Wikwemikong, UCCMM plot course to resolution of claim

North Channel, Georgian Bay islands under consideration MANITOULIN—Although details are still a little scarce on the ground, significant progress has been made in negotiations between...

Mustang girls’ hockey team heads to the semi-final showdowns

MANITOULIN—The Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) Mustang girls’ hockey team is on their way to the playoffs after finishing the regular season in second place. “We...

Expositor launches Hot Properties weekly online real estate feature

MANITOULIN—Manitoulin’s real estate market just got a little bit hotter, thanks to The Expositor’s new Hot Properties listings available on this newspaper’s award-winning website...

Six winners of the Woodland Animals of Manitoulin colouring contest announced

MANITOULIN—A jubilant Pat Hess called The Expositor offices with the results of the ‘Woodland Animals of Manitoulin’ colouring contest hosted by this paper, Toro...

Taxpayers weigh in on Northeast Town proposed draft 2016 budget

LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council held its annual public budget meeting last Thursday, seeking input from area taxpayers on the draft municipal 2016 budget. “I...

Wikwemikong’s Freshmart becomes an Independent Food Town

Store to offer same great service with new brands and products WIKWEMIKONG—This year not only marks the 50th anniversary of Andy’s in Wikwemikong, but also...

Mustang boys take Burlington Bur Bear hockey tournament

BURLINGTON—The Manitoulin Secondary School Mustang boys’ hockey team is continuing its winning ways, taking the 32-team Bur Bear High School Hockey Tournament held in...

Landowners’ group feels snowmobile trail rights-of-way could compromise land use

Snowdusters optimistic on issue MANITOULIN—Following a warning from the Ontario Landowners Association (OLA) regarding an omnibus bill making its way through first and second reading...

Participants warned to double check trail status before riding

ONTARIO—The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) is once again celebrating Ontario’s Family Day Long Weekend (February 13-15) with an open invitation for a...

Manitoulin Livestock Exchange cattle sales finished

ASSIGINACK—The Manitoulin Livestock Exchange, a service headed by Dave McDowall of Assiginack to help farmers sell their cattle on-Island, will cease operations. “We didn’t close...

Refugee report

Little Current, Gore Bay groups coming Feb. 18 MANITOULIN—Members of the Manitoulin refugee relocation committee were celebrating the news that the arrival dates for the...

Manitoulin couple finds love through singles group

Nelson and Julie Rochefort-Wood: ‘hiking buddies for life’ SHEGUIANDAH—Playfulness, a love of winter and Christmas: three things that Nelson and Julie Rochefort-Wood discovered they shared...