Cavan-Monaghan Delegation Asks for Proposed Federal Electoral Boundary Realignment

After learning about the plans for Cavan-Monaghan by the new Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission in late August, Council considered how to address the proposal. The initial proposal divides the 10,016 township residents in the 2021 Census across three electoral districts: Haliburton Kawartha Lakes Brock (HKLB); Peterborough South and Northumberland.  In… Continue reading

Say Their Names – Comment – November 2022

It’s a phrase that took prominence during the Black Lives Matter movement as a gesture to personalize black lives lost through racial injustice.  The practice has earlier roots, however.  For example, every year at the memorial event for the 9/11 disaster, the names of the almost 3,000 victims who died… Continue reading

A Note of Thanks from the Buhaienko Family

We would like to thank Brian and Kate Field for their help and support during a very difficult time for our family when we arrived in Canada after fleeing Ukraine. Our family was lucky to discover Canada from a very good side. Our acquaintance with Canada began with amazing people… Continue reading

Old Millbrook School and the Pineapple Quilt Block

The Old Millbrook School now boasts a quilt block. It is the latest addition to the Cavan Monaghan Barn Quilt Trails. The steering committee thanks the Township Council for permission to install the block. Barn quilt trails are now common across the United States and Canada. They beautify the landscape… Continue reading

Manvers Historical Society Hosts Ceremony to Introduce Veteran Banners

On October 16th, sixteen banners were unveiled at the Ponytpool Community Centre at a ceremony commemorating veterans from the former Manvers Township.  The Historical Society led by Kathy Morton and Teresa Jordan, have completed the launch of a Veteran Banner program in their area.  These banners, sponsored by family members,… Continue reading

Local Student Wins National Remembrance Essay Contest

  The Canadian Legion offers a variety of youth programs designed to instil leadership, teamwork, duty and remembrance into young people across the country.  The remembrance activities are designed to educate youth about the high cost of our freedom; that it cost many young lives like their own.  One of… Continue reading

Millbrook Legion Announces Launch of Local Veteran Banner Program

As Remembrance Day nears, numerous communities across Canada have adopted and will proudly display Honour Our Veterans banner programs similar to the one in Uxbridge, Ontario, pictured above. This program engages the community in honouring and remembering local veterans to ensure continued recognition and respect throughout future generations. The program… Continue reading

Historical Society Invites You to Social Hour and AGM

It has been too long! (And coming from a group that likes to linger in times-gone-by, that’s saying something!)  The purpose of the Millbrook & Cavan Historical Society is to bring people together, to share interests in all the various historical aspects of Cavan Monaghan.  We hope those who share… Continue reading