Days into staying at home to stay safe and help prevent the spread of coronavirus, Brent Coltman, a guitar player and musician who regularly jammed when community could gather had the idea of sharing a video or two of the songs he was playing on Facebook.
The 2020 Haliburton School of Art + Design summer program will be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fleming College announced the change today regarding more than 300 week-long and weekend courses that occur May through September every year.
The Haliburton County Home Builders Association, along with the Ontario Home Builders Association, says it s supportive of the provincial government s decision to restrict construction activities in Ontario amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
Nancy Therrien was adapting library programming to allow for greater physical distancing as recommendations to stay home came into effect before March Break when the library programming was cancelled altogether. Not long after that, the library doors woul
It takes 40 litres of sap to make one litre of syrup and the ideal conditions for high yields is cold nights and warm days. Haliburton County has seen its fair share of such weather and area producers have been the beneficiaries of strong sap flow.
To help Ontarians navigating the difficult realities in the wake of COVID-19, the Ontario government has announced an expansion of online and virtual mental health supports, including Canadian Mental Health Association s BounceBack program.
Haliburton Highlands Health Services Community Programs has launched a new website to provide all residents of Haliburton County with up-to-date information and resources during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Like many residents of Haliburton County, political leaders have been working from home amid the coronavirus outbreak, and while regular processes including council meetings have been suspended for the time being, municipal work continues.
Trillium Lakelands District School Board staff are putting the pieces in place to support students to study from home as the Ontario government announced Tuesday that schools will not reopen until May 4 at the earliest.
In a letter distributed through social media channels over the weekend, the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team reached out to seasonal residents, asking them to think about the limited resources available in the county before they decide to come to t
At least nine residents of the Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon have died of complications related to COVID-19 as of the afternoon of March 31, and more than 20 of the home s staff had tested positive for the virus, making it the worst outbreak in the
Fitness class was like any other except for one electronic twist. Instead of everyone coming to the Minden studio to see Meghan Reid of Just Movement Fitness, several of her students went online, watching her on their computers as they curled soup cans in
Marilyn Bagshaw lists what she and husband Tom have been doing in the past two weeks of isolation at home: defrosted the freezer, put summer lights on the deck, cleaned the top of a closet out, discarded 20 years of old income tax papers, transplanted som
Archie Stouffer Elementary School started the week with a challenge to the school community set forth by Quinn and Eleanor Higgins: create a display of hearts in windows at home and workplaces throughout the area to help honour what the school s social me
After he turns on the light to head down to his basement, Moose FM morning host Rick Lowes jokes to listeners at home tuning in to his Basement Broadcasts this week that he s been receiving some production notes - from his wife, especially on the video
A Minden business has come under substantial public criticism after a COVID-19-related post was made to its Facebook page, calling the disease a hoax and encouraging social gathering at its Bobcaygeon Road location.
County residents Carolyn Langdon and Marty Scheller were relieved to be back in Canada as they arrived at Pearson International Airport on Sunday, March 22, part of the wave of more than a million Canadians and permanent residents returning last week.
Shortages are a serious worry during this coronavirus pandemic. Many places report not having enough medical equipment, hospital capacity, or even masks, gloves and gowns for doctors and nurses as the number of infections soar.
It s been a wild and surreal week, as the scope and magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic becomes clearer and clearer to Canadians, instructions from governments for people to remain home become stricter, and social activity slows to nearly nil.
The local health unit is reporting the death of an individual in City of Kawartha Lakes related to COVID-19.
The individual, a man in his 80s, was admitted to Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay on March 19 after presenting with a high fever and influenz
As of the morning of March 20, there remained six confirmed cased of the COVID-19 virus within the jurisdiction served the by the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit, none within the County of Haliburton.
Across the country, efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus have come in the form of closures, cancellations and as of March 17, a provincial state of emergency. Effective March 18, the federal government planned to close the border to non-citize
With the announcement of school being closed for two weeks after March Break, educators and parents began pulling together online resources to help kids continue to learn while being at home, including many that offered free memberships due to the outbre
If your business or organization has or will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be interested to know about an emergency loan program being developed by the Haliburton County Development Corporation.
A first impression review of Minden garnered largely positive results through what is known as the First Impressions Community Exchange, or FICE, a program offered through the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit confirmed on March 13 the first positive case of COVID-19 in the region. The affected individual is a woman in her 60s who is a resident of Northumberland County.