Judy Martin to give keynote address at Fibre Arts Festival

ESPANOLA—Next weekend, October 17 to 19, Espanola will again be holding a Fibre Arts Festival with Bay Estates textile artist Judy Martin giving the...

Shawanosowe School gets hands on with science through innovative program

WHITEFISH RIVER FIRST NATION––Shawanosowe students had a special week of learning earlier this fall with Elephant Thoughts—an education outreach organization that offers hands on,...

Northeast council unhappy with planning board’s decision on weighted voting concerns

MANITOULIN—The Northeast Town recently met again with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) regarding its ongoing discussions with the Manitoulin Planning Board...

Wikwemikong elders rediscover the fine art and lore of ash baskets

Quickly discovering that traditional basketweaving is anything but a ‘slack’ course WIKWEMIKONG—Behind the elegant beauty of each traditional Anishinaabe black ash basket lies a tremendous...

Kenj’s 12th career fair boasts largest number of vendors yet

M’CHIGEENG—Titled ‘Ready, Willing and Able,’ the 12th edition of the Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute (KTEI) Career Fair held at the M’Chigeeng complex on Thursday,...

Manitoulin Basketball Association seeks to up Island game

M’CHIGEENG—Although sports enthusiast Dave Carr keeps a close eye on his day job, running his landscaping company C & C Lawn and Landscape, he...

Central Manitoulin votes 2014

EDITOR’S NOTE: As Central Manitoulin candidate for Ward 1 councillor Petra Wall was away during the time of The Expositor’s interviews with those candidates,...

A road between two townships: Red Lodge Road debate continues

ASSIGINACK—Georgie and Terry Hari of Red Lodge Road, representing the Manitou Birches Cottage Club, once again made their annual visit to Assiginack council, sharing...

Espanola Rivermen rely on balanced scoring to secure first-ever CIHL win

ESPANOLA – A strong opening period carried the hometown Espanola Rivermen to its first-ever Canadian International Hockey League victory Friday night, an 8-4 decision...

Traffic stop leads to several charges

THESSALON – On Monday October 6, 2014 at approximately 2:00am officers of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on...

Majority of municipalities to see increase in policing costs

Gore Bay and Northeast Town to see decreases MANITOULIN—For the vast majority of municipalities on Manitoulin Island the cost of policing is going to be...

Agriculture group to lobby for open hunting season for sandhill cranes

MINDEMOYA—The Manitoulin-North Shore Ontario Federation of Agriculture (MNSOFA) is calling for a licence to hunt sandhill cranes as being part of the current provincial...