Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour seems like a super thing but it won t matter if the cost of living in our province isn t controlled, and the burden on small businesses who are shouldering the increase is not eased.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
In central Europe, where I grew up, ticks are common. Residents of rural communities learn how to avoid Lyme disease by dealing with the critters quickly themselves.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The Haliburton Highlands branch of The Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario held two events in the county the first week of May to celebrate the inaugural CARE150 Therapeutic Touch Awareness Week in conjunction with Canada s 150th birthday celebrations.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
I was interested in the article entitled Reel Paddling Film Festival aims to fix the Gull (by Jerelyn Craden) in the April 23 issue of County Life.
Monday, May 8, 2017
Fuel for Warmth, a registered charitable organization, serving all areas of the Haliburton Highlands, reports that the winter of 2016 17 was a period of high demand for its services.
Monday, May 8, 2017
It would seem Parks Canada did not learn from their flood disaster in 2013. Once again they prematurely filled up the large lakes at the top of the system.
Monday, May 8, 2017
As one member of a group of people who spent several very wet but worthwhile hours, on Saturday morning May 6, participating in KLCOA s clean-up of a stretch of Kennisis Lake Road ...
Monday, May 8, 2017
It is not nice to litter.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Whenever astronauts comment on their experience viewing our planet from space, their description of the sight of planet Earth borders on spiritual.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Striations of light stretching across the river s skin, the spines of trees bending towards the opposite sides of the bank, their reflections quivering below, grass still mottled with snow.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Five years ago, I was exploring healthy, new activities for myself and came across a small ad in the local newspaper citing the benefits of walking, meeting others in the safety of the indoors at HHSS (7 a.m. to 8 a.m. weekdays) contact Jackie Metcalfe
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Today s budget took important steps towards clean energy. Yet reducing the federal subsidies to the fossil fuel industry is not enough to fight climate change.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The generosity of Haliburton County never ceases to amaze me!
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Did you know that you have a strong and active group advocating on behalf of all Canadians? With over 300,000 members and nearly 50 chapters across Canada, CARP plays an active role in the creation of policy and legislation that impacts older Canadians.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Kathleen Wynne s government is lowering our hydro bills by extending their our debt payments over a longer period and in the long run it is going to cost us and our children billions in extra interest payments.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Barrett’s local roots
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Thank you, Haliburton County, for your support over the past year since a serious accident made front page news: Teacher, two students in car accident, was the headline.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
During the brief but violent storm on the evening of Friday, Feb. 24, lightning went through our house, directly in front of Mom, who had been watching television. It knocked out our telephone service, and an electrical plug in the kitchen.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
This is an open thank you letter to three snowmobilers who helped save a little cat s life.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The article, Haliburton gets UN nod for environmental learning, (Feb. 7) gives us an opportunity to remember some other groups in the network of organizations which have contributed to environmental learning in the county.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Tax hike well above inflation
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Their action made us proud to be Canadian ...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
After what has to be one of the busiest snowmobiling weekends of the past few winters I wanted to take the opportunity to congratulate and thank the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association (HCSA) ...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Pond hockey a showcase
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Monsef should support better Internet coverage
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