Federal

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.”

Election numbers worth knowing

Analysis: A look at 80 years of voting in riding

At few other times in public discourse are more numbers floated for public consumption than at election time. There seem to be multiple polls outs out every day, sometimes telling conflicting stories. Politicians, as a part of their tried-and-true stump speeches, talk about millions and billions in election promises like pocket change.

Miller acclaimed as NDP candidate

Miller ran previously for the provincial NDP in 2018

Zac Miller has been acclaimed as NDP candidate for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock.

The community activist and volunteer has spent the last several years advocating for improved healthcare and long-term care for the region through the Kawartha Lakes Health Coalition.

Green Party goes with Godsoe

The local Green Party has cancelled their nomination meeting that would have decided between two candidates and instead found a riding for both contestants to run in. That means Angel Godsoe will represent Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock for the Greens.

Local Green Party members to face off to see who will represent riding in election

The Advocate has learned that a nomination meeting will be necessary for the Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Greens after two people stepped forward to represent the riding in the Sept. 20 election.