Angus disappointed by government’s position on palliative care motion

Still Hopeful MPs will Support Pan-Canadian Strategy OTTAWA- Parliament began its first round of debate last night (Tues) on the New Democratic Party's motion on...

Island man says fans know how to conduct themselves at hockey games

MANITOULIN— While a fan of the Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Mustangs hockey team says he feels it is an insult that fans are given...

Northeast Town seeks ministry approval to quit Planning Board

LITTLE CURRENT––At a special meeting of council earlier this month, the Northeast Town council carried a motion to contact the Ministry of Municipal Affairs...

Ontario farmers are invited to safely dispose of their obsolete pesticides and livestock medications

ONTARIO—Ontario farmers are invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from September 20-30. This...

Feds provide funding to look at options to compensate for loss of water from...

ONTARIO—Local and provincial representatives are happy with funding being provided by the Canadian federal government in last week’s budget toward proposed solutions for declining...

Northeast Town takes second look at draft 2016 budget

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council took a second look at the 2016 draft municipal budget, reviewing line items and trying to find savings after...

Law & Order

Unwanted person results in arrest On Sunday March 5, shortly before 9 pm, officers of the Wikwemikong Tribal Police responded to an unwanted person call from...

Sandfield residents petition Central council for election

by Stacey Lavallie CENTRAL MANITOULIN—A petition demanding Central Manitoulin Council hold a by-election for a vacant Ward 3 (Sandfield) seat is circulating prior to this...

Police Investigate Collision Involving School Bus

M’CHIGEENG FIRST NATION – At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)...

USGS finds ‘nothing shocking’ during its Lake Huron survey

LITTLE CURRENT - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) fisheries research vessel Sturgeon has just completed its counter-clockwise circumnavigation of Lake Huron...

Federal infrastructure largesse relies on provincial contribution, Manitoulin municipalities say

MANITOULIN—The reading of last week’s federal budget offered good news for many, including municipalities with the announcement of $120 billion in infrastructure spending over...

Northeast Town council asks staff to revisit 2015 budget for further cuts

Taxpayers’ Association applauds council decision LITTLE CURRENT—At a recent Northeast Town council budget meeting, council carried a motion directing town staff to revisit the operating...
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