Is alcohol a problem? AA may be able to help. Meetings 7 days a week – visit or call 705-674-6217 for more info.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. To receive adult or youth/parent information on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, more commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or to volunteer with our Association, please contact: The Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Association of Ontario. Tel: 416-222-8820 or 1-877-632-6682 (outside GTA) or write to: Ste. 402, 170 Donway West, Toronto, ON M3C 2G3. Please visit our web site at:

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group. For those affected by the disease and their caregivers, meetings will be the third Thursday of every month, 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Mindemoya Public Library (at the Municipal office building), Mindemoya. Call Marilyn at 705-368-0756, Ext 238 if there are any questions. All welcome.

Manitoulin Family Resources offers programs to support and promote positive family relationships on Manitoulin and the North Shore. Violence against Women Services: Haven House Shelter, Outreach Counseling Crisis Line 705-377-5160; Toll Free Crisis Line 800-465-6788; Children’s Services: Manitoulin Best Start Hub, Child Care 705-368-3400; Help Centre: Treasures Thrift Shop, Food Bank 705-377-5532; Administration 705-377-5532.

Are you concerned about someone’s drinking? Al-Anon has one purpose: Welcoming, giving hope and comfort to help family and friends of alcoholics. Changed attitudes can aid recovery. Stepping Stones Al-Alon Group: Thursdays at 7 pm in the library room at the Missionary Church, 51 Young Street, Mindemoya, 705-377-4892/705-377-5138. Espanola Al-Anon, Tuesdays at 7 pm, Anglican Church, 213 Tudhope Street, Espanola, 705-869-6595.

Questions or concerns about diabetes? We can help. Please contact the MHC Diabetes Training and Care Centre. Individual and group appointments available with a registered nurse or dietitian certified in diabetes education. Clinics in Little Current, Mindemoya, Silver Water, Gore Bay and Manitowaning. Please call 705-368-2300 ext. 2415 for more information. Self-referrals accepted.

Gateway To Life Church service schedule, Sunday Morning Gateway Kids ages 4 to 12, 9 am to 10 am; Sunday Worship, 10:30 am; Tuesday Bible Study, 7 pm; Wednesday The Gate Youth, 7pm. Affiliated with P.A.O.C., 22 Vankoughnet Street East, P.O. Box 681, Little Current, Ontario P0P 1K0. Pastor Philip Hovi 705-368-0245, email:


Brazilian amethyst geodes and clusters for sale. Raw rose quartz, tumbled stones. Amethysts, clear quartz, rose quartz, carnelian, hematite and aventurine. Located in Tehkummah. Call 705-501-7272 or cell 647-298-3174.

Hay for sale, small square bales, good quality hay, dry inside barn. Some old bales for decorations as well. 705-377-4998.

Upright piano for sale. Asking $500 OBO. Lovely sound, a beautiful addition to your home. Please call or text Sarah, 705-210-1304.

Shop dust collector-1900cu.ft./min. 240 V, 3 HP, $350; 14″ band saw-3/4HP 120 V, $325; 16″ scroll saw, $125; Triton biscuit joiner, 9amp, $150; surface grinder for sharpening chisels, planer and jointer blades, $120; 34-degree angle finishing nailer, 15 ga, $125. Phone 705-377-4064.

One-pair men’s Grenico snow boots size 9EEE, 7” zipper, never worn ($162 when purchased); one-pair men’s Grenico low snow boots with laces, size 9EEE, never worn; Powerback 5200-watt generator; two antique chesterfield chairs. No reasonable offer refused. May be viewed by appointment in Mindemoya. 705-859-3721.

2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4X4 truck. $8,500. Can be seen at 1211 Hwy 540 in AOK. Call 705-282-4990.

Four winter tires on rims 225/ 70R16 off a Journey. $100. Call 705-368-2167.

Air tight woodstove cast iron glass door. $400 OBO. Call 705-377-5072.


Billy goats ready for service, also younger billy goats, young nanny goats and, sheep. Rams ready for service. Pigs ready for butchering. Call 705-988-3605.


