MTO boosts highway class for snowplow maintenance

MINDEMOYA—The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has not reduced its level of standards for road maintenance on Manitoulin Island, in fact they have made changes...

Island shot putter prepares for first year of college after world championships

EVANSVILLE—Island shot putter Joseph Maxwell has just returned from competing at the IAAF World Under 20 and is now preparing for his first year...

Cadet 11th annual review a precision exercise

LITTLE CURRENT—The Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps 348 Manitoulin marched with crisp precision beneath the stern gaze of reviewing officer UCCM Chief of Police...

Gore Bay residents upset with steadily increasing deer population in town

GORE BAY—While they may be beautiful animals and welcome for the most part, many Gore Bay residents are fed up with the steadily increasing...

Charge of criminal harassment withdrawn against Patsy Corbiere

GORE BAY—The final charge of criminal harassment against Aundeck Omni Kaning Chief Patsy Corbiere was withdrawn at the Ontario Court of Justice in Gore...

Manitoulin fire departments join together for auto extraction course

by Stephanie Burt Hillyard SILVERWATER—Manitoulin might be made up of small communities, but it’s made of small communities that work together. Recently, the Robinson Fire Department...

End of TRC hearings doesn’t signal end to the needs of residential school survivors...

OTTAWA – Victims of Residential Schools will no longer be able to turn to special services designed specifically to match their needs now that...

Hydro One forestry techs talk trees with Assiginack students

ASSIGINACK—“We get to drive a lot of neat equipment,” admitted Hydro One Regional Forestry Technician Dan Todd under cross-examination by the Grade 4 students...

Aboriginal Tourism Ontario announces inaugural board

MANITOULIN—Aboriginal Tourism Ontario (ATO), soon to be rebranded as Indigenous Tourism Ontario, is pleased to announce its inaugural board of directors, a group that...

Law & Order

Four charged in Wiikwemkoong drug search and seizure The Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service in partnership with the United Chiefs and Council of Manitoulin Police Service...

Manitoulin Expositor hosting Salmon Classic in 2016

New 3 week event over July, August features $25,000 in cash prizes MANITOULIN ISLAND—This newspaper is excited to announce the launch of its Manitoulin Expositor...

Acclaimed author on death and dying coming to Debaj’s first Death Café

MANITOWANING—Death is not welcome in most social circles these days, yet it hasn’t always been this way. For countless generations down through the ages...
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