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More supports for local victims and survivors of human trafficking

More supports for local victims and survivors of human trafficking

'The trauma of human trafficking is significant.'

The Ontario government is investing more than $780,000 over the next five years in a new community-based program to provide more young victims and survivors of human trafficking in Kawartha Lakes with the services they need.

Schmale and Forbes to face off again; NDP says it will be election-ready

Green Party still looking for candidate

With a fall federal election a real  possibility, the Conservatives and Liberals locally appear to be ready with two familiar faces. 

Incumbent Jamie Schmale of the Conservative Party of Canada has already been nominated by his party executive and will be running for a third time, first elected in 2015.  

OPP make arrest in suspicious Fenelon Falls death

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested someone in connection with what is now determined to be a homicide in the area of Fenelon Falls.

Through history’s eyes: Exploring forgotten cemeteries

I got lost as I was looking for it — the Blakely Farm cemetery, that is. When I ought to have gone due south on Old Mill Road in the former Ops Township, I instead made a left turn and ended up cycling through some of the most spectacular scenery in this part of Kawartha Lakes.

Hypnotherapist aims to help people discover more fulfilling lives

Hilary Leehane, consulting hypnotherapist, originally trained as an industrial designer — someone who develops concepts for manufactured products. The job would have combined art, business and engineering.

RMH Auxiliary makes $10,000 donation toward CT scanner

We’re grateful to see interest in the 50/50 Raffle continue to grow

New initiatives of the Ross Memorial Hospital’s volunteer auxiliary include the Ross Family & Friends 50/50 Raffle which launched with a pilot series in the fall of 2020.

50,000 vaccines given at LEX, with more to come

Today, Ross Memorial Hospital celebrated its 50,000 dose of coronavirus vaccine administered to members of the community at the hospital’s drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Lindsay Fairgrounds (LEX).