Silver Water, Manitowaning Harvest Glory Days Champs

MANITOULIN—Most displays have been up since well before Thanksgiving Weekend and the Expositor Office judging crew has travelled Manitoulin Island’s highways and byways to...

Keith Hopkin has had 35-year fascination with Island’s railroad

LITTLE CURRENT—Keith Hopkin’s love of trains didn’t stem from an early childhood romance with locomotives like many other railway enthusiasts, but they did peak...

Snowdusters look toward great season

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Snowdusters are anticipating a great snowmobiling season this winter, with the large amount of snow that has already hit the area and...

Indigenous and Northern Affairs minister mandated by PM to hold inquiry

OTTAWA—Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett has been mandated by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to work towards initiating an inquiry into murdered...

Métis, non-Status Indians gain ground in quest for recognition under Constitution

OTTAWA—Over 15 years later, on April 17 of last week the Federal Court of Appeal ruled through a three-judge panel on the case of...

Canadian Blood Services asks Islanders to donate the ‘gift of life’

LITTLE CURRENT--Canadian Blood Services is asking Little Current and area residents to consider donating blood to help ensure an adequate supply for Canadian hospital...

North Shore and Island Kennel Club to hold canine event this Saturday

MINDEMOYA--The North Shore and Island Kennel Club (NSIKC) is hosting a dog sport demonstration and Canine Good Neighbour testing this Saturday, June 8 starting...

Stewardship Council lobbies successfully for reinstatement of healthy lakes meeting

LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council (MASC) has secured yet another Manitoulin meeting for the general public, this time in regards to the proposed...

Cutting land claim research ‘self destructive,’ says Chief Madahbee

ONTARIO—The Stephen Harper federal government is demonstrating self-destructive behaviour by trying to step away from their lawful obligations to fund land claim research, says...

Updated–McKerrow man dies in ultralight crash

Updated 5:29pm-Saturday, March 30-13 ESPANOLA--A McKerrow, ON man died yesterday afternoon when the ultralight aircraft he was piloting crashed onto Raven Lake southwest of Espanola....

Lodge Angel Bus makes its maiden voyage, transports seniors to Gore Bay event

GORE BAY—The Angel Bus is now on site and rolling, having transported residents of the Manitoulin Lodge to an event in Gore Bay on...

Blue Goose Foods requests Central to manage Carter Bay road, beach

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Blue Goose Pure Foods has approached the Township of Central Manitoulin with a proposal to have the municipality assume temporary ownership of the...
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