Trust comes from transparency

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…

Be courageous, vote down bylaw

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…

Letter to the Editor: July 6

The best days are spent fishing To the Editor, The 2022 Canada Day Kids Fishing Derby is in the books and what a day it was! We had over 330 kids participate! The excitement and…

Letter to the Editor: June 28

The following is a Letter to the Editor published in the June 28th edition of the Minden Times. Celebrate Loud and Proud To the Editor, All around the world, Pride month draws to a close…

Letter to the Editor: June 15

The following is a Letter to the Editor published in the June 15 edition of the Minden Times. Help wanted To the Editor, Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job in Minden Hills…

Letter to the Editor: June 8

The following is a Letter to the Editor published in the June 8 edition of the Minden Times. Re:Thinking community-based elder care   To the Editor, The pandemic has shed a spotlight on our broken…

Letters to the Editor: May 25

The following is a Letter to the Editor printed in the May 25 edition of the Minden Times. Climate change survey ends soon To the Editor, Did you know that the County of Haliburton values…

Letters to the Editor: May 18

The following are letters to the editor published in the May 18 edition of the Minden Times. Ford: anti-people, anti-planet To the Editor, The Glasgow Climate Pact resulting from the Conference of the Parties 26…

Letter to the Editor: May 11

The following is a Letter to the Editor published in the May 11 edition of the Minden Times. Keeping the planet on the ballot To the Editor, “Political campaigns are designedly made into emotional orgies…

Letters to the Editor: April 27

The following are letters to the editor published in the April 27 edition of the Minden Times. A vision for the cultural centre comes to council  To the Editor, In the last few weeks over…

Letters to the Editor: April 20

The following are letters to the editor published in the April 20 edition of the Minden Times. AJG a 'proud institution' To the Editor, I was recently informed that Laurie Carmount is no longer working…

Letter to the Editor: March 30

Public boat launch has benefits To the Editor, Re: Minden Hills says no to Bob Lake boat launch (The Times, March 16) I encourage the Minden Hills council and Bob Lake Association to pursue options…

Letters to the Editor: March 23

The following are Letters to the Editor published in the March 23 edition of the Minden Times. Maintaining Haliburton’s history  To the Editor, There currently is a proposal to erase the history of one of…

Letters to the Editor: March 16

The following are Letters to the Editor published in the March 16 edition of the Minden Times. Concern for Carmount, Cultural Centre To the Editor, The following is an open letter to the mayor and…

Letter to the Editor: March 9

Honouring Hazel by helping women To the Editor, Since 1998, the YWCA has honoured Hazel’s vision of helping women pursue their dreams and overcoming barriers related to their experiences of violence and abuse. Hazel was…

Letter to the Editor: March 2

Support for the shoreline bylaw  To the Editor, On March 9, Haliburton County council will meet yet again to discuss the shoreline preservation bylaw that has been in the works for several years. The pandemic…

Letter to the Editor: Feb. 23

The following is a Letter to the Editor submitted for the Feb. 23 edition. Ice racing is family driven To the Editor,  This past Family Day weekend of 2022 saw a great group of racers…

Letter to the Editor: Feb. 16

The following is a Letter to the Editor printed in the Feb. 16 edition of the Minden Times. There is policing and then there’s policing To the Editor, Do Canadian police forces respond similarly or…

Letters to the Editor: Feb. 9

Letters to the Editor submitted to the Feb. 9 edition of the Minden Times. Big thanks to Canoe FM! To the Editor,  The Volunteer Dental Outreach for Haliburton County (VDO) would like to express deep gratitude…