Gemini nominated filmmaker shares powerful film about aboriginal poverty in North Ontario

M’CHIGEENG—Last month, the United Chiefs and Councils of M’Nidoo Mnising (UCCMM) and Kenjgenwin Teg Education Institute (KTEI) hosted the Third World Canada tour in...

Big Buck and Doe Contest a tradition for 22 years

KAGAWONG—Each fall during the white tail deer rifle season, which begins this Monday, November 18, Bridal Veil Esso hosts a contest which is open...

Come share in Kagawong’s Christmas spirit this weekend

KAGAWONG—Once again it is time for Christmas in Kagawong. The annual event takes place next Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23 at the...

Island expat to lecture at US history symposium

SPRINGFIELD—Bill and Marnie Sim of Manitowaning are beaming with pride over the news that their son Ted, born and raised on Manitoulin Island and...

Northland Power responds to construction criticisms

LITTLE CURRENT—In a recent open letter from the Manitoulin Coalition for Safe Energy Alternatives (MCSEA), the group claims that HB White, the construction company...

Debajehmujig Storytellers to occupy disputed lands in Manitowaning

MANITOWANING—A letter to Assiginack council, received on September 17, informed the municipality that it has been granted permission to occupy and utilize the vacant...

Cultural leaders gather to explore the industry’s future on Manitoulin Island

LITTLE CURRENT—After two years of intense planning, fund-sourcing and consultation, LAMBAC staged an important symposium on November 9 at the Manitoulin Hotel and Conference...

Enjoy your hunt and stay safe, says OPP

With hunting season fast approaching for Manitoulin Island from Monday, November 18 to Sunday, November 24, 2013 and the with the expected number of...

Northeast Town donates funds to Sheguiandah Seniors’ Hall renos

SHEGUIANDAH—The Northeast Town council has donated $4,720 towards the Sheguiandah Seniors’ Hall to assist with the group’s ongoing renovations. Renovations on the hall started at...

Island DJ Scratchley Q spins a new business

MANITOULIN—Ashley Quackenbush, who goes by the stage name of DJ Scratchley Q, is Manitoulin’s newest up and coming DJ (disk jockey), offering her unique...

AOK First Nation begins touchy process of settling tax issues

LITTLE CURRENT—Aundeck Omni Kaning (AOK) First Nation Chief Patsy Corbiere met with the Northeast Town council last week, along with Kevin McNamee of Aboriginal...

Haiti relief fundraiser packs them in at the Missionary Church

MINDEMOYA—It was standing room only at the Mindemoya Missionary Church on October 28 as people were giving up their spots to allow others to...