Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Our editorial this week.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The federal government s plan to offset the cost of its carbon tax for residents of Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba and Saskatchewan could be missed by people filing their 2018 taxes. The new Climate Action Incentive (Schedule 14) has been added to the s
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
A letter to the editor from Pat Brezina of Minden.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Once again, the youth in Haliburton County is leading conversation in our community. Following weeks of climate change protests at the municipal building in Haliburton led by teenager Jürgen Shantz, young people are now raising issue with announced red
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
In response to the March 5 article in the Haliburton Echo Allowing snowmobiles on Highland Street, Aging Well Haliburton County respectfully asks that Dysart et al council maintain and enforce the current bylaw. We agree that something needs to be do
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
When you already feel despair about the current trajectory of the plight of the earth due to human s impact, when you ve read the research on altered agricultural patterns and rapid acceleration of species loss, when you ve seen the images of the impact o
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Jim and I had the pleasure of attending our first ever stag and doe last night in the cozy village of West Guilford. We were a wee bit hesitant to go because we weren t sure how many people we would know, but off we went. Of course we were welcomed with
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
But we all need to take a step back and think about the person on the other side of the computer screen. Are our comments helpful and constructive, or are we instead wounding them for something that is not as serious as we re making it? Are our comments s
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
To the Editor, Who could ever have imagined the goodwill of 397 people at a free pancake supper resulting in $3,301 in donations?!
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
To the Editor, In celebration of the 100th year of the CNR I created a wintry scene with the Black Beauty that has graced your town since 1960. She was a workhorse and served the railway well in her time. I thought this would be a timely, fitting, tri
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is reminding the public of the importance of vaccinations after three linked cases of whooping cough surfaced in Northumberland County, the southernmost area of the health unit s region.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
It has been more than eight weeks since the evacuation of Highland Wood began. A leaking roof had begun in one wing of the small long-term care residence attached to the Haliburton Highlands Health Services hospital. The calls began to go out to relatives
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Wow! Thank you to the residents of Haliburton and surrounding areas. A couple of weeks ago I proposed an idea to the Haliburton Echo newspaper. I had just finished a painting of your beloved 2616 Locomotive, in celebration of the 100th year that CNR has b
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
A letter to the editor by Jim Milne of Haliburton, published on April 30.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
A letter to the editor written by Jerelyn Craden of Haliburton and published April 30, 2019.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
We ve all had a taste of carbon pricing now for about a month, since the federal government imposed its system on Ontario when the province chose not to create one of its own.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
I was happily surprised to see two political letters to the editor in the April 23 edition of the Echo. They were justifiably disgusted with what Ford is doing to this great province and asked voters to either tune out (in order to retain their mental hea
Sunday, May 12, 2019
In September a Washington Post article declared Want to defend democracy? Start with your public library. The American Library Association s democracy statement reads, in part: Democracies need libraries. An informed public constitutes the very foundat
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Come August each year, my gardening bag overflows with plump, golden cherry tomatoes. One of my favourite things is to pluck them from the vine, holding the tiny fruit warmed by midday sun up to my face, breathing in its distinct fresh scent ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
In your survey you ask: Are there any examples of provincial government red tape or unfair regulations that are making life more difficult for you and your family? Please try to be as specific and detailed as possible.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Compared to many in Haliburton County I don t drive much. My commute is barely long enough for me to hear a single song on the car radio before I m safely parked at work. In fact, the walk from the Head Lake parking lot across Highland Street to the Echo
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
As I sit here to write my article I look out the window and I can see that rain and freezing rain will begin shortly. I was outside a lot of yesterday and it was warm and sunny and I got attached to it. I keep believing that winter is over and the warm sp
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Canada s Changing Climate Report has issued a warning. Canada is warming at a rate twice that of the rest of the world. In response, our governments need to immediately embrace measures that decrease greenhouse gas emissions and to plan for mitigation mea
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Just last month, the trails winding through YMCA Wanakita were lit with lanterns perched on top of snowbanks, leading the way to the Winter Folk Camp. The boxes of light on a dark winter path led the way to the dining hall ...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Municipalities in Haliburton County have been looking at ways to make composting more appealing to residents as we all become more aware of the limited space in our landfills and the escalating cost of hauling waste away.
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