Tuesday, April 25, 2017
A letter in last week s paper featured several Environment Haliburton members sharing tips about composting in honour of Earth Day. One of the key features of their input was how to effectively compost without attracting bears.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Jim awoke not wanting to get out of bed. The house was nicely cool for sleeping but now it felt cold and uninviting. By contrast, the bed was like a warm mitt, soft and comforting.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
In 1969, an oil spill off the coast of California so disturbed Democrat Senator Gaylord Nelson that he rallied fellow politicians (on both sides of the aisle imagine that!) to come together for an environmental teach-in.
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 11, 2017
The curator s job has changed a lot in recent decades. No longer is your average curator peering out from behind the scenes, or labouring in the storerooms of museums and galleries preserving for posterity.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Last week, our local MPP Laurie Scott took the Liberal government to task about the length of long-term care wait times in our region. The Central East Local Health Integration Network, it turns out, has some of the longest wait times in the province ...
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, April 4, 2017
This month, the provincial government is set to introduce a plan for an expansive pilot project to test the efficacy of guaranteed basic income.
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 28, 2017
Haliburton Highlands is in its infancy as a culinary tourism destination. We have great places to eat and some unique products to offer, but compared to agricultural powerhouses in southern Ontario, wine country and the like, this region is still a seedli
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
Twenty years ago, in 1997, I was co-organizing a Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) conference for 16- to 18-year-olds with some fellow Rotarians and friends.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
One thing they don t tell high school students as they head into university is that many academic courses are designed to teach you to be an academic. University programs, for the most part, are there to cultivate critical thinking ...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Barrett’s local roots
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Change is in the air By Angelica Ingram
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Quiet caring By Jenn Watt
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, March 7, 2017
I had no idea that my sister was suffering. She had been divorced for a couple of years and had started to go on dates again. The year was 2004 and she had met who we thought was a really nice man. We had met him several times.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
While it may seem like the 2018 municipal election is still a long way away, plans are already in motion for finalizing aspects such as voting methods to be used come next fall.
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
Over the past month or so there s been an obvious attempt by Hydro One and the provincial Liberals to find ways to get energy costs under control.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Tax hike well above inflation
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
For all of its meaning to Haliburton, summer is woefully short. In July and August, we all pack in as many experiences as we can and among those is the Rotary parade.
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