Monthly Archives: October 2020

Waste Reduction Week in Canada

Municipalities across Canada are affected by waste management issues every day. Minimizing the amount of waste produced in a municipality reduces the need for landfill space, conserves natural resources, and decreases greenhouse gases. “Waste Reduction Week in Canada” takes place October 19 to 25, 2020. This is the nineteenth iteration of the week, which is recognized across the country by municipalities, schools, businesses, and non-profit organizations. In recognition of Waste Reduction in Canada, the Township of Algonquin Highlands, Municipality of Dysart et al, Municipality of Highlands East, Township of Minden Hills, County of Haliburton, and Haliburton County Public Library are partnering to share ways everyone can minimize their waste. Each of the partners will use their social media channels to highlight the daily themes of Waste Reduction Week in Canada, supported by complementary book recommendations that help deepen the understanding...
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Preregister for Public Skating

The A.J. LaRue Arena is open for public skating starting October 14th! You must pre-register (registration opens one (1) week prior to each skate) and check in with staff upon arriving at the arena. Do not come if experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. There will be up to 25 people on the ice per session. Spectators must remain in stands. No sticks or pucks on the ice. Helmets are strongly recommended. Wednesdays 10:45am – 11:30am Thursdays Public Skating – 12:15pm – 1:00pm Adult ONLY Skating – 1:30pm – 2:15pm Sundays Session 1: 10:30am – 11:15am Session 2: 11:45am – 12:30pm...
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