DSB members assist low-income households with energy program

MANITOULIN— Workers from the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board ( DSB ) were on hand in Gore Bay and Little Current recently to provide assistance...

Teachers unions want apology from Minister of Education on sick days

ONTARIO—Local teacher union leaders are calling comments made by Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals concerning teachers and the number of sick days they take...

Skate Canada Manitoulin to host wine tasting evening this Friday, August 14

LITTLE CURRENT— Skate Canada Manitoulin will be hosting a wine tasting evening in Little Current at the Rendezvous Pavilion on Friday, August 14 at...

Trustee believes that making First Nation history classes compulsory in secondary schools a...

RAINBOW DISTRICT—The Rainbow District School Board’s First Nation Advisory Committee put forward a motion at the board’s June 30 meeting that would make the...

Northeast Town opens two road allowances to Snowdusters

Some conditions apply MANITOULIN—While the Manitoulin Snowdusters Snowmobile Club has received the blessing of Northeast Town council for use of two unopened road allowances in...

Future not bright for Health Unit budgets

SUDBURY—While the Sudbury and District Health Unit (SDHU) has been able to cut total expenditures in its budget for this year, the future is...

Court of Revision for Ashely Drain to be held July 2

LITTLE CURRENT— There will be a Court of Revision held on Thursday, July 2 at the Waterfront Artisan Incubator and Technology Centre in Little...

Health Sciences North Research Institute receives funding for smoking vaccine

SUDBURY—Dr. Hoang-Thanh Le, scientist at Health Sciences North Research Institute, has received funding from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) for his tobacco...

At end of season, ferry ridership up almost 10 percent

OWEN SOUND—By press time Monday night, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry had made her way from her home port of Owen Sound to Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin...

NDP and Liberal candidates ready for spring election on Manitoulin, PC nom still unknown

ONTARIO--NDP leader Andrea Horwath announced this morning that her party would not be supporting the 2014 Liberal budget released on May 1. Ms. Horwath...

Energy cost burden main topic at meeting of Island PC faithful

LITTLE CURRENT—It was definitely a conservative-friendly crowd that gathered Monday, July 18 at the West Pavilion on the Little Current waterfront for a 1...
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