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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
NEWS --- Algonquin Highlands council said no to Watson General Contracting’s proposed wage increase of three per cent, plus any increase in minimum wage, if, or when, it occurs, for 2018, and instead decided to extend the company’s contract as is.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
BUSINESS --- For the past seven months, the Burke family has watched their 15-year-old daughter Morgan turn their home into what has been described as Santa’s workshop.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
BUSINESS --- Andy Campbell has been with the Haliburton County Development Corporation (HCDC) since it was founded in 1985. For 20 of those years, he’s worked closely with current assistant director Patti Tallman.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
BUSINESS --- Despite ongoing community support, the owners of Baked and Battered have decided to close their business for the winter months.
Friday, September 8, 2017
BUSINESS --- Local business owners are giving this summer mixed reviews. For some, copious amount of rainfall seemed to drive more people to their establishments, resulting in a profitable few months.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
BUSINESS --- Maureen Adams wants to make sure the many cats she’s looking after find homes before she has to close her business for good.
Saturday, March 24, 2018
BUSINESS --- Haliburton County business owners, staff and non-profits filled the Pinestone Resort’s ballroom last Saturday to celebrate one another’s success in 2017.
Friday, July 27, 2018
BUSINESS --- Craig Bowker and his family have started a new business, Dockie Dee, delivering everything from ice cream to newspapers to residents and cottagers’ docks via boat.
Sunday, February 25, 2018
BUSINESS --- The Downtown Haliburton BIA is investing $5,000 into bringing five sculptures to the downtown core, beginning this summer.
Saturday, January 20, 2018
BUSINESS --- Only a few days after announcing they would be closing at the end of February, the owners of The Great Haliburton Feed Company have made alternative plans with a local businessman.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
BUSINESS --- Nominations are still open for the 12th annual Business and Community Achievement Awards, but the Feb. 15 deadline is looming, so you’re encouraged to participate soon.
Monday, February 19, 2018
BUSINESS --- Agnew’s General Store in Wilberforce has been a family-run business for nearly a century. But recently, Mary Barker and her siblings, Cathy and Wynne, decided it was time to put the business up for sale.