Now and Then: George Williamson

By Petra Wall George and his wife Lynda have a comfortable life in Little Current. “This is my happy place. I have lived in other...
Thoroughbred race horse Clive Cross.

Island-trained thoroughbred steed gets first race Friday

Owners claim theirs is first thoroughbred trained on Manitoulin MINDEMOYA—He has the same forehead markings as the great thoroughbred horse Secretariat, but for a pair...
James Darin Corbiere of Wiikwemkoong poses with his board game prototype, the Truth in Truth and Reconciliation Game.

Wiikwemkoong band member creates board game to reinforce TRC studies

Former teacher designs game for use in schools KAMLOOPS—Anishinaabe artist James Darin Corbiere has worn a lot of hats since he set out into the...
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One Manitowaning Road

Ending femicide is the responsibility of everyone Editorial - As the month of November draws to a close we are reminded of the continuing scourge...
New Swing Bridge plans.

MTO commits to release of new bridge’s study of environmental issues early in the coming...

AOK Chief Corbiere calls for bridge toll MANITOULIN—While the Manitoulin Municipal Association has now formally invited the Minister of Transportation to a meeting to discuss...
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Man found deceased in tree stand during annual deer hunt

MANITOULIN—A deer hunter was found deceased in his tree stand during the annual Manitoulin Island gun hunt on Monday morning last week. “We can confirm...
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Little Current Public School takes Christmas outdoors with community singalong

LITTLE CURRENT—Christmas concerts are a rite of passage for elementary school children, their parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, but with the advent of the...

Chandler Rink makes quarterfinals in first season outing

MANITOULIN—The Jordan Chandler rink reached the quarterfinals of the Cookstown Cash Comco Canada Inc. curling event, their first competition this season. “We played on the...

Celine Cada-Matasawagon takes silver at King Kong Classic

TORONTO—Celina Cada-Matasawagon, a Zhiibaahaasing First Nation band member, fared very well at a recent body building competition held in Toronto. “I competed in the King...
Pastor's Sing Along

Island Protestant clergy gather for sing-a-long at Freshwater Community Church

MANITOULIN—Sunday evening, November 27 was a triple threat benefit for Manitoulin Island: a dozen clergy, representing that number of Protestant churches and denominations on...
Island Singers Christmas Concerts

Island Singers prepare for first in-person concert in three years

MANITOULIN—The Island Singers are preparing for their first in-person concert in three years and will have a larger cast of singers than it did...
Supervisor Marissa McCready, Central Manitoulin CEO Ruth Frawley and MFR Executive Director Marnie Hall raise a purple flag at the Central Manitoulin municipal office.

Flags raised across Manitoulin to end gender-based violence

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Family Resources (MFR) staff joined a representative of UCCM Anishinaabe Police Services and Central Manitoulin CAO Ruth Frawley in raising a flag...