Now and Then – Bud McConnell

William Ross (Bud) McConnell is a charming gentleman, a newly awakened artist who cherishes historical perspectives. He is very proud to have shared most...

Islanders encouraged to apply for managed forest tax credit

MANITOULIN—Haweater Maria Diebolt has conservation in her blood. The daughter of retired Conservation Officer John Diebolt, she has returned to her native Manitoulin to...

Big Lake Women’s Institute seeks Citizen of the Year for Sandfield

SANDFIELD—The Big Lake Women’s Institute (WI) is notable for the good works its members do for Manitoulin Island as well as countries abroad. From...

Manor volunteer coordinator retires

LITTLE CURRENT—The annual Manitoulin Centennial Manor volunteer appreciation luncheon was turned on its head a little this year, as the volunteers took the opportunity...

Two students to represent Island at Legion provincials in Ottawa

MANITOULIN—Two students from opposite ends of Manitoulin Island and grades will be travelling to Ottawa to take part in the Royal Canadian Legion Public...

A week of firsts for Manitoulin Sea Cadet Brad Sayyae during Orca deployment in...

BRITISH COLUMBIA—From flying to living on a boat, navigating the sea and seeing dolphins, it was a week of firsts for Manitoulin Sea Cadet...

Whitefish River chosen to participate in aboriginal energy conservation program

WHITEFISH RIVER—The Whitefish River First Nation (WRFN) is one of 12 communities selected for the saveONenergy Aboriginal Conservation Program, which provides customized conservation services...

Relay for Life seeks teams for May event

M’CHIGEENG—Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) is hosting the student-led Relay for Life 12-hour overnight relay on May 30. This marks the fifth major cancer research...

Manitoulin hosts annual Northern Victim Services Conference

Three-year event focuses on raising awareness and taking action LITTLE CURRENT—The annual Northern Victim Services Conference was hosted by the Manitoulin Northshore Victim Services at...

Good Food box program now fully Island run

LITTLE CURRENT—Volunteers heave, haul and lug large grocery-filled bins into the hall at the Little Current United Church, where other volunteers sort, collate and...

Little Current Fish and Game Club dinner attracts record crowd

LITTLE CURRENT—April 9 marked one of the highlights on the local conservation calendar and also an event popular with The Expositor journalistic staff: the...

$1.4 million Mindemoya Yonge St. reconstruction contract awarded

CENTRAL MANITOULIN—Work on the Yonge Street reconstruction will be getting underway soon following the awarding of the $1,394,321.20 plus HST contract to the lowest...