The Journey on the Iron Horse

(Photo credit from Museums Ontario.) One of the reasons that Missanabie Cree First Nation (MCFN) have taken the lead in getting the Bear Train on...

The Significance of the Winter Solstice to the Missanabie Cree First Nation

This week, I had the opportunity to sit and talk with Missanabie Cree First Nation (MCFN)’s Elder/Youth Coordinator, Jackie Fletcher. She was kind enough...

The Canadians who are choosing to live out of their vans and travel full-time

Jocelyn Lees never set out to live in her van. The 30-year-old Manitoba native has been tree planting every summer in B.C. for the last...
Fort St. Joseph

Fort St. Joseph’s Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

The management plan for Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site was tabled in Parliament recently. Reviewed every 10 years, management plans are a legislative...

A Student’s Struggle in the North

(Photo credit from Brendan Sutherland) The following is a direct story as told by Brendan Sutherland, Hearst native and current student in Sault Ste Marie,...
Searchmont Station

Local Historical Society needs your help to save part of History

The Searchmont Station Historical Society, is once again seeking the community, and surrounding areas support for the goal of wining up to $100,000 for...

Rail Travel and Tourism Opportunities in the North

From Sault Ste. Marie-Bawating, a historical landmark for Anishnabe (Ojibwa) and Missanabie (Cree) First Nations, French voyageurs, and English settlers alike, to Hearst, with...

Top 5 Benefits of Renewed Rail Service to the Algoma Economy

(Photo credit: Algoma Country - Check them out here!) There is no question that rail service promotes and fosters economic development along rail corridors. Up...
garden vegetables

September 20 & 21: Community Gardens Harvest Fest & Open House

The North Channel Healthy Kids Community Challenge is hosting a Harvest Fest and Open House at each of the Municipality’s Community Gardens. On Wednesday, September...
Mask-wa-Oo-ta-ban Bear Train

The Northern Ontario Multimodal Transportation (NOMTS) Study Needs Your Feedback!

Mask-wa Oo-ta-ban, the Bear Train, and the Coalition of Algoma Passenger Trains, encourage all Algoma business owners and residents to participate in the Northern...