A happy holiday season starts with safe and sober driving

MANITOULIN--With the holiday season upon us once again, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding motorists and snowmobilers that safe and responsible driving is...

Hunter pans MNR response to proposal on deer tag allocation

Tom Sasvari The Recorder KAGAWONG—A Kagawong resident is very disappointed in the response he has received from the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) on his proposal...

MPP Mantha says budget falls short

Tom Sasvari The Recorder TORONTO—The New Democrat Party (NDP) is going to Ontario residents to see whether they feel another provincial election should take place in...

Petition calls on government to take action, halt loss of water

LITTLE CURRENT—A petition signed by 3,619 Manitoulin residents, visitors and friends has been presented to a representative for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes, calling on...

It’s time to start decorating for Harvest Glory Days challenge

MANITOULIN—The kids are back to school, the evenings are crisp and cool and the streets and harbours of our tourist towns are becoming ever...

Two Islanders named to Order of Canada

MANITOULIN—Both long-time Billings Township politician Austin Hunt and First Nation filmmaker Shirley Cheechoo, of M’Chigeeng, were named as Order of Canada recipients...

Up to 50mm of rain tonight through Friday

Special weather statement in effect for: Blind River - ThessalonEspanola - KillarneyManitoulin Island Rain, at times...

UPDATE: Killarney Channel spill response

KILLARNEY–The Canadian Coast Guard wishes to advise the public that the response to pollution from a truck in the Killarney Channel continues, and the...

Georgian Bay Preservation Alliance calls on Manitoulin municipalities to implement mandatory septic inspection

GEORGIAN BAY—The Georgian Bay Preservation Alliance (GBA) is calling on area municipalities to support their call for a mandatory septic inspection program for all...

Manitoulin Island charities and service clubs struggle with donation challenges

MANITOULIN - The cancellation of nearly all the mass attendance summer events have left several Island service clubs reeling as they have...

Dominion Bay man hopeful that Enbridge Line 5 project will be delayed indefinitely

State says Line 5 tunnel permit application incomplete DOMINION BAY - A local resident, and member of the Algonquin...

MHC PPE drive gets community support, still seeks donations

LITTLE CURRENT - The personal protective equipment (PPE) drive at Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) has seen a positive community response to its...