First Nations urge court to throw out Ontario’s appeal of Stage 1 Robinson-Huron Treaty...

TORONTO—On April 28 the Ontario Court of Appeal concluded its hearing of the Province of Ontario appeal of the Stage 1 decision rendered in...

Council favours loosening restrictions on golfing, outdoor activities

GORE BAY—Gore Bay town council agrees with a southern Ontario municipality on a request for the province of Ontario to withdraw its prohibition on...

Pilot project will allow palliative care patients calling 911 to chose at home care

ESPANOLA—Palliative care patients calling 911 can now choose care at home thanks to a new pilot project, and that is good news for patients...

Antler Bend 35-lot subdivision development project moves closer to reality

GORDON/BARRIE ISLAND—With the approval of two motions by Gordon/Barrie Island council at a meeting May 4, a major subdivision is getting closer to reality...

Procurement policy allows town to seek marina roof contractor

GORE BAY—Gore Bay town council had a very difficult decision to make this past Monday. At the current time, the town’s marina roof needs...

Bob Dumond recipient of NOHA ‘Most Deserving Official’ award

GORE BAY—A Gore Bay hockey official has been named the recipient of the Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) annual Most Deserving Official award. “Bob Dumond...

Municipalities call for separate police board for Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Island municipalities have made it clear they want to have their own separate police advisory board, distinct from Espanola and the North Shore,...

Old Mill Heritage Centre welcomes shipwreck artifacts on temporary loan from Canadian Museum of...

Empress of Ireland considered to be Canada’s Titanic KAGAWONG - The community of Billings Township and the Old Mill Heritage Centre welcomed the first installment...

May 13: One new case of COVID-19 reported in Manitoulin District

MANITOULIN—The Thursday, May 13, Public Health Sudbury and Districts (PHSD) announced a new case of COVID-19 for the District of Manitoulin—the second case this...

Gordon/Barrie Island takes action in attempt to curtail speeding drivers

GORDON/BARRIE ISLAND—Gordon/Barrie Island council is taking action to try to curtail motor vehicle drivers from speeding on municipal roads. “We just have to get awareness...

Gore Bay Medical Centre patients to be surveyed on building wants and needs

GORE BAY—Patients of Gore Bay Medical Centre (GBMC) will be surveyed as to their wants and needs for the building before a wish list...

Doug Ford extending stay-at-home order until June 2

TORONTO — With the new, more contagious variants continuing to pose significant risks, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of...