Manitoulin Expositor http://www.manitoulin.ca The latest news, opinions, weather, classifieds, obituaries and events for Manitoulin Island, the North Shore and Northern Ontario. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:05:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Cheyenne Fox’s estate suing Canada’s Attorney General, claiming murder and not suicide was the cause of her death http://www.manitoulin.ca/cheyenne-foxs-estate-suing-canadas-attorney-general-claiming-murder-suicide-cause-death/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/cheyenne-foxs-estate-suing-canadas-attorney-general-claiming-murder-suicide-cause-death/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:01:00 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=20932 Allege race and gender led to her death TORONTO—The family of the late Cheyenne Fox — a young First Nations woman whose family hails from the Wikwemikong First Nation—had lawyers file a statement of claim on behalf of her estate with the Superior Court of Justice against the Toronto Police Services Board (TPSB), the Attorney [...]

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Quilt of Belonging brings Canada’s diversity to Manitoulin http://www.manitoulin.ca/quilt-belonging-brings-canadas-diversity-manitoulin/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/quilt-belonging-brings-canadas-diversity-manitoulin/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:51 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21017 by Heather Pennie MANITOWANING—‘Every Quilt Tells a Story,’ the title of the quilt show held at the Debajehmujig Creation Centre in Manitowaning, certainly rings true. The 2014 Hawberry Quilt Show, which is a collaboration between the Debajehmujig Storytellers and the Island Quilters Guild, is leaving attendees with stories of their own to tell about the [...]

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Spring Bay Rural Route http://www.manitoulin.ca/spring-bay-rural-route-22/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/spring-bay-rural-route-22/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:51 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21007 September 15—Hearley and Margo Hinds have most of their garden cleaned up and have left Stanley Park for home. They had a good garden here and I enjoyed all the fresh vegetables. I will miss them coming in most days. We extend sympathy to Alvin and Eileen Pearson in passing of their sister Loretta Glanville [...]

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4elements Living Arts introduces ‘Get Active with the Arts’ program http://www.manitoulin.ca/4elements-living-arts-introduces-get-active-arts-program/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/4elements-living-arts-introduces-get-active-arts-program/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:50 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=20957 KAGAWONG—4elements Living Arts is introducing a new program this fall, ‘Get Active with the Arts!,’ encouraging children and adults to get outside and get active while getting creative. “Children and older adults are invited to get out on gentle and accessible hiking, biking and snowshoeing trails across Manitoulin Island,” explains the organization’s website. “Get physically [...]

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Franklin ship find provides needed breath of good news http://www.manitoulin.ca/franklin-ship-find-provides-needed-breath-good-news/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/franklin-ship-find-provides-needed-breath-good-news/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:47 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=20990 What an interesting piece of Canadians’ inherited lore that was revealed to us last week with the announcement that, 170 years after they had been lost, one of the Franklin Expedition ships had been located in the high Arctic. The leader of the expedition, Sir John Franklin, had been attempting to find a short cut [...]

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Wiky honours life at annual FASD Awareness Day http://www.manitoulin.ca/wiky-honours-life-annual-fasd-awareness-day/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/wiky-honours-life-annual-fasd-awareness-day/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:47 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=20971 WIKWEMIKONG—Community members from across Wikwemikong gathered for the ninth annual Wikwemikong FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) Awareness Day last Tuesday (September 9), coinciding with International FASD Awareness Day. “Chief and council made a band council resolution several years ago, proclaiming every September 9 FASD Awareness Day in the community,” explained Judy Black, Wikwemikong Health Centre [...]

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A call for an informed and large turnout on election day http://www.manitoulin.ca/call-informed-large-turnout-election-day/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/call-informed-large-turnout-election-day/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:45 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=20993 Maybe Carolyn Lane-Rock can moderate an all candidates night To the Expositor: Across Ontario, municipal political incumbents and aspirants are readying themselves for the October 27 election. Some Manitoulin communities, like Gore Bay, seem happy with their representation—mayor and council are all acclaimed! Here in Billings there is change on the way, both in people [...]

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“Providence Bay is an ongoing experience of sanctuary and paradise” http://www.manitoulin.ca/providence-bay-ongoing-experience-sanctuary-paradise/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/providence-bay-ongoing-experience-sanctuary-paradise/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:41 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21003 Writer waxes eloquent on a delightful once and future home To the Expositor: I have observed that there is nothing quite like the Providence Bay “issue” to provoke strong opinions on the part of local and seasonal residents alike. Over the past weeks, several letters to the editor about the marina and the beach have [...]

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Rose’s Recipes http://www.manitoulin.ca/roses-recipes-4/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/roses-recipes-4/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:36 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21013 I think everyone that gardens has a love and hate relationship with zucchini, I know I do. Every spring (I keep forgetting from year to year) I plant the whole package of zucchini seeds (sometime two) because I am thinking ‘what if some of the seeds don’t come up’ or there is a crop failure [...]

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Northeast Town Council Notes http://www.manitoulin.ca/northeast-town-council-notes-10/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/northeast-town-council-notes-10/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:34 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=20988 Council awards public works garage tender At a special meeting of the Northeast Town late last month, council reviewed and awarded the tender for the Little Current public works garage. The tender was awarded to Sheppard Custom Builders, who had the lowest bid. Council carried a motion stating that the Northeast Town, “accepts the tender [...]

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