Regional OPP billing model meeting leaves unanswered questions for Northeast Town

Mayor Al MacNevin hopes 2015 bill will shed light on unknown costs ONTARIO—Northeast Town Mayor Al MacNevin hoped that the regional meeting he attended last...

Wiky High robotics squad places in top third at Ontario competition

First-ever contest for rookie team NORTH BAY––When the Wikwemikong High School robotics team pulled into Nipissing University’s Robert J. Surtees Student Athletics Centre in North...

MSS math teacher to receive ‘exceptional teaching’ award

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) math and sciences teacher Heather Theijsmeijer has been named the recipient of the Ontario Association of Mathematics Education (OAME) Award...

Hop across the Island this weekend and enjoy some Easter hunting fun!

MANITOULIN—This weekend will be a busy one for the Easter Bunny who will not only be travelling across Manitoulin hiding eggs for various hunts,...

Wikwemikong receives government funding to expand forest resources imaging business

WIKWEMIKONG—The Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor) has announced an investment of $49,500 to enable the Wikwemikong Unceeded Indian Reserve to develop...

MPs unanimous in passing ban on microplastics

LAKE HURON—The outcry over microplastics in our lakes and waterways, particularly the Great Lakes, is gaining momentum with both an Ontario Liberal MPP and...

Pilot project will see swing bridge open twice per hour

LITTLE CURRENT—The Expositor received news from the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) this week that for the first time in the century-plus history of the...

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...

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...

Community Circle Project lives on with new Slow Stitch workshop series

LITTLE CURRENT—The Manitoulin Community Circle Project—a four panel fiber project created by Island women over four years under the leadership of Manitoulin artist Judy...

Home support program investment to benefit Island

SUDBURY—Provincial government investments in mental health and addictions through the North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) are supporting programs that will assist people...

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...