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Hastings Highlands steps into the future

November 30, 2017

The following are notes from Hastings Highlands council’s regular Nov. 22 meeting.

Report warns local lakes susceptible to algal blooms

Algonquin Negotiations Representative, Stephen Hunter sees the environmental commissioner of Ontario, Dianne Saxe’s annual report, “Good choices, bad choices: Environmental rights and environmental protection in Ontario,” as a step in the right direction.

Group wants restorative justice in Bancroft

The Bancroft Area Community Conferencing Initiative is developing restorative justice alternatives for the community.

Loyalist staff return from strike

Loyalist College students are back at school this week — thanks to the province.

New Bancroft scout program seeking leaders

A new scouts program is coming to North Hastings.

Veterans honoured, bridge littered with poppies

The town’s Constable Thomas Kehoe Memorial Bridge is now covered with more than 2,000 hand-crafted poppies thanks to a small group of women who wanted to share a message of peace and love with their community.

HH to investigate its infrastructure needs

Hastings Highlands is receiving federal funding to assess the state of its infrastructure.

Social assistance on the rise in area

Canada’s fall fiscal update means $5.9 million coming to the riding in child care benefits alone, says Hastings-Lennox and Addington MP Mike Bossio.

Memories of our military

Wollaston Heritage Committee has published a remarkable book that makes for suitable and informative reading at this time of remembrance. Memories of our Military Men and Women – Wollaston Township and Surrounding Area covers soldiers from North Hastings who served during world conflicts and peacekeeping missions.

New beds for Quinte Health Care

Quinte Health Care is getting 15 new patient spaces just in time for flu season.

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