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Canadian Canoe Museum On The Move

Parks Canada and The Canadian Canoe Museum continue to explore the innovative idea of relocating the Museum to the Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site on theTrent-Severn Waterway as a way to boost the tourism and revenue potential for both organizations. The construction of a new museum at this location would consolidate two significant tourism and recreation destinations in the region and offer enhanced opportunities for Canadian families, including the opportunity to better explore the canoe’s history in Canada and enjoy the diverse water-related programming and associated activities that can be offered by…

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Need Wheels?

Student CarShare is available on or around campuses across Canada. Select your school, reserve the Kia vehicle of your choice via our 24-hour reservation system, and then at the time of your reservation find your car located at the designated Student CarShare lot and you’ll be ready to roll! How it works! Need to buy groceries? Have an important meeting? A hot date? Or do you simply want to get away for the weekend? You can do what you need to do, when you need to do it with Student…

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Stay Healthy This Flu Season!

Influenza, commonly known as “the flu” is a serious, acute respiratory illness that can lead to pneumonia. It is caused by a virus, and different strains of the influenza virus circulate each flu season. It’s important to get your flu shot every year so you’re protected with the vaccine designed to match the virus strains that are currently active. The flu  vaccine is provided free of charge each year to Ontario residents and is available through your family doctor or at any Health Unit Immunization Clinic. Symptoms usually start 1 to…

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Vital Signs 2015: national report explores belonging and connection to community across Canada

Community Foundations of Canada is releasing its national Vital Signs report, Belonging: Exploring connection to community, on October 6. Vital Signs 2015 features responses from a national belonging survey conducted in partnership with the Angus Reid Institute on Canadians’ sense of belonging and connection to community. In addition to the national report, community foundations in 26 communities across Canada are also releasing Vital Signs reports on the same day. “Vital Signs builds and shares local knowledge so our communities are better prepared to mobilize around what matters most to them,”…

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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 some new takes on old favorites as well. The folks in Saskatoon, and Peterborough have released some additional tickets for our shows next week, so if you still haven’t got…

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Be Prepared

Emergency Preparedness  is everyone’s responsibility. Some individuals may not have the support or capacity to deal with emergencies. Reach out to neighbours, family and friends who may be vulnerable or unable to support themselves during an emergency. In the event of an emergency, everyone should be prepared to take care of themselves and their families for up to three days. An Emergency Survival Kit contains all the basic items you and your family need to remain comfortable for at least 72 hours. Keep your kit in an easy to carry bag and…

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