Provincial

City to receive $4.5 million from province for infrastructure needs

The Ontario government is providing $4.5 million to help Kawartha Lakes build and repair critical infrastructure in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, according to a media release.

Doyle will run for NDP in next provincial election

New Democrats in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock have selected Barbara Doyle, co-founder of the Kawartha Lakes Health Coalition, to be their NDP candidate in the 2022 provincial election.  

Fall from grace: Why MPP Laurie Scott may have been pushed out of cabinet

Fall from grace: Why MPP Laurie Scott may have been pushed out of cabinet

Politics at all levels is often a blood sport where those with power use it to better their chances of… Continue reading “Fall from grace: Why MPP Laurie Scott may have been pushed out of cabinet”

About 4,000 Bobcaygeon homes, businesses to get natural gas expansion option

Laurie Scott, MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock announced that nearly 4,000 homes and businesses in Bobcaygeon will be able to connect… Continue reading “About 4,000 Bobcaygeon homes, businesses to get natural gas expansion option”

Tuition-free PSW program available at Fleming College in Lindsay, Peterborough

Tuition-free PSW program available at Fleming College in Lindsay, Peterborough

Fleming College has started accepting applications for Ontario’s new accelerated training program for Personal Support Workers (PSWs) at Lindsay’s Frost Campus of Fleming College.

The program is part of the Ontario government’s $115 million investment to train up to 8,200 new PSWs as part of the governments’ overall strategy to hire 27,000 new nurses, PSWs, and other health professionals within the next few years, according to a media release.

Province invests in Extendicare, Lindsay, creating 160 long-term care beds

The Ontario government is expanding Extendicare in Lindsay, one of  80 long-term care homes province-wide. According to a media release,… Continue reading “Province invests in Extendicare, Lindsay, creating 160 long-term care beds”

Rural Economic Development support for Kawartha Lakes

The Ontario government is investing $47,390 to support the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED). PKED’s project is one… Continue reading “Rural Economic Development support for Kawartha Lakes”