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...

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...

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...

Suspended OPPA union leaders all on ‘sunshine list’

TORONTO—The names of three Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) officials who have been suspended (with pay) during an ongoing RCMP investigation of unproven allegations...

Panther Atoms take Nickel City Playdowns

SUDBURY—The Manitoulin Panthers Atom B team finished its season on a high note, taking the championship title in the Nickel District Minor Hockey League...

Farewell and fair winds, Doctor Bailey

For over 50 years in medical practice and well into retirement, Dr. Bailey built many cultural bridges by Michael Erskine (with files from Petra Wall) When...

Youth sailing program to return to Manitoulin Island this summer

MANITOULIN—The CANSail youth sailing program, organized by the Little Current Yacht Club (LCYC) on Manitoulin, will be returning this summer to both Little Current...

Mustang Tyler King named as top point scorer in Sudbury District

SUDBURY—Mindemoya’s Tyler King, centre for the Manitoulin Mustangs, received top honours during the Sudbury District Secondary Schools’ Athletic Association (SDSSAA) end-of-season awards banquet recently. The...

Highway 6 saved!

MTO blinks first, provides funds for critical culvert fix ESPANOLA—Great news arrived recently concerning funding for the 40-year-old Black Creek culvert on Highway 6 on...

OPP union scandal implicates former Manitoulin officer

BARRIE—Officers from the RCMP executed a search warrant at the head office of the OPP Association (OPPA) in Barrie on Friday, March 6. The...