United Manitoulin Islands Transit seeks new transit solutions outside the box

M’CHIGEENG - Holding an annual general meeting during a pandemic is no small feat, especially if an in-person event is important to...

Sue Ramsdin is a little bit country and a lot of tradition

Sue Ramsdin enjoys meeting and assisting customers at Little Current clothing store Dreamer’s Cove, where she has worked for the past two...

Ontario to change how criminal charges are filed and managed

SAULT STE. MARIE - The Ontario government is launching a new digital platform that will accelerate and simplify the way criminal charges...

Emotional groundswell is community’s response to police officer’s death

MANITOULIN - Hundreds of people lined the streets of Little Current Monday evening for a hero’s welcome as Provincial Constable (PC) Marc...

Now & Then: Ivan and Joan Purvis

Ivan and Joan Purvis This writer met Ivan when he kindly took the time to thank her for sharing...

Colleagues, friends recall PC Hovingh’s caring nature, saw him as ‘Gentle Giant’

MANITOULIN - At 4:21 pm on Thursday, November 19, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Commissioner Thomas Carrique delivered an announcement that thousands of...

Marc Hovingh’s faith played huge role in his life and work

MANITOULIN - Fallen Provincial Constable (PC) Marc Hovingh’s loss has been felt strongly among the Island faith community and especially among the...

Draft Blue Box regulation locks Ontario into years of poor performance

TORONTO - Ontario’s draft Blue Box regulation needs to be expanded beyond shifting the cost of the program to producers, according to...

Northeast Town council tweaks 2021 draft budget

NORTHEAST TOWN - The Northeast Town council has made a few changes to its draft budget ahead of the December 1 public...

Bolton driver charged with impaired on Manitoulin Island

(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) - On November 21, 2020 at approximately 12:10 p.m., the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint of...

Man charged after domestic dispute in Evansville

BURPEE AND MILLS - On November 22, members of the Manitoulin detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic...

Mayor Al MacNevin offers Northeast Town’s condolences in loss of PC Hovingh

LITTLE CURRENT - The flag above the Little Current Post Office flies at half-staff today for PC Marc Hovingh, an Ontario Provincial...