Democracy works with compromises

To the Editor, In response to a letter concerning Haliburton County’s shoreline protection bylaw in the last issue of this paper:It is not surprising that the operators of a tree service company, when speaking with…

Leadership needs next generation

To the Editor, In regards to the July 26 article Vacant council nomination positions concern Roberts, I would like to have a letter to the editor included in support and toward action for this concern…

Respect for everyone wanted

To the Editor, Members of Haliburton’s environmental community noted in letters to local media as early as July 21, that the shoreline preservation bylaw would be on the agenda for the Aug. 10 special meeting…

Shoreline bylaw falls short

To the Editor, At Haliburton County Council’s April 27 meeting, six of eight councillors indicated they’d prefer final consideration of the contentious shoreline preservation bylaw be deferred to the incoming post-election council (so that it…

Pass the shoreline bylaw!

To the Editor,  Our elected representatives on Haliburton County’s council are expected to put the draft shoreline preservation bylaw to a vote as early as Wednesday, Aug. 10. This bylaw must be accepted as soon…

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…