Thursday, August 24, 2017
BUSINESS --- Thousands of summer campers have made lifelong memories once again in Haliburton County. And, despite a rainy 2017, the economic impact of this quintessential highlands activity remains unqualified, but no doubt high.
Friday, August 18, 2017
BUSINESS --- Haliburton’s Independent Gas Bar is under new ownership and will soon be converted to the Mobil brand. It’s one of 213 stations recently sold by Loblaw to Brookfield Business Partners for $540 million.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
NEWS --- White Birches Cottages, a family-run cottage resort minutes from Algonquin Park on Oxtongue Lake, is bracing itself for the fall colours and the thousands of visitors they attract.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
NEWS --- After making national headlines for being able to trademark the name Haliburton, Minden resident Michael Stinson has decided to transfer the trademark to the County of Haliburton.
Monday, June 26, 2017
BUSINESS --- Residents and business owners on Oxtongue Lake responded with a resounding yes when asked if they supported closing nearby roads to local traffic during the fall colour season.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
NEWS: Sometimes it takes a different point of view to identify strengths and weaknesses in a community, and Dysart is hoping for that feedback when a diverse group of volunteers from the Township of Georgian Bay visit the area late July.
Friday, June 16, 2017
NEWS --- It’s a challenge for non-profit organizations in the county to hire students. But it just got a whole lot easier with $348,000 in Canada Summer Jobs funding.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
BUSINESS --- The director of Camp Can-Aqua in Cardiff wasn’t happy to find out that a ground mount solar project will one day be installed near the property.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
NEWS --- Victoria Hawley works a minimum wage job in Haliburton and thinks an increase to $15-an-hour would be a really positive thing for many county workers.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
BUSINESS --- If you’re getting older and thinking about retirement but not sure who’s going to take over the business, an upcoming series may prove helpful.
Monday, February 6, 2017
BUSINESS -- The Haliburton Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) will form a committee to ensure it spends all of its promotions budget in 2017.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
BUSINESS -- Wednesday was the first official day of winter, but the season felt like it was already here a couple of weeks ago following heavy snowfall and temperatures in the negative double digits.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
NEWS -- An unassuming house on West Road in Minden Hills got a major upgrade recently that will help its owners, Places for People, save around $4,000 in energy costs.