Shawanosowe School enters first public speaking contest

BIRCH ISLAND—The students of Shawanosowe School in Whitefish River First Nation held their first ever public speaking contest and sent two of their own...

Assiginack Public Library to get new home this fall

MANITOWANING—By late fall, in its 75th year, the Assiginack Public Library will be moving from its current location at the municipal office to the...

MSS carves up the slopes at Northern Ontario alpine championships

SUDBURY—Manitoulin Secondary School is fresh off the slopes at a commendable Northern Ontario Secondary School Athletics (NOSSA) alpine ski championship finish at the Adanac...

10,000 Coffees founder Dave Wilkin ready to take on the world by storm

TORONTO—Like any doting grandparent, Marge Wilkin of Little Current is proud of all of her grandchildren, but one of those grandchildren is currently making...

Terry Johnson is Assiginack’s Literature Out Loud author

MANITOWANING—How often does our community get the opportunity to have a published author visit our library and tell us about her new book, her...

Budding orators shine at Legion public speaking competition

LITTLE CURRENT—The winners of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 177 public speaking competition had their work cut out for them, noted master of ceremonies...

Aboriginal project sees success in increasing cancer screening rates on Manitoulin

Pilot project increases screenings and awareness MANITOULIN—Cancer screening rates have increased across Manitoulin First Nation communities, and across Northeastern Ontario in general, thanks to a...

Central Manitoulin 2014 mill rate to rise 2.02 percent

MINDEMOYA—The municipal council of the Township of Central Manitoulin passed a bylaw confirming the town’s 2014 budget at its February 13 meeting. The 2014...

Mindemoya library opens new expansion

MINDEMOYA—Residents of Central Manitoulin have a beautiful new expanded library at their disposal, thanks to the hard work and determination of an army of...

Demonstrators take to Little Current streets to free AIM activist Leonard Peltier

LITTLE CURRENT—A hardy group of placard and drum carrying demonstrators braved 30 below temperatures recently, taking to the streets of Little Current on the...

North Bay mixed duo named Northern champs at Little Current playdowns

LITTLE CURRENT—The familiar skirl of the bagpipes and procession of banner carrying curling team members and officials opened the second Northern Ontario Regional Mixed...

‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’ is a hit

M’CHIGEENG—From the moment the curtain rose and the lights hit the stage, the audience and performers at Manitoulin Secondary School were taken on a...