Northeast Town Council Notes

Town invoices government for roadwork The Northeast Town council carried a motion last week, invoicing the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) for work that was done...

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...

Green Bay woman to deliver shoeboxes

MANITOULIN—For several years now, around this time of year Amie Morphet of Green Bay would find herself diligently packing the red and green Christmas...

Assiginack Council Notes

Assiginack looks to adopt alcohol policy Two representatives of the Sudbury and District Health Unit (SDHU) attended the November 19 meeting of Assiginack council in...

Annual Stuff-a-Cruiser event this Thursday at Andy’s

WIKWEMIKONG—This Thursday, November 28, the student council of Wikwemikong High School is urging Islanders to open their hearts and their wallets for the annual...

M’Chigeeng promotes wellness through workshops and self care during National Addictions Awareness Week

M’CHIGEENG—Last week, the M’Chigeeng Health Centre (M’Nendamowin Health Services) joined other organizations across the Island and Canada in promoting National Addictions Awareness Week through...

Island organizations unite through UCCMM integrated service model

M’CHIGEENG—Over a dozen United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) organizations and service departments from across Manitoulin gathered last Friday to declare their...

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...

‘Adopt-a-Turtle’ would help Misery Bay Park fund research into turtle die off

MISERY BAY—In response to the threatened turtle population at Misery Bay Provincial Park, the Friends of Misery Bay (FOMB) are working on developing an...

Sheguiandah First Nation walks in support of addictions awareness

SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—A large group of Sheguiandah First Nation community members, despite the inclement weather on Friday afternoon, walked proudly from the community’s recreation...

Nominations open for Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmer

ONTARIO—Nominations are now open for the 2014 Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ (OOYF) Program. Nominees may be individuals, partners or couples who derive a minimum...

Wikwemikong two-day diabetes workshop seeks paradigm shift

WIKWEMIKONG—World Diabetes Day, that’s Mino Gwekwaadziiwin in Anishinaabemowin, has a particular poignancy for aboriginal communities, noted Bonnie Akiwenzie, aboriginal diabetes initiative worker with the...