Thursday, August 29, 2019
With less than a month to go until Canada s largest hiking event kicks off, buzz around the 17th annual Hike Haliburton Festival (Sept.18 to 22) is getting louder.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
The Dahl Forest in Minden Hills became the setting for learning when Minden resident Jaime Bilodeau, her partner and her two-year-old daughter, Holly, set out on a hike with the Explore Kits for Kids backpack.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
The provincial government will proceed with municipal funding cuts in 2020, Premier Doug Ford confirmed during the annual Association of Municipalities conference in Ottawa last week. Those cuts will come in areas of public health and childcare and will
Thursday, August 29, 2019
The Ford government has instructed school boards that they must create exemption policies for students whose parents wish to remove them from the sex ed portion of the health and physical education curriculum. However, while Ford said during the election
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Hydro One has presented a counter-proposal to the Ontario Energy Board, as it asks the province s energy regulator to reconsider a plan to scrap a special rate class for seasonal residences.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
The Dorset branch of the Haliburton County Public Library will be converted to a library depot effective Sept. 1, and library staff will be hosting workshops to help residents with the transition.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
The provincial government plans to cut or reduce many reporting requirements nearly 100 of them for municipalities across various sectors of municipal governance, a move the province says will allow local governments to focus on what really matters, w
Thursday, August 22, 2019
After years of serving customers in the Haliburton Highlands, Wayne and Nancy McNelly, who own Nortech Home Improvements Inc., have opened a showroom in Minden.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Algonquin Highlands council is planning for the construction of a new public works garage with office space off of North Shore Road.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Surrounded by historical buildings from Minden s bygone era, Coleman Heaven made a little history for himself and the town with a podium finish (the first in recent memory) in the 2019 Canoe Kayak Whitewater National Championships held from Wednesday, Aug
Thursday, August 22, 2019
The Township of Algonquin Highlands is sending a letter to the Ministry of Transportation with its concerns about how delays with the ministry s approval process are holding up projects in the township.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Long after Dr. Dan Longboat finished his talk to a crowd of about 70 people, he was surrounded by people asking questions, shaking his hand, and posing for pictures with him.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
The Minden Hills Cultural Centre provided the setting and backdrop for a live history performance on Aug. 10. The Live History theatre company troupe customized the interactive show, called In Time, to the location and history of the area. Guests arrived
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Councillors on the county s roads committee would like to see the data collected by the county s digital radar traffic signs analyzed and if it s demonstrated that certain areas present systemic speeding issues, have that information passed to the OPP.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
While the kickoff to this year s Minden Pride was a jubilant celebration, it also came with an unfortunate reminder of why the event is held in the first place.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
An ongoing drawdown of lakes that are part of the Trent Severn Waterway feeder system, combined with evaporation, mean water levels on a number of county lakes are below average seasonal levels. July s hot, dry weather has contributed to lower-than-usual
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
A Street Fest planned for the last day of Minden s Pride Week is set to bring together a diverse community in a culmination of celebration.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Two pivotal events in the gay rights movement in North America took place in 1969 the Stonewall riots in New York City, and the decriminalization of homosexuality by the Canadian government.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
For the fourth year running, Minden will have a week filled with fun, inclusive activities and events for all to enjoy in the name of LGBTQ pride.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
The Haliburton County Development Corporation and the County of Haliburton are each receiving funding for projects through the province s Rural Economic Development (RED) program, administered through the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Roxy Campbell walks through the automatic doors of the Minden emergency department and is immediately greeted by name by nurses, who get a quick pet in. She then takes a moment to cozy up to anyone waiting at triage who might need a cuddle before she walk
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
The County of Haliburton will purchase the daycare centre in Minden, the centre continuing to operate under the auspices of Compass Early Learning and Care and undergoing a major expansion.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Organizers of Minden Pride Week s Burlesque Ball are promising an inclusive, end-of-summer dance party with fantastic costuming, fantastic performance art, world class music, world class DJing and some of Toronto s top drag queen performers.
Thursday, August 8, 2019
The township received a clean audit from Oscar Poloni, KPMG auditor, who presented to council on the 2018 financial statements. The total financial assets have increased from $10.7 million in 2017 to $11 million in 2018, according to Poloni s report summa
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Fifty children and 25 adults have benefited from the affordable housing Places for People provides since the Haliburton County charity began renting units in 2010. Currently, 12 adults and 21 kids live in the eight units spread across the four municipalit
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