Manitoulin medical mentors recognized by NOSM board

THUNDER BAY—Two Manitoulin medical mentors were recognized by the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) at the school’s annual board dinner last week in...

Debajehmujig Christmas celebrates shared Northern culture

MANITOWANING—Each day seems to focus plenty of media attention upon the issues that pit Northerners against each other, be it the environment, our natural...

Islander wins Bridal Veil Esso’s annual big buck contest

KAGAWONG—The annual rifle hunt wound down on Sunday, November 24 and during the seven-day hunt came the winners of the Big Buck and Doe...

Topping up bird feeders will aid Island’s winter bird population

MANITOULIN—It is the time of year to fill your bird feeders. By fillings up those feeders you will be providing food for the birds at...

100.7 FM The Island holds Christmas radiothon for MFR this Thursday

MANITOULIN—100.7 FM The Island is again hosting its radiothon to raise much-needed funds for the Manitoulin Family Resources Christmas Food Basket Campaign this Thursday,...

Weengushk Film Institute bursary provides learning opportunity for new student

M’CHIGEENG—Thanks to a new annual bursary from the Weengushk Film Institute (WFI), individuals such as Aaron Courtorielle, the bursary’s first recipient, will now have...

Little Current resident shows off Dickens Christmas village

LITTLE CURRENT—Haweater Lois Bond truly loves Christmas, which is evident from her collection of snow globes, snowbabies and homemade decorations, but her most impressive...

Manitoulin elders’ conference tackles aging challenges head on

LITTLE CURRENT—The Soaring Through the Years Elders Symposium held in the new Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre contained an action packed agenda aimed at...

‘Dear Santa’ a comedic Christmas time delight

GORE BAY—I saw a preview of this terrific Christmas production the other day and without a doubt area audiences are in for a real...

Give the gift that keeps on giving by adopting a Misery Bay turtle

MANITOULIN—The Friends of Misery Bay (FOMB) have launched an adopt-a-turtle campaign just in time for Christmas. For $100 Islanders can adopt a turtle, receiving in...

Taxpayers’ Association reflects on challenges and achievements at AGM

HONORA BAY—The Northeast Town Taxpayers held its annual general meeting last week at the Manitoulin Nordic Ski Club in Honora Bay, reflecting on a...

Anglican Island parishioners celebrate reverend’s elevation to the priesthood

MANITOULIN—Members of the Island Parish of Manitoulin and Great Spirit Island Parish gathered in support and to witness the ordination to priesthood of Rev....