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West Nile Virus Detected in Lindsay Area

West Nile Virus Detected in Mosquitoes Trapped in Lindsay; Area Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions – Local Lindsay area residents are asked to fight the bite of mosquitoes, now that West Nile virus has been detected for the first time this year in the Health Unit region. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has received lab confirmation that a batch of mosquitoes collected in Lindsay on August 18 have tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first time in 2016 that West Nile virus has been…

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SOLD! – GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.

BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that its subsidiary BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire all of the shares of the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (GEH-C) joint venture. The terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. The transaction is expected to be completed, subject to required Canadian regulatory reviews and other closing conditions, during the fourth quarter of 2016. This acquisition roughly doubles BWXT’s footprint in Canada and signals a long-term strategic commitment to the attractive CANDU® nuclear power…

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Peterborough Teacher Wins 10th Annual Canadian Family Teacher Award

Peterborough Wins 10th Annual Canadian Family Teacher Award Sylvie Copland Receives $2,500 for School Programming and Supplies August 15, 2016 (TORONTO) – St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School’s Sylvie Copland has won $2,500 for school programming and supplies in the 10th Annual Canadian Family Teacher Awards, courtesy of program sponsor Johnson Inc. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Teacher Awards continue to recognize outstanding elementary and secondary school educators from across Canada. This past March,Canadianfamily.ca welcomed nominations from Canadians who wished to recognize educators in their communities worthy of the prize. Subsequently, the best were…

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Events General 

2016 Reusable Exchange Weekend – Fri. Aug. 5 to Sun. Aug. 7

Take advantage of this year’s Reusable Exchange Weekend events to pass along items you no longer want or perhaps find a new treasure for yourself. Everyone wins and fewer items will end up in our landfill. The 4th Reusable Exchange runs from Friday, August 5 to Sunday, August 7, 2016. Please place reusable items at the curb the Friday evening of the event weekend. If items haven’t been taken by Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m., bring them back in. They will not be collected by the City.

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Peterborough Community Police Service Crime Map

The Peterborough Police Service has long recognized the value of sharing information on community safety and security. To further community awareness and improve accessibility to information about calls-for-police-service occurring in the community, the Peterborough Police Service provides crime maps that show some types of criminal offences that have been reported to us. The Crime Map is located at http://www.peterboroughcrimemaps.com/  

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Announcing the Peterborough County-City Paramedics West End Base

Minutes Save Lives! Announcing the Peterborough County-City Paramedics West End Base Today at County Council, a by-law was passed that authorized the County to enter into a Lease Agreement for the premises located at 1003 Clonsilla Avenue to establish the Peterborough County-City Paramedics – West End Base. County Council, as the approval authority for Land Ambulance through the Consolidated Municipal Services Agreement (CMSM) (City and County) and with the direction from Joint Services Steering Committee to staff, will enter into a lease agreement commencing September 1, 2016. As part of…

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