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Herlihey Park Dedication on Monday, September 25th

Posted to News & Notices on Sep 18, 2017
Karl & Carol Marcus

Join us in thanking Karl & Carol Marcus for their donation and celebrate the Herlihey Park Dedication on Monday, September 25th at 11:00AM at the Lloyd Watson Community Centre.

A light luncheon will be served, everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!

Heat Bank OESP Hydro Kiosks taking place throughout Highlands East this month!

Posted to News & Notices on Sep 14, 2017

Heat Bank Haliburton County staff will be at the libraries throughout Highlands East this September and will be available to answer questions about hydro relief programs & provide information on managing your energy usage. For more info, call Tina at (705) 306-0565.

  • Highland Grove Library on Thursday, September 14th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM
  • Gooderham Library on Wednesday, September 20th from 2:00PM to 4:00PM
  • Cardiff Library on Wednesday, September 20th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM
  • Wilberforce Library on Wednesday, September 27th from 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Community Lunch on September 22nd

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Sep 13, 2017

Highlands East Community Cooks present a Community Lunch on September 22nd from 11:30AM to 1:30PM at the Lloyd Watson Centre in Wilberforce with special guest MPP Laurie Scott.

Payment by cash donation or non-perishable food items. Proceeds to help support the Highlands East Food Hub and Cardiff Food Bank.

Dig in and give thanks at the famous Wilberforce Fair Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Sep 12, 2017

The Famous Wilberforce Fair Thanksgiving Dinner takes place on Saturday, October 7th at the Lloyd Waston Memorial Centre.

Purchase advance tickets at Agnew's General Store of the Wilberforce Information Centre and help support your Wilberforce Agricultural Fair.

Dinner is served at 5:00PM. Adults $15, Children under 12 $7. For more information call 705-448-3981 or email

Wilberforce and Gooderham Tennis Courts Closed for Resurfacing

Posted to News & Notices on Sep 6, 2017

The Tennis Courts in Wilberforce and Gooderham will be closed to the public beginning Tuesday, August 22nd for repairs, resurfacing and repainting. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but look forward to providing the public with fresh new courts to play on.

Get your Questions Answered at the Highlands East Visitor Information Centre mid-May through Thanksgiving

Posted to Activities, Administrative, Events, News & Notices, Services on Sep 6, 2017

The Highland East Vistor Information Centre is located at 2786 Essonville Line in Wilberforce (at the Curling Club) and is open daily, mid-May through Thanksgiving from 10:00AM through 4:00PM (closed Tuesdays) and offers mineral permission to collect forms and directions, geocaching information and GPS rentals, trails, events and other general area information.

Contact the Info Centre at 705-448-2981 Ext. 232 or email


During the off-season please call Joanne Vanier, Community Economic Development & Committee Coordinator at 705-448-2981 Ext. 233 or Tracy Millar, Receptionist at 705-448-2981 Ext. 221 or by email at

Tender T-08-2017: Sale of Surplus 2008 Chevy 4x4 Silverado 1/2 Ton with Cap

Posted to News & Notices on Aug 25, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is accepting Tenders for the Sale of a Surplus Vehicle. A 2008 Chevy 4 x 4 Silverado 1/2 Ton with cap. 

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Wilberforce Clinic Dates for September to December 2017

Posted to News & Notices on Aug 22, 2017

Bancroft Family Health Team Doctor will be available at the Wilberforce Clinic at 2165 Loop Road in Wilberforce on the following dates:

  • Saturday, September 9th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Saturday, September 30th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Saturday, October 7th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Saturday, October 28th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Saturday, November 4th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Saturday, November 25th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Saturday, December 9th from 10AM to 4PM

  • Saturday, December 16th from 10AM to 4PM

Booked appointments are preferred, please call 613-332-1565 Ext. 220 or 233 to make an appointment or for further information.

The clinic is available to anyone with a valid Health Card. You do not have to be a patient of the Bancroft Family Health Team. Patients must bring their health card to every appointment.

Notice Regarding Environmental & By-law Department Sub-office Operating Schedule Changes

Posted to News & Notices on Aug 21, 2017

Council is in the process of streamlining and increasing efficiencies in our offices. It has been determined that the distribution of workload and part-time relocating of staff would assist the Municipality with business continuity and possible succession planning.

As of Tuesday, September 12, 2017 please be advised that the Environmental & By-law Department Sub-office located at 2778 Monck Road, Cardiff Ontario will be closed to the public Tuesdays and Thursdays until June 21, 2018.

If assistance is required on these days, Environmental & By-law Department staff can still be reached by phone or email.

Your co-operation with these changes are greatly appreciated.

Council Agendas, Minutes and Documents on CivicWeb

Posted to Agenda, Council, Meetings, News & Notices on Jul 27, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East, as of the August 2, 2017 Regular Council Meeting, will be joining other Municipalities in the County in the use of CivicWeb, an online portal for managing Council Meetings and associated documents.

A Schedule of Meetings, Search Function and the option to Subscribe to E-Updates are available at the Haliburton County CivicWeb Homepage.

A list of documents including Agendas and Minutes for Highlands East's Council Meetings can be viewed at the Highlands East Document Centre.

For more information and instructions on how to use CivicWeb, please visit the CivicWeb Help Page.

Agendas and Minutes for Committees of Council will temporarily continue to be posted to during this transition period and archived Agendas, Minutes and related Council Meeting documents for meetings prior to August 2, 2017 will remain available for download on