Manitoulin municipalities struggle with shifting blame at Good Roads conference

TORONTO—Representatives from the Northeast Town and Assiginack Township attended the Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) and Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) joint conference in...

Manitoulin Island artists cultivate creativity through new group

MANITOULIN—A new group for Island artists, born out of the Manitoulin Cultural Symposium and Action Planning event held last year, held its second meeting...

Gore Bay farmer shares story tractor mishap

GORE BAY—When contacted by The Expositor for an interview for Farm Safety Week, Berend “B” Hietkamp didn’t hesitate to share the tale of his...

Manitoulin lifestyle magazine makes debut

GORE BAY—“So far so good,” commented Carmen Runnalls when asked about the success of the premier edition of Manitoulin Mornings—the 32-page full colour magazine...

Northeast Town council votes down referendum questions 7-2

LITTLE CURRENT—At last week’s administration and finance committee meeting, the Northeast Town council voted down three motions for proposed referendum questions which would have...

Rivermen secure No. 3 playoff seed with OT triumph over Nickel Barons

ESPANOLA—Mack Boyce’s first goal of the season, 3:11 into the first overtime, propelled the Espanola Rivermen to a 4-3 come from behind victory over...

Island time’ phenomenon good for not rushing and being safe

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—Beef farmer Dave McDowell, one half of the Manitoulin Livestock Exchange, credits the Island pace of life with the small amount of...

‘Inspiring change’ was the theme of this year’s Women’s Day

MINDEMOYA—Manitoulin Family Resources (MFR), a non-profit agency seeking to enhance the lives of individuals and families, partnered up with the Seeds of Joy organization...

Assiginack Public School secures $10,000 grant for musical instruments

MANITOWANING—Assiginack Public School teacher Ray Scott didn’t try to contain his enthusiasm when contacted about the news that his school had just received a...

March is Nutrition Month: Healthy eating tips from a registered dietician

MANITOULIN—The Dietitians of Canada have named March Nutrition Month, with this year’s theme ‘Simply Cook and Enjoy.’ Cooking is important because it often means that...

Barn quilt tour proposed for Manitoulin this fall

ASSIGINACK—Assiginack events coordinator Jackie White has decided to take the success and popularity of The Expositor’s harvest Glory Days challenge (which Assiginack won for...

Tax Deductions: Don’t Get Carried Away

Carrying charges generally represent costs that you incur to manage your investments (and potentially your business). Reported as a deduction on your personal tax...