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            Hockey legend Darryl Sittler has partnered with Cancer Care Ontario and Colon Cancer Canada to increase awareness about the importance of regular screening for colon cancer.

            After losing his

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 00:00

$60,000 for MRI and CT scanner

            Cari Tracey (left) of BMO and Erin Coons of the RMH Foundation celebrate completion of the Lindsay BMO Financial Group’s five-year, $60,000 pledge to a Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation fundraising campaign for MRI and

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 00:00

Meal-at-a-time trip to healthy eating

            Registered Dietitian Luisa Magalhaes knows that “only 39 percent of Peterborough county and city residents aged 12 years and older are getting their recommended five servings of vegetables and fruit daily.”

            “We eat about

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 00:00

Your child’s nutrition digitized

            The region’s two local health units are promoting a quick-and-easy online screening tool to help parents improve their children’s eating and activity habits.

             By completing a short, simple, online

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00

Buying the best bread

            It’s good to make a habit of reading the label on breads—and all foods—when doing your grocery shopping. How else are you going to know what you’re getting?

            In healthy breads, the first ingredient on the list should state some type of whole grain. This could be:

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00

Don’t let parenting bite you at tax time

By Ainsley Smith

            The joys of welcoming a baby into the world are endless. Designing a nursery, looking through infinite books of baby names, child-proofing the house.

            As parents, we try to prepare ourselves for these exciting and great changes. We prepare for the responsibilities by

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00

Financial Planning at the library

            The Kawartha Lakes Public Library is presenting a series of Financial Planning Seminars hosted by Kevin Tomlinson (CPA, CGA, CFP).

            Seminars will be held Sundays at

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00

Get up, stand up—and get involved

            The Fenelon Falls Age Friendly group (FFAF) wants folks to “get up, get out and get involved.”

            So FFAF is offering a “Stay Strong, Live Long” workshop for

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00

Here comes Buffy

            Iconic Cree singer-songwriter, Buffy Sainte-Marie, who has won both an Academy Award and several Juno Awards for her music, will be performing at the Academy Theatre in Lindsay in support of Women’s Resources.

            Her March 24 concert will be

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:00

Is Ross hospital facing death by 1,000 cuts?

            Health services once available to Lindsay residents at Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) are being moved piece by piece to the Peterborough hospital or "quietly, silently being eliminated altogether," charges Michael Hurley, president of the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU).

            He says hospital staff members are concerned the most recent

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