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Beat the Silent Killer Prevent CO in Your Home

Posted on Friday, November 01, 2019 10:47 AM

Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1-7, and the Highlands East Fire Department reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting...

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Ontario Guide to Adding a Second Unit in an Existing House

Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:08 PM

Adding a second unit is a great way to provide independent living for a family member or make a little extra money to help pay off the mortgage. But there are things you need to...

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Be Bear Wise

Posted on Monday, July 08, 2019 09:00 AM

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry's Bear Wise program strives to reduce human-bear conflict and has made available information sheets for download below....

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Fraud Alert: Watch out for local Fire Department Phone Scams

Posted on Thursday, June 06, 2019 12:57 PM

Be advised, the Municipality of Highlands East Fire Departments, other Fire Departments of Haliburton County and the Firefighters Associations do not solicit funds over the phone....