MP Hughes raises lighthouse land issue in House of Commons

by Nancy McDermid OTTAWA—Canada's plan to protect Manitoulin Island's heritage lighthouses faces a roadblock if the government severs land associated with these buildings and sells...

M’Chigeeng launches wind farm, first for an Ontario First Nation

by Robin Burridge M'CHIGEENG—Last Tuesday marked a momentous occasion for M'Chigeeng First Nations as they officially broke ground on their Mother Earth Renewable Energy project...

Iconic hardware store celebrates 90 years

MINDEMOYA—As the Williamson family of Mindemoya busies themselves with the 90th anniversary celebrations for the iconic hardware and sporting goods business D.A. Williamson and...

Hospital board AGM reveals many challenges met, surpassed

by Nancy McDermid LITTLE CURRENT—A challenging year for the Manitoulin Health Centre Corporation (MHC) has resulted in a positive outcome due to the work of...

Anglican bishop visits Holy Trinity as church celebrates 125 years

by Robin Burridge LITTLE CURRENT—The Bishop of Algoma, Lord Bishop Stephen Andrews, attended the 125th anniversary celebration of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church last weekend. The...

New group seeks another Junior A hockey franchise for Manitoulin

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—On the heels of the announcement that the Manitoulin Islanders Junior 'A' Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) team would be heading...

Wiky council set to switch energy focus to solar power

by Robin Burridge WIKWEMIKONG—On June 14, the Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve officially announced the removal of wind turbines from their Renewable Energy Plan. This decision...

Wiky Nursing Home regains beds; families able to reunite

by Nancy McDermid WIKWEMIKONG—Admissions to the Wikwemikong Nursing Home have resumed as of May 24 following the lifting of sanctions and approval by the Ministry...

Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute opens new facility

by Alicia McCutcheon M'CHIGEENG—Despite the driving rain and thunderstorms overhead, the spirits of those who came to celebrate the grand opening of Kenjgewin Teg Educational...

Wiky council drops wind turbine project from its renewable energy priority list

by Robin Burridge WIKWEMIKONG—Last Tuesday, Wikwemikong chief and council voted to remove wind turbines from the community's renewable energy work plan in response to substantial...

Assiginack stands by Garlon herbicide ban

by Alicia McCutcheon MANITOULIN—A public notice that appeared in last week's edition of the Manitoulin West Recorder and that appears in today's (Wednesday's) Manitoulin Expositor...

Shovels back into earth this week, new hotel construction set to start

by Michael Erskine LITTLE CURRENT-Shovels have begun to chew into the ground at the site of the Manitoulin Great Spirit Circle Trail (GSCT) hotel in...