Northeast council debates downtown parking times, re-sets them at 4 hours

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council has made a decision to change the parking limit in downtown Little Current from two hours to four hours,...

Thought-provoking questions from Island citizens at debate night

EDITOR’S NOTE: This week concludes the two-part article on the All-Manitoulin Candidates’ Night hosted by this newspaper on October 1. Last week’s article, ‘Political...

Island manufacturer, acquaculturist cautiously optimistic about the TPP

Trans-Pacific Partnership OTTAWA— The Trans-Pacific Partnership ( TPP ), which would create a free-trade zone among 12 nations around the Pacific, was signed in principal...

Manitoulin Health Centre exceeds fundraising goal

MANITOULIN— The Sweet Slumbers fundraising campaign at Manitoulin Health Centre has crossed the finish line, in record fashion. The goal of raising $200,000 and replacing...

Chuck your pumpkin at the second annual Pumpkin Festival October 25

ASSIGINACK— The Township of Assiginack is excited to be gearing up for its 2nd Annual Pumpkin Festival on Sunday, October 25 from 11 am...

Island comes together for refugee sponsorship, sanctuary

Potential for six families MANITOULIN—Island efforts to provide a safe haven for refugees from war-torn countries across the globe are quickly picking up steam following...

Legion Branch #177 marks 85th anniversary milestone

LITTLE CURRENT—It was a sold out affair for the 85th anniversary of Branch #177 of the Royal Canadian Legion, Little Current, on Thursday, September...

Celebration of Life event honours Residential School survivors

M’CHIGEENG— The Noojmowin Teg Health Centre hosted a Celebration of Life event last week at the Anishinaabemowin Gamig Elder’s Centre for Indian Residential School...

REDress Project installation comes to Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—Dresses, shirts and toddlers’ clothing, all a stark red in colour, fluttered in the cool autumn breeze as they hung from Little Current’s iconic...

Young entrepreneur makes plans for café, artisan centre, theatre in Providence Bay ’s old...

PROVIDENCE BAY — The old Providence Bay Home Hardware (McDermid’s Home Hardware), which was built in the 1930s, was recently sold to Lake Huron...

Political hopefuls share platforms at candidates’ night

Liberal, NDPs, Greens were there, Conservative was absent from platform MANITOULIN—The stage was set for four but, for the first time in The Manitoulin Expositor’s...

4elements Living Arts presents first annual Elemental Festival

by Sharon Jackson KAGAWONG— Feeling “pretty honoured to be in this community,” was the sentiment expressed by Sophie Edwards, director of 4lements Living Arts during...