OPP urges drivers to stay focussed this weekend

MANITOULIN--The Manitoulin OPP is asking drivers to be focussed while driving during this Easter Weekend. One of the main Manitoulin OPP enforcement objectives is...

Adaptive management plan skirts issue of low water levels in Great Lakes, says local...

MANITOULIN—An adaptive management plan skirts the low water issue in the Great Lakes including Lake Huron, says a local resident. “You don’t fix one problem...

Carter Bay sold to Blue Goose Company

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—The Carter Bay and Deer Trail Cabins property has now been sold, with the sale having closed last Friday. The 6,400 acres of property,...

Ontario programs designed to help hatcheries, healthy fish and wildlife habitats

GORE BAY—The Chair of the United Fish and Game Clubs of Manitoulin (UFGCM) and the coordinator of Manitoulin Streams are hopeful that new funding...

Henley boat trials

Henley Boat Manufacturing of Manitowaning have built literally hundreds of custom stainless steel vessels for governments around the globe. The Henley design team was...

Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario suspends advice regarding suspension of extracurriculars

Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement: "I'm happy to learn that the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario has suspended their advice to members regarding...

Parkbus seeks Island partnerships

by Michael Erskine TORONTO—The popular Parkbus service has announced an expansion to Manitoulin Island through a pilot project for 2013. Parkbus has operated for two...

Miss Manitoulin welcomed back to Haweater

MANITOULIN—After a hiatus, the Miss Manitoulin pageant will be returning this summer, encouraging young women to showcase their poise, intelligence and Island pride in...

Wiky moves ahead with local resources to aid prescription drug addicts’ battle

WIKWEMIKONG—Last month, Wikwemikong was selected as one of five First Nation communities in the province to host a Community Wellness Development Team (CWDT) to...

McLean’s Mountain wind turbine project begins community liaising

Outreach programs available to other regional communities LITTLE CURRENT—Last week the newly formed Community Liaison Committee (CLC) for the Northland Power (NPI) McLean’s Mountain Wind...

Nature, number of events allowed at Country Fest’s venue unresolved

LITTLE CURRENT—It’s not yet clear how many events will be allowed at the Manitoulin Country Fest venue, adjacent to the town of Little Current,...

Gore Bay supports low water dredging motions

GORE BAY—Gore Bay council has given its support to two Manitoulin municipalities on concerns relating to low water levels and the need for dredging...