Manitoulin Expositor http://www.manitoulin.ca The latest news, opinions, weather, classifieds, obituaries and events for Manitoulin Island, the North Shore and Northern Ontario. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:05:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Search for missing man in Spanish http://www.manitoulin.ca/search-missing-man-spanish/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/search-missing-man-spanish/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:25:20 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21882 UPDATED – At approximately 2:00pm the male was safely located. SPANISH – On Friday October, 24, 2014 at approximately 7:00am the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were advised of a missing male in the area of Spanish, Ontario. The OPP would like to advise residents that the OPP are actively searching for the missing male [...]

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Halloween safety http://www.manitoulin.ca/halloween-safety/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/halloween-safety/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:12:08 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21879 MANITOULIN – On October 31st the streets in our communities will become populated with excited children seeking special treats and goodies. Due to the excitement, these little trick or treaters tend to forget the basic safety rules, along with being dressed in dark coloured costumes the odds for safety are greatly against the motorists. So [...]

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Ferry traffic numbers maintain status quo http://www.manitoulin.ca/ferry-traffic-numbers-maintain-status-quo/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/ferry-traffic-numbers-maintain-status-quo/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:28:16 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21872 OWEN SOUND—Vehicle and passenger traffic numbers are in for the Chi-Cheemaun ferry service, and the numbers show there was no difference in the numbers from the 2014 and 2013 seasons. The 2014 sailing season has also seen the success of the Destination Manitoulin Passage to Savings discount program. “I have the vehicle numbers and what [...]

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Wind turbine power project proposed for Western Manitoulin http://www.manitoulin.ca/wind-turbine-power-project-proposed-western-manitoulin/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/wind-turbine-power-project-proposed-western-manitoulin/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:25:54 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21870 VIDAL BAY—A consultant for Hudson Management has disclosed that preliminary consultation has begun with First Nations, municipalities and residents on Western Manitoulin Island for a proposed windmill tower project. Timothy Peterson, a consultant on contract with Hudson Management, told the Recorder on Tuesday, “the Hudson Brothers company own 20,000 acres of property at Vidal Bay, [...]

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Board of Health calls for government action on smoking regulations http://www.manitoulin.ca/board-health-calls-government-action-smoking-regulations/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/board-health-calls-government-action-smoking-regulations/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21874 SUDBURY—With the incidence of elementary school aged children in the Sudbury district (which includes Manitoulin) reporting they have smoked in the past year being higher than the average age provincially, the Sudbury and District Board of Health is calling on the province to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes on school property and their promotion and [...]

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OPP arrest females and recover stolen merchandise http://www.manitoulin.ca/opp-arrest-females-recover-stolen-merchandise/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/opp-arrest-females-recover-stolen-merchandise/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:29:21 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21868 WEST PARRY SOUND – On October 19, 2014 members of the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a local business for the reported theft of several hundred dollars’ worth of merchandise. Prior to Police arrival, two female suspects left the store in a dark coloured vehicle. An alert employee obtained a partial [...]

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Terrorist attack on soldiers in Ottawa—Parliament Hill under siege http://www.manitoulin.ca/terrorist-attack-soldiers-ottawa-parliament-hill-siege/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/terrorist-attack-soldiers-ottawa-parliament-hill-siege/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:45:36 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21837 OTTAWA–Parliament Hill is on lockdown and provincial legislatures across the country are reported as implementing extra security as a precautionary measures after a soldier guarding the national cenotaph was shot four times in the abdomen by a gunman with a long rifle who then fled in a car to the Parliament Buildings. One person was [...]

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Manitoulin really spooktacular this year http://www.manitoulin.ca/manitoulin-really-spooktacular-year/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/manitoulin-really-spooktacular-year/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:01:23 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21851 MANITOULIN—If you’re seeking Halloween fun, look no further than the many haunted activities here on Manitoulin leading up to October 31. New this year is the Haunted Trail in M’Chigeeng at the Great Spirit Circle Trail (on Highway 540). The scares will start on Thursday, October 23, with tours taking place every half hour from [...]

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Island hospitals, Northern Ontario, ready to confront threat of Ebola http://www.manitoulin.ca/island-hospitals-northern-ontario-ready-confront-threat-ebola/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/island-hospitals-northern-ontario-ready-confront-threat-ebola/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:00:59 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21600 MANITOULIN—In light of the recent North American cases of Ebola (together with false alarms) affecting those returning from areas of West Africa where the disease is rampant—Ontario has begun its battle against Ebola before it hits with precautions being put into place at the Manitoulin Health Centre, as well as all hospitals across Ontario. According [...]

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Providence Bay News and Notes http://www.manitoulin.ca/providence-bay-news-notes-10/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/providence-bay-news-notes-10/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:00:59 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=21586 We hope Gail and Weston Leeson are both feeling better. Carole Gilmore’s sister Sharon and brother-in-law Harry Lines and dear friends Larry and Melody Harlbut visited during the Thanksgiving weekend. Red Butler has been invited to a military event in New Brunswick. Red was the spokesperson for the “28 Heroes” documentary that was presented on [...]

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