Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock provincial election candidates respond to chamber questions
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Dysart open to encourage future housing developments

By Darren LumThe multi-unit dwelling by Hot Pond Enterprises Corporation is poised to move forward after a discussion by Dysart et al councillors was held about fee rebate incentives for its development with for 18…

Haliburton Echo earns a second place among Ontario…

The Haliburton County Echo and Minden Times took home several awards at the Ontario Community Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers (OCNA) Contest on April 29.A special ceremony was held virtually during the OCNA spring convention last…

Cooperation yields clarity on service delivery

By Darren LumThe following are news briefs from the Highlands East special meeting of council on April 19, held virtually. After several months of collaboration, Highlands East staff presented the consolidated planning fees for Zoning…

Highlands East welcomes hybrid meetings

By Darren LumIn-person meetings return, but virtual option will continue for meetingsThe Municipality of Highlands East is providing an electronic option for people interested in attending council meetings wherever they may be.With an amendment to…

Council information session encourages involvement

By Vivian CollingsThere were 55 committed citizens that took the first step in leading the Highlands to a new future.The importance of being involved in community council was highlighted at the So You Want to…

Chamber executive director welcomes challenge

By Darren LumThe new Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce’s executive director Robert Gaudette is excited at the opportunity to help local businesses move forward.“I think it’s an interesting time to come in because I think…

Haliburton Home and Cottage Show is back

By Jerelyn CradenThe highly anticipated Haliburton Home and Cottage Show (HHCS) is back at the Haliburton Curling Club’s A.J. LaRue arena for a three-day run -- Friday to Sunday, June 3 to 5 – after…

Goat power for a healthy habitat

By Vivian Collings Barnum Creek Nature Reserve is going with green power in a big way this summer with six healthy four-legged eaters. Relatives Juniper, Maple, Apple, Pear, Cedar, and Walnut (Wally) will be joining…

Provincial election candidates ready

By Stephen PetrickIt’s party time!Ontario Premier Doug Ford is expected to visit the Lieutenant Governor any day now and ask for an election to be called, meaning Ontarians will soon go to the polls to…

Retired HHSS teacher Tom Regina leads Green Party…

Regina said he’s “green behind the ears as well as Green in the heart” to represent Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock ridingBy Darren Lum Tom Regina is bringing his local teaching experience to the political realm this coming…

Echo wins five Ontario newspaper awards

Echo/Times team wins a combined eight awards, and honourable mention Results from the OCNA BNC awards: General excellence - Haliburton Echo - 2nd placeComments: "From Page 1 throughout, the Haliburton County Echo is a great…

Recognizing support to help those with cancer

By Darren LumThere was plenty of appreciation that was shared at a recent Abbey Retreat Centre virtual meeting, which was recognize the supporters of a pilot-program for people with cancer and its success.In 2021, the…

Haliburton Real Easy Ryders welcomes new members

By Darren LumGet rolling with the Haliburton Real Easy Ryders (HRER) this cycling season to meet new people who share a love and interest for riding.The recreational group of cyclists are encouraging new members to…