Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The Ford government s planned lowering of apprenticeship ratios and dismantling of the Ontario College of Trades is very welcome news to the Haliburton County Home Builders Association, and the changes will likely result in more construction job openings
Thursday, November 8, 2018
A huge whiteboard set up next to the entranceway and alongside the busy path to the washroom facilities and dartboards draws the attention of anyone sitting in the common room at the Minden Legion. On it, a chart of dates, times and locations is filled wi
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Tens of thousands of dollars from the Rural Economic Development program will be flowing to the Haliburton Highlands through three initiatives, MPP Laurie Scott said during an announcement on Friday, Nov. 9.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
In Ontario, about 1.8 million people living with disabilities could be filling in gaps in the workforce, if they would be hired.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
A living wage in Haliburton County for a family of four is estimated to be $5 higher than Ontario s current minimum wage.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP and Ontario Labour Minister Laurie Scott is keeping her labour portfolio amid a number of changes in high-profile cabinet positions during a shuffle by Premier Doug Ford, which took place Monday morning.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Realtor Andrea Strano has been elected the new president of the board for the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Bonnie View Inn s chef Jay Picard is looking to draw more people to an industry near and dear to his heart with the launch a Haliburton County and Area Hospitality Industry Association.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
The first thing you see when you drive up the steep hill to Don Kerr s 100-acre property is not the cats. It s more likely the party of bright blue jays, flocking around the food he has scattered for them.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
As Craig Smith sits under the pavilion at the Minden baseball diamonds, surrounded by tournaments being played in part to raise funds for him during his recovery from a construction accident
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
The Ford government is scrapping mandatory firefighting training certification regulations that, under the Wynne government, were set to come into effect in 2019.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Nearly 1,100 septic systems were inspected during the first year of a four-year, mandatory septic re-inspection program in Algonquin Highlands.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Fall foliage, or rather the thousands of visitors the colourful leaves attract to the area each autumn, continues to be an issue in Algonquin Highlands township. So, fall colours are turning out to be the bane of our existence, Mayor Carol Moffatt said
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
The Scotch Line landfill in Minden Hills will have a large deficit for 2018, and it will be up to the township s new council to figure out how that deficit is handled.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Algonquin Highlands Deputy Mayor Liz Danielsen will be warden of Haliburton County for 2019, or at least in all likelihood.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
The main buildings of Miners Bay Lodge resort on Hwy. 35 are so recognizable to passersby that if something is amiss with the iconic scene, they take notice. Especially if what they re seeing is a destroyed front porch and a cube van on its side on the f
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
One hundred caring kids in Haliburton County are coming together to make a difference in the community and learn the importance of philanthropy.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
A proposal from the Haliburton County Snowmobile Association requesting that the Township of Minden Hills allow the association to use unopened road allowances for approximately seven kilometres of new trails near Minden is causing concern among some resi
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The Ford government has tabled legislation proposing changes to firefighting services, legislation that is welcome news to small communities across Ontario including the municipalities of Haliburton County.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
A decision by the provincial government to place a pause on some funding, which includes the Parent Outreach (PRO) grant, is leaving local school and parent councils scrambling to make up the difference. During question period last month, Education Min
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
What will become of the Dorset branch of the Haliburton County Public Library will be a decision for the next Algonquin Highlands council.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Beloved magical nanny Mary Poppins is coming to Haliburton next summer, opening the 20th season of the Highlands Summer Festival with a musical the whole family will enjoy.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
With snowfall in the county beginning in earnest last week, residents may want to remember that if their parked vehicles interfere with snow removal operations, those vehicles can be towed.
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Safeguarding yourself against unhealthy levels of radon exposure will go a long way to decreasing your chance of developing lung cancer says Health Canada, which is raising the issue this November with its national radon awareness program during the Natio
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Last week marked the final Dysart et al and Haliburton County council meetings for longtime Mayor (previously Reeve) Murray Fearrey.
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