Tobermory group disappointed with S.S. Norisle change of tack

TOBERMORY—Michael Marcotte, president of the Tobermory Maritime Association (TMA), was surprised to hear the news that Assiginack council may be taking a...

Remembrance Week Act, 2016 passes at Queen’s Park

QUEEN’S PARK—On Wednesday, November 2 at Queen’s Park, Members of Provincial Parliament (MPP) unanimously passed the Remembrance Week Act, 2016  designating the week leading up to...

Rainbow District School Board will be first in North to livestream meetings

SUDBURY—If everything goes according to plan, the Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) will be livestreaming its regular board meetings in the near future, to...

Little Current curler’s team qualifies for provincials

MANITOULIN—There will certainly be Manitoulin representation at the Ontario Men’s curling championships this year. Two of the three rinks that qualified from the Travellers...

Northeast Town adopts its own Official Plan

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council carried a motion adopting its own Official Plan (OP). Furthermore, they have requested that the Ministry of Municipal Affairs...

Manitoulin Secondary School teachers share TLLP flipped project

Teachers receive second grant to extend project EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part five  of an ongoing series on the future path of education in Manitoulin...

Annual Manitoulin Lodge Christmas tea, Bazaar and Bake Sale draws huge crowds

GORE BAY—The front room, main lobby and dining room were packed wall-to-wall with people during the Manitoulin Lodge Nursing Home this past Sunday as...

Council forwards Billings’ waterfront improvement plan to funding agencies despite concerns raised

KAGAWONG—Despite voicing concerns with the Billings’ waterfront improvement plan summary, Mayor Austin Hunt said he supports council’s decision to forward the plans to funding...

A mother shares her tragic story of losing daughter to overdose

Hopes community will begin to view addiction in a different light M’CHIGEENG—It’s been just over a year since the tragic and untimely passing of Trisha...

Island municipal committee will tender for Manitoulin Welcome Centre operator

LITTLE CURRENT - The Manitoulin Welcome Centre management committee and the Northeast Town will be putting the operation of the Manitoulin Welcome...

US approves plan to block Asian carp

GREAT LAKES—A significant step has been taken towards keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes, with the news that US federal...

New Little Current Kingdom Hall hosts open house this weekend

LITTLE CURRENT—The Kingdom Hall in Little Current is hosting open houses this weekend to unveil its new building to the community. The short 10-week construction...