4th Line Theatre General News 

4th Line Theatre are proud recipients of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Canada 150 Award

4th Line Theatre are proud recipients of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Canada 150 Award 4th Line Theatre is pleased to announce that the not-for-profit performing arts organization was selected by regional Member of Parliament, Jamie Schmale, to receive the Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Canada 150 Award. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, Mr. Schmale called for nominations to recognize the individuals and organizations who “play an outstanding and active role within our community.” Nominations were submitted over the past two months and in early September, 4th Line Theatre was named as one of…

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General News 

Man Using An Old School Bus To Raise A Million Dollars For Community Impact Projects Across Canada

Talk about a ‘vehicle for change’: Man Using An Old School Bus To Raise A Million Dollars For Community Impact Projects Across Canada 33 year old man quits job, sells home and creates extraordinary social impact project to raise a million dollars and fund community passion projects all across Canada. Ryan Lancaster would say he’s a pretty average guy, but he is doing some pretty amazing things. In the last year, Ryan has quit his job, sold his house, and embarked on a journey to raise a million dollars and…

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General News 

The Aylmer Street Mural Project

Aylmer Street Mural Following a nation-wide call for proposals and an exhaustive juried review process, Artspace and the City of Peterborough are pleased to announce that Chrissy Poitras has been chosen to complete the Aylmer Street mural in downtown Peterborough, Ontario. Chrissy’s mural will be an exciting contribution to Peterborough’s ongoing downtown mural project. “The bright colour pallet and energetic floral cascade will liven the area and engage passers-by. Bringing botanical elements into an urban part of the city will change the area’s atmosphere, as well as the relationship residents, have with a building…

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Community General News 

Peterborough Community Wellbeing Plan

About the Community Wellbeing plan The Community Wellbeing Plan will: Make recommendations for Council’s consideration related to  quality of life priorities Provide a framework for progress reports and outcome measurement Continue to improve community engagement “Community wellbeing is the combination of social, economic, environmental, cultural, and political conditions identified by individuals and their communities as essential for them to flourish and fulfill their potential.” -(Wiseman and Brasher) Goals Recommend municipal priorities to improve the quality of life for Peterborough residents (based on CIW domains – democratic engagement, education, environment, healthy…

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Vaccination General 

Three Mumps Cases Confirmed in Peterborough

Residents advised to watch for symptoms and prevent the spread of mumps Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is reporting three confirmed cases of mumps in the Peterborough area. “Mumps is circulating in our community, so we are asking residents to watch for symptoms and see their healthcare provider if they are feeling ill,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health.  “It’s also important to follow good infection control practices to prevent its spread, such as ensuring you are vaccinated against mumps and not sharing objects like cups and eating utensils.”…

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Immunization General News 

Online Portal for Immunization Record Updates

Peterborough Public Health Launches Online Portal for Immunization Record Updates New Online System Makes Immunization Records Easier to Access and Update Peterborough Public Health is pleased to announce a new online portal that residents can use to keep immunization records updated for themselves and family members. “We’re thrilled to launch this new online system to make it even easier for people in our community to access and update their immunization records with us,” said Edwina Dusome, Manager of the Infectious Disease Program.  “This online service will especially benefit parents and guardians…

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