Municipal

Council eyes tear-down of east-side historical properties to allow for apartment building

It’s a property with a now well-documented past but an uncertain future. There are competing interests and City Council and… Continue reading “Council eyes tear-down of east-side historical properties to allow for apartment building”

Going, going, gone: Death of a species as Kawartha Lakes set to lose 24,000 trees

Peace Park sits on a small, irregular plot of land just north of Central Senior Public School. It’s bordered by Albert… Continue reading “Going, going, gone: Death of a species as Kawartha Lakes set to lose 24,000 trees”

It’s ‘Housing First,’ addiction issues after, says Fourcast

It’s ‘Housing First,’ addiction issues after, says Fourcast

Twenty-four chronically homeless people in our area now have a home, thanks to the City of Kawartha Lakes and and… Continue reading “It’s ‘Housing First,’ addiction issues after, says Fourcast”

Council reviews High Water Bill Adjustment Policy

At the Committee of the Whole meeting September 10, Council recommended changes to the High Water Bill Adjustment Policy be… Continue reading “Council reviews High Water Bill Adjustment Policy”

Housing Services proposing aggressive targets for new affordable housing

At the September 10 Committee of the Whole meeting, Council heard a presentation outlining the targets for the next decade… Continue reading “Housing Services proposing aggressive targets for new affordable housing”

Kawartha Lakes to move forward with community safety and well-being plan

Housing and mental health supported by CKL-Trent University partnership

Over the past three years, Trent University and the municipality of Kawartha Lakes have partnered to create an Intensive Case Management Evaluation Report… Continue reading “Housing and mental health supported by CKL-Trent University partnership”

New housing complex should be for rehab, not ‘condoning drugs’: Woman’s petition

New housing complex should be for rehab, not ‘condoning drugs’: Woman’s petition

Vera Fillion lost her 23-year-old son nearly six years ago from a Fentanyl overdose. Now her partner is hooked on… Continue reading “New housing complex should be for rehab, not ‘condoning drugs’: Woman’s petition”