Pelagic fish populations steady in North Channel, according to Geological Survey

LAKE HURON—The United States Geological Survey’s (USGS) research vessel Sturgeon and her crew were again visitors to the Port of Little Current last fall,...

Wikwemikong and Whitefish athletes vying for spot at Indigenous Games

OTTAWA—Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve teamed up with Whitefish River First Nation to provide an opportunity for youth to partake in the track and field...

Debaj hosts CHIR Café Scientifque on Healthy Living with Technology

MANITOWANING—The Debajehmujig Storytellers, in a joint project with the Manitoulin Central and Assiginack Family Health Teams (FHT), held a Canadian Institute of Health Research...

Talking to your kids about farm safety is critical

ONTARIO—You would probably do just about anything to keep your kids safe on the farm. That’s what over 90 percent of Canada’s farmers said...

Days are counting down for local craft brewery fundraiser

MANITOULIN—There are only 15 days left to go in the Kickstarter crowdsourcing campaign to raise the funds needed to help make the Split Rail...

Literacy guru Penny Kittle inspires educators and students at Lakeview School

M’CHIGEENG—Legendary literacy guru Penny Kittle visited Lakeview School in M’Chigeeng last week, working with students and delivering a workshop to teachers on inspiring struggling...

Musicians inducted into inaugural Aboriginal Country Music Association

WIKWEMIKONG—The spirit of renowned Wikwemikong musician Chi-Paul (the late Paul Abel) drifted through the air to mingle with the audience in the packed community...

Elephant Thoughts ups Shawanosowe School’s science game

BIRCH ISLAND—Chief Shining Turtle smiles nervously as Elephant Thoughts’ science teacher Eric Koopman gently draped Maya the corn snake across his hands during a...

Weekend fire destroys Sheguiandah First Nation home

SHEGUIANDAH—The Towers family of Sheguiandah First Nation were left homeless following a devastating fire that swept through their home last Saturday. Luckily no one...

Fatal Rockville fire still unresolved as family awaits DNA identification for 52-year-old victim Terry...

ROCKVILLE—The Rockville house fire that claimed the life of 52-year-old Terry Moore late last month is still unresolved as investigators have not released the...

Winter winds couldn’t keep Kagawong Winterfesters at bay

KAGAWONG—The annual Kagawong Winterfest, kicked off with an evening of music Friday night with the Folk Roots Collective ensemble, wound down after a hard...

OMB rules in favour of Northeast Town, tells Manitoulin Planning Board it cannot ‘second...

HONORA BAY—The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has ruled in favour of the Northeast Town following an application for a ‘consent to sever’ in Honora...