Maurice Labelle inducted into Great Northern Opry

SAULT STE MARIE—Music is ingrained in the soul of Maurice Labelle, a familiar figure to Island music lovers, who is often to be found...

Manitoulin Secondary resource class tours M’Chigeeng turbines

M’CHIGEENG—It’s great to have the opportunity to take a class of impressionable students to tour the M’Chigeeng turbines. The MERE (Mother Earth Renewable Energy)...

Maple Point Hunt Club a seventh generation tradition

MAPLE POINT—A muddy, hilly path in the wilds of Maple Point, beyond Kagawong village, leads to what a select few know as ‘Camelot,’ also...

Ministry seeks advice from Island educators on bettering the system

M’CHIGEENG—The Ontario Ministry of Education is holding province-wide consultations with parents and teachers during the months of September through November with the aim of...

Manitoulin Island and North Shore Injured Workers group hosts meeting with MPP Mantha

AUNDECK OMNI KANING—On November 13 at 6:30 pm at the Manitoulin Legal Clinic in Aundeck Omni Kaning the Manitoulin North Shore Injured Workers Group...

Church bells herald 100th anniversary of bridge’s first swing

LITTLE CURRENT—A group of almost 75 hearty souls gathered at the Little Current end of the Manitoulin swing bridge at 9 am on a...

Jan McQuay launches ‘Scenic Manitoulin Through the Seasons’

GORE BAY—Jan McQuay of Mindemoya, best known for her Scenic Manitoulin calendars, has produced a coffee table book which depicts photos of the Island—Meldrum...

Ontario launches bear management program for urban areas in North

NORTHERN ONTARIO--Ontario is proposing a pilot program that will enhance public safety while offering an effective response to nuisance bear issues in the North....

Little Current Legion draws in large crowd for wreath laying ceremonies

LITTLE CURRENT—The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #177 hall in Little Current was packed to standing room only for Remembrance Day ceremonies on November 11,...

Carver credits methadone program with saving his life

M’CHIGEENG—Christopher Lee Bebonang is a Anishinabe carver of considerable talent, which is self-evident to anyone stepping into the foyer of the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation...

Curtis and Aaron Corbiere honoured as Waubetek Young Entrepreneurs of the Year

LITTLE CURRENT—A fitting venue for the annual 2013 Waubetek Business Awards Gala, the new Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre played host to a full...

CC McLean takes on Mission Operation Flat Stanley pen pals

GORE BAY—Grade 4/5 teacher Heather Jefkins has, along with her class of 26, taken on Operation Flat Stanley and Operation Troop Support. The class...