Business News 

Swish Expands Its Presence in British Columbia, Moves to a New Larger Facility

Swish Maintenance Limited, a leading manufacturer and distributor of facility solutions and cleaning supplies is pleased to announce their move to a new distribution and Clean-It ® centre on Tuesday, March 1st.  This move will further support their growth initiatives in the Vancouver area. Swish Vancouver’s new address: 1288 Cliveden Avenue, Delta, British Columbia V3M 6Y1 “Swish is dedicated to serving our customers locally in BC and this investment represents our commitment to the BC marketplace”, says Shane Mahoney, Chief Executive Officer of Swish Maintenance Limited. “Our new location is…

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News 

Third Frostbite Alert Issued for Feb 17

Third Frostbite Alert for February 17 for the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations The Peterborough County-City Health Unit has issued the third Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted wind chill values of -29 overnight February 17. This Frostbite Alert remains in effect until further notice. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and can have a severe impact on the health of vulnerable populations including infants, the elderly, people with circulatory problems, and the marginally housed.  Local social service…

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News 

Launch of Telehomecare in Central East

The Central East Community Care Access Centre (Central East CCAC) announces the launch of Telehomecare in Central East with the Central East Local Health Integration Network (Central East LHIN) and the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) The Telehomecare Program is funded by the Central East LHIN and Ontario Telemedicine Network. As an integral part of Ontario’s Chronic Disease Management Framework, Telehomecare aligns with and supports other provincial health strategies including Health Links. In the Central East LHIN region, this program supports the Vascular Aim Strategy, of “continuing to improve the vascular health…

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General News 

Do you know these men? Peterborough Police asking for assistance

The Peterborough Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in solving the following incident: On December 22, 2015 at approximately 12:30 a.m. unknown persons broke into the Country Style and Dairy Queen located on Chemong Road in the City of Peterborough. Once inside the unknown person(s) caused approximately $200 in damage and the total value of theft is estimated at $1,200. The Peterborough Police Service is asking for your help in identifying the following persons: Suspect #1:Male Caucasian Tall with a medium to large build Short hair Believed to…

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General News 

Transitioning Trent’s Bata Library into modern learning hub

Architecture and design firm Perkins + Will has been selected to transition Trent’s Bata Library into modern learning hub at heart of Trent University’s Symons campus in Peterborough, Ontario. The mandate includes overseeing the creation of new collaborative study spaces and innovative services in the iconic library, originally designed by Ron Thom. “This is an important step in the transformation of the Bata Library into a modern, people-centred learning hub – a library of the future,” said Robert Clarke, University Librarian. “The space plan that Perkins + Will produces will help…

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Events News 

30th Annual Rotary Carl Oake Swimathon – February 12

Get your goggles ready! The 30th Annual Rotary Carl Oake Swimathon, in support of Easter Seals and Peterborough Rotary Club projects, is February 12th,2016 7:00 am at the Peterborough YMCA. Over $950,000 has been raised since 1987 and has helped many children and families right here in Peterborough. Some of the Service projects that Rotary supports are School Breakfast Programs, Camp Kawartha, Victoria Day Fireworks/Family Day, Easter Seals Christmas Party, Five Counties Children’s Centre, the YMCA, Musicfest, Canada Day Essay Contest, Spelling Bees and Habitat for Humanity- Youth Program to…

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