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About Us     Kawartha Region


Quality news, where you want it, when you want it.

The Standard is a 100 percent Canadian owned, independent newspaper with offices in North Durham and Kawartha Lakes. We offer local coverage of the news, politics, sports and events that matter to Scugog, Uxbridge and Brock townships, and the Kawarthas Lakes Region.


Since 2004 The Standard has been working to bring you local news and views.


Our Port Perry office is located on Water Street, in Port Perry and our Kawartha Lakes office is on Kent Street in Lindsay, but our staff spend a lot of time in the hamlets throughout North Durham and the Kawarthas.

The Standard New Corporation is an independently owned and operated company which publishes The Standard Newspaper once weekly. Our staff live, work and play in North Durham and the Kawarthas.


Opinions expressed by columnists, contributors and in letters to the editor are not necessarily those of The Standard. Letters must be signed and the telephone number (which will not be published) included. Requests that a name be withheld will be honoured only if there is a compelling reason to do so. Errors will be corrected if brought to the attention of The Standard. The Standard reserves the right to edit or refuse to publish any unsolicited material.



The Standard reserves the right to refuse any advertisement. The Standard is not liable for slight changes or typographical errors that do not lessen the value of the advertisement nor are they liable for other errors and omissions to advertisements in subsequent issues, or any refunds of monies paid for the advertisement. All claims of error must be made by Wednesday at noon of the week following publication.


The Standard respects the privacy of it’s internet users and will protect that privacy as vigorously as possible. The Standard does not collect personal information, except when individuals provide such information on a voluntary basis (ie: in a letter to the Editor).


Individual information provided to The Standard will not be sold or made available to a third party.

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