Hop across the Island this weekend and enjoy some Easter hunting fun!

MANITOULIN—This weekend will be a busy one for the Easter Bunny who will not only be travelling across Manitoulin hiding eggs for various hunts,...

MSS math teacher to receive ‘exceptional teaching’ award

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) math and sciences teacher Heather Theijsmeijer has been named the recipient of the Ontario Association of Mathematics Education (OAME) Award...

Pilot project will see swing bridge open twice per hour

LITTLE CURRENT—The Expositor received news from the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) this week that for the first time in the century-plus history of the...

MPs unanimous in passing ban on microplastics

LAKE HURON—The outcry over microplastics in our lakes and waterways, particularly the Great Lakes, is gaining momentum with both an Ontario Liberal MPP and...

Islanders speak out against rising hydro costs and join Enough is Enough movement

Enough is Enough petition gains Island support across Manitoulin ONTARIO—When Jacques Ouellette of Marathon started the Hydro One Enough is Enough Facebook group three years...

Wikwemikong receives government funding to expand forest resources imaging business

WIKWEMIKONG—The Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor) has announced an investment of $49,500 to enable the Wikwemikong Unceeded Indian Reserve to develop...

Two Sault Ste Marie men charged with several break and enters

AWERES TOWNSHIP – Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested and charged two people in connection with several break and enters reported...

Home support program investment to benefit Island

SUDBURY—Provincial government investments in mental health and addictions through the North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) are supporting programs that will assist people...

Cold winter presents ice breaking challenges again this year

MONTREAL—This past winter’s cold weather has resulted in higher than normal ice thickness, and coupled with those cold temperatures were heavy winds, resulting in...

Community Circle Project lives on with new Slow Stitch workshop series

LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Community Circle Project—a four panel fiber project created by Island women over four years under the leadership of Manitoulin artist Judy...

Providence Bay Renaissance man’s dragon screenplay in play

PROVIDENCE BAY—Merdick McFarlane of Providence Bay doesn’t like too much time on his hands and he keeps his hands, and his imagination, busy. Although...

Observations on overwintering monarch butterflies in California and Hawaii

by Joe Shorthouse MANITOULIN—Readers of The Manitoulin Expositor are aware, through several articles over the past two years, of the amazing journey of monarch butterflies...
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