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Kiefer Sutherland Rocked Peterborough Musicfest!


Kiefer Sutherland rocked Peterborough last night at Musicfest!   .@RealKiefer is rocking Del Crary Park! #musicfest30 — Ptbo Musicfest (@PtboMusicfest) June 30, 2016 Visiting from England & Texas to see @RealKiefer at Peterborough Musicfest! Show starts at 8pm! #musicfest30 #ptbo — Ptbo Musicfest (@PtboMusicfest) June 29, 2016 #24 #jackbauer #ptbo @PtboMusicfest @tmz @etalkCTV @1005FreshRadio @dj_dollabill @Country1051 — …

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Try Fishing for Free During Licence-Free Days, July 2-10


Fishing is a wonderful activity for people of all ages, and a great way to spend some quality time with friends and family this summer. With that in mind, there’s no better time than now to drop a line in the water with the launch of Ontario Family Fishing Week 2016, which gets underway July 2 and runs through July …

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Distracted driving still number one offence during traffic blitz


Peterborough Police report that Distracted driving is still the number one offence during a recent traffic blitz. The Peterborough Police Service’s Traffic Management Unit is conducting a number of traffic blitzes throughout the summer to crack down on distracted driving. On Tuesday June 21, 2016 the Peterborough Police Service’s Traffic Management Unit conducted a Summer Safety Blitz Traffic Detail at a …

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Peterborough Pulse – July 16

Ptbo Pulse

Pulse is a vibrant, playful, and active car-free corridor along George St. through the heart of downtown Peterborough. July 16, 2016 More details at How to Participate at Peterborough Pulse There are no cars on the street, and we welcome you to enjoy your public space in a brand new way. Peterborough Pulse will be the city’s first Open Streets event. …

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Lindsay Rodeo Days – June 25 & 26, 2016


RAWHIDE RODEO is riding into to the Lindsay Fairgrounds – June 25 & 26, 2016. RODEO Tickets: Adults $15 in advance  – $ 20 at the gate SATURDAY ADVANCE RODEO TICKETS INCLUDE ADMISSION TO THE DANCE Youth (13 & under) $10 in advance – $ 15 at the gate The Daily Schedule: Saturday June 25th 1:00 pm Local Entry Rodeo starts in …

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Peterborough Public Health Issues Heat Advisory – June 19


June 19, 2016 – Peterborough – Summer officially arrives on Monday, and Mother Nature is delivering weather to match the calendar. The most significant heat episode of the year is expected for much of Southern Ontario. Increasing heat over the past couple of days will peak Sunday and Monday with temperatures forecast to top off in the low to mid thirties. …

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Minacs to add 220 advisors in Peterborough


Minacs, a global outsourcing business solutions partner, today announced it will be adding 685 customer support representatives for its Hamilton, Niagara Falls, and Peterborough offices in Ontario over the next five months. This ramp-up is to support its business growth with a leading high-tech client. Minacs will hire 240 advisors in Hamilton, 225 in Niagara Falls, and 220 in Peterborough. …

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PRHC Board of Directors names Dr. Peter McLaughlin as next CEO


National recruitment process identifies Dr. McLaughlin as the “clear choice” to lead the Health Centre into the next phase of a successful future Following extensive stakeholder consultation and a national recruitment process, PRHC’s own Dr. Peter McLaughlin has been selected as the next President & CEO for Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Dr. McLaughlin brings with him a vast wealth of knowledge, …

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15th Annual Peterborough Children’s Water Festival

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The Peterborough Children’s Water Festival (PCWF) is a community event that provides students with the opportunity to discover the importance and diversity of water. The PCWF works in partnership with educators, water quality and quantity specialists, community volunteers, conservation groups, industry and government to create a festival full of activities that are educational and fun for children in grades 2 …

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Growing Tomorrow’s Green Leaders at the 2016 Ontario Envirothon


More than 130 aspiring green leaders and educators from across Ontario will come together for the Ontario Envirothon Provincial Championship, taking place from May 29th to June 1st at Fleming College in Lindsay, Ontario. The Ontario Envirothon is a province-wide team-based competition for high school students who love the outdoors. It provides students hands-on learning experiences across Ontario’s parks, forests, …

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Need a City Bus? Buy one!


Looking for a Bus? The City of Peterborough is selling a few buses that have been scheduled for replacement. As of this post, the current bid required starts at $2,200.00. More details below and on the GovDeals web site located at:  1990 MCI Classic Bus Removed from service – April 1st, 2016 Current condition – Starts & runs Reason …

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Canadian Family Teacher Awards Reveals Sylvie Copland of Peterborough’s St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School as a Top Finalist


Canadian Family Teacher Awards Reveals Sylvie Copland of Peterborough’s St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School as a Top Finalist Vote Now at #CFTeacherAwards May 17, 2016 (TORONTO) — Canadian Family is pleased to announce that Peterborough, Ontario’sSylvie Copland of St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School has been nominated for a 2016 Canadian Family Teacher Award. Starting today, 12 educators – shortlisted for their accomplishments in …

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HackerNest Meetup May 10

HackerNest Peterborough

HackerNest Peterborough May Tech Social HackerNest is a nonprofit organization and movement that builds local tech communities around the world. We believe they are the cornerstones of economic development: we want more people to get into tech so they can afford to live healthier and happier. Our down-to-earth Tech Socials and epic, socially beneficial hackathons encourage camaraderie, collaboration, innovation, mentorship, …

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Peterborough Musicfest 2016


Every year a town anxiously awaits an event that will showcase it’s uniqueness and sense of community. For two months in the heart of summer, Peterborough Musicfest galvanizes a city and greatly impacts an economy with 19 free concerts.  Popular bands such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Tegan and Sara, Walk Off the Earth, Emerson Drive, and Randy Bachman, and Chad …

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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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