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 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
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
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
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 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, April 30, 2019
A letter to the editor by Jim Milne of Haliburton, published on April 30.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
A letter to the editor written by Jerelyn Craden of Haliburton and published April 30, 2019.
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 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 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, 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, 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 2, 2019
A letter to the editor from Pat Brezina of Minden.
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, March 12, 2019
To the Editor, In celebration of the 100th year of the CNR I created a wintry scene with the Black Beauty that has graced your town since 1960. She was a workhorse and served the railway well in her time. I thought this would be a timely, fitting, tri
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
To the Editor, Who could ever have imagined the goodwill of 397 people at a free pancake supper resulting in $3,301 in donations?!
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
I m writing in regard to the Dysart Feb. 14 council budget meeting, in particular to address comments by Councillor John Smith as he questions the value of funding institutions such as the Rails End Gallery.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
I came to Haliburton for a chiropractic appointment Friday afternoon. I parked at a meter on Highland Street and proceeded to try to reach the meter by walking down a slushy road to a wee shovelled spot, by a homeowner, through a snowbank enabling me to w
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Just wanted to let the community know that the recent Haliburton Lions Polar Bear Plunge was a huge success raising over $7,700 for the two hospitals. Our Haliburton Hospital was pledged $4,359 and The Hospital for Sick Children was pledged $3,415.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Yesterday I was at Highland Wood while moving day unfolded around me. Circumstances called for the residents to be moved out of Highland Wood until the proper repairs replacement can be made to the roof. As you can imagine, there was a lot of activity a
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Letters to the Editor published in the Feb. 5 issue of the Haliburton Echo.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
While heading home to Bobcaygeon via County Road 1, mid-morning Monday, Jan. 21 after spending a long weekend near Haliburton, the car suddenly started making horrible noises and I pulled off immediately.
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