New-ish to Manitoulin: George Kopylov and Anastasia Eranosova

by Heather Marshall While it doesn’t have the same mystique that it did during the 1970s and 80s, hitchhiking remains a rite of passage for...

New online thrift store motivated by environmental impacts of fashion industry

GORE BAY—A love of fashion and concerns about its environmental impact has inspired the development of a new local thrift shop. With clothing stores...

New Grain Artisan Bakery and Kitchen opens in Gore Bay

GORE BAY—The New Grain Artisan Bakery and Kitchen is a love story born out of pandemic restrictions. Andrew Toman and his partner Genevieve Sartor have...

Island filmmaker wants to bring people together

by Mike Brock MANITOULIN—This is the story of a young woman who has a lot of stories left to tell. And that is a great...

Island youth founds self-care business with mom

MNIIDOO MNISING—A new home-based business has been started by a 14-year-old Anishinaabe-kwe entrepreneur and her mother, focussing on an introductory line of “self care”...

Residential schools were established to take the ‘Indian out of the child,’ says Rainbow...

M’CHIGEENG—Indian residential schools were established by Canada to assimilate Indigenous children and adolescents into European culture, to take the ‘Indian out of the child,’...

Mindemoya hospital renovation-expansion project initiated

MINDEMOYA—The Mindemoya Hospital emergency department renovation and expansion project officially kicked off this past Monday. “This special gathering today acknowledges that tenders have been accepted....

Robinson Township residents agree with purchase of fire vehicle, added insurance costs

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP - While there were concerns raised that local residents had no input into the Robinson Township Local Services Board (LSB) purchasing a...

Gore Bay Medical Centre committee wants user input on building improvements

GORE BAY - Users of the Gore Bay Medical Centre are being asked to complete a survey to provide input that will assist in...

Quentis Wood says farewell to cadet corps, hello to navy

LITTLE CURRENT - At the tender age of 12, Quentis Wood of Little Current enrolled with the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps (RCSCC) 348...

Manitoulin Sea Cadet Corps’ annual review goes virtual

MANITOULIN - On Monday, May 31, Royal Canadian Sea Cadets Corps (RCSCC) Manitoulin held its 17th annual Ceremonial Review. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event...

M’Chigeeng’s Glen Hare standing for election as Regional Chief for Ontario

M’CHIGEENG - Former Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare may have lost his bid to retain his leadership position to Mississauga Chief Reg...