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Peterborough Greenwing Fishing Derby 2016


Spring is here.  It is time to celebrate at the Ducks Unlimited Canada Peterborough Chapter’s 29th Annual “World’s Largest Greenwing Gathering“. Registration starts at 8 am both days and is only $15 per child aged 15 and under and additional children within the same family are only $5 each.  On Saturday lunch is included for all registered Greenwings and you can win instant prizes …

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2016 North American Envirothon is Coming to Trent


Over 500 future environmental leaders from across North America will travel to Peterborough and be welcomed to Trent University this summer from July 24 to July 29, 2016 for the 2016 North American Envirothon (NAE), a unique educational program that takes students beyond the classroom to learn about natural ecosystems first-hand and build their skills as green leaders. The NAE …

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Fleming College launches program for non-profit organizations


Fleming College is launching a new customized training program for individuals who work within the non-profit sector. Developed in partnership with the United Way of Peterborough & District and recognizing the need in the sector, the Business of Philanthropy in the Non-Profit Sector is a customized program delivered by a panel of non-profit sector and fundraising professionals that will be …

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Peterborough Public Library Moves to Temporary Location at Peterborough Square


The Peterborough Public Library is about to undergo a major renovation to the Main Branch on Aylmer Street. The library will close to the public on Saturday April 30, 2016 at 5:00p.m. The Main Branch will not be accessible to the public during the closure. The Library anticipates the temporary location will open its doors on the lower level of Peterborough Square on …

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6th Annual Relly on the Roof!


Relly On The Roof returns for a sixth year from April 28 until April 30th. Raising funds for Habitat For Humanity Peterborough& Kawartha under the Peterborough Cares funding umbrella. At noon on Thursday, April 28, Paul Rellinger, with the generous help of the Peterborough Fire Department, will be lifted to the roof of the Brick, 1200 Lansdowne Street, West, while …

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Discover the story behind every door – Doors Open Ontario kicks off April 23

Doors Open Ontario

From April to October, the Ontario Heritage Trust invites you to explore Ontario’s heritage treasures during Doors Open Ontario 2016. The season kicks off April 23 in Guelph and runs on weekends throughout the summer and fall with events in 43 communities across the province. Satisfy your curiosity and get behind normally closed doors to experience intriguing interiors, where you …

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Shorelines Casino Seeks Relocation to the City of Peterborough

Shorelines Casino

Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP) is moving forward with proposed plans to develop and operate a new, multi-faceted entertainment property in the City of Peterborough. If successful, it would mean the relocation of the current slot machine facility located at Kawartha Downs. “We are excited about the prospect of a Shorelines gaming operation being developed in the City of …

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Zach: 2016 Easter Seals Peterborough Ambassador


We introduce you to Zach and his mom. Zach is the 2016 Peterborough Easter Seals Ambassador. Thanks to Easter Seals Ontario Zach will be attending a fully accessible camp this summer. We look forward to the upcoming Easter Seals Telethon broadcasting live April 10 from 10am – 4pm. With your support Easter Seals Ontario will be able to send more …

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Spark Photo Festival – April 1 to April 30, 2016.


The SPARK PHOTO FESTIVAL is a celebration of photography, and the artists, dreamers, innovators, storytellers, professionals and enthusiasts behind the camera lens.  Every year, the month of April will mark the arrival of numerous photographic exhibits and artists, workshops, lectures and other related photographic events and activities in locations throughout the Northumberland, Peterborough, and the Kawartha Lakes regions. SNEAK PREVIEW: …

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Easter Seals Telethon, Sunday, April 10

Easter Seals Telethon

Easter Seals Ontario is counting down the days until April 10 when we’ll host the 33rd Annual Easter Seals Telethon in Peterborough! Enjoy watching local celebrities and radio hosts, meet our corporate sponsors and Easter Seals kids as they work together to support children with physical disabilities. Peterborough Sunday, April 10, 2016 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CHEX TV …

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Easter Weekend Tolls for Special Olympics


The Peterborough Law Enforcement Torch Run team will be conducting its annual Easter Weekend voluntary tolls at participating businesses throughout Peterborough on Saturday March 26, 2016 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. All proceeds go to Special Olympics Ontario. Our uniform officers along with non-uniform volunteers will be stationed at the exits to the participating businesses. The Peterborough Police Service …

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Break and Enter: Popeye’s Chicken

Peterborough Police Service

The Peterborough Police Service is investigating a break and enter at Popeye’s Chicken on Lansdowne Street West that took place between 10:30 p.m. on February 28 and 6:15 a.m. on February 29, 2016. During the break and enter a small amount of cash was stolen. Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime …

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Warnings As of 4:53 AM EST Tuesday 01 March 2016 Winter storm warning in effect for: Apsley – Woodview – Northern Peterborough County Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes Peterborough City – Lakefield – Southern Peterborough County Hazardous winter conditions are expected. Snow, heavy at times, is expected. The snow will …

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Flying Colours extends footprint at Peterborough HQ in Canada


Flying Colours Corp., the North American MRO, completions, and refurbishment company has begun work on an extension of its cabinetry finishing shop at its Peterborough, ON. facilities in Canada. A further 6500 sq ft of space will be added to increase workflow capacity resulting from a rise in customer demand for refurbishment and completion projects. The extended facility provides enough …

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Swish Expands Its Presence in British Columbia, Moves to a New Larger Facility


Swish Maintenance Limited, a leading manufacturer and distributor of facility solutions and cleaning supplies is pleased to announce their move to a new distribution and Clean-It ® centre on Tuesday, March 1st.  This move will further support their growth initiatives in the Vancouver area. Swish Vancouver’s new address: 1288 Cliveden Avenue, Delta, British Columbia V3M 6Y1 “Swish is dedicated to …

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