UCCM Police Service issues public ice safety reminder telling people to “Stay off!”

M’CHIGEENG—UCCM Police Service are recommending members of the public stay off the ice until ice conditions improve. Police have observed that people are venturing...

Police investigate violent extortion text message

On January 15 at approximately 2:45 pm., Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service (WTPS) responded to a complaint of violent text messages. The messages included images...
Edinburgh, Scotland for their 25th anniversary, 1983.

Now and Then: Hugh Moggy

Hugh has a kind smile and gentle demeanor. He has lived a life filled with community service, the capacity and insight for which he...

Wiikwemkoong Tourism partners with Explore Manitoulin to enter Island into Anglers Atlas Ontario Ice...

MANITOULIN ISLAND—Wikwemikong Tourism has partnered with the Explore Manitoulin and the Wiikwemkoong Anglers to enter Manitoulin Island into the Angler’s Atlas Ontario Ice Fishing...

M’Chigeeng opposes bail for suspect in shooting

Prince Graham surrenders to police, bail hearing Friday M’CHIGEENG—A Toronto man accused of having attempted murder in an incident that took place in February 2022,...

Allen rink takes Happy McLennan event in Assiginack

by Harry Fox MANITOWANING—The Assiginack Curling Club hosted the 2023 men’s open January 19-21. The event was attended by 16 rinks who came from all...

MTO to release swing bridge enviro study for public comment

LITTLE CURRENT—With the release of a notice of study completion in relation to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) planning, preliminary design and class...
Two door rural fire hall in the winter.

Billings opts for new firehall build

KAGAWONG—Billings Township council, through a recorded vote, has decided to demolish the existing local fire hall and erect a new structure on-site, utilizing components...

Kelly Babstock named to Canada team that will take part in Premier Hockey Federation...

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ—Kelly Babstock, a Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory member, has been selected a player with the Canadian team that will play in the Premier...

The Canadian debate about bail for alleged violent offenders

Police seek stricter terms; criminal defense counsel likes status quo LITTLE CURRENT—Premiers and police associations have joined the outcry for bail reform in the...

Island craft breweries capture kudos at brewing awards

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin is home to two excellent craft breweries, and both have recently ranked among the top in their class in the 2022 Ontario Brewing...
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Dean’s Valu-Mart becomes valuable member of Good Food Box program on Western Manitoulin

GORE BAY—The local distribution centre team for the Good Food Box program on Western Manitoulin has been aided greatly with a Gore Bay-based grocery...