Vaccines approved, appointments open for kids

By Sue Tiffin Health Canada has approved Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged five to 11. In a much anticipated announcement last Friday, Pfizer’s Comirnaty became the first COVID-19 vaccine authorized in Canada for a…

Pond hockey plans for return

By Darren Lum “Pondimonium” is back and the hope is it serves as another step towards life before the pandemic, said John Teljeur, organizer of the Canadian National Pond Hockey Championships. After a two-year hiatus,…

MH council asks for accelerated climate action

By Sue Tiffin At a Nov. 11 meeting of Minden Hills council, Korey McKay presented to Minden Hills council an update on the development of the community climate action plan. McKay, Haliburton County’s climate change…

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 17

Letters to the Editor published in the Nov. 17 edition of the Minden Times. A fun moment for the kids  To the Editor, Thank you!!! I brought the paper into the before school program this…

Finding love that led to Haliburton County :…

By Sue Tiffin It was 75 years ago that Betty Inglis, along with her four-month-old daughter, Heather, boarded a ship out of Liverpool bound for Canada. The long-awaited journey would take them from Nairn, in…

Getting a grip on education with boot camp

By Darren Lum When Grade 12 Haliburton Highlands Secondary School student Grace Hudson started the day, she didn’t think she would enjoy plumbing, but that changed after she participated in the Tools in the Trades…

Good news, bad news for HHSS sports and…

By Darren Lum After close to two years living with pandemic restrictions, life at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School is returning to a place where athletic teams, social and service clubs and inter-school sports with an…

Red Hawks ahead of the game

HHSS name change resulted from concern about Indigenous representation By Darren Lum Decades before other colleges, universities and professional sports teams such as the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League, the Cleveland Indians of…