Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Sandra Dee is a white toy poodle dog that came into our lives at the age of three years old.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
I would like to give a reminder that Ontario was once one of the richest provinces until the McGuinty and Wynne Liberals won and then years later, after spending what they thought was free money, has now made Ontario a have-not province.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Richard WAGAMESE (1955- 2017) was an Ojibway from the Wabaseemoong First Nation in Northwest Ontario who is recognized as a foremost First Nations author and storyteller. I am currently reading a book of his called Embers - One Ojibway s Meditations.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Unlike the leaders debates, which are so aggressive and partisan that many people avoid them or change the channel in frustration, the local candidates meeting last week was a refreshing, smooth-running affair, filled for the most part with talk ...
Thursday, October 10, 2019
I spent my public school years living and growing up in Wilberforce.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Our government deficit and debt are becoming important topics as we approach the federal election.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
OK, so will you vote in the upcoming federal election on Oct. 21? Many of you are too busy with your everyday life to learn about the issues that matter and so you won t even bother voting.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
It s important for the general public to understand that people communicate in different ways, and essential that we learn more about complex communication needs.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
A letter to the editor from Pat Brezina of Minden.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Our editorial this week.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
To the Editor, On Thursday, Sept. 19, the Haliburton Highlands Stroke Support Group held their 12th anniversary meeting. We were pleased to have Philippa Barry, a most inspiring speaker, a blind lady from CNIB share her story of navigating in a sig
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
I have had the privilege of writing this column for The Echo for almost two years now. I say privilege because not everyone has a platform to say the most wonderful things about our vibrant downtown area and the village of Haliburton. Sometimes the news y
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Phyllis Webstad was six years old when she first attended St. Joseph s residential school in Williams Lake, B.C. Excited for her first day, she proudly wore a new, shiny orange shirt with string laced up the front. But when she got there, she found out th
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
At some time around 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, a driver on Gelert Road, (County Road 1), struck a deer and left the scene. That poor animal landed, alive, on my driveway, with a broken back. It was still light outside.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Thank-you for your timely piece on cellphones in the classroom. I am going into my 17th year teaching and I have seen technology jump from flip phones to iPods to smartphones and while I agree that distractions have always existed ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Twenty years ago, our son Stephen McCall was burned in a gasoline truck fire. The fire caused tremendous damage and the fire crews fought hard to contain it.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
This article comes to you from Beausoleil Island which is located a 15-minute boat ride from Honey Harbour in Georgian Bay. I ve been working at a yoga and hiking retreat this weekend and a yoga and meditation retreat last weekend.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
It s that time again; election signs are sprouting up on lawns, your friends are posting Facebook memes about the shocking behaviour of party leader so-and-so, and you ve got about a month to sort it all out before it s time to cast your vote.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Some background on the boat races Published Sept. 3, 2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
As others have expressed, it is good fun to read Ed s childhood memories of Haliburton boyhood activities.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
As Head Lake Park awoke early on Saturday, Aug. 17, the Weather Gods laughed once more and presented what seems like our annual challenge of intermittent torrential rain.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
As I sit to write this article, I m sitting on a dock overlooking beautiful Drag Lake. I m looking after a friend s dogs, while they drop their daughter off at university.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
As we head into the new school year, the Ontario government has announced it s going forward with its classroom cellphone ban, to take effect in November.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Organizers of Minden Pride Week laid out an ambitious schedule last week offering something every day and something for nearly everyone starting with a flag raising ceremony at the municipal office accompanied by instrumental and vocal performances...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The Eagle-Moose-Glenn Lakes Property Owners Association just held their general meeting at Sir Sam s Inn. The meeting was well attended and our association gained many new members. Members discussed issues of concern.
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