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
The Sunny Rock B&B s Sally Moore and Jan Clarke along with Izobel and Gus Janca did not think March 7 was a day like all days. They thought it was a once-in-a-lifetime occasion to be invited to a luncheon at a restaurant in north Toronto. Twenty other fri
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
During the past few weeks, I have had a number of friends and colleagues comment on the frightful conduct of our provincial government ... the Ford government.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
A letter to the editor written by Jerelyn Craden of Haliburton and published April 30, 2019.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
A letter to the editor by Jim Milne of Haliburton, published on April 30.
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 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, 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
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, 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, 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
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The Heart and Stroke Foundation is rolling the Big Bike into the Highlands on Thursday, May 16. The purpose of this 29-seat bike is to raise money for research for cardiovascular disease. Did you know that in Canada 80 per cent of premature heart disease
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
I have had the pleasure of living in Toronto and in Haliburton County. When I first came here about 30 years ago, I was struck by some of the inequities between rural and urban education opportunities, access to health care and environmental agencies.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Our provincial government has apparently decided to ignore legitimate questions for the legislative opposition and only talk about their agenda (a lot of which wasn t discussed during the election process).
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
An Open Letter from MPP Laurie Scott, published May 21.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Tell me, Ms. Scott, how many of these good paying jobs will end up in Haliburton County?
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
In response to the open letter from MPP Laurie Scott: There are a lot of words in Laurie Scott s letter and I have questions about some of them.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Show some backbone. Address the outcry against these cuts. Stop painting a picture of a healthy status quo, with you smiling in photo ops alongside hard-working Ontarians in an attempt to mask your abject failure to represent our disdain in Parliament.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
As a former educational leader with Scarborough Board of Education TDSB, and current advocate for quality public education, I want to express my strong opposition to the proposed cuts to education funding and to formally register my input to ...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
CARP Chapter 54 is deeply concerned by the news of the cuts to health units and library services. Small town libraries are limited in their collections and losing the inter-library loan system will mean that seniors will have less access
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
I have long wished I could do something to heal the planet. Swedish teen, Greta Thunberg alerted me to the fact that we need to push politicians to get involved. Greta says we as adults have taken away her future and the future of our children and grandch
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
So MP Jamie Schmale was persuaded by Jonathan Wright, a governor on the board of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, that the oil and gas industry can use the resources in a very responsible way as reported by Sue Tiffin in The Echo of May
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
On behalf of Concerned Citizens of Haliburton County I would like to commend the council for their decision to ban single use plastic water bottles from the municipal office and field operations. Taking into consideration a report entitled Plastic Reduct
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
In 1969, the late Jimmy Breslin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American columnist and author, wrote a great little book called The Gang That Couldn t Shoot Straight. It was a bestseller and it was about ineptitude in leadership and those who blindly follow. A
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