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Reader asks if having a fair is fair to public health?

With Ontario being very much still in a pandemic and a fourth wave being a threat to us why are we proceeding with a fair in Lindsay this year? There were several car shows, public events, and even the plowing match was canceled this year due to the pandemic so who made the reckless decision to proceed with the fair?

Green Party candidate says local food production should be ramped up

Green Party candidate Angel Godsoe says it’s time for big changes to support local agriculture and food production, with a real emphasis on local. Godsoe, a farmer just north of Cambray, says the Green Party wants “to safeguard agricultural lands.”

NDP’s Miller says riding would benefit from party’s policy on housing

When it comes to the hot button issue of housing, Zac Miller of the NDP says his party is the best choice to make to see a positive difference.

Miller, who was also the NDP candidate for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock in the 2018 provincial election, says one obvious way to lower the cost of housing is to “increase the supply.”

Renaissance man Eric Smeaton

As a young teacher nearly 25 years ago, Eric Smeaton had mistakenly worn two different socks to work. He made up a joke about it on the spot. After he greeted his new class, he showed them his fashion choice and said, “Always remember: You want to be really cool?

Forbes believes election call was necessary

Judi Forbes, Liberal candidate in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, believes that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did the right thing by calling the federal election that is currently being contested. Forbes also thinks the party she represents “has had Canadians’ backs during the pandemic” and possesses the best possible plan to help Canadians recovery from the pandemic.

Schmale believes small business key to pandemic recovery

Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes- Brock Member of Parliament Jamie Schmale believes that small business will be the key to Canada’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. He also thinks the Conservative Party of Canada is best poised to create the conditions for that recovery more quickly than any other party.

Rally against lockdowns, vaccine laws, draws large crowd in downtown Lindsay

At times, the beeping of horns of support made it difficult to do interviews.

About 80 people gathered downtown in front of Lindsay’s library to protest vaccine passports, lockdowns, and what they see as “medical tyranny.”