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Little Current
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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...

Injured Workers Group holds Day of Mourning meeting

AUNDECK OMNI KANING—The National Day of Morning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace takes place tomorrow (April 28) and the Manitoulin North...

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...

Ontario balances first budget since the recession

TORONTO—In a relentless uphill march from the depths of the 2008 recession the Liberal government has finally grasped that Holy Grail of fiscal governance—the...

Island man says fans know how to conduct themselves at hockey games

MANITOULIN— While a fan of the Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Mustangs hockey team says he feels it is an insult that fans are given...

Northeast Town council asks staff to revisit 2015 budget for further cuts

Taxpayers’ Association applauds council decision LITTLE CURRENT—At a recent Northeast Town council budget meeting, council carried a motion directing town staff to revisit the operating...

Old Mill Centre goes labyrinth in latest reno

KAGAWONG—Old Mill Heritage Centre curator Rick Nelson is looking forward to this year’s May long weekend opening with more than his customary enthusiasm. “We...

Central Manitoulin Council Notes

Services Committee Council approved the recommendation that funds be earmarked in the 2014 budget for the purchase of 10 new tables and 80 new chairs...

Rainbow Board support staff poised for job action

TORONTO— Leaders of the Canadian Union of Public Employees ( CUPE ), representing 55,000 education workers in Ontario’s schools, voted overwhelmingly on the weekend...

Northeast Town makes big cuts to 2014 draft budget to combat gov. funding cuts

NORTHEAST TOWN—Due to an $81,000 decrease in Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) support to the Northeast Town for 2014, council was forced to make...