Municipal association support for community garden student workers requested

MANITOULIN - Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) members were asked by representatives of the community gardens program on the Island to consider taking...

Despite calls to reconsider decision, Ontario Fire College Training Centre to close

GORE BAY - While it appears as if nothing will prevent the pending closure of the Ontario Fire Training College, it may...

Board of Health gives support for permanent paid sick leave

SUDBURY - The Sudbury Board of Health has endorsed a motion that agrees with the idea that employees in Ontario should get...

DSB member lauds provincial plan to improve social services

ESPANOLA - A representative of the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB) is optimistic that a provincial plan to work with municipal partners...

Carol Hughes nominated to run for fifth term in Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing

OTTAWA - With election speculation rampant under a minority parliament, the Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing (AMK) NDP riding association has nominated Carol Hughes to stand...

Retro comics, video games store opens in Gore Bay

Monica’s Korner features Native crafts, dreamcatchers and more GORE BAY - You would have to travel quite a distance...

Fire destroys Tehkummah home

TEHKUMMAH - Thanks to his dog waking him up during the early morning hours, the resident of a house in Tehkummah Township...

Manitoulin Island doctor recruitment committee seeks additional support

MANITOULIN - With a shortfall in funds towards recruiting health care workers and doctors for Manitoulin Island this year, municipalities and First...

Planning Board green-lights major Assiginack subdivision application

GORE BAY - The Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) has approved an application for a major subdivision in the Township of Sheguiandah.

Gore Bay resident saves apartment from a potentially devastating fire

GORE BAY - If not for the quick thinking of a local resident who was looking after and cleaning a friend’s housing...

Elders’ Council named 2020 Guthrie Award recipient

Council includes a Manitoulin Island resident TORONTO - The Law Foundation of Ontario has announced that the Elders Council,...

UCCM Police and Manitoulin Drug Strategy team up for online workshop series to help...

M’CHIGEENG - There is another epidemic underway at the same time as the COVID-19 pandemic and that is the ongoing opioid crisis....