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Peterborough’s largest free recreation program returns Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Peterborough Pulse invites the whole city to walk, bike, dance, play and socialize in spaces typically used by cars. For one summer day, George Street transforms into a vibrant car-free corridor filled with families pushing strollers, cyclists and roller-skaters, Karate and Zumba, art and music, and more. In 2017, Peterborough Pulse Celebrates the 150 with special photo exhibits, arts installations, and activities that showcase and celebrate our unique community and, we hope, provide inspiration for the next 150 years. We are grateful for the Province of Ontario’s support of this open…

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General News 

Better wastewater treatment for Peterborough residents

The governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Canadians and their families have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services that meet their needs. These investments safeguard the health and well-being of residents, protect waterways and preserve local ecosystems, while also laying the foundation for new economic opportunities to strengthen the middle class across the province. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and…

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Business General 

Mastermind Toys opens 50th Store in Peterborough

 Mastermind Toys, Canada’s largest specialty toy and children’s books retailer, is in major growth mode and will mark multiple milestones in 2017: Largest Expansion in Company’s 33-Year History Opening of Store #50 in Peterborough, ON Launch of New Website, www.mastermindtoys.com The Canadian-owned and operated company has announced plans to expand its national retail presence by opening more than 11 new locations in 2017, the largest expansion in the company’s 33-year history. Mastermind Toys began with a single location in 1984 and recently marked the opening of its 50th location, a 4,715 sq. ft. store…

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General News 

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 Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, along…

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