors’ housing with donor’s blessings

Land adjacent to Manor valued at nearly $700,000 LITTLE CURRENT—Lily Fielding and her family have donated a portion of land located adjacent to the Manitoulin...