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Where to get The Highlander

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To do what we can for social distancing, we've consolidated our distribution to the following pick-up points. We're sorry if your newspaper...

Updated list of closures and cancellations

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The Province said all non-essential businesses must close before midnight March 24. The Province of Ontario declared a state...

Seniors seek long-term financial support

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Seniors advocates are welcoming a $500 one-time payment from the federal government but...

Libraries plan for reopening

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The Haliburton County Public Library (HCPL) is planning for reopening but staff are...

Haliburton County getting back in business

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Haliburton County’s construction and retail sectors began further reopening May 19 after the...

COVID-19 costly for Algonquin Highlands

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NEWS --- Algonquin Highlands treasurer Jean Hughes will table a report to the May 21 meeting on the cost of COVID-19 to the township.

Sweet soap helping community cooks

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Treehouse Soap owner Lea Bartlett wanted to do something sweet to help the...

Pandemic puts search for Heaven on hold

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Documentary filmmakers Mike (Heaven) Mildon and Jackson Rowe did not expect a twist...

Community gardens open with new restrictions

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Community gardens are working to open under new social distancing restrictions after the...

MP critiques government support programming

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Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale fielded questions and discussed gaps he saw in...

Fleming puts health first with plans for the fall

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NEWS --- Fleming College has announced it will begin the fall semester using online and alternative delivery Sept. 8

The most unusual time of his working life

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PEOPLE: He is also conscious of humans balancing having to live and reducing the burden of disease, calling it a “mortality-freedom trade-off.”

Realtors feel they’ve turned the COVID corner

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NEWS --- Haliburton County realtors are feeling optimistic about the future despite the challenges COVID-19 has thrown at them so far this year.

School board adapts to learning at home

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Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) is working through the hurdles of Learning@Home...

Businesses open doors as restrictions eased

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Local businesses are re-opening, welcoming the province beginning to ease COVID-19related restrictions.

Paramedic chief worked front lines of SARS, managed Ebola

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PEOPLE --- She was an on-road paramedic during SARS in 2003 and had a managerial position during the ebola virus disease outbreak in 2014.

Doctor part of ‘quite inspiring puzzle’

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NEWS --- Dr Suke helped create, and is helping to run, the COVID assessment centre in Haliburton.

County mayors okay with return of cottagers

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NEWS --- County mayors and the warden say it’s okay for cottagers to come to Haliburton County for the Victoria Day long weekend, as long as they’re responsible.

County mayors plan to issue unified message

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The County’s four mayors are planning to send out a unified message to...

Stories from the frontline of the ER

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OPINION --- As essay by an emergency department doctor in North Vancouver, who has local ties.

‘We’re all heroes, each and every one of us’

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LIFE: Nurse Sylvie Drouin is just one of our many Haliburton County COVID-19 heroes

Yoga going online for the frontline

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LIFE: Gail Holness is going online to raise money for area food banks starting in May.

County businesses awaiting more federal support

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The federal government is providing more aid for businesses, but advocates are calling...

Community shows support for frontline workers

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Haliburton’s Jug City cashier Kris Leuzinger described working during the COVID-19 pandemic to...

HHHS seals long-term care homes from hospitals

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NEWS --- HHHS said it’s now sealed off Highland Wood and Hyland Crest from the rest of the hospital sites in Haliburton and Minden.

Volunteers step up during pandemic

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When Alex and Barbara Kosny returned to Wilberforce March 30 after staying in...

Food bank demand, donations up in Minden

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NEWS --- The Minden Food Bank has seen about a 20 per cent increase in demand since the beginning of COVID-19.

Not all county heroes wear capes

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NEWS --- An office manager, a trucker and a DJ are just some of Haliburton County’s heroes in the war against COVID-19.

County ‘a long way from being out of the woods’

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NEWS --- Dr. Norm Bottum of Haliburton says there could be a second, and subsequent, peaks before a safe vaccine is rolled out in possibly a year’s time.

Fleming cancels all Haliburton summer programming

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Fleming College has cancelled all of its summer programming at the Haliburton School...

Increased demand at food banks

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Local food banks are reporting spikes in demand in the wake of the...

Townships keep boat launches open

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The County’s four townships are keeping municipal boat launches open for now despite...

Long-term care homes guard against virus

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Highland Wood family council chair Trina West said it was hard at first...

Community groups spring up to help with virus

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NEWS --- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues - and the Ontario government has extended all emergency orders until May 12 - community groups continue to spring up to help people in need.

Violence escalates during pandemic isolation

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NEWS --- The YWCA Peterborough Haliburton - which operates the women’s shelter in Minden - said support and crisis services for women experiencing violence are still available.

HHHS responds with unprecedented action

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NEWS --- As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to six in Haliburton County as of press time April 15, the Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS) has responded with a series of unprecedented initiatives to tackle the pandemic on a local level.

Pregnant women opting for stay-at-home births

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Morgan Dinunzio did not expect to be having a baby under the circumstances...

Fraudsters take advantage of virus

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Local Renata Swiezawski said she was alarmed when a fraudster contacted her family...

Businesses shift after essential service list cut

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Haliburton’s construction and marina sectors are winding down but accepting of the provincial...

COVID-19 reaches Haliburton

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COVID-19 has officially reached the County of Haliburton with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine...

Realtors turning to technology to continue working

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NEWS --- Local realtors are turning to technology to keep the industry afloat.

Tekrider makes shift to medical clothing

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NEWS --- A Haliburton County company has changed its production line to make medical clothing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.