Visitors need to stay home, says Gore Bay council

GORE BAY - The Town of Gore Bay is providing the same message as other municipalities and First Nations on Manitoulin Island,...

Annual Big Buck and Doe Contest proceeds to help family devastated by fire

MANITOULIN—The hunting community is encouraged to enter the annual Bridal Veil Esso Big Buck and Doe contest this year with half the proceeds going...

MPP introduces bill to fix the Northern Health Travel Grant

QUEEN’S PARK - NDP MPP for Thunder Bay-Atikokan Judith Monteith-Farrell introduced a bill in the Ontario legislature on November 19 that would...

Bluegrass in the Country welcomes headliners The Abrams

PROVIDENCE BAY—The highly successful Bluegrass in the Country concert weekend is coming up fast with the Providence Bay Fairgrounds set to become a bluegrass...

Lake Manitou Association is honoured by Manitoulin Streams for conservation

LITTLE CURRENT - Each year during the Manitoulin Streams’ fundraising gala, Jackets and Jeans, the organization takes a moment from the fun...

Wikwemikong resident selected for Nation Builder Award

OTTAWA-A Wikwemikong resident has been named as one of three aboriginal women chosen to be recognized as Nation Builders in the spirit of the...

46th annual Wiky Road Race, the frosty edition

WIIKWEMKOONG—The 46th running of the Wiky Road Race, the 10km championship for runners, walkers and Nordic pole walkers took place this past weekend in temperatures...

Premier’s mea culpa on high electricity prices is too little too late, says Spring...

SPRING BAY—It is frankly too late for Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to indicate it was her mistake that electricity rates in the province are...

Ride Manitoulin returns Friday-Saturday

PROVIDENCE BAY—The sounds of motorcycles will fill the air this weekend as the annual Ride Manitoulin event arrives at the Providence Bay...

MPP Mantha challenges high Northern Ontario tax assessments

TORONTO—Michael Mantha, MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin ,questioned the province last week on the high tax assessments being assessed by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation on...

Plan before you plant: start your site plans for spring this fall

MANITOULIN—Thinking of tree planting next spring? Fall planning brings spring planting! Forests Ontario and its planting partners want to remind landowners that fall is...

Wear a poppy to remember the high cost of war

CANADA—The Royal Canadian Legion’s annual poppy campaign is underway as of last Friday, October 25, and over its run it will be raising funds...