Assiginack passes 2017 budget, ratepayer questions mayor and council’s commitment to hydro savings

MANITOWANING—At its last regular meeting, Assiginack council passed its 2017 budget with one local ratepayer questioning the municipality’s commitment to lowering municipal electricity rates. Major...

Student serves as inspiration at primary track and field meet

GORE BAY—Those who witnessed the scene say it was inspirational, as well as being emotional. Maxim Bell, who was originally diagnosed with cerebral palsy...

Warning: tainted street drugs in northern Ontario

Issued: Monday, May 15, 2017 With recent reports of tainted street drugs in northern Ontario, the Community Drug Strategy for the City of Greater Sudbury,...

Canadian Coast Guard to conduct ice breaking operations at McGregor Bay

SARNIA Ontario -  The Canadian Coast Guard advises the public that Spring ice breaking operations in support of commercial shipping will occur this month...

Salmon Classic, Manitoulin Island gets much love from southwestern Ontario

LONDON—Manitoulin Island was well represented in southwestern Ontario last weekend as a team from The Manitoulin Expositor represented the Salmon Classic, This is Manitoulin,...

Shades of Our Sisters celebrates the lives behind the statistics

ESPANOLA—Numbers are sterile. They stand stark and impersonal on the newsprint page or echo passionless in our ears as we listen to the Six...

Three Island youth to represent zone at the District H Legion public speaking competition

ONAPING Falls—Three Island youth placed first at the Zone H3 Royal Canadian Legion Public Speaking competition in Onaping Falls last weekend and will be...

Women’s Institute of Ontario 120th anniversary celebrations hosted by Gordon Women’s Institute

GORDON—The Gordon Hall was packed this past Monday for the celebration of the 120th anniversary of the Women’s Institutes (WI) of Ontario. The celebration...

TSN shoots feature documentary on Manitoulin Special Olympians starring Kelsey Mellan, Matt Bedard

MANITOULIN—It was lights, camera, action for Manitoulin Special Olympic (MSO) snowshoers, and Team Canada athletes, Kelsey Mellan and Matt Bedard, both of Manitowaning, as...

Tech Day encourages innovative learning

MINDEMOYA—The first annual Manitoulin Island Technology Day elementary school competition held last week was a huge success. “We are very pleased with the results, but...

Little Current Legion to send four youths to 2017 zone public speaking competition

LITTLE CURRENT—The Little Current Royal Canadian Legion Branch #117 again hosted the Island public speaking competition for the top speakers from Central Manitoulin Public...

Courts will determine on Tuesday settlement to First Nations survivors of the ‘Sixties Scoop’...

John Fox tells about his own experience OTTAWA—John Fox is one of the 16,000 First Nations children taken into care by the Children’s Aid Society...
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