Tuesday, December 10, 2019
This article is dedicated to you. You who looks after a parent, a spouse, a child, a friend or if you are someone in need of a little cheer and inspiration. Or if you are someone who loves music or a good laugh.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Last Friday marked the 30th anniversary of the deaths of 14 women at École Polytechnique in Montreal during the deadliest mass shooting in Canada s history. It s a date frequently described as a turning point, when a sense of safety was lost especially
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
It s how numbers are presented that make them useful, or misleading, to an audience. Is the glass 50 per cent full, or 50 per cent empty? Or, in Haliburton County, are we losing agricultural operations or are we gaining small scale market gardens?
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Every year I post a reading goal on the book recommendation website Goodreads. It s always 50 books. I never read 50 books. I usually manage about half that, but it s nice to have a goal. However many books I read, I always have a handful that I m eager t
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The Christmas season for many is a magical time where there is laughter, family traditions and gatherings, special foods. But for some, this season is a difficult time. A loved one will not be sitting at the dinner table this year or has not been there fo
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
I am pleased to report, that after six days, Hydro One did call me back concerning the upgrade project schedule for Sunday, Nov. 24 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Subsequently, I have spoken with three Hydro One employees.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
The yogis have always said there are causes and conditions for everything. Some people are born naturally flexible, some are born with tight hamstrings, some inherited certain body types from their grandparents and some have injuries that have caused ...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Community centres and public institutions are frequently packed with civic-minded folks when municipal all-candidates meetings are hosted in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
There is no time for procrastination, citizens of Haliburton County. We need county council to take action now to take a stand for our your future children and our global community to declare Haliburton County a leader in climate emergency.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
To the Editor, We have been fortunate in Haliburton Village to have had Christmas trees for the town donated for the last several years. Over the years, these kind folks have donated trees: Jerry Lis, Pat and Tom Marshall (several years), Leslie an
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Sometimes stories take you to interesting places, reaching people you never anticipated and taking turns that are pleasantly unexpected. Such was the case with a story we published on Private Benjamin Bird, a Haliburton man who moved out west in the early
Monday, November 11, 2019
Our editorial this week.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
One cannot help but feel great pride and simultaneously great sorrow when thinking of the Canadian liberation of Holland and the horrific conditions the Dutch lived under leading up to May 5, 1945. This spring will mark the 75th anniversary of that end
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
My friend and I went for a hike in the Queen Elizabeth Wildlands Park the other day. It was yet another beautiful fall morning. The air was fresh, the sky was blue and the fall colours were still around us. Bright reds, oranges, yellows, and greys and bro
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Most of us have a list in the back of our minds of things we would like to do in our lives: learning a new skill, travelling to far off places or sticking our neck out and doing something out of our comfort zone. We don t all get the chance, or have the g
Monday, October 21, 2019
Our editorial this week.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Sandra Dee is a white toy poodle dog that came into our lives at the age of three years old.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
I would like to give a reminder that Ontario was once one of the richest provinces until the McGuinty and Wynne Liberals won and then years later, after spending what they thought was free money, has now made Ontario a have-not province.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Richard WAGAMESE (1955- 2017) was an Ojibway from the Wabaseemoong First Nation in Northwest Ontario who is recognized as a foremost First Nations author and storyteller. I am currently reading a book of his called Embers - One Ojibway s Meditations.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Unlike the leaders debates, which are so aggressive and partisan that many people avoid them or change the channel in frustration, the local candidates meeting last week was a refreshing, smooth-running affair, filled for the most part with talk ...
Thursday, October 10, 2019
I spent my public school years living and growing up in Wilberforce.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Our government deficit and debt are becoming important topics as we approach the federal election.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
OK, so will you vote in the upcoming federal election on Oct. 21? Many of you are too busy with your everyday life to learn about the issues that matter and so you won t even bother voting.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
It s important for the general public to understand that people communicate in different ways, and essential that we learn more about complex communication needs.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
A letter to the editor from Pat Brezina of Minden.
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