News and Notices


A small campfire at night.

Daytime burn restrictions in effect

Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 04:17 PM

There is no daytime burning during between April 1 and October 31 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. This includes but is not limited to burn barrels, incinerators, brush...

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MPAC issues update on changes due to COVID-19

Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 09:55 AM

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) has published an update on the changes they have made as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

2020 Assessment Update postponed


Red and white barricade tape blocking access to an outdoor location.

Public beaches, geocaching and mineral collection sites closed

Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2020 02:52 PM

We are implementing additional safety measures to help slow the spread of the virus and keep our community safe.

Please note that as of Friday, June 19, 2020 our mineral collection...

Someone's hands form the shape of a heart.

List of local services for those self-isolating or affected by the pandemic

Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 09:29 AM

During these challenging times it is important that we all work towards "flattening the curve" of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be keeping this list updated with local agencies...

Haliburton's COVID-19 Assessment Centre (Photo provided by Haliburton Echo)

County COVID-19 Assessment Centre opens March 31, 2020

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 12:31 PM

Local health service providers (Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team, Haliburton County, and Haliburton Highlands Health Services) have collaborated in the creation of a local...

A doctor's stethoscope set on a wood table.

Haliburton County's doctors ask seasonal residents to remain at primary residence

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2020 09:28 AM

Our local physicians at the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team have written a letter to seasonal residents of Haliburton County requesting that they consider remaining at...

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Parks and playground equipment closures

Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 02:47 PM

To maintain the health and wellness of our community, all municipal playground structures and equipment as well as basketball and tennis courts are closed to the public. These...

A table filled with meals ready to be delivered to those in need.

Help SIRCH help feed those in need

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 01:12 PM

If you are in need of food, please contact the Central Food Hub at 705-448-9711 or refer to our updated list of local social services helping with the COVID-19 crisis.