Wiky council set to switch energy focus to solar power

by Robin Burridge WIKWEMIKONG—On June 14, the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve officially announced the removal of wind turbines from their Renewable Energy Plan. This decision...

Wiky Nursing Home regains beds; families able to reunite

by Nancy McDermid WIKWEMIKONG—Admissions to the Wikwemikong Nursing Home have resumed as of May 24 following the lifting of sanctions and approval by the Ministry...

Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute opens new facility

by Alicia McCutcheon M'CHIGEENG—Despite the driving rain and thunderstorms overhead, the spirits of those who came to celebrate the grand opening of Kenjgewin Teg Educational...

Wiky council drops wind turbine project from its renewable energy priority list

by Robin Burridge WIKWEMIKONG—Last Tuesday, Wikwemikong chief and council voted to remove wind turbines from the community's renewable energy work plan in response to substantial...

Assiginack stands by Garlon herbicide ban

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—A public notice that appeared in last week's edition of the Manitoulin West Recorder and that appears in today's (Wednesday's) Manitoulin Expositor...

Shovels back into earth this week, new hotel construction set to start

by Michael Erskine LITTLE CURRENT-Shovels have begun to chew into the ground at the site of the Manitoulin Great Spirit Circle Trail (GSCT) hotel in...

Edible Manitoulin Trade Fair event launches Taste of Manitoulin festival

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—This year not only marked the launch of Taste Of Manitoulin, but also the first ever Culinary Chef Cook-Off. The cook-off was...

Still plenty for the palate at Taste of Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—There's still plenty of time to enjoy the many offering of the Taste of Manitoulin event, with events Island-wide from now (Wednesday) until Sunday. Community...

NOHFC invests over $2 million in Island ventures

by Tom Sasvari GORE BAY—Among the seven different projects reflected in the $2,705,273 funding announcement for Manitoulin Island by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation...

Taste of Manitoulin Festival, a new event, is a 10-day focus on Island food,...

by Nancy McDermid MANITOULIN—The inaugural Taste of Manitoulin (TOM), is an exciting 10-day festival celebrating all things culinary and cultural to be held in communities...

NetCentral ramping up Manitoulin cell service with addition of more towers

by Robin Burridge MANITOULIN—NetCentral community communications network, a not-for-profit community based telecommunications network, is working on a project to install seven new towers on the...

New hotel’s site plan going to N.E. Town

LITTLE CURRENT––A hotel project slated for the waterfront acreage to the west of the Manitoulin Tourism Association Welcome Centre on Highway 6 has taken...