Ride Away Stigma cyclist visits Assiginack Public School classes

by Heather Pennie MANITOWANING—When Danielle Berman rode her bicycle up to Assiginack Public School last Thursday, she brought with her a powerful message. Her message...

Exploration of Sheguiandah site proves popular

SHEGUIANDAH—The tiny hamlet of Sheguiandah appears an unlikely candidate for an industrial centre today, but for several thousand years the unusual properties of the...

Lakeview students do their part to aid in monarch conservation

by Betty Bardswich M’CHIGEENG—Monarch butterflies are well known throughout the world, not only for their distinctive orange and black colouring, but also for the fact...

Manitoulin’s sewing and stitching scene stages stunning fall shows

Monumental Quilt of Belonging comes to Manitowaning MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Island is home to several quilting groups, large and small, and their shows this fall provide excellent...

Crystal Shawanda follows her heart into the blues

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since homegrown Manitoulin star Crystal Shawanda began her annual homecoming concerts at Wikwemikong, Ms. Shawanda and The Expositor have had a yearly...

Manitoulin Transport acquires Westcan division

EDMONTON—Manitoulin Transport has acquired the less-than-truckload (LTL) and van freight business of Westcan Freight Systems. The RTL-Westcan Group of Companies serves customers across western...

Public engagement campaign launchs to stop the spread of phragmites

ONTARIO—A new campaign has been launched, Stop The Invasion, aimed at engaging the public and stopping the spread of phragmites reed, especially around the...

34th annual Terry Fox Run this weekend on the Island in Little Current and...

MANITOULIN—Hundreds of thousands of people across Ontario are expected to participate in the Terry Fox Run this Sunday, September 14, including right here on...

Women to unite and connect at first annual Wikwemikong Women’s Gathering this week

WIKWEMIKONG—Wikwemikong will be hosting a Women’s Gathering this upcoming Friday, September 12 to Sunday, September 13 at the South Bay Community Centre. “Myself and a...

New Manitoulin Official Plan still in limbo as planning board waits for more answers

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) is continuing to work with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) to develop the new Official Plan...

Participants, donations needed for Island Parkinson SuperWalk

MINDEMOYA—Next Thursday, September 18, the Manitoulin Parkinson support group will again be hosting the Parkinson SuperWalk, raising money, awareness and “celebrating everyday heroes who...

Assiginack supports change to Planning Board voting

ASSIGINACK—Following the August meeting of the Manitoulin Planning Board (MPB) and a tie vote on the weighted voting proposal put forward by the Northeast...
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