MNR reports significant decrease in number of charges during deer hunt

MANITOULIN—The number of charges laid by Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) conservation officers (COs) during the past week’s annual deer gun hunt on Manitoulin...

Sudbury District health board passes an increased budget

SUDBURY DISTRICT—The Sudbury and District Board of Health (SDBH) has approved its 2014 operating budget that will see a slight increase to participating municipalities.Ken...

Sheguiandah woman shares her adventures as an environmental lobbyist

My name is Shelba Deer and I am from Sheguiandah First Nation. I came back to Sheguiandah two years ago to work as a...

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...

Sheg First Nation chooses Richard Shawanda as chief

SHEGUIANDAH FIRST NATION—The people of the Sheguiandah First Nation have made their voices heard through the ballot box, electing a new slate for band...

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...

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...

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...
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