October 2020 Archive

Eco School inspires kids in South Algonquin

Oct. 22, 2020 By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Eco Schools program is a great worldwide initiative that teaches kids more about nature ...

Global Handwashing Day more relevant this year

Oct. 22, 2020 By Mike Riley Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Oct. 15 was Global Handwashing Day and its message of “Hand Hygiene for All” was ...

Masking freedom and liberty

Oct. 21, 2020 To the Editor, The anti-mask movement continues to grow as governments struggle to contain Covid-19 and attempt to keep the economy functioning. ...

The evolution of understanding

Oct. 21, 2020 By Nate Smelle INITIALLY I had planned to fill this editorial space by continuing to unmask the hollowness of the anti-masking argument. ...

Planting community spirit at Bird’s Creek Public School

Oct. 21, 2020 By Chris Drost It was an exciting afternoon on Oct. 14 as three students, along with parent council member, Jen Card, dug ...

Bancroft council recommends in-school Halloween celebrations

Oct. 21, 2020 By Chris Drost Through a motion of Bancroft council at its regular meeting on Oct. 13, the Town of Bancroft is recommending ...

Un-masking the anti-mask argument

Oct. 14, 2020 By Nate Smelle What is it about the wearing of masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that has provoked some ...

Preventing crime through environmental design 

Oct. 14, 2020 By Kristena Schutt-Moore Over the past couple months there has been an increase in calls to the Bancroft OPP Detachment about trespassing, ...

The Land Between looks to protect turtles in HH

Oct. 14, 2020 By Nate Smelle Chief operating officer of the environmental not-for-profit The Land Between, Leora Berman, spoke with Hastings Highlands council during their ...

COVID-19 cancels Brighten the Night parade for 2020

Oct. 14, 2020 By Chris Drost After 19 years coordinating the popular Brighten the Night parade in Maynooth, the decision to cancel this year’s event ...

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