Mandatory mask wearing orders are spreading throughout Canadian cities, with governments and public health units in Ontario, including Toronto, Sudbury and Durham region, and Quebec issuing orders to residents to wear non-medical face masks on public tran
Haliburton County council will proceed with the purchase and installation of audiovisual equipment for council chambers so that when in-person meetings resume, they will be broadcast publicly on the internet.
Isaac Little, this year s Male Athlete of the Year for Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, is an inspiring force for teammates and coaches, appreciated for his athletic prowess, and the way he carried himself off and on the track, trail or ice.
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit s board of health has unanimously supported a letter from the Simcoe-Muskoka district health unit that calls for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit to roll into a guaranteed basic monthly income
Changes are coming to what is permitted at gravesites in Dysart et al as well as how interactions between cemetery visitors and site staff are handled following a video message posted on Facebook by Dulce Acero on June 13.
On Thursday, the Municipality of Dysart s Emergency Control Group announced the formation of the COVID-19 Community Recovery Task Force, which is to support our community and municipal recovery and relief efforts throughout and following the COVID- 19 pa
The provincial government announced Monday that as of 12:01 a.m., Friday June, 12, a number of businesses will be able to re-open, at least in modified fashion, in communities outside the Toronto area, as the province enacts Stage 2 of its COVID-19...
It s likely the first time in 42 years the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Annual Athletic Awards Ceremony is going virtual, as part of continuous efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
One hundred seniors in Haliburton County are receiving Good Food Boxes, filled with fresh produce once a month, funded by the New Horizons for Seniors Program and organized by the Rotary Club of Haliburton.
Faye Adamson and Ryan Mortell were coworkers and friends first, before starting a six-year partnership in a manner befitting these times of physical distancing: through a window between their adjacent offices.
On May 12, the Trillium Lakelands District School Board held its committee of the whole meeting via remote video conference, discussing matters including COVID-19, budgets, and graduation. The meeting was live streamed to the public on the board s website
Although the province is working to redeploy education sector workers in other fields during the coronavirus pandemic, Trillium Lakelands District School Board staff have already been assigned work ...
Should Kilcoo Camp in Minden remain closed this summer due to the spread of the novel coronavirus in Ontario, it would be the first time in the camp s 88-year history it experienced a closure the camp remained open through the Second World War and throu
Councillors for Dysart et al are considering an updated canine control bylaw for the municipality which eliminates the requirement for dog tags and registration, and could incorporate muzzle orders for dogs considered to be dangerous.
Residents returning to their cottages are being asked by Premier Doug Ford and municipal politicians to enjoy the long weekend in a more low-key fashion.
No big gatherings, no outdoor fires, no fireworks.
Now that the provincial government is beginning to ease restrictions on business and activities and more seasonal property owners are returning to cottage country, it s time for us to focus on what s important: moving forward safely in a way that is respe
All of Extendicare-Haliburton s residents and staff have tested negative for the coronavirus, and Haliburton Highlands Health Services is awaiting a few remaining tests, but has so far also had all negative test results at its two homes.
Dogs and their human owners alike are exhaling in relief as businesses offering dog grooming services are opening their doors again.
On May 11, Dysart et al s Emergency Control Group released a statement after meeting to discuss new information from th
Surrounded by nearly 50 donated bikes of various sizes and styles some with tassels, some with baskets in his front yard, Blake Paton says he s happy with the response from the community to his initiative to get people riding.
These last few months have been trying times for all. We were initially told the closures and restrictions would only be a couple of weeks, but as the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic became clearer, it was necessary for the Province to continue with the
Maybe it s the pressure we re all feeling in self-isolation, the worry over finances, or the pervasive anxiety that we or our loved ones may get sick. Whatever it is, it seems bad information is making the rounds more rapidly ...
This letter was initially addressed to both the premier and minister of health for Ontario sent in response to the May 2 National Post article entitled Communities Along Lake Erie torn over ban on Cottagers by Adrian Humphreys.
Highland Storm player Hunter Hamilton is excited to see the Toronto Maple Leafs play and share the ice with his hockey hero, Mitch Marner, thanks to an opportunity offered through the Scotiabank Skaters contest.
Sometimes it s as simple as making someone a cup of tea, says hospice volunteer Tina Koskelo. Koskelo is one of more than 50 dedicated volunteers who are the backbone of the hospice services in Haliburton County
Rachel Churko has undeniable energy as she talks about the growth she experienced professionally and emotionally since she started leading her crew of painters for Rachel Churko Painting Services under the Student Works Painting banner three years ago.
YMCA Wanakita, a space known to some local kids for its strawberry social, Breakfast with Santa event, or day and summer camps is about to become much more familiar. The camp has announced a Forest School program, intended to open this fall.