Cold winter presents ice breaking challenges again this year

MONTREAL—This past winter’s cold weather has resulted in higher than normal ice thickness, and coupled with those cold temperatures were heavy winds, resulting in...

Providence Bay Renaissance man’s dragon screenplay in play

PROVIDENCE BAY—Merdick McFarlane of Providence Bay doesn’t like too much time on his hands and he keeps his hands, and his imagination, busy. Although...

Observations on overwintering monarch butterflies in California and Hawaii

by Joe Shorthouse MANITOULIN—Readers of The Manitoulin Expositor are aware, through several articles over the past two years, of the amazing journey of monarch butterflies...

Highway 6 culvert tender to be approved April 28

ESPANOLA—Smooth passage through the only year-round link to Manitoulin through Highway 6 has been ensured with announced funding for the Black Creek culvert located...

Autism Awareness Month: a Manitoulin mother’s story

by Blake Priddle MANITOULIN—April 1 marks the beginning of Autism Awareness Month where people take the time to raise awareness for autism spectrum disorders by...

Autism Awareness Month: A Gore Bay family’s story

by Blake Priddle GORE BAY—Autism Awareness Month continues on Manitoulin Island and all across and Canada. Pamela McLaughlin is a Gore Bay mother whose daughter...

Council of Canadians report Blue Betrayal lambasts federal governments for fresh water inaction

OTTAWA—A report on the state of Canada’s freshwater resources is taking current and past federal governments to task for using the Great Lakes as...

Special Needs Strategy sought for Sudbury-Manitoulin District

by Betty Bardswich MINDEMOYA—The Ontario government’s Ministry of Children and Youth Services hosted an information webinar at the Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) in Mindemoya on...

Manitoulin Mall is open and ready for business

MANITOULIN--The Manitoulin Mall, www.manitoulinmall.com, is live and looking for all your goods to buy, sell and barter, plus much, much more. By registering with manitoulinmall.com...

Comedienne nutritionist rocks healthy food choices at Wikwemikong

WIKWEMIKONG—Nutritionist Mairlyn Smith’s website announces that she is a nutritionist with a signature difference. “As the only professional home economist in the world who...

Assiginack residents could see two percent increase in taxes

MANITOWANING—For the first time in five years, residents of Assiginack are looking at an increase in taxes, by two percent. Council held a special meeting...

New ReachUp North indigenous youth program launches in Ottawa next week

OTTAWA—The Assembly of Seven Generations (A7G), an Indigenous youth-led organization, and Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT), an international non-profit, have launched a unique new pilot...
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