Pink Party breast cancer fundraiser for research a fun-filled success story

LITTLE CURRENT—The Royal Canadian Legion in Little Current was a hive of pink activity last Saturday evening as members of the Relay for Life...

Northeast Town to leave Manitoulin Planning Board

NORTHEAST TOWN—The Northeast Town will be leaving the Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) and becoming its own planning authority, said Northeast Town Mayor Al MacNevin,...

Quality Deer Management reforms on Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—It’s official, the Manitoulin branch of the Quality Deer Management Association has risen from the ashes and found a new vibrancy following a recent...

Changes to nursing grad program would seriously affect MHC, CEO

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) representatives are very concerned with changes in the nursing graduate guarantee program by the province that would have serious consequences...

First Nation leaders in Ontario will meet to solidify plans to attain their vision...

THUNDER BAY— First Nation education professionals will gather in Thunder Bay this week to provide recommendations, attend presentations and panel discussions that will address...

Burpee Mills council still considering filing an appeal on property tax assessments

EVANSVILLE—Burpee-Mills council is still considering filing an appeal to the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) on all farmland assessments in the township under the...

Wikwemikong celebrates tractors n’ tailgates there at annual fall fair

WIKWEMIKONG—The Wikwemikong Agricultural Group is once again holding its annual fall fair, fittingly themed ‘tractors n’ tailgates.’ The weekend will kick off this Friday (September...

Municipal Affairs minister confirms province will not download septic inspections

Good news, says Billings council KAGAWONG—As it turns out, the province will not be downloading inspections of septic systems on Ontario municipalities, which Billings council...

Sunday salon offered by international author Gail Anderson-Dargatz

PROVIDENCE BAY— Budding writers are encouraged to spend a Sunday salon with bestselling author Gail Anderson-Dargatz at her summer house in Providence Bay this...

Provincial anglers and hunters group donates funds toward Gore Bay micro-hatchery proposal

by Tom Sasvari SHEGUIANDAH—The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters Zone D (which includes Manitoulin Island) has made a financial donation toward a proposal from...

Weengushk Film Institute announces new board chair

M’CHIGEENG—On December 2, Weengushk Film Institute (WFI) announced the appointment of Jill Brindle as its new Chair of the Board of Directors. Brindle had a...

Central Manitoulin lobbies for new OPP detachment to be in municipality

MANITOULIN—While it appears as if the province may be constructing a new Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment building in the Northeast Town, Central Manitoulin...