Central nixes rezoning ask for sixplex in subdivision

Neighbours applaud decision CENTRAL MANITOULIN—The municipal council in Central Manitoulin turned down a rezoning request from a developer seeking to build a series of sixplex...

Mindful Meditation teaches mind over matter for pain control

by Betty BardswichMINDEMOYA—The Canadian Pain Coalition estimates that there are one in five people in this country living with chronic pain, a serious and...

Cyclists visiting Manitoulin Island on Chi-Cheemaun Manitoulin Passage Ride

MANITOULIN— “We are sold out,” enthused Manitoulin Island Cycling Associates spokesperson Maja Mielonen, noting that the Manitoulin Passage Ride cycling partnership with the Chi-Cheemaun...

Jim Beech launches ‘The Possum and the Devil’ CD, available at Expositor office

by Diane EatonMANITOULIN— Jim Beech, well-loved singer-songwriter and country musician, just finished recording a new CD called ‘The Possum and the Devil.’Mr. Beech, 66,...

Municipalities to receive 2014 DSB surplus

ESPANOLA— Member municipalities received some good news during the May board meeting of the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board ( DSB ). With the DSB...

M’Chigeeng youth featured in A Tribe Called Red music video

SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER—Twelve-year-old Shade Kaiser of M’Chigeeng First Nation made his music video debut last month in the new A Tribe...

Tim Shaw in the spotlight at celebration show and dance

by Lori ThompsonTEHKUMMA­­– If Tim Shaw had his way, there would have been no spotlight on his musical career or Celebration Show and Dance...

Following Hope’s Path: Part XVII

Visiting the past and rejoicing in the future EDITOR’S NOTE—This is the seventeenth story in an ongoing series that followed Kagawong’s Mary Buie and her...

Manitoulin Brewing Co. rolls out flagship brew

Swing Bridge Blonde Ale MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Brewing Company will be launching its flagship beer, Manitoulin Swing Bridge Blond Ale, later this month. From a garage...

Manitoulin Trade Fair 2015

This year’s fair attendance tops last event by 600-plus LITTLE CURRENT—The crowds have come and gone, the vendor booths are packed up and stowed away,...

Ashten Buck clinches bikini bod title at first bodybuilding championships

LITTLE CURRENT—On May 23, Little Current’s Ashten Buck competed in her first ever bodybuilding competition, the Sudbury GNC Classic Championships, and took home the...

Medical school grads learn wilderness medicine on Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has been a resounding success in attracting young medical professionals to come to learn, live and eventually...
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