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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 28, 2019
Tell me, Ms. Scott, how many of these good paying jobs will end up in Haliburton County?
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
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Congratulations to the new Dysart council and to the Haliburton Rotary Club for taking the initiative to build new washrooms combined with a welcome centre at Head Lake Park. The current outhouse situation reflects very poorly on our community. In the sum
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
To the gardening community of all Haliburton County, Thank you for the overwhelming and generous reception to our Haliburton County Master Gardeners Plant Sale at its new venue this year in the town of Haliburton. We hope to see all of you next year, s
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
An Open Letter from MPP Laurie Scott, published May 21.
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 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, 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 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
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, June 11, 2019
To the Editor, The frequently shared Rules for Teachers, 1872 sounds like an old regressive conservative platform. Today it s cut health, education, library, research, environment, welfare and more budgets. This is replaced with a one-dollar beer a
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
An open letter to the Honourable Christine Elliott, Minister of Health,
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Where is this world headed? If there really are those who object to receiving the Amber Alerts, why?
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
I have just read an article where the City of Toronto is going to seriously clamp down on all noisy vehicles ...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Read with great interest the very great article on Marika Lembo DeFlorio and her many hours of volunteer driving.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
A letter from Guy Pritchard published on July 30.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
A few days ago I had the privilege of taking part in the Haliburton Hospital Auxiliary Tag Day.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
A letter to the editor from Sean Pennylegion of Haliburton.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
A letter to the editor from Gary and Ella Diamond of Lake Wenona.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
A letter to the Editor from René Benoit of Haliburton
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
I m not sure whether to pity Laurie Scott for being an entrapped member of Doug Ford s cabinet where all members must energetically tout the party line (ie. Ford s pronouncements) or to chastise her ...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Area residents trying to quit smoking can go online and order something that won t cost them a cent, but which makes plenty of sense for their long-term health.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
A letter to the editor from Phyllis McCulloch.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Just a few weeks ago Hilda sat me down to catch up as tea at the Outpost Museum was ending. Then a call came yesterday, to say she had passed. What a shock. The fragility of life hit home while I recalled her vibrant energy and eye twinkle that day givi
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