Council lowers levy increase, but some worry draft budget too tight

LITTLE CURRENT—Northeast Town staff were pleased to tell to council last week that the levy increase over last year during the 2014 draft budget...

Meeting with Transportation Minister Glen Murray gets mixed reviews

ESPANOLA—Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Mike Mantha said he remains hopeful that a recent meeting he arranged between Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray and the mayors of...

Canadian Coast Guard looks to the private sector for buoy management in local waters

MANITOULIN—The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) will be looking to the private sector to take over the management of buoys in the Manitoulin area. “The CCG...

Hydro One plans power outage for November 28

MANITOULIN­­––Central and Western Manitoulin residents will see another hydro outage on Thursday, November 28. Hydro One, in a press release explained that customers in Billings,...

Island resident recalls Philippine community devastated by typhoon

MANITOULIN—Typhoon Haiyan, the super storm that slammed into the Philippines, has left more than 1.9 million victims homeless and the death toll from the...

Gore Bay Theatre to present Norm Foster’s ‘Dear Santa’

GORE BAY—The Gore Bay Theatre (GBT) is presenting Norm Foster’s ‘Dear Santa’ starting Saturday, November 30 and running until Sunday, December 8 at the...

‘Celebrity chefs’ needed for Community Living Manitoulin cooking school

MINDEMOYA—Individuals within Community Living Manitoulin have been taking part in a cooking class of late. It gives them an opportunity to develop basic cooking...

‘Exceptional quality’ calves at Livestock Exchange

ASSIGINACK—The Manitoulin Livestock Exchange in Assiginack had another successful sale on November 2, with seven cows, 16 cow/calf pairs, 42 steers and 45 heifers...

Weengushk feature film ‘Moose River Crossing’ begins film festival circuit

M’CHIGEENG—The Weengushk Film Institute (WFI) recently debuted the school’s first feature film, ‘Moose River Crossing,’ at the imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival in...

Assiginack Council Notes – Nov 20-13

Harvest Glory Days winner Reeve Brad Ham thanked The Manitoulin Expositor for choosing Assiginack as the co-winner of the first Harvest Glory Days community decorating...

Tickets on sale now for KTEI Snowflake Gala

M’CHIGEENG—Tickets are now on sale for the sixth annual Kenjgewin Teg Education Institute (KTEI) Snowflake Gala—a fundraiser to assist with student programs and initiatives...

Northeast Town Council Notes – Nov 20-13

Bylaw officer report Northeast Town Chief Bylaw Officer Tom Spry presented his October report to council last month, beginning with the building permits issued so...