Assiginack stands by Garlon herbicide ban

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—A public notice that appeared in last week's edition of the Manitoulin West Recorder and that appears in today's (Wednesday's) Manitoulin Expositor...

Shovels back into earth this week, new hotel construction set to start

by Michael Erskine LITTLE CURRENT-Shovels have begun to chew into the ground at the site of the Manitoulin Great Spirit Circle Trail (GSCT) hotel in...

Edible Manitoulin Trade Fair event launches Taste of Manitoulin festival

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—This year not only marked the launch of Taste Of Manitoulin, but also the first ever Culinary Chef Cook-Off. The cook-off was...

Still plenty for the palate at Taste of Manitoulin

MANITOULIN—There's still plenty of time to enjoy the many offering of the Taste of Manitoulin event, with events Island-wide from now (Wednesday) until Sunday. Community...

NOHFC invests over $2 million in Island ventures

by Tom Sasvari GORE BAY—Among the seven different projects reflected in the $2,705,273 funding announcement for Manitoulin Island by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation...

Taste of Manitoulin Festival, a new event, is a 10-day focus on Island food,...

by Nancy McDermid MANITOULIN—The inaugural Taste of Manitoulin (TOM), is an exciting 10-day festival celebrating all things culinary and cultural to be held in communities...

NetCentral ramping up Manitoulin cell service with addition of more towers

by Robin Burridge MANITOULIN—NetCentral community communications network, a not-for-profit community based telecommunications network, is working on a project to install seven new towers on the...

New hotel’s site plan going to N.E. Town

LITTLE CURRENT––A hotel project slated for the waterfront acreage to the west of the Manitoulin Tourism Association Welcome Centre on Highway 6 has taken...

Sheg First Nation launches first fire department

SHEGUIANDAH—On a sunny Friday morning, Chief Orville Aguonie of the Sheguiandah First Nation, members of the band's operations and maintenance department, and future volunteer...

Stacy Haner, new Crown Attorney, is formally sworn into her position

by Alicia McCutcheon GORE BAY—During a ceremony filled with pomp and circumstance, Manitoulin's newest, and youngest-ever Crown Attorney Stacy Haner was officially sworn in last...

Tempers flare at wind turbine public meeting

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—In spite of rumoured protest by groups opposing wind power projects on Manitoulin, a public information gathering organized by wind turbine...

Lake Huron water levels on the rise, should match 2010

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—With the busy summer season approaching and with boaters and campers watching closely the changing water levels of Lake Huron and the North...