Missing, murdered women remains open file

Amnesty International joins call for action THUNDER BAY—The federal government continues to balk at calls for an independent inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women...

This winter, the MTO has fined all of its 21 highway contractors

MANITOULIN—Last week it was reported that all of Ontario’s 21 area maintenance providers had been fined due to poor performance standards, according to Ministry...

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...

Highway 6 saved!

MTO blinks first, provides funds for critical culvert fix ESPANOLA—Great news arrived recently concerning funding for the 40-year-old Black Creek culvert on Highway 6 on...

At two year mark, Island abattoir is thriving

Manitoulin producers taking advantage of opportunity to develop own clientele MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Island Community Abattoir is moving into its third year of operations and is...

Evansville egg station opens

EVANSVILLE— Evansville egg farmers have opened the newest business on Manitoulin, an egg station. “The egg station has been certified through the Canadian Food Inspection...

Little Current resident receives one-year conditional sentence for business theft

GORE BAY—A Little Current resident has been sentenced in Gore Bay court to a conditional sentence (along with a criminal record) of 12 months...

Blue Goose winding down all its Manitoulin beef operations

MANITOULIN—Blue Goose has announced it is winding down all of its beef operations on Manitoulin Island. “This very difficult decision was made following an in-depth...

Billings council voices objections to Ont. Ombudsman’s comments

KAGAWONG—Having amended its procedural bylaw for in camera meetings to comply with provincial regulations, the Municipal Act and the Privacy Act (after a complaint...

Is this a cougar? What do you think?

These photos of an obvious feline were snapped by Jim King-Seguin on February 15 just off of the Silver Lake Road near Sheshegwaning. Mr....

Blastomycosis: Survivors of spore-borne illness tell harrowing tales

MANITOULIN—Seven years later, John Bowerman of Sheguiandah is still dealing with the affects of blastomycosis—a disease that left him hospitalized at Health Sciences North...

Gore Bay Theatre ‘best in the North’

Wins at QUONTA with ‘Agnes of God,’ Theatre Ontario competition is next SAULT STE. MARIE—The Gore Bay Theatre (GBT) has done it again—winning several awards...
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