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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
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
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
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 ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Last week the provincial government reopened its parks and conservation reserves for limited day use, while camping remains prohibited.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Representatives of the county s business community say there is cautious optimism from among their membership following the province s decision to begin stage one of the reopening process this week.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Haliburton Highlands Health Services confirmed on May 13 that tests of the staff and residents at Highland Wood and Hyland Crest long-term care homes have come back negative.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
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
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
When trying to analyze the spread of COVID-19, why are we looking at numbers like total cases of infected people and the number of recovered people? Since we are not testing everyone and the numbers for those testing positive are often late or unreliable
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
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
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
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
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
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.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
The Municipality of Dysart et al will strike a COVID-19 community recovery committee, councillors supporting the creation of that committee during a May 5 meeting. Regular meetings of municipal councils in Haliburton County were suspended in mid-March
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
The Municipality of Dysart et al will be postponing changes to its septic re-inspection program until 2021 in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, councillors decided during a May 5 meeting.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
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.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Baked and Battered had only just reopened from their winter hiatus in March when the coronavirus pandemic hit and Premier Doug Ford ordered all restaurant dining areas closed.
Friday, May 8, 2020
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
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Pulling out scraps of wood with her likeness from a tin container, painter Rossana Dewey s series of self-portraits made during the pandemic reveal the emotions she s gone through, one day at a time.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
All June graduations throughout the Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be postponed, the director of education announced in a letter to the community on May 1.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
It comes as no surprise that the Haliburton and District Lions Club is officially announcing that the Haliburton Craft Brewers Fest scheduled for Saturday, July 18, 2020 is cancelled. We send our thanks to our sponsors and to all who have supported ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
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.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
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 ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
All long-term care residents and staff have been tested for COVID-19 at Haliburton Highlands Health Services facilities as part of a directive of the Ontario government.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Demand for mental health services is on the rise as Ontarians head into the eighth week since the state of emergency was called due to the coronavirus pandemic on March 17.
Friday, May 1, 2020
All June graduation ceremonies throughout the Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be postponed, the director of education announced in a letter to the community on May 1.
Friday, May 1, 2020
The provincial government s decision to permit some construction activities to resume was good news for the Haliburton County Home Builders Association, which issued a press release on Friday, May 1 praising the decision.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
In these uncertain times, with daily reports most dire and upsetting, it is important to try and maintain a sense of balance. The accompanying song was my attempt to add a bit of levity to a condition which affects everyone. Sung to the tune of Do y
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