Wikwemikong celebrates the official opening of Point Grondine Park

KILLARNEY—Wikwemikong Tourism was joined by various partners and support organizations last Wednesday in Killarney to celebrate the official opening of the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian...

Providence Bay phragmites assault planned to defend contentious thistle

PROVIDENCE BAY—Local conservationists, business and resort owners have expressed strong concern about the impact that phragmites pose to the Island’s signature beach at Providence...

Providence Bay Fair is a celebration of country life

PROVIDENCE BAY—Toronto may have its CNE, but when it comes to the real McCoy of rural country fairs, the Providence Bay Fair holds pride...

Water walkers stop on Manitoulin Island during sacred annual walk

Walkers raise awareness of the importance of water for future generations MANITOULIN— Water Walkers United, a group travelling from Matane, Quebec to Madeline Island, Wisconsin,...

Canadian musical legend built Little Current post office

LITTLE CURRENT— In 1949 a strapping young bricklayer and aspiring musician by the name of Eddie Legére came up from Toronto to help build...

Annual Whitefish River First Nation celebrates respect for the water and land

WHITEFISH RIVER FIRST NATION — Whitefish River First Nation (WFRN) held its Wawaskinga annual traditional powwow last weekend at Sunshine Alley. It was a beautiful...

Gordon’s Park offers beautiful views of the night sky at annual Star Party

TEHKUMMAH— It was a perfect weekend for stargazing at Gordon’s Park’s annual Star Party weekend which included a wine and cheese reception, astronomy and...

Blastomycosis Remains fatal threat to pets and humans in Manitoulin hotspots

Part six of a health series EDITOR’S NOTE: In the first five installments of this newspaper’s blastomycosis series, The Expositor delved into the human side...

The River Lodge Café is a tasty labour of love returning to former glory

WHITEFISH FALLS— First constructed in 1934, the original name of the River Lodge Café was Stump and Spry’s Gas Station and Lodge. “I wish...

Gore Bay’s Bridgette McDonald to represent Manitoulin at CNE Ambassador of the Fairs

PROVIDENCE BAY— Providence Bay Fair Ambassador 2014 Bridgette McDonald is on her way to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Ambassador of the Fairs later...

Beloved Island women’s store Dreamer’s Cove changes hands

LITTLE CURRENT—After 19 years, Little Current women’s fashion store Dreamer’s Cove has changed hands. Started by Rena Collins and her daughter Pam Stephens, the...

Broadway Extravaganza lights up the Mindemoya stage

MINDEMOYA— There was certainly something for everyone in the lineup of show tunes chosen for Saturday’s Broadway Extravaganza held at the Mindemoya Community Centre...