Municipal

Council unanimous in opposing Ontario Conservatives’ Bill 23

Kawartha Lakes’ newly sworn-in council came together at only their second official meeting to unanimously show their concern and frustration with Bill 23.

Opponents rally to try and defeat Bill 23

Few proposed pieces of provincial legislation have rallied opposition forces faster as the More Homes Built Faster Act, better known as Bill 23.

Newcomer employment activity survey for business

Customer services at old town hall Kent Street location moving to City Hall

Recovering from the pandemic, the municipality is in the process of consolidating its resources to improve services.

Five things I learned at the swearing in of the new council

The swearing in of a new council is like no other event for someone like myself who covers the nitty-gritty of municipal government.

New and returning councillors talk about first steps

The 2022 Kawartha Lakes municipal election featured the election of four novice councillors and the return of one former councillor after eight years in the political wilderness.

Richardson chosen to be deputy mayor

Ward Eight councillor Tracy Richardson was acclaimed to the position of deputy-mayor by council at their first meeting.

New council sworn in

With all the pomp and circumstance that Kawartha Lakes could muster, the 2022-2026 city council was sworn in to begin serious council budget deliberations later this month.