Swimming advisory issued for Monument Rd beach on Lake Mindemoya

A swimming advisory has been issued for the following beach: Monument Road Beach, Lake Mindemoya As a result of routine water samples exceeding the acceptable bacteriological...

Outgoing MHC board chair reflects on past year

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) board of directors has voted in a new chairperson, among other changes to its executive. After the MHC annual general...

Province announcement that destreaming coming to an end welcomed by Rainbow Board official

SUDBURY—The superintendent of schools for the Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) is pleased with the provincial government announcement of the new modernized math course...

Ontario supports modernization of small and rural municipalities

TORONTO—The Ontario government is providing up to $24 million to support the modernization of 224 small and rural municipalities across the province, including one...

National Issues Report finds all communities impacted by climate change, looks at ways of...

OTTAWA—When Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) released Canada’s Changing Climate report in 2019, the question most asked was ‘what do these changes actually mean to...

Central Manitoulin council accepts Community Energy and Emissions Plan to address climate change

MINDEMOYA—At its June 10 regular council meeting, the Municipality of Central Manitoulin accepted the Community Energy and Emissions Plan (CEEP) document that was submitted...

Rehabilitation and nest protection can positively impact local turtle populations

MANITOULIN—There are eight species of native turtles in Ontario with all eight considered at risk federally and seven of those considered at risk provincially....

Swimming advisory issued for Gore Bay beach

A swimming advisory has been issued for the following beach: Gore Bay Beach, Manitoulin Island As a result of routine water samples exceeding the acceptable bacteriological...

Data from monarch monitoring blitz aids conservation efforts, count volunteers welcome

MANITOULIN - Manitoulin’s third annual monarch butterfly count is expected to go ahead but it will be later and on a smaller scale, said...

Sheguiandah First Nation holds first water walk

SHEGUIANDAH - As the sun rose above the horizon on Sheguiandah Bay a group of 10 water walkers gathered with traditional healer Jake Ago...

Corbiere team wins Manitoulin Golf men’s tournament

GORDON - The father-son team of Warren and Justice Corbiere has won the Manitoulin Golf men’s annual tournament, held this past weekend. The Corbiere team...

Line 5 mediation likely to wrap up by August’s end

MACKINAC, Michigan - The fate of Enbridge’s Line 5 submarine pipeline that crosses the Straits of Mackinac is currently in the hands of a...