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Bram Lebo says teachers got it soft – Highlander Publisher outed as union-busting neo-con fascist

Lebo says that Haliburton’s educators are out of touch with their community SEAMUS O’BRADAIGH – THIS BLOG KILLS FASCISTS Full disclosure, I don’t like Bram Lebo. But that’s not what this column is about. No, this column is about what Mr. Lebo just wrote in his weakly column in the Haliburton Highlander, a flouncy little rag, known for its weak writing, supercilious editorials and …

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Matt Duchene’s special bond with Dawson Hamilton – Reprise

PARDON THE ERUPTION [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] By Terrance Gavan We wonder if Matt Duchene’s skyward glance in his rookie season – just before scoring the shootout goal that propelled the Colorado Avalanche into the 2010 playoffs – was noticed …

B.C. teenager’s ‘hollow flashlight’ takes her to the Google Science Fair

There are some exceptional young scientists going to the Google Science Fair this year, and among the finalists is 15-year-old Ann Makosinki, from Victoria, B.C., who invented a hollow flashlight that can generate light right from the palm of your . Which leads us to… if she only placed second for this ingenious thingy-ma-bob? What the hell earned first place? …

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Bad news for independent papers – Sun media unveils websites

TERRANCE ON TECH [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Haliburton Echo boffo on line – Beta is Better By Terrance Gavan – Shrike Editor “We invite you to browse our new site today!” THUS spake the BETA program emanating from the pop-up …

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Could membrane have prevented this tragedy?

A membrane to prevent salt damage may have contributed to mall collapse FROM TORONTO STAR… ELLIOT LAKE, ONT. — A well-maintained membrane could have prevented the deadly roof cave-in at the Algo Centre Mall, a leading concrete expert says. Professor Samir Chidiac, a specialist in structure analysis and concrete at McMaster University in Hamilton, said that without a well-maintained membrane, …

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Hike Haliburton Festival Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

HALIBURTON COUNTY  MEDIA RELEASE Monday, June 25, 2012 Planning for 2012 Hike Haliburton Festival is in full stride. From Thursday, September 20th to Sunday, 23rd hundreds of people from near and far will take a hike in the Highlands. This is 10th year for the Festival and it promises to be the best one yet. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left …

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Duchene and Crosby hangin’ in LA

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Haliburton’s Hurricane Matt Duchene training in La-La land BY TERRANCE GAVAN – SHRIKE.ca Sports – June 21/12 Haliburton, ON – Matt Duchene is training in Los Angeles this summer with his trainer Andy O’Brien and while that …

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Duchene signs 2 year deal – whatsup?

GAV ON SPORTS Haliburton Hurricane Matty Duchene $igns for $7 million “The Colorado Avalanche signed star center Matt Duchene to a 2-year contract on Friday. It’ll pay him $7 million, making $3.25 million and then $3.75 million. He’ll be a restricted free agent in Summer 2014. “The whole thing was a little … unexpected?” FROM YAHOO SPORTS – PUCKDADDY more… …