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

Clifford Skarstedt/PRHC Foundation

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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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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