Dailloux named Deputy Mayor for AH
Dailloux named Deputy Mayor for AH

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Dailloux named Deputy Mayor for AH

By Emily Stonehouse Algonquin Highlands will have a new face in the role of deputy mayor. Jennifer Dailloux, who previously served as Councillor Ward 3 for the area was nominated for deputy mayor by Councillor…

Minden Council faces a fresh start

By Emily Stonehouse Minden Council faces a fresh startThere’s a new mayor in town for Minden Hills, and he is ready to hit the ground running. Mayor Bob Carter, who ran unopposed in the municipal…

Of leaders and bucklers

By James Matthews Leading in the best of times is difficult enough. Leading in these hard-scratch economic times takes a toll beyond my comprehension.For the best leaders, anyway.Newly minted mayors and councillors in Haliburton County…

Highlander of the Year awarded to advocate for…

By Emily Stonehouse Robin Carmount has officially been named the Highlander of the Year at the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala, held this past Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Bonnie View Inn. “It…

Highlands Christmas Shindig is back

By Jerelyn Craden The show must go on, and it did, and it will again on Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Northern Lights Pavilion! Now in its ninth year, Fuel for Warmth’s signature community fundraiser…

EH! to address wetlands and politics at AGM

By Clem Grob It’s no secret that the Gull River often floods in the spring, leaving residents and business owners worried about when the next will be.A natural feature of Haliburton County can help prevent…

County hears townships’ feedback to common signage plan

By James Matthews The lower tier municipalities that make up Haliburton County have concerns about common countywide signage. Scott Ovell, director of economic development, updated county council on progress toward establishing a wayfinding signage plan…

Stedmans staying in Minden

By Emily Stonehouse The Stedmans name will not be leaving the downtown core of Minden any time soon. According to the new owner of the business, Faisal Rasool, while he did intend to originally change…

County creates new position to monitor lake health

By James Matthews Haliburton County has created a planning technologist position for the Lake Health Monitoring Program. Council agreed to the new administrative position Nov. 9 during a special meeting. Funding for the position has…

Of masks, decency, and the Tory heel

By James Matthews Just wear the mask. It’s the decent thing to do for the people around you. Go ahead: Put it on when you venture close to or within a crowd. If not for…

How to shiver correctly

By Steve Galea Now that the cold weather has finally arrived, new deer hunters might need a reminder on how to shiver correctly. As any veteran deer hunter can attest, this is one of the…

Finding a new way of living

By Jim Poling I’m not one for rewatching a movie, no matter how good it might have been. Especially if it is a remake. I made an exception recently and ordered up the 2021 remake…

Bob Omar Tunnoch’s must-see exhibit

By Jerelyn Craden If I didn’t know that Bob “Omar” Tunnoch was a two-time Juno award-winning musician and songwriter, a founding member of the Canadian blues band, Fathead, and a visual artist whose paintings can…

Girls basketball team hopes for a rebound at…

By Vivian Collings Suffering a loss at their Kawartha final game, the Haliburton Highlands Secondary School girls basketball team is still celebrating. The school hasn’t had a girls basketball team for ten years until now,…

CUPE workers back in schools

By James Matthews Students at Trillium Lakelands district schools were provided asynchronous work on Monday to get through a labour dispute that affected schools, but schools are now back open. Premier Doug Ford offered to…

Of humbug, Jim Reeves, and how it’s suggested…

By James Matthews A thought or two about Christmas. I hear readers protesting: Jeez, can’t we get a little more beyond Halloween before talk of Christmas? I get it. But, the shopping centres, the big box…

Bin there, done that

By Steve Galea Like many hunters and anglers, when it comes to hunting and fishing gear, I have a lot. I actually have so much that you could probably do a two-part episode of Hoarders…