Mindemoya fire destroys vehicle repair garage.

Mindemoya fire destroys vehicle repair garage

Meneray Automotive commits to rebuild MINDEMOYA—The owner of a business in Mindemoya says his towing business will be operating again this week, despite a major...
Manitoulin Health Centre

MHC emergency volumes up and Island hospitals available for transfers from other health facilities

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) continues to revise its surge plan to address the increase in emergency department visits from people with respiratory illnesses, including...
An Impressive Entry from 2021.

Hunters! Send in your photos to Tom’s Big Buck Roundup!

SUDBURY—Yes, hunters, we want your photos! If you harvest a buck during next week’s annual Manitoulin deer gun hunt, then you should send them...
Remembrance Day Kagawong

Kagawong recalls veterans, Dieppe Raid, peacekeeping and the Cuban missile crisis 

KAGAWONG—The community gathered in person for a Remembrance Day service for the first time in two years, following a pandemic-related hiatus. Kagawong’s Cenotaph Board...
Autumn Peltier

Autumn Peltier a finalist for International Children’s Peace Prize

WIIKWEMKOONG—Eighteen-year-old Autumn Peltier of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory was a finalist for this year’s International Children’s Peace Prize. Rena Kawasaki, a 17-year-old girl from Japan...

Gayle Payette to take on role of principal for Lakeview School

M’CHIGEENG—Gayle Payette has been selected to take on the role of principal of Lakeview School in M’Chigeeng First Nation.“It’s all about the students, helping...

Recount requested in Tehkummah Twp.

TEHKUMMAH—A vote recount has been requested by one of the unsuccessful candidates for council in the recent Tehkummah Township municipal election. Gerard Lyons, candidate for...

Island gun hunt approaches, MNRF concerned deer herd numbers haven’t rebounded

MANITOULIN ISLAND—It appears that the deer herd on Manitoulin Island is still slowly recovering from the winter of 2019 as thousands of hunters converge...

Reggie Leach receives Order of Canada

OTTAWA—All good things come to those who wait, it is said, but hockey legend Reggie Leach, the Riverton Rifle, has never been one to...

Gore Bay man found not guilty of charges, rights breached under Charter of Rights...

GORE BAY—A Gore Bay man is not guilty of charges of refusing or failing to provide a breath sample and resisting arrest, after bringing...

Demands on Island food bank increase dramatically

Wage earners now clients as grocery prices skyrocket MANITOULIN—Pandemic ripples continue to plague communities across the globe, with high inflation primarily caused by disrupted global...

Rediscovered song celebrates Islander John Eadie’s WWII sacrifice

‘The Ballad of Johnny Eadie’ was once thought to be lost forever in a house fire LITTLE CURRENT—“Johnny was a milkman in my home town,...