Border Services restores port-of-entry status to Island, N. Shore

MANITOULIN—As of May 20, Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) has advised that for all travellers entering Canada by water, services will resume at most...

Sheshegwaning First Nation installing fish net pens

Plan to have first rainbow trout harvest by Christmas SHESHEGWANING—In front of many of its community members, Odawa Island Farms welcomed the first load of...

Little Current advance poll left off Elections Ontario voter cards

MANITOULIN—It remains to be seen what conspiracies will be spun over an Elections Ontario faux pas that saw the Little Current advance poll office...

Canadian Border Services denies ‘Port of Entry’ status, simple customs clearance to Island, N....

EDITOR’S NOTE: Breaking news. Following a concerted outcry from marine communities across the Great Lakes, the Hon. Marco Mendicino, federal minister of public safety,...

Massive Globe and Mail distribution delivers ‘This is Manitoulin’ to GTA

MANITOULIN ISLAND—The 63rd annual edition of Manitoulin’s stalwart tourist guide, This is Manitoulin, rolled off the presses earlier this spring and distribution of its...

James Killeen named as new UCCM Chief of Police in M’Chigeeng ceremony

M’CHIGEENG—Integrity. Humility. Honesty. Passion. Respect. Sense of joy. These are the words that were constantly repeated to describe James Killeen as he was officially...

Sheshegwaning school construction slated for next May

SHESHEGWANING—Construction of the new Samson Edowishkosh Elementary School in Sheshegwaning is slated to begin in May 2023. “We are currently in the community engagement session,”...

Billings council to review bylaw for chickens being kept in areas of township

Residents’ petition claims current bylaw infringes on human right to access food  KAGAWONG—Billings Mayor Ian Anderson says council will be reviewing the question of residents...

‘Rematriating’ traditional agricultural practices

Ice Lake property will host We Will Plant Lodge ICE LAKE—Celeste Smith holds up a jar of seeds. “These are the original seeds from my...

Wiikwemkoong revitalizing local agricultural base

WIIKWEMKOONG—It’s 8 am at the farm and Bossy the calf is hungry—very hungry. That fact is abundantly clear as the newborn eagerly gulps down...

Thirty Island ‘legacy’ aggregate pits to be considered for free remediation

MANITOULIN—The Management of Abandoned Aggregate Properties (MAAP) program has rehabilitated more than 600 pits and quarries across Ontario covering almost 900 acres, at no...

Island’s last Juno Beach invasion survivor dismayed at plans to build condos close to...

French review board sides with developers over museum’s objections to sharing access road NIPISSING—On D-Day, June 6, 1944, 14,000 Canadian soldiers waded onto the Normandy...