Inflation!

To the Editor, Last time Dougie Ford was seeking election, he rained $20 bills on Toronto social housing residents - presumably his money. This time he’s mailing three-figure cheques to every driver - assuredly our…

Less studying, more action

To the Editor, The socio-economic challenges facing the county are quite clear (and have been known for many years). I applaud hiring a data co-ordinator to mine the trove of information, but it will be…

Shadows

“All the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow,” Leo Tolstoy said.In the field of energy medicine we work with the subtle body, the vast inner universe that is within each of…

Editorial resonates

To the Editor, Thank you for your excellent editorial Remember what’s good – just what we need to hear in these dark days as we all tire of two years of lock downs. . You…

Big thanks to Canoe FM!

To the Editor, The Volunteer Dental Outreach for Haliburton County (VDO) would like to express deep gratitude to Canoe FM for once again selecting our charity (among several others) as a recipient of Radio Bingo.…

Policing, left vs. right

To the Editor, Do Canadian police forces respond equally to right versus left social movement protests, and civil disobedience? Our media has closely followed policing of the “Freedom Convoy”:“RCMP and CSIS view a number of activist…

Support for op-ed on shoreline bylaw

To the Editor, Brian Atkins’ op-ed Other priorities more important than shoreline bylaw in the Feb. 1 issue of the Echo was an excellent commentary on the proposed shoreline bylaw, and our local governments’ continued…

We’ve been here before

To the Editor, I’ve been doing what many others have likely been doing during the pandemic - projects that I’ve been meaning to turn my attention to. One of them is working through a box…

Government needs to wake up

To the Editor, Like many of your readers, we are stunned by the unprecedented severe storms and the resulting mud slides and flooding that has occurred in BC. We listened to experts and BC residents…

Kudos to businesses

To the Editor, In the spring of 2019, Concerned Citizens of Haliburton County surveyed local merchants to ascertain their use of plastics. We followed up with letters to all newspapers to offer congratulations to those…

Never waste a good crisis

To the Editor, There is an old adage that goes way back in time and that has been used by political leaders of all stripes. That adage is, “never waste a good crisis.” The basic…