Wednesday, July 11, 2018
With a new council term beginning late this year, it is time to have a widespread discussion about initiating the amalgamation of Haliburton County s four lower-tier municipalities into a single-tier government.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
There are just more than three months to go before marijuana becomes legal in Ontario and throughout the country, and it s clear there are still myriad unanswered questions about just how everything will work.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
The message Brian Kelly, sustainability manager for Durham Region, shared at the Environment Haliburton! presentation on July 5 was a dismal one. Current changes to our environment due to climate changes are locked-in, and without immediate, drastic chan
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
To his credit, Premier Doug Ford, in the short time since he became leader of the province in early June, has made good or started making good on a number of his election promises.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
It has been an unbelievable summer of stunning successes for me in cottage country. The best and greatest ever. No one ever has done, or will do, better.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The community was shocked last Friday by the abrupt announcement that the board of the Ontario Early Years Centre for Haliburton Victoria Brock would close the licensed childcare centre in Minden, effective this Friday.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Despite the troubles facing it earlier this year, the Ontario PC party quickly and easily swept its way to a majority government last week.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
The provincial election campaign is officially underway and in just less than a month s time, we ll know who Ontario s next premier will be.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
My great-grandfather bought a lot on the eastern shore of Halls Lake in 1932, for five bucks.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
While we often refer to and perhaps think of the three levels of government as distinct and separate, they are inextricably interconnected. What happens at one level can, and does, have implications at another.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Kathleen Wynne shocked Ontarians last weekend by admitting a blunt truth; after Thursday, the day this column is published in the paper, she will no longer be premier of the province.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The nomination period for October s municipal elections is over, and the lists of candidates for Minden Hills and Algonquin Highlands are in. You can find them in a story in this week s edition, but also published on the township s websites.
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Minden Hills council has awarded the contract for a major renovation of the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena and Minden Hills Community Centre, in a move that seems a little hasty.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Last week, a wave of furor ripped across the country, as Conservative leader Andrew Scheer attempted to demonize Trudeau s Liberals for allowing the murderer of Tori Stafford to be transferred from a medium security prison to a facility being referred to
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
After hearing a presentation about a partnership between ride sharing company Uber and the Town of Innisfil, Haliburton County councillors recently asked to hear more about the arrangement, requesting more information from the involved parties.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
A number of recurring themes have arisen at municipal all-candidates meetings in the county during the past few weeks.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Signage is undoubtedly being collected throughout Haliburton County as I write this, as the proverbial dust of another series of municipal elections settles over the community.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Last week, the Lindsay office of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP and Ontario Labour Minister Laurie Scott was vandalized; windows smashed, the front customer service area ransacked.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Earlier this week, Ontario MP Leona Alleslev crossed the floor in the House of Commons, leaving Justin Trudeau s Liberal government, to join the Conservative benches.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
On Monday, Premier Doug Ford held a press conference that was nothing short of exceptional; exceptional in a bad way.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Doug Ford s buck-a-beer pledge is the stupidest bit of political tokenism he has produced so far.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
This week marks the third annual Minden Pride, a celebration of inclusion and diversity that began as a picnic two summers ago, and has blossomed into a weeklong series of events.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
The county s newspapers and radio stations are once again uniting to present a series of candidates meetings in the lead-up to municipal elections on Oct. 22.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The Township of Minden Hills should dispose of the Scotch Line landfill Mountain Lake seagulls. Let s just say it, or, in my case, write it.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
The next federal election is just less than a year away, but already it seems evident that certain issues such as carbon taxation and immigration policy will play a large role.
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