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Change your school support online with MPAC

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 12:10 PM

Property owners in Ontario are required to support a school board, even if they do not have children or their children are not currently attending school. In the case of a...

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2022 Municipal Election Candidate Financial Statements

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 12:03 PM

A 3MB zip file collection of scanned financial statements for the 2022 Municipal Election candidates is available for download below.

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2023 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023 10:39 AM

Multiple Household Hazardous Waste collections take place throughout the year at various locations across Haliburton County to allow people to dispose of items such as paint...

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2022 Municipal and School Board Election Results

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 10:22 AM

This article has been updated with official election results that have been certified by our Clerk/Returning Officer. ...

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Waste Management Survey for Businesses and Organizations

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 12:48 PM

Ontario is transitioning to new Blue Box regulations starting in 2023. The four lower-tier municipalities in the County of Haliburton, including Highlands East, will transition...

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Water Sample Service Schedule and Drop-off Information

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 12:22 PM

Water sample bottles can be picked up at any Municipal Office in Highlands East.

Filled samples must be dropped off at the Wilberforce Municipal Office for...

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Fireworks By-law and Restrictions In Effect

Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022 09:14 PM

Our Fireworks By-law prohibits and regulates the sale and setting off of consumer fireworks in Highlands East including but not limited to Roman candles, sparklers, fountains,...

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Health Unit recommends remote work wherever possible

Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2022 07:45 AM

HKPR’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Bocking, has strongly recommended that all employers and persons responsible for a business that operates within the region of the HKPR District...