Tuesday, January 19, 2016
If the federal government is going to change the electoral system, then Canadians should have a vote, says Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
It was a familiar discussion. Haliburton County councillors are torn on how to handle a grant request from the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association, which operates the Haliburton fish hatchery.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The OPP and the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) are launching what they re calling Provincial Snowmobile Safety Week from Jan. 16 to 24.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Algonquin Highlands will not be partnering with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry on the maintenance of Sherborne Lake Road, south of Dorset.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The executive director of the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team says the organization is managing amid provincial cutbacks.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Councillors on Haliburton County s finance and correspondence committee are recommending the municipality contribute an extra $280,000 to reserves in 2016, which would result in a 3.85 per cent tax rate increase at the upper tier level.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
A 51-year-old Tillsonburg man is dead after a snowmobile crash in Gelert on Monday, Jan. 18. According to the Haliburton Highlands OPP, just before 2 p.m. a snowmobiler travelling west on the Haliburton County Rail Trail entered the intersection at
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Two area not-for-profits and one municipality are moving forward with community projects after their applications were accepted by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Bernie and Jim Davis are avid travellers and wherever they go they are interacting with frontline staff at restaurants, grocery stores and gas stations. Their impression of any town or region is shaped by the interactions they have with the workers they e
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Haliburton County will likely be closing its tourist information centre on Highway 35. It s just a matter of when. Members of the county s tourism committee received a report on the future of the centre from tourism director Amanda Virtanen during a
Monday, January 18, 2016
A Minden family has lost their home and a pet after a fire destroyed a house on South Lake on Jan. 12. Minden Hills fire chief Doug Schell said the department got the first call regarding the blaze in the Whispering Pines neighbourhood off Hamilton Ro
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Recently elected Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale told Algonquin Highlands councillors last week he ll be working to get local townships as much of the billions of stimulus dollars being dished out by the Liberal government as possible.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Burnout, says Erin Lynch, explaining the decision to close the Art Hive along Highway 118 in Algonquin Highlands. Predominantly, it s burnout.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
When a young person ages out of the Big Brothers Big Sisters program before ever being matched with an adult, it breaks Alyssa Wilson s heart.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
County councillors have granted a request for relief from the the municipality s tree-cutting bylaw for the clearing of six acres of a red pine plantation in Algonquin Highlands.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Algonquin Highlands council has lent its support to a high-speed Internet expansion deal between Haliburton County and Bell and the township will reimburse the county for service fees for Algonquin Highlands buildings that will benefit from the project.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
After just a couple of hours, talks between the Trillium Lakelands District School Board and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation ended.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Do you regularly hitch rides with friends or give rides to others?
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Haliburton County is entering into a new agreement with Bell for the provision of high-speed Internet to a number of publicly owned buildings that will increase the number of public wireless hotspots in the municipality.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Minden Hills councillors passed a resolution supporting the Blue Dot movement, a campaign from the David Suzuki Foundation calling on municipal governments to encourage provincial governments to encourage the federal government to add the right to clean e
Thursday, January 28, 2016
The Minden Hills Cultural Centre will get hit with a big funding cut in 2016 and likely one next year as well.During a Jan. 28 meeting, Minden Hills council ordered community services director Mark Coleman to cut $50,000 from the cultural centre s $3
Thursday, January 28, 2016
The Minden Hills Cultural Centre will get hit with a big funding cut in 2016 and likely one next year as well.
Monday, February 1, 2016
Haliburton County councillors passed the municipality s 2016 budget during a Jan. 27 meeting and that budget includes a $10,000 grant for the Haliburton Highlands Outdoors Association for the operation of the Haliburton fish hatchery.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Haliburton County will close its tourist information centre along Highway 35 in Minden at the end of the year. County councillors made that decision during a Jan. 27 council meeting.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
International Angelman Day takes place on February 15, and Minden Hills celebrates IAD on Feb. 13 with a party hosted by service clubs, teachers, businesses, organizations, individuals, the town, neighbouring towns and two tired moms.
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