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Transport Canada regulations affect flying hobby

Transport Canada regulations affect flying hobby

Hobbyists who fly model airplanes now have to follow new regulations put forward by Transport Canada. Anyone who wants to fly a toy plane or drone that is heavier than 250 grams has to have a basic pilots license. Any flying field that happens to be in military airspace, such as the one in Consecon, […]

No County child deserves to go hungry

No County child deserves to go hungry

Letter to the Editor: In the roiling pot of high-profile council priorities, which includes such vital matters as climate, affordability, harbours, primary healthcare, water, County Road 49 and other infrastructure renewal, plus overall land use to name just a few… it is easy to overlook some of the little horseshoe things that are, well, not […]

Protect public health care now on slippery slope

Protect public health care now on slippery slope

Dear editor, In 2022 my wife and I lost access to our family doctor. We now have to go to the emergency clinic in our local hospital. In addition we have now been told that many surgical procedures would be done in a private clinic, but our OHIP card would pay for this, although what […]

Comments on proposal to burn Alternative Low Carbon Fuel due by Feb. 6

Comments on proposal to burn Alternative Low Carbon Fuel due by Feb. 6

To the Editor: Lehigh Cement in Picton is seeking approval from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) to use Alternative Low Carbon Fuels (ALCF). The company is proposing to burn up to 200 tons of ALCFs a day including biomass, wood from construction and demolition and non-recyclable paper and plastics to supplement […]

STA board says County no further ahead with new bylaw rules

STA board says County no further ahead with new bylaw rules

LETTER: The Licensed Short-Term Accommodator’s Association of Prince Edward County (www.licensedSTAs.com) is a non-profit association, representing the interests of over 200 short-term rental hosts in the county. We support members in professionally managing all aspects of their rental properties, including understanding and complying with municipal bylaws. We have been speaking at council sessions for over […]

Local hospitals remain in 'extreme surge' situation

Local hospitals remain in ‘extreme surge’ situation

Letter to the Community Sent on behalf of Stacey Daub, President and Chief Executive Officer, Quinte Health Care Dear Community Members, We wish it was over too.   Everyone on the Quinte Health Care team is so ready and wanting to return to a pre-pandemic life – having more freedoms to enjoy friends, family and community […]

Local Ukrainian donates to Red Cross

Local Ukrainian donates to Red Cross

“We are Strong, We are Here, We are Ukrainian” These are some of the words that Ukrainian President Voldymyr Zelenskyy spoke in one of his speeches recently to his country and the world. The situation is dire for the Ukrainian people and they are fighting to survive. You only have to watch the news reports […]

Three months a long time without eye health care

Three months a long time without eye health care

To the Editor: Premier Ford, and by extension, our MPP Todd Smith have created a non-COVID-19 health crisis unique to Ontario that is almost three months old affecting around four million Ontario citizens. Those of us in Prince Edward County, or indeed anywhere in the province, over 65 or under 19 have not had access […]

Resolution for neighbours of soon-to-be aggregate pit

Resolution for neighbours of soon-to-be aggregate pit

To the editor, supporters: I am sure you will recall the great job the press had done in making you aware of the sustained campaign trying to stop an asparagus farm from being converted to an aggregate pit. This campaign started, for me, on Nov. 22nd, 2017 when the owners of Green Ridge Farms held […]

COVID-19 wave 4 update from QHC CEO

COVID-19 wave 4 update from QHC CEO

To the community, from Stacey Daub, President and CEO, Quinte Health Care: I believe it’s vital to keep our communities apprised of the challenges and opportunities facing our hospitals and our team of dedicated staff and physicians at Quinte Health Care (QHC). The unrelenting pressures of navigating COVID has significantly impacted an already strained health […]

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