Central Manitoulin produces bylaws allowing process for Wagg’s Wood sale

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Following up assertions that the Central Manitoulin municipal council had not followed the requirements of the Municipal Act in declaring a portion of...

Duke Peltier vies for 3rd term as chief to finish initiatives

Duke Peltier said he is running for his third term as chief of Wikwemikong because he has several initiatives he wishes to see through....

New white road markings hope to slow traffic

M’CHIGEENG—The mystery of the square white markings on Highway 540 outside downtown M’Chigeeng has been solved. The white squares are all about enhancing safety...

Ontario expands aboriginal economic investment funds

ONTARIO—Ontario is expanding its investment in the Aboriginal Economic Development Fund, supporting new jobs and economic growth for indigenous communities across the province, a...

Murder most fowl strikes again at Knox United Church dinner

MANITOWANING—Murder has been committed at the Knox United Church—or will be during a pair of fundraising murder mystery dinners to be held 6 pm...

Manitoulin Deer Show set for August 27

MANITOWANING—The 3rd annual Manitoulin Deer Show is taking place Saturday, August 27 in Manitowaning from 10 am to 3 pm at its Assiginack arena/fairgrounds...

Ronnie Odjig, creating healing for a community in pain

“There is too much pain in our community,” said candidate for Wikwemikong chief, retired educator Ronnie Odjig as he sat down with The Expositor...

Official Opposition leader Patrick Brown visits Little Current hatchery

SHEGUAINDAH—This isn’t Progressive Conservative Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown’s first visit to Manitoulin, he has visited the Island with his family in...

Volunteers sweep Prov beach clear of invasive sweet clover

PROVIDENCE BAY—Bedecked in work clothes, gloves, sunscreen, shades and hats, a swarm of volunteers gathered at the Discovery Centre on the Providence Bay waterfront...

10th annual Country Fest brings in big names and big crowds

LITTLE CURRENT—‘Big’ was the theme of the 10th annual Manitoulin Country Fest this past weekend. From big names, big crowds and big fireworks—it was...

Premier Wynne makes first visit to Manitoulin during Northern Ontario tour

Stops by Manitoulin Country Fest LITTLE CURRENT—Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne stopped by Manitoulin Country Fest on Sunday, August 7 for an afternoon visit as part...

Manitoulin Island’s heritage lighthouses: history and function still beaming brightly

by Isobel Harry MANITOULIN—Manitoulin Island is a marine history buff’s treasure trove, and last week we looked at the little-known built history of boats on...