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Friday, March 13, 2020
Health partners in the region are advising residents who have non-essential reasons for going to the hospital or other health-care providers to avoid doing so to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Friday, March 13, 2020
On March 13, Fleming College announced that classes at all of its campuses, including Haliburton School of Art + Design would be cancelled as a precautionary measure against infection and spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19.
Friday, March 13, 2020
The following is a list of cancellations or scheduling changes made due to safety concerns regarding the coronavirus, or COVID-19.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
The Minister of Education announced on Thursday, March 12 that all publicly funded schools will close for two weeks following March Break in response to the coronavirus.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit says the World Health Organization s declaration that COVID-19 is a pandemic should not cause panic among residents and that preparations are ongoing to assist health-care providers in protecting p
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
The County of Haliburton will award the contract for a service delivery review it will have conducted for itself and its four, lower-tier municipalities to Toronto-based StrategyCorp.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
One moment in Grade 13 science class made a difference in the lives of countless animals, pet owners, a community and to the life of Dr. Laurie Brown for almost 40 years.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Highland Storm player Hunter Hamilton is excited to see the Toronto Maple Leafs play and share the ice with his hockey hero, Mitch Marner, thanks to an opportunity offered through the Scotiabank Skaters contest.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Just before a media conference called by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario to announce Phase 7 of labour action, the union received formal notice from the mediator to resume central negotiations ... beginning March 11.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
A worker on a residential construction site in Highlands East was airlifted to hospital in Toronto with serious injuries after an explosion on the property on the morning of Wednesday, March 4.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Funding for the visitor centre planned for construction in Haliburton s Head Lake Park will receive a large financial boost from FedDev Ontario s Canadian Experiences Fund.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
A number of residents shared their ideas on tourism strategies for the county during a town hall meeting at Haliburton Legion on the evening of March 3.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
An automated voice message on the answering machine of the Haliburton Family Medical Centre tells callers that if they are experiencing potential symptoms of COVID-19 fever, cough, difficulty breathing to avoid any unscheduled visits to the clinic.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Jackie Metcalf stood in front of the audience at the Haliburton Highlands Museum on Wednesday evening, beaming, as she held up a thick binder of papers.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
I love that quote: I think therefore I am, Vicky Rodden said, referencing the philosopher René Descartes while speaking about why she likes to facilitate Philosophy and Mythology Club.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
A love for winter in the Highlands was broadcast last week on KX96 from Oshawa when the stations DJs went snowmobiling with Haliburton County Snowmobiling Association and Harper Powersports before cross country-skiing and staying at the Pinestone ...
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
In the halls of Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, the sound of 15 people hammering on metal stopped when Lois Betteridge blew her whistle.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Dysart et al councillors agreed upon greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for the municipality as part of the County of Haliburton s climate change mitigation plan during their Feb. 25 meeting.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
The demolition of the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena in Minden this past winter has provided a boon to arena bookings in neighbouring Dysart and Highlands East this winter.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Dysart et al s septic re-inspection program will no longer require residents to perform mandatory pump-outs of their septic systems, and there will be some other revisions to the process as well.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Haliburton County council will undertake a wider, more in-depth public consultation process on a draft enhanced shoreline preservation bylaw that may include the creation of a sub-committee, councillors decided during a packed meeting on Feb. 26.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Fleming College president Maureen Adamson said she was honoured to be at the inaugural Pride flag raising at Haliburton School of Art + Design, but that she wished it would have happened sooner.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Rachel Churko has undeniable energy as she talks about the growth she experienced professionally and emotionally since she started leading her crew of painters for Rachel Churko Painting Services under the Student Works Painting banner three years ago.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Haliburton Echo photographer Darren Lum is one of three finalists for the Photographer of the Year award and columnist Steve Galea is up for the Humour Columnist of the Year honour in the Better Newspapers Competition run by the OCNA.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Anyone with an interest in the county s tourism activities may wish to attend a town hall meeting at the Haliburton Legion on the evening of Tuesday, March 3.
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