OPP respond to Sextortion Scam

NORTH BAY – In March 2015, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in the North East Region have responded to two separate incidents involving sextortion.  This Sextortion...

Police advisory group wants answers from MTO concerning Island winter road conditions

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Municipal Association (MMA) should request another meeting with Ministry of Transportation (MTO) and DBi officials regarding its concerns with highway road conditions...

Coast Guard Icebreaking Operations for Ontario harbours at Owen Sound, Midland and Whitefish River

The Canadian Coast Guard, in partnership with the United States Coast Guard and the Ontario Provincial Police, warned today of potentially unsafe ice conditions...

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...