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 Dec 2014 20:48:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Drug trafficking charges laid in M’Chigeeng http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/drug-trafficking-charges-laid-mchigeeng/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/drug-trafficking-charges-laid-mchigeeng/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:46:00 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=23001 M’CHIGEENG–On Monday, December 15, 2014 at approximately 3:30 pm, UCCM Anishnaabe Police received a call from a concerned resident that a female subject had offered to sell her drugs. Police obtained a description of the suspect and location. Officers attended the location on Highway 551 in M’Chigeeng and located the suspect, an arrest was made [...]

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Stolen cigarettes recovered http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/stolen-cigarettes-recovered/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/stolen-cigarettes-recovered/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:38:00 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22999 AUNDECK OMNI KANING FIRST NATION–On November 29, 2014 UCCM Police were called to investigate a break, enter and theft Gunner’s Gas Bar on the Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation. Police determined that the culprit entered the business and once inside, stole a large amount of cigarettes and some confectionary items. The UCCM Police SOCO (Scenes [...]

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Michael Laidley makes NHL ‘to watch’ list http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/michael-laidley-makes-nhl-watch-list/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/michael-laidley-makes-nhl-watch-list/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:01:34 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22949 Named captain of national Junior ‘A’ squad playing in international tourney KINDERSLEY, SASK.—Little Current’s Michael Laidley not only made the roster for Team Canada East for the World Junior A Hockey Challenge that started this past weekend in Saskatchewan but he was also appointed team captain and named as one of three players on his [...]

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M.S.S Kids In The Hall http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/m-s-s-kids-hall/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/m-s-s-kids-hall/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:00:57 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22989 This week at Manitoulin Secondary School everyone was getting ready for their Christmas break which is only a few days away! As part of the Twelve Days of Christmas, the Three Fires Confederacy hosted plasma car races on Monday, December 8. Racers sped down the hall as they hurtled towards the finish line. Three Fires [...]

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Debajehmujig saves the 12 Days of Christmas from the Grinch http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/debajehmujig-saves-12-days-christmas-grinch/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/debajehmujig-saves-12-days-christmas-grinch/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:00:56 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22974 MANITOWANING—Spoiler alert! The 12 Days of Christmas all end well and good despite the best, or worst, efforts of a certain green humbug and his canine accomplice. Audience members were treated to the rough and tumble hilarity that has come to mark the Debajehmujig festive season outings, with veteran Debaj thespian Bruce Naokwegijig anchoring the [...]

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Little Current Legion elects a new executive, saves branch from closure http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/little-current-legion-elects-new-executive-saves-branch-closure/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/little-current-legion-elects-new-executive-saves-branch-closure/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:00:56 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22927 LITTLE CURRENT—Branch #177, the Little Current branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, will carry on with a new president and executive. A front-page story in the December 10 edition of this paper had highlighted the fact that the Legion was minus a working executive and thus had become susceptible to being taken over by Ontario’s [...]

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Assiginack plans year-round sports park http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/assiginack-plans-year-round-sports-park/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/assiginack-plans-year-round-sports-park/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:00:55 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22940 Royal Bank grant earmarked for McLean’s Park ASSIGINACK—It was with great excitement that the Township of Assiginack received the news that their application to the RBC’s Learn to Play grant program was successful. The Township received a cheque for $22,500 to make McLean’s Park a year round attraction for physical activity for residents and tourists [...]

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Hearing in arson case remanded until the New Year http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/hearing-arson-case-remanded-new-year/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/hearing-arson-case-remanded-new-year/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:00:54 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22964 GORE BAY—The criminal court case against Clinton Gordon Haggart of Little Current, aged 31, was again remanded during the latest hearing in Gore Bay Superior Court of Justice on December 15. Mr. Haggart, who did not appear in court, has been charged with seven counts of arson in five suspicious fires that occurred in Little [...]

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A response to the December 10 editorial http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/response-december-10-editorial/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/response-december-10-editorial/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:00:50 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22962 Please continue to shed light on issues such as these To the Expositor: I wanted to thank you for including the ‘Proper raising of boys is fundamental to Canada’s future’ editorial in your paper on December 10, 2014 (Page 4). Addressing an issue that is so often ignored demonstrates not only journalistic integrity, but the [...]

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Further delays in M’Chigeeng murder case; will resume in January http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/delays-mchigeeng-murder-case-will-resume-january/ http://www.manitoulin.ca/2014/12/17/delays-mchigeeng-murder-case-will-resume-january/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 05:00:50 +0000 http://www.manitoulin.ca/?p=22956 GORE BAY—On Monday, December 15, Kimel Corbiere, aged 26 of Mindemoya, accused in the murder last May of Johnny Panamick, aged 70 of M’Chigeeng, appeared briefly in court and stood in the prisoner box in handcuffs, regulation orange prison jumpsuit and white sneakers. James Weppler, defense lawyer for Mr. Corbiere, indicated that he continues to [...]

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