Gabe Abotossaway gets ready for rehab program in Toronto

by Alicia McCutcheon SUDBURY—Gabe Abotossaway was sitting upright in his chair in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Sudbury Regional Hospital Sunday morning, his...

Murder charge reduced, M’Chigeeng duo sentenced to crime of manslaughter in Shane Beboning killing

by Stacey Lavallie GORE BAY—Two men were sentenced last Friday for their part in the 2010 death of M'Chigeeng man Shane Beboning. The two cousins, Marlon...

Georgian Bay advocate nixes dike proposal

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—Members of the water sub-committee of the Manitoulin Area Stewardship Council concerned with falling Lake Huron water levels have their backs up...

LCYC season comes to an end

LITTLE CURRENT––All good things come to an end and so it is that the 2011 Little Current Yacht Club's racing season is over. The...

Buying the Farm: Part II of a series

by Alicia McCutcheon EDITOR'S NOTE: The Expositor is exploring changes in farming practices on Manitoulin in a series called Buying the Farm. Many Island farms...

Little Current community members rally in support of Manor’s expansion

by Robin Burridge MANITOULIN—Senior housing was the topic on many Islanders' minds last week from the Centennial Manor board meeting to the Manitoulin all candidates...

After 62 years, life-saving MD, patient reunite

by Alicia McCutcheon LITTLE CURRENT—Little Current's Dr. Jack Bailey, now 88-years-old, was whisked back to another time last week, reminded of his practice as a...

Zhiibaahaasing First Nation honours chief’s 20-year mark by forgiving mortgage obligation

ZHIIBAAHAASING—When Chief Irene Kells saw the big tent being set up in the centre of Zhiibaahaasing First Nation last week—right across from the band...

Family Coalition Party selects riding candidate

by Alicia McCutcheon ALGOMA-MANITOULIN—Voters in Algoma-Manitoulin will have another choice in this October's provincial election with David Hoffman of the Family Coalition Party (FCP) throwing...

Suicide Watch

by Alicia McCutcheon First part of a series EDITOR’S NOTE: In light of the recent increase in youth suicides on First Nations communities on Manitoulin and...

Buying the farm: Part one of a series

by Alicia McCutcheon EDITOR's NOTE: This week, The Expositor begins exploring changes in farming practices on Manitoulin in a series called Buying the Farm. Many...

Negotiations for lighthouses reaches standstill

by Robin Burridge MANITOULIN––The Manitoulin Lighthouse Committee (MLC) heard disappointing news at last week's meeting in Kagawong. "Due to land claims by First Nations, we have...
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