Maple syrup season at the Cannard sugar shack a multi-generational affair

SHEGUIANDAH—On a beautiful spring day last Friday that featured warm temperatures, little wind off nearby Bass Lake and following a chilly night, the conditions...

Municipal steering committee says province responsible for correcting OPP billing mess

ONTARIO—The Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s (AMO) OPP (Ontario Provincial Police) Billing Steering Committee released its final report last Thursday, April 10, with its...

The Disability Tax Credit

Throughout the year, but even more so during tax season, I meet with various individuals many of which have differing forms of disabilities. One...

Special classroom guest the result of patience, and cold weather too

LITTLE CURRENT—The Kindergarten students of Ms. Volpini’s Little Current Public School class were greeted with a special guest this past Monday morning. Classmate Georgia...

Lafarge in merger talks with Swiss cement giant Holcim

JONA, SWITZERLAND—A proposed merger between cement giants Holcim Ltd. and Lafarge SA would form the world’s biggest cement maker in a deal with significant...

Passion for photography brings international recognition for Manitoulin’s Peter Baumgarten

MANITOWANING—You can’t miss the excitement in the voice of Manitowaning photographer (teacher, writer, actor, singer and notable Robbie Burns channeller) Peter Baumgarten as he...

Big Rock Cafe brings organic pizza to Manitoulin

LITTLE CURRENT—Michael Lazzarino tosses a disk of pizza dough high into the air above his head, spinning it into the delicate thickness that is...

Split Rail Brewery takes second crack at KickStarter campaign

MANITOULIN—The Split Rail Brewery folks were a little disappointed when their first KickStarter crowd sourcing campaign fell just short of its goal, but undaunted...

Biz Connect links tourism business across Turtle Island

LITTLE CURRENT—Business to business connections are vital to the success of most enterprises these days, but making those all important connections are often fraught...

Manitoulin Health Centre Notes

CEO’s March report The Manitoulin Health Centre’s (MHC) recent board meeting began with CEO Derek Graham’s summary activity report for March. “Work continues towards on-boarding the...

Assiginack Public School students will learn outside this spring

MANITOWANING—What student has never begged their teacher for the opportunity to have class lessons held outside on a beautiful spring day? For the students...

Expositor nabs provincial awards at Better Newspapers Competition

VAUGHAN—One week after The Manitoulin Expositor’s success at the Canadian Community Newspaper Association’s national awards for excellence in our field, the provincial Ontario Community...
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