The Ontario government is proposing changes to the province s building code, changes it says are aimed at streamlining customer service and providing consistency around the building process, but which are causing some concern with municipal building offic
Well, it s almost that time of year again. The 53rd annual Minden Christmas Bird Count is quickly approaching, and will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14. This count will be one of thousands that will take place across North America over a three week period. O
The following are brief reports of items discussed during a Dec. 5 meeting of the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Board.
The Ford government continues its streamlining of the province s health-care system, which is planned to include the eventual
The union representing secondary school teachers says its members at certain school boards, including Trillium Lakelands District School Board, will participate in a second one-day strike on Wednesday, Dec. 11, if a deal cannot be made with the provincial
The Haliburton Highlands Land Trust announced last week that it had received a grant for more than $36,000 from Environment and Climate Change Canada to map and evaluate the Kendrick Creek Wetland Complex with the goal of having the area designated a prov
Each Thanksgiving weekend, members of the Maple, Beech and Cameron Lake Area Property Owners Association (MBC) gather at St. Peter s Church at Maple Lake and, along with congregation members, collect food and money that is then dropped off at the Minden
Treasurer Elaine Taylor presented an updated 2020 draft budget to councillors, which included a number of changes from a first draft budget she d presented to council earlier this fall. The changes, a series of increases and decreases on various line item
Following Harvest Haliburton s Food and Agriculture economic development forum held this past March, a diverse collective of community organizers and leaders gathered again to collaborate, this time on action plans for next steps toward local food marketi
Lorraine Turcotte s floral work can be seen adding fresh flair throughout the county, from the streets of Kinmount, to the hallway of the county building, and in homes, businesses and at weddings throughout the area.
Even though the Red Hawks senior girls volleyball team lost a core group of players from its Central Ontario Secondary School Associations championship finalist team, head coach Steve Smith isn t lowering expectations this year.
Last week, viewers watching Salvage Kings, a Canadian television series that features demolition and salvage teams from Priestly Demolition Inc., caught a glimpse of Minden in a segment featuring a rare British-American oil collection that once belonged t
There is an increasing trend of young families moving to the county and starting small farms, members of council heard from Larry Clarke and Jean Neville, also a Minden Hills councillor, as they made a presentation on behalf of Harvest Haliburton.
For 30 years, SIRCH Community Services has had a mission. As needs in the community become apparent, especially gaps and issues affecting those most vulnerable, SIRCH often develops and implements programs to help.
Sue Shikaze, health promoter with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge district health unit updated county council on Sept. 25 on her work with a new portfolio at the health unit that focuses on climate change and health through a climate change health vu
An experiment using a hired company to help control tourist traffic during the busy fall foliage season in Algonquin Highland has proven effective, staff say, with the township s director of parks, rec and trails saying he d like to repeat the practice ne
Following a housing summit that took place in West Guilford on Oct. 18, Algonquin Highlands Mayor Carol Moffatt asked fellow county councillors if there was any interest in a county-created housing task force.
On Oct. 17, the Ministry of Health announced $68 million in funding for small- and medium-sized hospitals across the province. Haliburton Highlands Health Services received one-time funding of $99,000, which CEO Carolyn Plummer said in her October report
Canadian mystery novelist Barbara Fradkin was singing the praises of the library at the Friends of the Haliburton County Public Library Gala on Sunday, Oct. 27 at Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre in Haliburton.
Nick Sutcliffe said The Kanta Chronicles represents the greatest accomplishment in his life.
The Carnarvon resident s epic debut novel is set in the fictional world of Bolfodier and spans two generations, focusing on the lives of four members of the Hou
The Halls and Hawk Property Owners Association has asked Algonquin Highlands council to revisit its decision to close the Hawk Lake landfill in two years time, converting it to a transfer station instead, but council will stand by its decision.
The County of Haliburton will proceed with the replacement of the bridge along Little Hawk Lake Road (County Road 13) with both federal and provincial funding in place to help with the cost of the project.