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Tuesday, July 9, 2019
I have a yoga teacher who ends his classes by saying keep practicing and keep evolving. He reminds us that we are always becoming.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
My grandma was the first person within my family to make it to Canada. After being a Catholic elementary school teacher in the Philippines during her young adult life, she got sponsored by a family in Hong Kong in 1987, and worked as a nanny and teacher f
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The headlines scream out to us Three dead from drug overdose in Peterborough over the weekend, Cannabis edibles to be made legal in December, Ontario government increases access to alcohol.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
A letter to the Editor from René Benoit of Haliburton
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Our editorial this week.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
It is actually good for me to say that in case I have forgotten all that I have been through and how far I have come. I have spent four out of my last 19 months of continuous sobriety in medical and rehabilitation facilities to treat the disease of addict
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
I suggest to my yoga students, let the beauty that you love be who you are. Rumi wrote it and knew that love is stronger than hate. And being loving, cultivating love takes practice. Love has a higher vibration than hate or fear or doubt, and can be pow
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The week leading up to Canada Day is always one filled with anticipation, celebration and often relief. It s the week when students at all of the county s schools prepare to say goodbye to the staff and teachers with two months of sunny skies and hot temp
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Summer is coming. The debt of a cold winter and wet spring will soon be paid in full. Whether or not the weather cooperates, summer will officially begin at 11:54 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, June 21.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The provincial government put out the call for regional groups to apply to become Ontario Health Teams following the announcement that the previous Local Health Integration Networks would be dissolved.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
To the Editor, The frequently shared Rules for Teachers, 1872 sounds like an old regressive conservative platform. Today it s cut health, education, library, research, environment, welfare and more budgets. This is replaced with a one-dollar beer a
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
To the gardening community of all Haliburton County, Thank you for the overwhelming and generous reception to our Haliburton County Master Gardeners Plant Sale at its new venue this year in the town of Haliburton. We hope to see all of you next year, s
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Another record and repeated year for severe spring flooding has hit parts of Canada, and our region has also suffered in its wake. Climate change is blamed by many as the culprit. Given its growing impact, we need to view climate change as not just
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Congratulations to the new Dysart council and to the Haliburton Rotary Club for taking the initiative to build new washrooms combined with a welcome centre at Head Lake Park. The current outhouse situation reflects very poorly on our community. In the sum
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
I take my seat in the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion and I start to look at the program for the play that we are attending, Honk Jr. The cover art is just so creative and playful. I look at the credits and see that it was done by a student at JD
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
CFUW-HH co-president Laura Thiessen told the group that although women had achieved many rights over the last century, women and girls continue to face inequalities, not only in Canada but also around the world.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
In 1969, the late Jimmy Breslin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American columnist and author, wrote a great little book called The Gang That Couldn t Shoot Straight. It was a bestseller and it was about ineptitude in leadership and those who blindly follow. A
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Invasive species whether in plant or animal form pose a serious threat to our native flora and fauna, the enjoyment of our properties and sometimes to our health.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
In response to the open letter from MPP Laurie Scott: There are a lot of words in Laurie Scott s letter and I have questions about some of them.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Tell me, Ms. Scott, how many of these good paying jobs will end up in Haliburton County?
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
This editorial could easily have been titled In praise of risk-taking or Ambitious performance pays off.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
An Open Letter from MPP Laurie Scott, published May 21.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
I have had the pleasure of living in Toronto and in Haliburton County. When I first came here about 30 years ago, I was struck by some of the inequities between rural and urban education opportunities, access to health care and environmental agencies.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Our provincial government has apparently decided to ignore legitimate questions for the legislative opposition and only talk about their agenda (a lot of which wasn t discussed during the election process).
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Show some backbone. Address the outcry against these cuts. Stop painting a picture of a healthy status quo, with you smiling in photo ops alongside hard-working Ontarians in an attempt to mask your abject failure to represent our disdain in Parliament.
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