MP Hughes reintroduces bill for defence of Canada medal

OTTAWA—The Cold War may be well behind us, but Carol Hughes thinks it’s important to give back to those who defended our country from...

LCPS Grade 1 students share their communities through explorative field trips

MANITOULIN—Little Current Public School (LCPS) Grade 1 students have been exploring their communities first hand this year through a series of field trips. “We have...

Investigation into death of Jim Still ongoing, police say

WIIKWEMKOONG—No new information has been released following the autopsy of 85-year-old Jim Still of Little Current, who passed away in Little Current hospital on...

Weather advisory: Lake effect snow for Manitoulin, sudden reduced visibility may occur

Weather advisory in effect for: Espanola - KillarneyManitoulin Island Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for...

Island’s Internet users get boost as suppliers expand their coverage area

MANITOULIN—Internet services on Manitoulin will be improving in the coming months with both Xplornet Communications Inc. and MSD Technical Services in partnership with Vianet...

Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters ID dangers of Asian carp invasion at Toronto...

by Jan McQuay TORONTO—They’re prolific, they grow quickly, they have few predators, and they’re hardy, able to adapt and thrive in a variety of conditions....

Manitoulin Transport Purchases Trident Freight Logistics Inc. of Surrey B.C.

First Logistics Acquisition in B.C Toronto, Ontario -  Manitoulin Transport has purchased Trident Freight Logistics Inc., of Surrey, B.C. ...

Sun shines down on Manitowaning’s Summerfest

MANITOWANING—Finally, summertime weather, and just in time for the Southeast Manitoulin Lions Club’s Summerfest Weekend which, by all accounts, was a raving success. Manitowaning folks...

Central councillors decide against open licenced events

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Barely a week after agreeing to allow grounds-wide consumption of alcoholic beverages at the Ride Manitoulin festival in keeping with changes to provincial...

M’Chigeeng Chief Joe Hare retiring from band council

M’CHIGEENG— It has been a 36-year run for M’Chigeeng First Nation Chief Joe Hare, but the veteran politician has decided not to run in...

Island Cold War veterans receive service medals for NATO action

LITTLE CURRENT—A warm Victoria Day Weekend sun shone down brightly on the men dressed in dark Legion blue as they assembled under the stony...

Pro athletes and community leaders among invited guests at 6th Wiky Youth Conference

WIIKWEMKOONG—Wiikwemkoong’s 6th Annual Youth Conference took place at Nimkii Bineshii Kaaning (Thunderbird Park) in Wiikwemkoong on August 8 and 9. The two-day conference, which is organized annually...