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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
I thought your editorial Investing in LTC workers was entirely thoughtful and right on point. Before I retired I was a national representative for 27 years for the Canadian Auto Workers and then Unifor. Most of my job was negotiating contracts and som
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Although change can be difficult, humans have a remarkable ability to adapt. During the COVID-19 crisis, we ve all seen numerous examples of local individuals, agencies, services and businesses adapting, whether by offering curbside pickup or delivery, on
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
In a photo she posted online, Minden Hills Deputy Mayor Lisa Schell shows how she attended a county council meeting participating in a way she hasn t before: feet up on a reclining chair in her living room with her dog Gucci curled up beside her.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
School staff have been adapting quickly to changes to the education system, and continue to work through challenges distance learning presents, a spokesperson for Trillium Lakelands District School Board said.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Organizers of the Haliburton Home and Cottage Show investigated other venues and dates for 2020 before deciding that the show would not happen this year.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Haliburton County councillors discussed what kinds of communications should be issued by the upper-tier of the county in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic during an April 22 meeting.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
All seven of those who were confirmed to have had the coronavirus in Haliburton County are no longer infected with the virus, news that led to celebratory posts on social media over the weekend and affirms the importance of physical distancing and hand hy
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Almost 20 viewers watched a live-streamed meeting of council on April 21, as Highlands East councillors met virtually by phone, broadcasting the online meeting on YouTube.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Additional events for this spring and summer have been cancelled as organizations take precautions to avoid further spread of the coronavirus in the community.
Monday, April 20, 2020
Mason Gordon stands a few metres from the shed at the West Guilford landfill where he works as a landfill attendant on a warm Friday morning, travel mug in hand, watching as vehicles pull into the driveway and to their right, up to the recycling bins.
Monday, April 20, 2020
On March 7 there were 28 covid-19 cases in Ontario; 1,966 on April 1; 4,347 on April 7; 7,049 on April 13. In Canada, there were 51 cases on March 7; 8,548 on April 1; 16,667 on April 7; 24,383 on April 13. This morning there were 644,806 cases in the Un
Monday, April 20, 2020
For several years, I spent a good deal of time in one of our long-term care homes, Highland Wood in Haliburton, visiting my friend Ruby, who lived there. I d go for a couple of hours once a week, usually on a Monday or Tuesday night, when we d chat about
Monday, April 20, 2020
As long-term care homes come under the microscope during the coronavirus pandemic, with outbreaks happening at almost one in five across the province, one factor that could help limit the spread is to restrict where staff work.
Monday, April 20, 2020
The health unit is keeping track of those who have tested positive for the coronavirus and contacting those they ve come in contact with, but they won t be releasing details about which towns or municipalities they live in.
Monday, April 20, 2020
Changes to services offered through the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton during the coronavirus pandemic has caused concern to a local woman who says she used the service in the past and is worried Haliburton County women won t have the support they need.
Monday, April 20, 2020
Many doctors in Ontario are seeing lower volume of patients in their offices, as concerns over contracting the COVID-19 virus grow. To address this issue and to expand access to medical expertise, the website Dial-a-Doc was formed, which provides consu
Monday, April 20, 2020
Standing on her deck at the side of her house, warmed by the spring sun and the sight of the vehicles filled with family and friends waving and shouting happy birthday, Carol! Carol Stamp cried.
Sunday, April 19, 2020
The following is an update from the Municipality of Highlands East issued April 17 regarding penalties and interest deferral.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
The following is an update from the Municipality of Highlands East on April 16 including details on: Information Centre, Summer Swim Program & Cardiff Pool in Highlands East
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Blake Paton, a teacher at J. Douglas Hodgson Elementary School, is asking the public to donate unloved and derelict bicycles, which he will repair and distribute to local families in need. Pick-up is also available if required. Paton is also offering rep
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
We are here to help: that s the message from the Central Food Network, a registered charity that includes the Highlands East Food Hub and the Cardiff Community Food Bank. Carol Greenwood, co-ordinator of the Highlands East Food Hub in Wilberforce and c
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Whether or not some staff of the Haliburton County Public Library might be laid off during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was discussed during an April 8 meeting of the library board.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
As Morgan Fisher enters her 30th week of pregnancy, the world looks different than she expected it to when she imagined the birth of her daughter with husband Mark. The Haliburton residents plan to welcome their baby in June, with support from The Midw
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Requirements of keeping a distance from others and limiting trips outside of the home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus may present an increased risk for women who are experiencing violence.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Two major arts institutions in Haliburton have nixed their summer plans for 2020, adding to the growing list of cancellations in the county as efforts continue to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
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