Donate your old car or truck or farm tractor, etc., or even an old metal boat to our church. We can send a truck right to you to pick these up, and in return you will receive an income tax receipt for the scrap value of your donation to St. Bernard’s Church, Little Current. Please, no smaller items such as fridges, stoves, hot water tanks, etc. Contact Tony Ferro at 705-368-3066 or Jim Griffin at 705-859-2289.


Two-bedroom house for rent in Mindemoya. You pay rent, heat and hydro. Non-smoker preferred. For information call 705-942-9271.

Office space available. Beautiful private office space for rent in Island-Central, M’Chigeeng (includes hydro). Text 705-968-0433 and leave your number.

Office space for rent downtown Little Current, 15 Water Street.

750’, 3 offices, reception/waiting area and more. Email for details/viewing.

Large one-bedroom close to Low Island and downtown Little Current. Fridge, stove, washer, dryer included. $800 plus hydro. 705-368-6240 for viewing appointment.

Accommodations available for hunters. Can sleep six. Cooking facilities available. Call 705-282-4229 for details.

Office Space for rent downtown Little Current, 15 Water Street. 750 sq ft, three offices, reception/waiting area and more. Email for details/viewing.

Two-bedroom, unfurnished newer cottage on Lake Mindemoya available November 1. One bath, open concept. $1,200 per month plus utilities. Text or phone 519-318-6410.


Pasture wanted for spring of 2019, must have fences and water. Call 705-368-3089.

Mature non-smoking female seeking one-bedroom apartment or room to share in Manitowaning or Little Current. 705-348-2670.

Woman looking for one- or two-bedroom apartment on the Island. Reasonable rent. Quiet, responsible tenant, non-smoker, no pets. Call 705-869-5278.


Storage available for boats and larger items. Call 705-988-3605.


The United Church in Manitowaning is open every Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm for private prayer and meditation.

Our door is open. Whatever adversity you find yourself burdened with, you are most welcome to come sit alone in our church or have someone pray with you, with complete confidentiality. Please come and find an oasis. It’s waiting for you at Mindemoya’s Trinity United Church. Open each Tuesday for prayer, 11 am to 1 pm. No appointment necessary, and the coffee is on.


The Little Shoppe Around the Corner at Knox United Church in Manitowaning is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am – 3 pm. Very gently-used clothing for all ages and sizes, as well as many “treasures.”

Save the date! Scott Woods’ Christmas Show at the NEMI Recreation Centre Hall, Sunday, November 25 at 2 pm. A fundraiser for the Manor’s Another Step Forward Campaign. Tickets available at the Expositor Office or by calling Gail at 705-368-2589, or by phone with credit card by calling the Scott Woods Band office at 1-855-726-8896.

Weekly Grief Support Group, Spring Bay Pentecostal Church, 9351 Hwy 542, Spring Bay. Sessions are held on Thursdays, 7 pm to 9 pm. You are welcome to begin attending our Grief Share Group at any point. Phone 705-377-5060 for more info.

Trinity Manitoulin invites you to join us for a spaghetti dinner at Trinity Manitoulin United Church, Mindemoya on Wednesday, October 17 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. The menu will be spaghetti, caesar salad, garlic bread with apple or pumpkin pie for dessert. Price: adults, $15; children 12 and under $7; children under 5 are free.

12th annual M’Chigeeng Christmas Market, Saturday, November 3, 9 am to 2 pm. The Island’s largest market at the M’Chigeeng Community Complex, Hwy 551. Playing live, Manitoulin Islanders band. Santa will be there from 10 am to 1 pm. You will find knitting, baking preserves, Avon, Native arts and crafts, Watkins, sewing, wood-working crafts, honey, maple syrup, jewelry, quilt tickets, coffee shop and snacks, luncheon. All welcome, shop early, contact 705-859-2604 for more information.

Please join The Manitoulin Genealogy Club for a talk on “Taking Care of Tombstones” given by Morden Leeson. Takes place on Thursday, October 18 at 7 pm at the Sheguiandah Museum. Admission is Free. Everyone is welcome.

