New resource centre a legacy for the late Chief Richard Shawanda

SHEGUIANDAH—Smiles lit up the room as Sheguiandah First Nation employment resource worker Kris Shawanda prepared to cut the ribbon to officially open the band’s...

Northeast Town to make controversial changes to municipal animal control bylaw

LITTLE CURRENT—The community services and public works committee reviewed changes to the Northeast Town animal control bylaw and made a motion to recommend the...

Ontario could have legislation in place enabling doctor-assisted death this June, says Manitoulin physician

ONTARIO—Manitoulin Doctor Stephen Cooper said that he is anticipating that the province of Ontario will have legislation in place enabling doctor-assisted suicide by this...

Sgt. Mark Trudeau named as Tribal Police community services officer

WIKWEMIKONG—There has been a changing of the guard in community services officers in all three of Manitoulin’s police services: Constable Steve Hart has taken...

Organizers very pleased with response to first MSS snowmobile fun run

  M’CHIGEENG—Organizers of the Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Snowmobile Fun Run, held last week, were very pleased with the results. “Yes, we were very happy with...

Manitoulin Special Olympians ready for 2016 National Winter Games

MANITOULIN—If hard work and training along with talent are the pivotal factors in performing well at a National Winter Games setting, members of the...

Mustang girls win opening game of semi-final playoff

M’CHIGEENG—The Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Mustangs girls’ hockey team won the opening game of their semi-final playoff series on Tuesday. “The girls played really, really...

Council forwards Billings’ waterfront improvement plan to funding agencies despite concerns raised

KAGAWONG—Despite voicing concerns with the Billings’ waterfront improvement plan summary, Mayor Austin Hunt said he supports council’s decision to forward the plans to funding...

Manitoulin Snowdusters, minister assures landowners properties safe with Bill 100

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Snowdusters Snowmobile Club is pleased to report that their phones have not been ringing off the hook with cancellations of agreement from...

Manitoulin Streams Assoc. nominated for Rainbow Board award

MANITOULIN—A Manitoulin trustee with the Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) has nominated Manitoulin Streams Improvement Association (MSIA) for an outstanding contribution to the co-curricular...

Gore Bay residents should be cautious with coyotes, wolves, town officials urge

GORE BAY—While a Gore Bay resident has proof of coyotes/wolves taking down a deer through photographs on a trail camera, the Ministry of Natural...

Ministry of Natural Resources, Forestry significantly boosting lake trout stocking in N. Channel

  NORTH CHANNEL—The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is significantly increasing its annual plant of lake Trout in the North Channel this year. Ken...