Provincial

Green candidate says housing, environment are key issues

Tom Regina, a retired high school music teacher and candidate in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock for the Ontario Green Party, points to the lack of affordable housing and the need to protect of wetlands and farmlands as the two biggest election issues for him.

NDP to make housing, public long-term care and minimum wage key issues

The New Democratic Party of Ontario is promising massive investments in housing, a fully public long-term care system and a $20 per hour minimum wage if elected on June 2. Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock candidate Barbara Doyle pointed out that housing costs have skyrocketed.

Scott believes economy and healthcare will be election priorities

Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock member of provincial parliament Laurie Scott thinks the provincial election this spring will be fought on the Ontario economy, the state of the province’s health care system, and how happy people are with the Progressive Conservative’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Liberal candidate pushes affordability, economic recovery

Don McBey, a retired United Church minister, lawyer and former vice-chair of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal of Ontario, says the Liberal Party of Ontario has the answers to the problems Ontario is facing.

Public transportation given boost by province

The Ontario government is providing $641,771 to support the expansion and improvement of public transit services in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

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.