Advent retreat with the theme The Art of Waiting at Our Lady of Canada Roman Catholic Church. Saturday, November 24 from 11 am to 6 pm. Lunch will be provided. Deadline to sign up is November 20, 2018. Contact Keith Legree at 705-968-0822 or email Free will offering.

Knox Fall Rummage Sale at Knox United Church Hall, Napier Street, Manitowaning from 10 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, October 24, Thursday, October 25, Friday, October, Saturday, October 27 from, Monday, October 29 from, Tuesday, October 30. On Wednesday, October 31 from 10 am to 12 noon. Clothing, shoes, books, housewares, bedding, fabric, costumes, Christmas decorations, etc.

Fall Fashion Show featuring Cindy’s Fashions at Trinity Manitoulin United Church in Mindemoya on Saturday, October 27. Begins at 1 pm with dessert, tea, coffee to follow. Cost, $8 per person. Tickets available at Cindy’s Fashions 705-377-4551 or Leila 705-377-4897.

Trivia Night! Come to the next Trivia Night at Knox United Church, Manitowaning, on Friday, October 19 at 7 pm. Come as a team of six or come by yourself and join a team. Bring some snacks for your table group. Cost is $5 per person. Lots of fun and lots of prizes. For further information, call Martin at 705-348-2674.

Power outage Sunday, October 28. Come to Sheguiandah Seniors’ Hall and enjoy breakfast with us. 8 am to 12 noon. Serving sausages, fruit, pancakes, waffles, peameal bacon, scrambled eggs, toast, juice, tea and coffee. $10. Your local emergency shelter will be open through the power outage. Be warm and full.

Holy Trinity Anglican Church roast beef supper. Friday, October 19 at 6 pm. Cost is $20 per person. For tickets call Carol Leach, 705-368-3251; Ursula Paxton, 705-368-0791.

Little Current United Church players present “The Blight of the Blackspot”. A pirate theme murder mystery dinner theater at 5:30 pm Sunday, October 28 at 5 Robinson St., Little Current. Only 70 tickets for this evening of dining and entertainment will be sold! Tickets may be purchased for $30 each, available at The Manitoulin Expositor or by calling 705-368-2941.

Mindemoya Hospital Auxiliary luncheon, bazaar and bake sale will be held November 3, 2018 at the Mindemoya Community Center. The bazaar and bake sale will start at 11 am. The luncheon is from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Adults $10.00.


Royal Canadian Legion Branch #177 Little Current hours: Sundays, Mondays, closed; Tuesday to Saturday, 4 pm to closing.

Weekly special events at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #177, Tuesdays, dart night; Thursdays, wing night; Fridays, meat roll draw.

Mini eight-ball pool tournaments. Every Wednesday night at 7 pm at the Little Current Legion. Maximum of eight players.

Little Current Legion Halloween dance, Saturday, October 27, 9 pm to 1 am. Admission, $10 per person. Light lunch will be served. Age of majority only.

Kids’ Halloween dance at Little Current Legion, Friday, October 26 at the Legion. Ages 4 to 13 years, 6 pm to 8 pm. Admission, $5. Juice and chips will be sold!


#348 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps: Sea Cadets meeting each Monday from 6:30 pm to 9 pm, Little Current Public School, ages 12 to 18. For information call 705-603-0722.


Thank you to all who donated, worked and supported our Farmers Market Café at the Pavilion in Gore Bay this summer. It was a huge success. Thank you to Robin Pradham from Rockey Racoon for sharing this space with our churches. We give thanks to God for you and your support. Best wishes to all during the winter season and we look forward to seeing you next summer.


Meldrum Bay, Elizabeth Bay and Gore Bay United Churches and All Saints Anglican Church


Waterfront lot and sauna cabin for sale at Maple Point, Kagawong. 150’ water-frontage, 1.8 acres.  Hydro installed, year-round road, amazing water-view, 10’ x 10’ shed with pump and water hook-up into sauna. Luxury, well-built sauna cabin 10’ X 20’. Mature hardwood lot. Property Guys ID #: 371063. Call/text: 705-929-5842.

House for sale at 8 Dupont Street, Little Current. Three-bedroom home, renovated with two bathrooms, back deck and shed. Asking $150,000. Call 705-285-4553.