Environment

Urgent: Province wants to hear your ideas for a made-in-Ontario Climate Plan

The Ontario government recently scrapped the province’s Cap and Trade program and is now looking for suggestions, by Nov. 16,… Continue reading “Urgent: Province wants to hear your ideas for a made-in-Ontario Climate Plan”

Kawartha Lakes community coming together to create access to fresh fruit

A new cooperative project is taking shape in Kawartha Lakes aimed at providing residents with access to fresh and healthy… Continue reading “Kawartha Lakes community coming together to create access to fresh fruit”

Imagining a plastic-free life

Imagine that you are standing on the water tower in Fenelon Falls, looking as far as the eye can see…. Continue reading “Imagining a plastic-free life”

Bobcaygeon Communities in Bloom project reaps rewards

Bobcaygeon has earned a prestigious ‘four blooms’ (out of five) with a special mention for community involvement, as well as… Continue reading “Bobcaygeon Communities in Bloom project reaps rewards”

How to eat local all winter long

It was a hot evening when we visited with José after his shift in the papaya factory in Belize. We… Continue reading “How to eat local all winter long”

Local man draws attention to ‘awful’ litter near Rainbow Bridge in Lindsay

Jason Brain is by no means the first local resident to be dismayed by litter in our community and take… Continue reading “Local man draws attention to ‘awful’ litter near Rainbow Bridge in Lindsay”

Seven reasons why we need trees

We have all noticed it lately while driving around the Kawartha Lakes. A farm goes up for sale. Once sold,… Continue reading “Seven reasons why we need trees”