Broadband project requests funding support from Island municipalities, First Nations

HURON SHORES - The Huron Shore and Manitoulin Island Community Owned Fiber Infrastructure (H&M COFI) project is cautiously optimistic of government funding in support...

Traffic accident at main Mindemoya intersection prompts call for changes

Woman seriously injured at corner many citizens consider hazardous MINDEMOYA - A major motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 551 and Highway 542...

Events on Manitoulin Island this weekend!

Buzwah Variety’s TikTok powwow goes viral BUZWAH - Buzwah Variety’s Rick Leedham was sitting on his computer one day and saw where Gordie Odjig had...

Central supports Old School proponents’ funding application for Mindemoya artisan centre

CENTRAL MANITOULIN - Friends of the Mindemoya Old School (FOMOS) got a boost from an unexpected quarter, as members of Central Manitoulin council held...

Manitoulin Secondary School recognized for Go Green efforts

M’CHIGEENG - Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) has been recognized with a Go Green Globe award by the Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) for 2021. RDSB...

Backyard BioBlitz a fun way to observe nature in your own backyard while contributing...

MANITOULIN - From July 29 to August 2, Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is encouraging people to become a citizen scientist by observing nature...

Canada’s first Indigenous governor general sworn in on Monday

OTTAWA - It was an historic day at Rideau Hall on Monday as Mary Simon, an Inuk from Kuujjuaq in northeastern Quebec, was sworn...

Exploring Manitoulin? Gordon/Barrie Island: Two-beach bonanza on rural routes through heritage farmscapes

By Isobel Harry GORDON/BARRIE ISLAND - Not far from Gore Bay yet worlds away are two very different sandy beaches nestled within the pastoral, agricultural...

Man running 100 km to raise funds for residential school survivors

SUDBURY - A M’Chigeeng First Nation man (who now lives in Sudbury) is running 100 kilometres (62 miles) to raise funds for the Indian...

July 27: Manitoulin’s active COVID case count now sits at two

MANITOULIN—Public Health Sudbury and Districts (PHSD) is reporting a new case of COVID-19 for the Manitoulin District on Tuesday, July 27, bringing the total...

Swimming advisories lifted: Manitoulin Island

Public Health Sudbury & Districts has removed the swimming advisory signs at the following beaches: Gore Bay Beach, Manitoulin IslandMaple Ridge Sandy Beach, Manitoulin IslandMonument Road...

OPP investigate collision near Kagawong

(BILLINGS TOWNSHIP, ON)- On July 26, 2021, at approximately 12:52 p.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP's Technical...