Police expand enforcement to limit spread of COVID-19 in Ontario

(ORILLIA, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) wants the public to be aware of actions being taken to help limit the transmission of...

Notice of Forced Power Interruption To Hydro One Customers

OUTAGE NOTIFICATION FOR HYDRO ONE CUSTOMERS IN LOCATION(S) DETAILED BELOW Operations Center:MANITOULINAffected Areas:BURPEE AND MILLS, ALLAN WEST, GORDON, BILLINGS, ALLAN EAST, BARRIE ISLAND, GORE BAYNumber of Customers:1669Start...

Billings acknowledges First Nations smelt fishing rights

KAGAWONG - A statement by M’Chigeeng First Nation’s chief and council indicates that it has passed a band council resolution supporting its members’ treaty...

Community support needed for medical centre upgrades

GORE BAY - Gore Bay Medical Centre (GBMC) requires building upgrades and is seeking local funding support, as was also the case when the...

With additional municipal support, Island doctor recruitment program funding shortfall is alleviated

KAGAWONG - With donations now having been made by two additional municipalities, Billings Township council recently and Burpee and Mills Township previously, the shortfall...

Gore Bay council upset funding request denied

GORE BAY - Gore Bay town council is upset after being turned down for funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation for repairs to the...

Main Street Hill project now underway in Kagawong

KAGAWONG - The Main Street Hill reconstruction work project in Kagawong has started, and is actually a little ahead of schedule.    “As everyone is...

Two long-time Gore Bay businesses to see changes

GORE BAY - The times they are a changing—and that is the case for two long-time Gore Bay businesses as the end of April...

Sheshegwaning’s Odawa Fresh Water Gardens success leads to expansion

SHESHEGWANING - The Odawa Fresh Water Gardens in the community of Sheshegwaning First Nation has proven to be so successful that it is already...

Billings and Central Manitoulin climate surveys are to be released on Earth Day

KAGAWONG - To celebrate Earth Day on Thursday, April 22, Billings Township and Central Manitoulin will release the results of the recently completed climate...

Island birding enthusiasts encouraged to participate in Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas 3

MANITOULIN ISLAND - Birders of any level of birding expertise are encouraged to participate in the 2021 Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas-3 (OBBA-3) project on...

Local radio station nominated for award

LITTLE CURRENT - CHAW Country 103 Great Lakes Country radio station has been nominated for a Country Music Association of Ontario (CMA Ontario award). The...