Events News 

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 history, it seemed little was being done to celebrate Canadians today. “Among the celebrations of Canada’s accomplishments and history, we want to honour the present and the people all around…

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OPP Push for Change Hockey Challenge – Feb 18

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is organizing over 30 Hockey Challenge events across the province in partnership with local communities to raise awareness about youth homelessness. Hockey Challenge events began in December, 2016, and will run through March. Sportsnet will produce a feature that will air on Feb. 18, Hockey Day in Canada that highlights the Hockey Challenge and the OPP’s involvement with The Push for Change. As part of its community safety partnership with The Push for Change, the OPP is mobilizing and engaging with youth and various stakeholders…

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Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB releases a Directors Annual Report 2016 on YouTube

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is a progressive and dynamic organization that puts student success at the forefront, through their commitment to academic achievement, and the development of citizenship, personal, social, and life skills. They offer exemplary educational programs and services to students in the Municipality of Clarington, Northumberland and Peterborough counties. The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board just released their Directors Annual Report on YouTube which is a unique way to communicate their report. Highlights from the Video: Spend a Day With Us! Every day our schools…

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General News 

Applications to Trent University up by 17.4%

Applications to Trent University up by 17.4% among Secondary School Students Trent University led the province for percentage increase to applications for the second year in a row with a 17.4 per cent increase in applications from secondary school students against a system-wide increase of 2.4 per cent according to figures from the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC). In addition to the increase in interest from high school students, Trent saw a year-over-year increase in applications of 18.6 per cent from first-year non-secondary students. As of the application deadline, interest…

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Events News 

PRHC Strategic Plan Refresh Survey

PRHC is a regional hospital building healthier communities with their patients and partners. Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is embarking on a strategic planning process to refresh our future direction as an organization. As part of this process, they are asking for the input and perspectives of their various stakeholders on key aspects of where they are today, as well as opportunities for the future. To facilitate this process, PRHC has engaged Deloitte as their consulting partner to support us in gathering your feedback. This survey will be available online…

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Dr. K. Jennifer Ingram – Physician Lead for Senior’s Care

The Central East Local Health Integration Network (Central East LHIN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. K. Jennifer Ingram as Physician Lead for Seniors Care. Dr. Ingram will work with other Central East LHIN physician leads, the provincial Seniors Care Network, regional and local health service providers and other partners involved in caring for older adults. She will be providing leadership to increase the involvement of primary care physicians in supporting seniors, ensuring the use of best practices for seniors care and participating in provincial initiatives that focus…

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