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Community celebrates opening of Algonquin Inòdewiziwin Child and Family Centre

September 18, 2018

Sept. 18, 2018 By Nate Smelle Some 200+ community members gathered at the Hastings Highlands Centre on the morning of Friday, Sept. 7 to celebrate ...

Community bands together in opposition to mining project

Support growing for North Hastings Community Trust

August 28, 2018 By Nate Smelle Since 2003, the North Hastings Community Trust has been actively fostering a communal atmosphere of togetherness throughout the Bancroft ...

PetFest helps raise awareness of local animals in need

August 15, 2018 By Nate Smelle Animal lovers from throughout North Hastings and beyond converged on Bancroft’s Millennium Park on the morning of Saturday, Aug. ...

Maynooth Garlic Festival to celebrate local food

August 7, 2018 By Nate Smelle Back by popular demand, the Bancroft Area Stewardship Council’s Maynooth Garlic Festival will return for a second year on ...

New program brings elders and children together

July 31, 2018 By Nate Smelle Staff at the Hastings Centennial Manor in Bancroft have partnered with the Métis Nation of Ontario to create a ...

Hogan wins big at Indigenous Games

July 24, 2018 By Nate Smelle Born and raised in Bancroft, Bernie Hogan has spent countless hours running the track at North Hastings High School ...

CAO Lambe out as Bancroft begins restructuring

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 By Kristena Schutt-Moore On Tuesday, July 17, the Town of Bancroft announced in a press release that it had “ended its ...

When the world comes to you: celebrating 125 years

For 125 years Algonquin Provincial Park has been Ontario's place of superlatives. Its first provincial park. Its biggest. At 7,723 square kilometres, it's one and a half times the size of Prince Edward Island, containing 2,500 lakes and 1,500 kilometres of canoe routes. Established in 1893 when the Ontario government acted upon a recommendation of the Royal Commission to protect watersheds, preserve fish and wildlife, control human settlement and logging, and provide a health resort for Ontarians, the park now attracts more than half a million visitors a year from all over the world.

North Hastings gets the scoop on poop

Rick Esselment, CEO of ESSE Canada and former president of the Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association, wants to know how much locals and cottagers know about their septic systems.

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