Elliot Lake & North Shore Feature

Nishin Meawasige (left) and Blair Hagman have launched Swingbridge Ale, the first brew out of Manitoulin Brewing Company, based in Little Current.
Manitoulin Brewing Co. introduces first beerFor the denizens of Manitoulin Island, who flock to the popular vacation spot when the warm weather hits, summer is filled with sun, lakes, barbecues — and now, a homegrown beer.In June, Manitoulin Brewing Company (MBC) launched its signature brew, Swingbridge Ale, joining the growing number of independent craft brewers popping up across the province. Reviews for the easy-drinking beer have been effusive, with more than 21 restaurants and bars in the region now offering it on the menu.“...


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Agri-food network hosting annual symposium next week
Tools for Resilience is the theme of the third annual Agricultural and Food Symposium being hosted by the Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN) in Bruce Mines next week.The Sault-based organization will host the event Feb. 5 and 6 at the Bruce Station Hall.This year’s symposium, sponsored by Scot...
Manitoulin highway getting upgrades
A main Manitoulin thoroughfare is getting a makeover.Highway 540, which runs east-west across Manitoulin Island, is getting $11.1 million in repairs from the Ontario government.Pioneer Construction has been awarded the contract. Construction is expected to be completed in 2017.Work will begin ...
Manitoulin tourism advocate recognized with award
A Manitoulin Island man has been recognized for his work helping to establish Aboriginal tourism in Ontario.Kevin Eshkawkogan, CEO of M’Chigeeng-based Great Spirit Circle Trail, was bestowed the Tourism Champion of the Year award during the annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence gala held...
Building resumes of new Elliot Lake mall
Materials are on their way for the construction of a new mall in Elliot Lake. The steel is expected to arrive this weekend and phase two of the construction of a new 27,000-square-foot Foodland grocery store will commence shortly after.Elliot Lake has been without a one-stop shopping centre since t...


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