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...

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...

Autism Awareness Month: a Manitoulin mother’s story

by Blake Priddle MANITOULIN—April 1 marks the beginning of Autism Awareness Month where people take the time to raise awareness for autism spectrum disorders by...

Comedienne nutritionist rocks healthy food choices at Wikwemikong

WIKWEMIKONG—Nutritionist Mairlyn Smith’s website announces that she is a nutritionist with a signature difference. “As the only professional home economist in the world who...

Providence Bay Renaissance man’s dragon screenplay in play

PROVIDENCE BAY—Merdick McFarlane of Providence Bay doesn’t like too much time on his hands and he keeps his hands, and his imagination, busy. Although...

Islanders speak out against rising hydro costs and join Enough is Enough movement

Enough is Enough petition gains Island support across Manitoulin ONTARIO—When Jacques Ouellette of Marathon started the Hydro One Enough is Enough Facebook group three years...

Council of Canadians report Blue Betrayal lambasts federal governments for fresh water inaction

OTTAWA—A report on the state of Canada’s freshwater resources is taking current and past federal governments to task for using the Great Lakes as...

Assiginack residents could see two percent increase in taxes

MANITOWANING—For the first time in five years, residents of Assiginack are looking at an increase in taxes, by two percent. Council held a special meeting...