First Trudeau Liberal budget unleashed

Carol Hughes says it’s not enough for the North OTTAWA—The first Liberal budget under the watch of Justin Trudeau is projecting a $29.4 billion deficit...

Deck out your community for Harvest Glory Days honours

MANITOULIN—The village of Manitowaning was the winner in 2013 in the “Harvest Glory Days” fall theme decorating inter-community competition among Manitoulin’s larger communities and...

Manitoulin Health Centre officials continue to review no-smoking options

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Health Centre is continuing to look at either putting in place designated smoking areas at its two hospital locations on the Island...

Manor Christmas comes early as province forgives debt

MANITOULIN—Earlier this month at an Assiginack council meeting, councillor and Manitoulin Centennial Manor board of management member Paul Moffat shared the exciting news that...

Northeast Town gets own Official Plan

Minister gives his blessing but appeals possible LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town’s Official Plan (OP) has been approved by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing...

Anishinabek Nation greets federal budget funding announcements with applause

Investment of $8.4 billion encouraging to most, but implementation will be the key measure of success OTTAWA—Reacting to the 2016 federal budget, Anishinabek Nation Grand...

Police seeking information on mischief to vehicles in Gore Bay

GORE BAY—During the overnight hours between March 16 and March 17 a number of vehicles in the town of Gore Bay were entered, reports...

Nominate your neighbour’s decorating

MANITOULIN—Have a neighbour who goes above and beyond each year when decorating their home or property in the spirit of Christmas? Well we want...

Northeast Town holds 2016 budget public input session

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council held a special public input session for the 2016 budget earlier this month. This meeting was a first of...

Second annual Manitoulin Deer Show promises great line up of events and activities for...

MANITOWANING— The second annual Manitoulin Deer Show is less than two weeks away and the committee is ready and excited for it to happen...

Updated – Hwy 17 re-opened following collision between a tractor trailer and a school...

Highway 17 is now open at Blind River The East Algoma OPP Detachment are advising the public that Highway 17 is closed at Park Road...

Law & Order

Collision investigation leads to drug charge At approximately 4:15 pm on December 31, members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded...