Island figure skaters take to the streets this summer with new outdoor blades

LITTLE CURRENT—The ice may be gone for the summer at the Little Current recreation centre, but that hasn’t stopped some members of the Skate...

Swing Bridge past and present

A series of interviews with a veteran bridge tender EDITOR’S NOTE: The official celebration of the Manitoulin Swing Bridge’s centennial is only three weeks away,...

First annual Manitoulin Rodeo brings in huge crowds

MANITOWANING—Manitowaning was full of cowboys and cowgirls, rodeo clowns, bucking broncos, bulls and thousands of spectators last weekend for the inaugural Manitoulin Rodeo.“The rodeo...

Lots to see and do on Manitoulin Island this Canada Day weekend

MANITOULIN—This Canada Day weekend there is nowhere better to be than Manitoulin Island where communities across the largest freshwater island in the world have...

Mounties make imprint on West End with Musical Ride

BARRIE ISLAND—For Americans, it’s all about the red, white and blue. For Canadians, it’s the red and white. Or in this case, the red...

Water levels higher, ferry loads heavier

Lake Huron on par with 2012 LAKE HURON—Work being done to the fenders at South Baymouth and Tobermory is underway with the completion date of...

Taste of Manitoulin returns over four weeks this fall

GORE BAY—The Taste of Manitoulin (TOM) food, culture and heritage festival is still alive and kicking and will be held this fall, instead of...

Musical Ride wows Island crowd

GORDON—One youngster in the crowd of 1,900 at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Musical Ride Tuesday night seemed to sum up the feelings...

Leader Resources purchases Spring Bay wind farm

SPRING BAY—The sale of the Spring Bay wind farm has been completed between the previous owners Schneider Power Inc., with Leader Resources of Kincardine.Charles...

Multimedia Gallery — RCMP Musical Ride

OPP Minute with Constable Boyd June 20, 2013 OPP Minute. Constable Boyd discusses boating laws and safety.

‘Stop the drop’ initiative aims at inclusiveness in engaging all low water views

ONTARIO—Colin Dobell has a long history of involvement in all things Great Lakes, being a former board member of the Georgian Bay Association and...
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