Members of the Bobcaygeon Truth and Reconciliation group gathered at the intersection of CKL Roads 36 and 49 on Oct. 4 to mark a day to remember Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
After many years of growing pressure and concern, the federal government has announced an inquiry into this situation.
Indigenous women are three-to-four times more likely to die a violent death than Canadian women in general.
By Glenna Burns
Trent Lakes council agreed, Dec. 6, to give provincial park wardens the power to enforce municipal parking bylaws on Beaver Lake Road near an entrance to Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park.
Park warden Paul Smith, representing the park, had asked whether council would “support the possibility of wardens becoming by-law enforcers for that particular location?”
He told council it has been difficult to enforce the parking rules, especially near
Clear bag waste collection becomes mandatory in the City of Kawartha Lakes on Jan. 1—full stop.
Henceforth from then, private homes, businesses and all other organizations and institutions that receive curbside collection will have to use clear bags for their waste.
The clear bags can include one opaque grocery bag for private waste (whatever
BETTER BUSES: Starting in December, Lindsay Transit is
Eric Gillespie, the lawyer for the appellants against the Ontario Municipal Board ruling on the proposed Dewdney mega quarry east of Bobcaygeon, presented their case at Newmarket Court on Friday, Dec. 9.
Judge Mark Edwards needs to find one error of
By Pat Warren
City of Kawartha Lakes staff suggest the city should get out running the Bobcaygeon Beach Park Trailer Park.
A staff report presented at the Nov. 29 meeting gives council several different options to choose from when it bites the bullet and decides
Planners behind a proposed 16-lot shoreline development on Pigeon Lake told Trent Lakes Council Dec. 6 that the project will address concerns about lake access for First Nations people, and about habitat for the threatened Blandings turtle.
EcoVue consultant Heather Sadler outlined the proposed 16-lot plan site on Buffalo Bay, near Nichols Cove Road. The property is owned by 2344283 Ont. Inc. and represented by Peter (Bedros) Avedian.
Sadler told council that because of concern for threatened species on the site, especially the
Not everyone will agree with me on this (I’m looking at you, Social Media Party), but Kawartha Lakes is fortunate to have Andy Letham as mayor.
He’s an honest, caring person, with an ability to see the big picture and the character to do what needs to be done—rare qualities in a politician.
The city has been living beyond its means from the get-go by
The Fenelon Falls Downtown Revitalization Committee, chaired by Joe Willems, has produced a draft strategic planning document for downtown revitalization in Fenelon Falls—and the citizens group, Fenelon Forward, is looking for input both now and at its Jan. 11 meeting at St. James Church (7 pm).
Fenelon Forward is asking:
• Do you
Larry Hulsmans’ hat-in-hand approach to Trent Lakes council asking forgiveness on a penalty on a building permit issued to the Twin Mountains Snowmobile Club (TMSC), paid off Dec. 6.
Hulsmans explained to council how he had misunderstood the procedure for permits and received some incorrect
LITTLE LUCK FOR LECKIE
As part of the requirement to attain zoning approvals, the Leckie Summers golf course and subdivision development at Flynn’s Corners was
With financial sustainability and taxpayer affordability top of mind, City of Kawartha Lakes council approved the Capital Budget, and Water and Wastewater Operating and Capital budgets for 2017.
Committed to stabilizing debt, and investing in growth and affordability, CKL staff worked to produce budgets that
The City of Kawartha Lakes needs input to help shape new local services for children and their caregivers. As of 2018, the municipality will be responsible for the implementation and management of new Child and Family Centres as part of their service responsibilities to CKL and the County of Haliburton.
Currently known as Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centres, the expansion of services is
Local MP Jamie Schmale says nearly 90 percent of the people who responded to his questionnaire across Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock favour a referendum on electoral reform.
In the riding, 2,446 people cast ballots and 87 percent of them (2,127 votes) want a