Impaired driver arrested after collision

LITTLE CURRENT--On Wednesday, January 31 at approximately 10:16 pm, officers from the Manitoulin-Espanola detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor...

OPP Minute with Constable Boyd – Halloween Edition

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Officer injured during suspect vehicle stop at Coniston Mall

SUDBURY--On Tuesday November 4th at shortly after 8:30 pm, plainclothes officers (wearing clearly marked large Police identifiers on their clothing) in unmarked vehicles had...

Deadline looms for residential school credits which can be assigned for a descendant’s use

MANITOULIN—Time is fast running out for residential school survivors and their families to take advantage of one of the most innovative aspects of the...

Knox Charity Golf Tournament raises $10,500 for Island charities

MANITOWANING—The 2nd annual Knox United Church Charity Golf Tournament held this summer raised a total of $10,500, $1,500 more than last year. The funds...

The Manitoulin Connection: Swing Bridge Stories

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—2013 will mark the centennial of the Manitoulin swing bridge. In celebrating this momentous occasion there will numerous events, festivals, a...

Grandfather is scammed out of $1,000

MANITOULIN—A Manitoulin man learned a costly lesson having been a victim of the telephone grandparent’s scam last week. “Never, ever in my wildest dreams would...

Idle No More Espanola protest photo gallery

Photos from Hwy 6 & 17 blockade, part of the Idle No More rally on Saturday, December 22, 2012 near Espanola, Ontario.Photos by Linda...

Manitoulin OPP investigate report of gun shots

MINDEMOYA--On Tuesday April 02, 2013 at 12:15 pm Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police responded to a complaint of possible gunshots being heard in the vicinity...

Manitoulin Municipal Association agrees all must pay share of taxes

MINDEMOYA– The Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) has once again indicated that it does not believe the purchase of lands in their municipalities to individuals,...

Waukesha water diversion proposal webinar encourages public comment

ONTARIO—An information session webinar on the province’s role as part of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resources Agreement in the Waukesha,...

Remembrance Week Act, 2016 passes at Queen’s Park

QUEEN’S PARK—On Wednesday, November 2 at Queen’s Park, Members of Provincial Parliament (MPP) unanimously passed the Remembrance Week Act, 2016  designating the week leading up to...