Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott is glad that victims of human trafficking in Ontario will have greater recourse after the government passed Bill 96, the Anti-Human Trafficking Act, into law in Queen s Park last week.
The group from Haliburton arrived in Japan just as the cherry blossoms were unfurling on the trees. It had been a cool spring and the iconic pink flowers were late to bloom, but right on time for the Canadian visitors.
Ontario has eight species of bats and all of them have been spotted in the Haliburton Highlands. However, in recent years, half of the province s bat species have been classified as endangered due to a fast-moving illness called white-nose syndrome.
The Haliburton County Red Wolves held their annual recognition awards ceremony on May 7 in the great hall at Fleming College s Haliburton campus where 70 people applauded the efforts of the members and volunteers who make everything possible.
Organizing a massed choir of 150 people from three different towns was a monumental project, but moving that choir and 450 concert attendees the day of the event added to the exhilaration of planning for A Canadian Choral Celebration organizers.
People of all ages and walks of life put their best superhero foot forward a few weeks ago to show six-year-old Rowan Pettinella he is not alone as he recovers from serious health complications experienced a month ago.
Dysart s public meeting committee has again deferred making a recommendation on an application from The Lighthouse Pentecostal Church for a zoning change that would see the church move into the former home of Millennium Fitness on Harmony Road.
It s their commitment to supporting youth to contribute to their community, help fund their future goals and work toward learning life and work skills that earned McKecks an Employer of the Year Award from the Employment Ontario Eastern Regional Group.
Two familiar faces at Stuart Baker Elementary School have retired, after more than 60 combined years working in the education system. Peggy Barrette, principal, and Alison Rae, secretary, finished their 29- and 33-year-long careers, respectively, in April
Just before she took to the stage, Leopoldina Dobrzensky said, when you speak, you should always wear colour.
But the audience at the CFUW open meeting on April 20 hung on every word she spoke, and not just because of her elegant red suit.
They say muscle has memory. That first summer at home in the wilderness, my body proved this to be true, as it magically regained its athletic form from years past. Despite my cumbersome third trimester belly, I was springing stairs ...
Sneaker-clad toes tapped in time as the jazz ensemble bopped their way through Jump, Jive an Wail, saxophones in conversation with trumpets, conductor Melissa Stephens summoning one section and then swinging her body to launch the next.
The Red Hawks Robotics Team members are feeling satisfied and fulfilled from their experience at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) 2017 Ontario District North Bay FRC event from April 6 to 8.
Robin Carmount smiles as he looks across the room where more than 20 boys and girls from Grade 4 to 8 laugh and shriek with delight playing ball hockey. They re using equipment purchased with money donated by the Rotary Club of Haliburton.
The Haliburton County Farmers Market Association is constantly growing expanding into new markets and finding new ways to present local food to eager patrons. Research has been a part of their success; little is done without great care and thought.