- OPP charge Gore Bay man with child pornography offences
- Manitoulin groups attend Kincardine hearing, oppose nuclear waste disposal site
- Little Current Lions celebrate 75 years
- Wiky chief, council pass Children’s Bill of Rights
- Mindemoya now hosts new Credit Union branch
- Freezing rain likely Wednesday
- Sheg First Nation chooses Richard Shawanda as chief
- Island athlete lands full university scholarship
- Ontario Geological Survey raises spectre of fracking on Manitoulin Island
- Winter accidents claim two lives
All posts tagged "birch island"
Birch Island youth becomes ‘Fax Mob’
BIRCH ISLAND––The Whitefish River First Nation band office was bustling with activity as 25 youth from the community organized a fax mob to bombard federal cabinet ministers with thousands of signed letters outlining their concerns about provisions...
- Posted February 6, 2013
Birch Island opens unique centre for both youth and elders to enjoy
BIRCH ISLAND––The Whitefish River First Nation Seven Fires Youth and Elders’ Centre grand opening attracted a significant crowd of well-wishers recently as the ribbon was cut for the building located on the grounds of the former band...
- Posted November 21, 2012
Island veteran of aquaculture industry suggests paying fish farms to release trout
Says it would benefit both MNR and anglers MANITOULIN—The recent vandalism to Cold Water Fisheries cage nets in the North Channel has caused the president of the Northern Ontario Aquaculture Association and proprietor of Meeker’s Aquaculture to...
- Posted September 5, 2012
The Manitoulin Connection: Swing Bridge Stories
EDITOR’S NOTE–This is the current installment of a series that will focus on Manitoulin’s iconic swing bridge which, in 2013, will celebrate a century of service as Manitoulin Island’s physical, year-round link with the mainland. This series,...
- Posted March 15, 2012
New lacrosse league promises fitness, fun
by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—Meetings were held in both Espanola and Little Current last week for individuals interested in starting up a Manitoulin-North Shore lacrosse league. Both meetings were hosted by Whitefish River First Nation...
- Posted February 8, 2012
ORIEN ALBERT CORBIERE
September 20, 1958 – January 14, 2012 Orien A Corbiere began his journey to the spirit world on January 14, 2012. He was well-known and respected for sharing his passion of Anishinaabemowin especially its morphology. He taught...
- Posted January 18, 2012
Firefighters rescue stranded fawn
by Robin Burridge photos by Dianne Musgrove LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town firefighters were in the holiday spirit when they saved a young fawn that was stranded on the frozen Goat Island Channel last month. “I was driving...
- Posted January 4, 2012
Nmes “Little Sturgeon” Joseph Arthur “Archie” McGregor September 25, 1917 – December 24, 2011 94 years of age
Archie is survived by his wife Violet (Nee Wemigwans) of 59 years, his children Marie McGregor, Tim McGregor (Maretta), Julie Wilder (friend WT Sayers), Susan Manitowabi, Brian McGregor (Karen), Inez Lightning (Patrick), Bonnie Cole (Francis), Mariette Sutherland...
- Posted January 4, 2012
Stanley Cup in Birch Island
Birch Island kids Anthony McGregor, left, and his cousin, Wesley McGregor, had their photo taken with the Stanley Cup on October 26. The cup was at the Birch Island Community Centre, along with the Vezina and Calder...
- Posted November 2, 2011
Solution to ‘scourge of suicides’ is self-worth
To the Expositor: I think it is a tragedy to see young people reaching a situation of despair that leads them to end their lives. However, the article by Alicia McCutcheon about an interview with Chief Shining...
- Posted October 19, 2011