Teachers vote 98 percent in favour of strike mandate if negotiations fail

SUDBURY––The long educational armistice appears to be over, as teachers’ unions expressed outrage over the decision of the McGuinty government to pass Bill 115,...

OPP Release Operation Impact 2012 Results

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reported that eight people lost their lives in five separate motor vehicle collisions on Ontario roads and one person...

Updated – Sagamok man has drowned in North Channel

NORTH CHANNEL--Yesterday, October 5, police received a report that two men had capsized off of Landry Point near the Sagamok First Nation on the...

Islanders’ votes needed to access funds for feasibility study of Manitoulin YMCA

MANITOULIN--How many times has one heard the lament that a YMCA-type facility is not available for residents of Manitoulin? Petra Wall, a member of...

Lake Huron levels reach all-time low

DOMINION BAY—While levels for other Great Lakes are above historical chart datum, levels in Michigan-Huron have reached all time lows and require a positive...

MSS girls’ hockey cancelled for this season

M’CHIGEENG—For the first time ever in history the Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS), the Mustangs will not have a girls’ hockey team this season.“Due to...

Teachers deliver 98 percent strike vote

RAINBOW DISTRICT—Two teacher union members, representing elementary and secondary school level teachers of the Rainbow District School Board (RDSB), have resoundingly voted in favour...

Manitoulin abattoir opening soon

PROVIDENCE BAY—The new Manitoulin Island Community Abattoir (MICA) is slated to open some time in November.Birgit Martin, chair of the MICA board of directors,...

Blue-green algae bloom reported in Lake Mindemoya

LAKE MINDEMOYA--The Ministry of the Environment has advised the Sudbury and District Health Unit that results from samples taken September 28, 2012 on Manitoulin...

OPP encourages public to play part in ensuring a safe and happy Thanksgiving

MANITOULIN--The Thanksgiving long weekend is a time for families and friends to get together and enjoy the change of season. It is the first...

OPP launch Operation Impact for Thanksgiving weekend

ONTARIO--Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are taking a campaign to reduce unnecessary carnage on Ontario highways up a notch, teaming up with police services from...

Updated – Hwy 17 re-opened following collision between a tractor trailer and a school...

Highway 17 is now open at Blind River The East Algoma OPP Detachment are advising the public that Highway 17 is closed at Park Road...
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