Constable Carriere a new enforcement presence on North Channel waterways

NORTH CHANNEL—Early in November, the Port of Little Current had a visitor in the form of one of the Canadian Coast Guard’s brand new...

Assiginack Council Notes

Assiginack on budget On November 25, Assiginack council held a budget meeting with members of staff. The result of the two-hour conversation saw numerous decisions...

Communities come together for Norton’s Creek rehab

BIDWELL—The large garage at the Pennie Homestead was bustling with activity earlier this month, as school children from Lakeview School in M’Chigeeng joined students...

Happy, healthy holidays for Mary Buie on her path to recovery

Following Hope’s Path, Part XV EDITOR’S NOTE—This is the fifteenth story in an ongoing series that is following Kagawong’s Mary Buie and her brave battle...

Tips to prevent frostbite and hypothermia

MANITOULIN—With cold weather being a fact of life for Northerners, the Sudbury and District Health Unit (SDHU) would like to remind everyone to take...

Female offender transport officers recognized

MANITOULIN—The Wikwemikong Tribal Police, UCCM Anishinaabe Police and OPP Police Services recognized two new female offender transport unit (OTU) officers at their Christmas dinner...

First Nations vow to oppose imposed education act

MANITOULIN—The decision of the Harper government to forge ahead with a First Nations Education Act in the face of strong opposition from the political...

New board director from Manitoulin Island appointed to NE LHIN

MANITOULIN—A Kagawong resident with close to four decades of hospital administration and health care planning has been appointed to the North East Local Health...

Wikwemikong hosts road hockey tournament to raise funds for new rink

WIKWEMIKONG—Wikwemikong will be holding the first annual competitive road hockey tournament, the Wikwemikong Winter Classic 2013, during the Christmas holidays on Saturday, December 28...

Island Singers delight audiences with sounds of the season

LITTLE CURRENT/MINDEMOYA—The Island Singers, under the direction of Dorothy Anstice, made an impressively big, and as always tuneful, sound with their annual Christmas chorale...

Rainbow District School Board ends year with $2 million operating surplus

SUDBURY—The Rainbow District School Board received a pleasant year-end surprise in the form of a $2 million operating surplus for 2013 that brings its...

Island Quilters give in the spirit of Christmas

MINDEMOYA—The Island Quilters Guild demonstrated the spirit of Christmas recently when they donated numerous Christmas gifts to children in care of the Children’s Aid...