The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is calling for an expansion of publicly-funded dental programs for low-income adults and seniors – and they say the Province could deliver on this if enough people lobby for the change.
Part One. This year, Statistics Canada has released new data on the social and economic well-being of cities and towns across Canada. This is part one in a series about Lindsay’s 12 lowest income neighbourhood zones and how they are coping in a challenging economic environment.
This is a series about the challenge and burden of living on a low income in Lindsay, but it’s also a series about hope and action. In each of these designated areas, there is a community anchor of some kind – be it a school, a business, or an institution that helps in some way.
I am often amazed at how much science and learning is involved in the daily interactions we all make with our environment.
We had the pleasure of welcoming Peter Marks to our agency to help us understand his teaching: Conscious Care and Support. He highlighted so many aspects of our environment that affect our senses and brain throughout the day.
This undated picture of the Scugog River offers one a glimpse into Lindsay’s prosperous past.
On the right, straddling the embankment between King Street and the Grand Trunk Railway’s river spur, is the large and active Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd., a British-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, whose Canadian plant was built in Lindsay a century ago.
On July 12 of this year, a number of local citizens gathered in the Academy Theatre for a screening of I, Daniel Blake.
The fourth installment in this year’s TIFF Films on the Scugog series, organized under the auspices of the Kawartha Art Gallery in collaboration with the Academy Theatre, I, Daniel Blake paints a poignant picture of poverty in contemporary Britain.
Kawartha Lakes has come a big step closer to having accessible, reliable and affordable transportation.
Gathered at the Omemee Legion, the Transportation Working Group of the Kawartha Lakes-Haliburton Poverty Reduction Roundtable unveiled a plan to bring expanded transportation throughout local communities.
Michael Bryant has a bit of the dreamer in him. What better person, then, to notice an old, rusting trolley car sitting in a field and see it as an opportunity for community building.
The San Francisco-style trolley car was once owned by the City of Kawartha Lakes, but it fell into disrepair after the City stopped using it. When Bryant saw it rusting away in a field he contacted the Economic Development department to see if he could buy it.
Call them ‘presents’ of mind, and an opportunity to start a new holiday gift-giving tradition at your home.
Local families are encouraged to include a gift-wrapped book among the presents that children will open this holiday season.
For 16 years Reverend Linda Park has ministered at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Lindsay, and she vividly remembers the vandalism and break and enters in the early days. They happened at the downtown church all too often.
Jasmine Bellwood is a young Lindsay mother with a part-time job and full-time worries. Her worries are mainly about providing for her 15-month-old son.
She’s also anxious about doing this brief interview but then relents when The Lindsay Advocate offers to change her name.