Liberals announce carbon tax rebates for individuals

TORONTO—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stepped into the heart of Doug Ford country last week to announce a series of sliding scale rebates to ordinary...

Cockburn Island suffering from predator problems

COCKBURN ISLAND— “We have serious hunter problems on Cockburn Island,” were the opening remarks made by Ian Anderson at the November 5 meeting of...

Muskie attack!

WABUNO CHANNEL—It started off as a holiday weekend like any other for the Marshall family—one spent frolicking in the late summer sun, splashing and...

Historic townsite at Michael’s Bay plus resort complex default to Canada as ‘proceeds of...

GATINEAU—A recent email from the Seized Property Management Directorate (SPDM) to Michael’s Bay historian and activist Doug Tracy of Little Current has confirmed that...

Giant hogweed on Island; contact burns, blisters skin

by Alicia McCutcheon AUNDECK OMNI KANING—A 20-year-old Aundeck Omni Kaning (AOK) man had an encounter with the invasive giant hogweed plant late last month, an...

Trail camera authenticates Island cougar

Pictures grainy but show all-important tail: Expositor’s $500 cougar picture challenge won GORDON/BARRIE ISLAND—It was an email like so many of the other emails The...

Manitoulin faces plant threats from giant hogweed, common reed

Experts suggest strategies for control, containment MANITOULIN––Forces are being marshaled and battle lines drawn in the latest alien invasion of Manitoulin’s shores. Patches of phragmites...

Manitoulin’s south shore offers the best of Great Lakes surfing

MANITOULIN—Most of us don’t realize it, but Manitoulin is home to some of the best surfing waters the Great Lakes has to offer—even in...

Annual Lionsfest celebrations held in Gore Bay!

GORE BAY—All those who attended the annual Lionsfest celebrations hosted by the Gore Bay-Western Manitoulin Lions Club this weekend undoubtedly had a roaring good...

Fish monitoring survey shows healthy populations in Lake Mindemoya

MANITOULIN––The results are in, and it shows that for Lake Mindemoya there is a presence of rainbow smelt, an invasive species, a concern that...

Blastomycosis: Island within blasto’s ‘hot spot’

EDITOR’S NOTE: While blastomycosis is not a new health hazard on Manitoulin Island, it is rare enough here that its symptoms are not easily...

Blue Goose Corporation purchases Camp Adanac

EVANSVILLE—The historic Camp Adanac, owned by Dick Tappenden of Cleveland, Ohio, is the latest property to have been purchased on Manitoulin Island by the...
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