Planning board asks for hard evidence that Lake Manitou is at development capacity

MANITOULIN—The Minister of Natural Resources (MNR) has relayed his ministry’s concerns that the development capacity of Lake Manitou has reached its maximum level. However,...

Aboriginal Country Music Hall of Fame to recognize local, grassroots musicians

SERPENT RIVER—The new Aboriginal Country Music Association and Hall of Fame will soon be holding induction ceremonies for Manitoulin Island at the M’Chigeeng First...

Espanola Rivermen announce “Captain’s Community Chores Program”

ESPANOLA--The Espanola Rivermen Junior 'A' Hockey Club is proud to introduce our "Captains Community Chores Program" to our North Shore and Manitoulin junior hockey...

Failure to heed OPP warnings results in more multi-vehicle collisions on Ontario highways

ONTARIO--In spite of issuing a stern warning last week, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) once again responded to a series of multi-vehicle collisions yesterday...

Birch Island resident offers custom artisan cakes for all occasions

BIRCH ISLAND—Candace Perrault of Birch Island just starting making custom specialty cakes last fall but already word of her artisan baking skills and incredible...

Wikemikong High School shakes up tradition at its 4th Annual Fashion Show and Art...

WIKWEMIKONG—The Wikwemikong High School Fashion and Creative Expression class held its 4th Annual Fashion Show and Art Gala last Thursday evening themed ‘Shaking up...

Island cellular-broadband service to further expand with four additional West End towers

MANITOULIN––West End Manitoulin could see improved cellular service with the addition of four new cellular-broadband towers as part of a project from the NetCentral...

Paula Fields named NE LHIN’s Healthy Change Champion

LITTLE CURRENT—Paula Fields, a nurse manager at the Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC), has been named a North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Healthy...

Island hosting provincial mixed doubles championships

LITTLE CURRENT—The Little Current Curling Club has the honour of hosting the mixed doubles provincial playdowns from February 14 to 16 where six of...

Ontario increasing minimum wage effective June 1, 2014

ONTARIO—Last week it was announced that Ontario is increasing the minimum wage from $10.25 to $11 per hour on June 1, 2014. This new...

Good luck, quick thinking save township garage

Tehkummah roads boss was in the right place at the right time TEHKUMMAH—Thanks to good luck and quick thinking by a municipal employee, the citizens...

Former Ice Angel heading to play for Division 1 level hockey team at Rochester...

SUDBURY—Sudbury Lady Wolves loss is the Rochester Institute of Technology of New York’s gain, as forward Victoria Pitawanakwat will be playing for the Tigers,...