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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.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
To the Editor, We should heed Ernie Demuth s advice about dealing with forest problems early on. And extrapolate to apply it to lakes and water, wildlife, and plants in our area.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
To the Editor, Thanks to the Echo for their coverage in last week s edition of special musical events which recently happened in two of our local schools.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Dear Friend, Thank you for the bag of tennis balls that you gave to me and my brother. We are going to play with them a lot with our dog Candy.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Congratulations on your appointment as warden for the county for the next year. It is always reassuring to your electors to see our representatives step up to the plate.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Young Ed s letter evokes good memories of the nature of the village in my younger years. In the late 1940s I lived on the main street of the village and was witness to the flavour of town activity described in Ed s letter.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The Dysart Telephone System was owned and operated by the municipality, which had a phone exchange at about the site of the Bank of Montreal. There was also an independent Dysart Hydro concern which was owned and operated by Dysart et al. Around 1953 the
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Our family, Hugh and Edna Burke, myself and my twin sisters, lived down an alley off Lake Avenue in a house two doors west of Lake overlooking Highway 21 and the rail track along the south end of Head Lake. Behind us, lived Bill Davis with his grandparent
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
It s new! It s fun! It s for kids! The Haliburton and District Lions Club would like to invite children ages four to eight (junior kindergarten to Grade 3) to our first annual Haliburton Lions Children s Christmas Party.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
To the Editor, It is remarkable to live in a vibrant community filled with people who are ready to step up and make exciting things happen. This became very apparent with the planning of the Writer-In-Residence Program, a new initiative of the Arts
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Print media is essential in providing an additional option for voters to gain timely, relevant information on which to base their vote.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Monday, Oct. 29 is World Stroke Day. This year s theme is Up Again After Stroke. Stroke is a leading cause of death around the world. There are 80 million survivors worldwide and 50 million permanently disabled.
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