New ED takes helm at Manitoulin Family Resources

MANITOULIN—A familiar hand holds the tiller at Manitoulin Family Resources (MFR) as the community services organization navigates new waters. Executive Director Marnie Hall Brown joined...

Ferry ridership plummets, Islanders tell consultants to address cost, discounts

SOUTH BAYMOUTH––The Owen Sound Transportation Company (OSTC) terminal in South Baymouth was packed last Wednesday evening September 26 as concerned Islanders came out to...

Ice Chips and Canoe Quips – Jan 8-14

Off-the-“Rock” bantams I have missed reporting on a few of our 13 and 14 year old bantams who are spending a lot of time this...

See who will be crowned Miss Manitoulin 2015 this Thursday in Little Current

LITTLE CURRENT— The Little Current Lions Club Haweater Weekend will kick off tomorrow (Thursday, July 30) with the Miss Manitoulin Pageant at the Manitoulin...

LAMBAC announces Michael Addison as new general manager

GORE BAY—LAMBAC announced last week it has hired a new general manager to replace the current GM, Mary Nelder, who retires on June 30...

Immediate action needed on opioid crisis, says MP

Ottawa –   As the opioid crisis claims more and more lives every day, New Democrats are calling on the Liberal government...

Northeast Town, Assiginack Curling Club receive Trillium grants

MANITOULIN—Two Island municipalities received some good news from the Ontario Trillium Foundation Monday. It was announced by the province...

Island youth Eric Wahl, wins provincial public speaking competition

TRENTON—The Royal Canadian Legion Provincial Public Speaking Competition finals took place on May 5 in Trenton, Ontario. The event was held at the waterfront...

Artists enjoy a ‘paint-out’ in Manitowaning 

MANITOWANING—Paulette Soganich, Cliff Jewell and Marian Barnett set up for a day of art en plein air. They are part of a group which has been...

Sarah Seabrook takes PRIDE in her volunteer work

MINDEMOYA - Sarah Seabrook, the founder and co-ordinator of PRIDE Manitoulin is a very confident woman with a strong sense of community...

Record number of specials held at 23rd Whitefish River First Nation powwow

SUNSHINE ALLEY—Set in arguably one of the most iconic powwow grounds on the Manitoulin powwow circuit, the Whitefish River First Nation (WRFN) powwow took...

Central will truck garbage to private off-Island landfill

Council agrees to send 60% to private site CENTRAL MANITOULIN—A long-anticipated pilot project aimed at shipping 40 yards of waste to a commercial landfill outside...
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