They came—more than 70 CKL residents concerned about proposed solar farms in their back yards.
They spoke. They clapped. They cheered.
And Kawartha Lakes City Council listened—and
By Glenna Burns
“Bears have a lot of support in our area,” said Mayor Bev Matthews at the Aug. 11 Trent Lakes Council meeting.
She added that the Kawartha Promoter article “Trent Lakes acts to keep bears and summer residents apart” (July 24, page 9), had prompted
The seventh in The Kawartha Promoter’s ongoing Q-and-A series with the federal election candidates for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock (HKLB). Clip this for voting reference.
QUESTION: What is the federal government's role and responsibility in addressing climate change, and what, specifically, must it do to fulfill its responsibility?
Jamie Schmale, Conservative Party
Our fresh water, big
If you live in Trent Lakes municipality (or North Kawartha), in the County of Peterborough, then you have just switched federal ridings.
In the last federal election—and up until the current election was called—you voted in the federal riding of
Responding to public concerns about transparency, Trent Lakes Council emerged from a closed session Aug. 11 to announce that “a delegation will be received from Dewdney Mountain Farm regarding a proposed haul route for the DMF quarry” at the Sept. 1 regular council meeting.
Mayor Bev Matthews said the municipality had received phone calls and emails about this agenda issue—with some asking
Kawartha Lakes has bumped its Director of Development Services, Ron Taylor, up to replace Mark Fisher as the city’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Taylor, who has been the City’s Director of Development Services since
After hearing from both Peterborough Utilities Inc. (PUI) and Montreal-based Hydromega, Trent Lakes council has decided to support PUI’s proposal for the Buckhorn Hydro Project.
At its Aug. 11 meeting, council decided the PUI proposal was the least invasive to the site, and offered the added appeal of
The sixth in The Kawartha Promoter’s ongoing Q-and-A series with the federal election candidates for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock (HKLB). Clip this for voting reference.
QUESTION: How do you see the role of sustainable, family-based farming in this riding, and what will you
By John Bird
So we’re into the longest federal election campaign in Canadian history. Let the games begin.
Or rather, let them continue. We’ve already been in an unofficial campaign for months. (Are we ever
As part of its pre-election spending announcements, the federal government has committed $1.1 million for the County of Peterborough to upgrade the Lower Buckhorn and Trent Canal Bridges.
These are the two adjacent bridges on
Lindsay’s “Kawartha Lakes Municipal Airport” now has 10 new hangar spaces for aviators. Construction has recently wrapped up on the $626,000 airport hangar expansion.
The 10 new T-hangars will provide opportunities for aviation enthusiasts who currently must
Folks in Lindsay, Fenelon Falls, Coboconk or Norland have a chance to speak up about just how they would like to see their downtowns updated and revitalized.
The City of Kawartha Lakes Downtown Revitalization Committee, working with
The fifth in The Kawartha Promoter’s ongoing Q-and-A series with the federal election candidates for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock. Clip this for voting-day reference.
QUESTION: The Trent-Severn Waterway is vital to the economic health of this region. What is your response to the four-point advocacy campaign recently launched by the TSW Working Group?
A proposed hydroelectric project at the Buckhorn dam has area residents and business people raising concerns about construction noise and timing of the project, and about both the short- and long-term impact on tourism and resorts around the dam.
They raised the issues at