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Celebrating New Affordable Rental Homes in Peterborough and Kawartha Lakes

A grand opening ceremony was held today for new affordable rental homes in Peterborough. The Mount Community Centre is a community hub with an affordable housing element. The facility, at 1545 Monaghan Road in Peterborough, received $600,000 for six of its affordable housing units. These units will ensure more Peterborough residents have a safe, affordable place to call home. Maryam …

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CARSTAR Peterborough Opens in Ontario, Canada

CARSTAR Canada announced it has officially launched CARSTAR Peterborough. Owned by new multi-CARSTAR store owners Jim and Cathy Shirtliff, CARSTAR Peterborough is ready to serve Peterborough, Ontario and its surrounding communities. The Shirtliffs have been a franchise partner with CARSTAR for over 14 years. The new CARSTAR Peterborough location is a 6,000-square-foot facility offering full collision and glass repair and …

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March is Easter Seals Month

March is Easter Seals Month is the beginning of Easter Seals Ontario’s annual fundraising and awareness campaign for kids with physical disabilities. Our goal during this month is to increase awareness surrounding the ongoing challenges and needs kids with physical disabilities experience while raising much-needed funds to support the organization’s programs and services. “Kids with physical disabilities are unstoppABLE,” says …

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Streets of Canada launches campaign to capture inspiring stories of Canadians for Canada’s 150th

To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, Streets of Canada, a Peterborough-based initiative is featuring a collection of short stories and photographs capturing the spirit of business owners, artists, and unsung heroes from coast to coast. The project was created by Peterborough tech entrepreneurs, Sana Virji and Ribat Chowdhury, who realized that while much was being planned to honour Canada’s …

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