MSS hockey teams facing down challenges, looking for more wins

M’CHIGEENG - The Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) hockey teams are still pushing forward through their seasons with all of the determination that...

Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota elected speaker

OTTAWA - Manitoulin residents were uncharacteristically tuned in to the 43rd parliament’s Speaker election, most no doubt rooting for our own Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing...

A jolly time had by all at Kagawong’s annual community Christmas concert

KAGAWONG - Last Saturday’s annual Christmas concert in Kagawong offered an evening of laughter and entertainment to a packed Park Centre and...

Debajehmujig disconnects Christmas to hilarious effect

MANITOWANING - What do Nanabush, three very foul-mouthed grannies on a mission, a dead raccoon and a remorse-ridden wi-fi all have in...

Only one Northern community still in the running for nuclear waste site

Other site is located on the shores of Lake Huron TORONTO - And then there were two. The competition...

Rainbow Board schools spared possible one-day strike this week

M’CHIGEENG - Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) teachers took part in a province-wide one-day strike last Wednesday, December 4, as contract negotiations with...

Melanie Debassige transforms challenges into opportunities

BRANTFORD - When Melanie Debassige finds herself faced with a challenge, she peels back the labels and stereotypes to reveal opportunities. It...

Haweater Weekend 2020 to be full of fresh, festive family fun

LITTLE CURRENT - The Little Current Lions Club has been hard at work since early this fall, planning another fun-filled Haweater Weekend...

Island coastal towns brace for record high water levels

Municipalities, businesses plan against possible one foot more water LITTLE CURRENT - News that Manitoulin waterfronts could be facing...

Manitoulin activist revisits historic Alcatraz

by Deb O’Rourke ALCATRAZ ISLAND, CA—“Mayday! The Indians have landed!” the lone caretaker of Alcatraz radioed to his employers...

Lead free! Island First Nations, municipal water systems’ managers say their infrastructure ‘modernized’

MANITOULIN - In the wake of the November ‘Tainted Water’ investigation released in news publications across Canada, changes have already begun to...

Manitoulin OPP arrest impaired driver

ESPANOLA, ON) - On December 7, 2019, at approximately 4:38 p.m. officers from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received...