Great Lakes Islands Alliance seeks Manitoulin members

by Joe Shorthouse,  Member of the GLIA Steering Committee and a summer resident of Manitoulin Island GREAT LAKES—It has been over two years since an update on the activities...

The Boy from Buzwah: Dr. Cecil King’s memoir an essential Indigenous perspective on Indigenous...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Dr. Cecil King, a nationally-renowned Indigenous educator and a son of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, died last Wednesday, May 4 at the Royal...

Assiginack Township to undergo repairs of bank building in phases

MANITOWANING—Assiginack Township council has decided that repairs to one of its buildings, which houses the Canada Post Corporation office and the Bank of Montreal...

Billings council to review bylaw for chickens being kept in areas of township

Residents’ petition claims current bylaw infringes on human right to access food  KAGAWONG—Billings Mayor Ian Anderson says council will be reviewing the question of residents...

Ontario’s 43rd provincial election called for June 2

QUEEN’S PARK—On Tuesday, May 3, Ontario’s 26th Premier Doug Ford made the journey to Government House to request that Ontario Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable...

‘Rematriating’ traditional agricultural practices

Ice Lake property will host We Will Plant Lodge ICE LAKE—Celeste Smith holds up a jar of seeds. “These are the original seeds from my...

Wiikwemkoong revitalizing local agricultural base

WIIKWEMKOONG—It’s 8 am at the farm and Bossy the calf is hungry—very hungry. That fact is abundantly clear as the newborn eagerly gulps down...

Thirty Island ‘legacy’ aggregate pits to be considered for free remediation

MANITOULIN—The Management of Abandoned Aggregate Properties (MAAP) program has rehabilitated more than 600 pits and quarries across Ontario covering almost 900 acres, at no...

Island’s last Juno Beach invasion survivor dismayed at plans to build condos close to...

French review board sides with developers over museum’s objections to sharing access road NIPISSING—On D-Day, June 6, 1944, 14,000 Canadian soldiers waded onto the Normandy...

NOHA honours Greg Lockeyer with its most prestigious prize

SAULT STE. MARIE—Manitoulin hockey volunteer Greg Lockeyer, of Mindemoya, has received a very prestigious award from the Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA). Mr. Lockeyer was...

M’Chigeeng artist honours MMIWG in Sudbury

Friendship centre unveils new One Kwe sculpture on Red Dress Day SUDBURY—Kathryn Corbiere stood and watched, just another face amongst the crowd in Sudbury. A...

Update on Mindemoya emergency and chemotherapy department

MINDEMOYA - The renovation and expansion at the Mindemoya Emergency Department is progressing. With the ongoing supply chain issues, as a result of the COVID-19...