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2015 Easter Seals Telethon – April 12


The annual Easter Seals Telethon celebrates success stories, introduces new Provincial Easter Seals Ambassadors, showcases Easter Seals kids and their families, and recognizes those donors and sponsors who have helped us so much. This year, the Telethon will take place in 6 communities throughout Ontario, including Toronto, Northern Ontario, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie, South Eastern Ontario and Windsor-Essex. Peterborough   ...

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60th Anniversary of CHEX Television


March 26th, 2015 marks the 60th Anniversary of CHEX Television broadcasting on-air for the first time. To mark this special occasion, Graham Hart takes a trip down memory lane to relive the station’s early days with many former staff.

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Peterborough Astronomical Association celebrates Earth Hour 2015 – March 28th


Join the Peterborough Astronomical Association and celebrate the 7th annual, free, public, all age’s event….. Earth Hour 2015! With telescopic views of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, our Moon, star cluster, nebula and galaxies! from the top of Armour Hill at the end of Museum Drive at 300 Hunter St. East Saturday March 28th Dusk to Midnight (Weather Permitting) Please park ...

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Swish Maintenance Limited Recognized as One of Canada’s Top 100 Small & Medium Employers by the Globe & Mail

SWISH MAINTENANCE LIMITED - Swish Maintenance Limited Recognized

PETERBOROUGH, ON, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ – Swish Maintenance Limited, a leading manufacturer and distributor of facility solutions and cleaning equipment was recognized today as one of Canada’s Top 100 Small and Medium Employers to work for in Canada by the Globe & Mail and Mediacorp Canada Inc. The prestigious competition recognizes small and medium enterprises that lead the nation ...

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The 25th Anniversary Free Little Libraries project


The Rotary Club of Peterborough-Kawartha has always focused on promoting literacy, both on a community and international level. In addition to their annual Kawartha Rotary Book Drive in collaboration with the Salvation Army and the Peterborough Public Library, which provides new age-appropriate books to over 2,500 children each year, the Rotary Club is now setting their sights on a new ...

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Revitalized GE Canada motor plant in Peterborough wins TransCanada contract


TransCanada Corporation has awarded GE Canada’s Peterborough motors facility a contract to build customized electrical motors for the company’s Energy East pipeline project. The contract is expected to create 250 jobs within GE and GE’s local supply chain over a two-year period. Over the past five years, GE has invested approximately C$65 million, with support of the Government of Ontario, ...

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Flying Colours completes first VIP S-92


Canadian maintenance, repair and overhaul company Flying Colours has completed its first VIP refurbishment of a Sikorsky S-92, marking its first foray into the large/heavy-twin helicopter completions business. The Peterborough, Ontario-based company, which has already outfitted a number of smaller S-76s, now plans to expand its helicopter interiors offering. “We have always been interested in pursuing the helicopter market,” says ...

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Arkells at The Venue


Thursday March 5th – Door open at 7PM Tickets: $31 Available at The Venue and Moondance Records, also Online.  All Ages, Licensed, GA Show.   We’re very excited to start our Canadian tour tonight in Vancouver and are looking forward the next few weeks of shows. We have some new surprises, and like Michael Fassbender in MacBeth, we promise to offer ...

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Motion In Stillness


The Kawartha Artists Gallery and Studio presents “Motion in Stillness”, an art show and sale of original works by KAGS member artists. The opening reception will be held February 21, 2015, from 1-4pm, and refreshments will be served. The show runs from February 18 to March 15, 2015. Kawartha Artists Gallery and Studio is located at 420 O’Connell Road in ...

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Expectant Parents Invited to Attend Free Prenatal Health Fair Feb 23


Expectant parents and their families are invited to a fun and informative night out by attending the Prenatal Health Fair hosted by the Peterborough County-City Health Unit at the Holiday Inn on Monday, February 23, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This event is free and open to everyone with an interest in learning how best to prepare for ...

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ZZ Top – March 4th at PMC


ZZ TOP will be coming to the Peterborough Memorial Centre on March 4, 2015 for an unforgettable concert! ZZ Top lays undisputed claim to being the longest running major rock band with the original personnel intact, and were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. As a touring unit, ZZ TOP have been without peer over ...

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2014 Civic Awards


Nominations for the 2014 Civic Awards have opened today and will continue until March 13, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. The annual City of Peterborough Civic Awards recognize and honour citizens who had outstanding achievements in 2014. This is an excellent opportunity for volunteer leaders and achievers in sports, arts and culture to be publically recognized for their contributions to the ...

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29th Rotary/Carl Oake Swimathon


The 29th Rotary/Carl Oake Swimathon will take place on Friday, February 13th, in the YMCA pool from 7:00 to 8:30 am. Over the past 33 years, this event has raised more than $900,000 to support local worthwhile causes such as Easter Seals, 5 Counties Children Foundation, The New Peterborough Regional Health Centre, the New YMCA, the YWCA Women’s Crossroads Shelter, ...

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ReFrame Film Festival


Friday, January 23 – Sunday, January 25, 2015 ReFrame is a community happening. Last year our volunteers spent 5,500 hours to help make the 2014 festival happen; 37 per cent more of you came to the festival – 11,400 packed our venues at the ReFrame and REELkids festivals. For this year’s festival we can proudly say that over 45 per ...

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