Manitoulin Secondary School recognized for Go Green efforts

M’CHIGEENG - Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) has been recognized with a Go Green Globe award by the Rainbow District School Board (RDSB) for 2021. RDSB...

Backyard BioBlitz a fun way to observe nature in your own backyard while contributing...

MANITOULIN - From July 29 to August 2, Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is encouraging people to become a citizen scientist by observing nature...

Canada’s first Indigenous governor general sworn in on Monday

OTTAWA - It was an historic day at Rideau Hall on Monday as Mary Simon, an Inuk from Kuujjuaq in northeastern Quebec, was sworn...

Exploring Manitoulin? Gordon/Barrie Island: Two-beach bonanza on rural routes through heritage farmscapes

By Isobel Harry GORDON/BARRIE ISLAND - Not far from Gore Bay yet worlds away are two very different sandy beaches nestled within the pastoral, agricultural...

Man running 100 km to raise funds for residential school survivors

SUDBURY - A M’Chigeeng First Nation man (who now lives in Sudbury) is running 100 kilometres (62 miles) to raise funds for the Indian...

Pets Galore pet store opens in Little Current

LITTLE CURRENT - If you are looking for a new newt you might want to drop by Little Current’s latest business, Pets Galore, which...

Now & Then: Harold and Shirley Dewar

Harold and Shirley Dewar Shirley and Harold’s charming, impressive log home that’s nestled into Dewar’s Lane sits just below the wake of the fourth hole...

Island municipalities develop community safety and well-being plan

LITTLE CURRENT - Although the development and adoption of Community Safety and Well Being (CSWB) plans is required by legislation for municipalities in Ontario,...

Manitoulin Island senior warns of local scam

MANITOULIN - A Manitoulin Island senior was lucky to recognize someone was trying to scam her out of money when she received a call...

July 27: Manitoulin’s active COVID case count now sits at two

MANITOULIN—Public Health Sudbury and Districts (PHSD) is reporting a new case of COVID-19 for the Manitoulin District on Tuesday, July 27, bringing the total...

Swimming advisories lifted: Manitoulin Island

Public Health Sudbury & Districts has removed the swimming advisory signs at the following beaches: Gore Bay Beach, Manitoulin IslandMaple Ridge Sandy Beach, Manitoulin IslandMonument Road...

OPP investigate collision near Kagawong

(BILLINGS TOWNSHIP, ON)- On July 26, 2021, at approximately 12:52 p.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP's Technical...