Manitoulin School of Martial Arts celebrates 4th anniversary with a kick

LITTLE CURRENT—Dan Fletcher’s Manitoulin School of Martial Arts celebrated its 4th anniversary last Sunday with grading and a luncheon. “Normally the grading (karate grading test...

Grandparent scam circulating on Manitoulin

Local Post Office Worker Prevents Fraud LITTLE CURRENT – On Thursday January 23, 2014 at 3:30 pm Manitoulin OPP was advised by an employee of...

Wasse Abin Coffee House

http://youtu.be/bhmtNDwKo0k WIKWEMIKONG--The grade 12 art class and its program were showcased last Tuesday evening at Wikwemikong High School's Coffee House. Ms. Valerie O'Leary, the art teacher,...

Over 200 awards and bursaries presented to MSS grads at annual awards night

M’CHIGEENG—It was a full house of proud parents, teachers and community members for the 44th annual Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Awards Night held late...

Coast Guard icebreaking operations underway from Lake Michigan to Lake Huron

MONTREAL--The Canadian Coast Guard, in partnership with the United States Coast Guard and the Ontario Provincial Police, has an important safety message for all...

Community stitching project has Sudbury debut

http://youtu.be/4sI0NUY8W9I SUDBURY—Some 15 Island friends and admirers of Manitoulin textile artist Judy Martin were part of the large throng that attended last Saturday’s opening of...

Debaj to collaborate on Northern arts training with Royal Conservatory of Music

MANITOWANING—A new collaboration between Manitoulin’s own Debajehmujig Storytellers and Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) will see the Creation Centre in Manitowaning become a...

Great Spirit Circle Trail CEO takes on Tourism Northern Ontario role

M’CHIGEENG—Great Spirit Circle Trail CEO Kevin Eshkawkogan has been one of the leading advocates for boosting Northern Ontario tourism, most recently stepping forward to...

OPP association president defends rising police rates

MANITOULIN—Increased municipal Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) costs and the new OPP municipal billing model are two topics that are sure to spark a great...

Butt out: it’s National Non-Smoking Week

MANITOULIN—There are more than 1.6 million smokers in Ontario and research shows that up to 80 percent of them have tried to quit. Tobacco...

Debajehmujig featured on cover of Canadian Theatre Review

MANITOWANING—The current cover of the prestigious theatre trade magazine Canadian Theatre Review contains some very familiar figures: the iconic symbol of Paris, the Eiffel...

Island youth learn the art of trapping firsthand

My involvement with the trapper’s course was a bit of a fluke. My husband, Neil, volunteered me to chaperone if any girls were interested....