Ontario begins appeal against Robinson Huron Treaty fiduciary obligations case

ONTARIO - Yesterday, April 13, the Ontario Court of Appeal began to hear Ontario’s appeal of the first-stage decision in the Robinson-Huron Treaty (RHT)...

Nearly 40 percent of Islanders have received vaccine

MANITOULIN - As of Monday morning, April 12, clinics in the District of Manitoulin have distributed a total of 7,210 COVID-19 vaccine doses, with...

Due to COVID-19, smelt fishing is closed to public at Kagawong

KAGAWONG—Billings council has agreed with a recommendation from its municipal emergency control group (MECG) to close off the Kagawong River to members of the...

Starting today, adults 60 and older can book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine

As more COVID-19 vaccine continues to rollout locally, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is pleased to announce increased eligibility for individuals wishing to receive...

Neighbours’ dispute in Green Bay area brings focus to rural ‘right to farm’ debate

GREEN BUSH - Disputes between neighbours are common, even in such friendly communities as those which make up Manitoulin Island, but with the growing...

Pharmacist at Ontario’s first designated COVID-19 hospital credits her Island mentorship

VAUGHAN - An Island-trained pharmacist is working in the intensive care unit (ICU) at Ontario’s first designated COVID-19 hospital and says although the growing...

Spousal abuse: When men are the victims

Part I of a series Island man shares story of family violence victimization MANITOULIN - An oft-overlooked part of the issue of family and intimate partner...

No timeframe for new double-lane swing bridge contruction

LITTLE CURRENT - Engineers reporting on the Little Current swing bridge study spoke to Northeast Town council last Tuesday night, March 30, the same...

Ontario Implements Province-wide Emergency Brake

All 34 Public Health Unit Regions to Move into Shutdown TORONTO - The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and...

Federal omnibus bill proposes hunting, fishing limitations, outrages Islanders

MANITOULIN - The Canadian government is preparing an omnibus bill focused on expanding transportation infrastructure, but a section in the bill also includes tough...

Kagawong’s historic Carter House is taking on a new life

KAGAWONG—The stately old building standing on the corner of Highway 540 and Main Street in Kagawong holds an important place in the history of...

Hop to these fun Easter events this week across Manitoulin

MANITOULIN - The pandemic isn’t slowing the Easter Bunny down! The bunny will be making the rounds, in a physically-distance and safe way of...