Third case of COVID-19 confirmed in HKPR

By Chad Ingram As of the afternoon of Thursday March 19there were three confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus within the jurisdictionof the Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit. Two cases both women in…

Gatherings cancelled to prevent COVID-19 spread

By Sue Tiffin Across the country efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus have come in the form of closures cancellations and as of March 17 a provincial state of emergency. Effective March 18…

Loans available for businesses affected by COVID-19 

If your business or organization has or will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic you may be interested to know about an emergency loan program being developed by the Haliburton County Development Corporation. “Details will…

MH declares state of emergency over COVID-19

By Chad Ingram The Township of Minden Hills hasdeclared a state of emergency amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Certainly with the [provincial]declaration at 8:30 yesterday morning this went to whole otherlevel” Mayor Brent Devolin told…

AH closes admin office to public

By Chad Ingram The Township of Algonquin Highlands has closed its administration office on North Shore Road to the public amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made at a March 17 meeting of…