Tuesday, September 25, 2018
An email arrived at our house today, and I feel that it totally misrepresented what was said at the all-candidates meeting in Highlands East.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
I was home visiting my parents on the weekend and my mother and I went to a local apple orchard farm to pick apples. It was a beautiful, sunny day and we had a lot of fun.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Smile Cookie Week has just ended for 2018 and the Volunteer Dental Outreach for Haliburton County would like to thank Tim Hortons owner Nancy Bishop and all her amazing managers and staff for their tremendous effort and support in promoting ...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Our editorial this week.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
We don t have enough sidewalks, they re blocked in the winter and in disrepair in places. Deer and turkeys are overrunning the village. Fireworks are too frequent, loud and pollute our environment. The downtown isn t accessible. Young people aren t being
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The threat of a postal strike this week is yet another flashing sign that it s time to modernize our voting practices.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The PC government has taken Ontario by storm since winning the last election, reversing course on many initiatives that were underway. Most of the changes were unsurprising, though perhaps more swiftly implemented than expected. However, it s unlikely an
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
When I wrote my first business plan in 1996, to get on the self-employed assistance program with Haliburton County Development Corporation, I ended the submission with a paragraph about what I wanted or hoped people would say about me at my funeral. The
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Thank you for the article about pianos at the cottage! It proved nostalgic for me. My grandfather, Wilton Morse, had one at his cottage, which he built in the 1920s on Kashagawigamog. He spent every summer there until he sold in 1944.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
The recently constructed Junction Skateboard Park has become a wonderful facility providing an excellent outdoor activity for kids and youth of the community. We live close by and were able to watch the skill and care that was put into its construction.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
How very interesting Highlands East council backtracking on the short-term rental bylaw. I wonder would the forthcoming election have anything to do with causing council to scurry for cover. They once again did it all undercover without any info going to
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
In 1990 I went on my first ever silent meditation retreat for a weekend at the Guelph Centre for Spirituality. I really had no idea how that weekend was the beginning of a new career and passion with these ancient practices of meditation, yoga and qigong
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Our editorial this week: We re just days away from a major policy and cultural shift in Canada as cannabis is legalized for recreational use on Wednesday.
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.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
On Friday evening I had the pleasure of attending the Haliburton County Folk s Society concert at the Minden United Church. It was a full house from what I could tell.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
On Nov. 11, 1918, church bells rang out to mark the end of the First World War. One hundred years later, countries around the world including Canada will be coming together to again ring bells to mark the sacrifices made, the lives lost and the toll take
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, 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, October 23, 2018
No matter how you fared in the polls, the very fact that you stepped up and took a risk to improve your municipality means you ve got passion for this place.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
An opinion piece submitted by Timothy James, published Oct. 16, 2018.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
A letter to the editor from John Cowan, published Oct. 16, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
A letter to the editor from Kyle Rees, dated Oct. 16, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
A letter to the editor from Cheryl Cohoon, published Oct. 16, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
A letter to the editor from Dan Gibson, published Oct. 16, 2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Last week, Highlands East council started a new discussion about better engagement when Deputy Mayor Suzanne Partridge said she thought there should be a period of time at the beginning of each meeting set aside for members of the public to speak.
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