General News 

Minacs to add 220 advisors in Peterborough

Minacs, a global outsourcing business solutions partner, today announced it will be adding 685 customer support representatives for its Hamilton, Niagara Falls, and Peterborough offices in Ontario over the next five months. This ramp-up is to support its business growth with a leading high-tech client. Minacs will hire 240 advisors in Hamilton, 225 in Niagara Falls, and 220 in Peterborough. Minacs is looking to recruit advisors with customer service and sales experience, strong computer skills, and willingness to work in flexible schedules. Minacs offers competitive wages and perks like performance…

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Peterborough Greenwing Fishing Derby 2016

Spring is here.  It is time to celebrate at the Ducks Unlimited Canada Peterborough Chapter’s 29th Annual “World’s Largest Greenwing Gathering“. Registration starts at 8 am both days and is only $15 per child aged 15 and under and additional children within the same family are only $5 each.  On Saturday lunch is included for all registered Greenwings and you can win instant prizes on several LUCKY TAGGED FISH (Instant prizes awarded Saturday only for LUCKY TAGGED FISH). Kid’s fishing day starts on April 30 at 9am Greenwings must be accompanied by an adult parent/guardian and…

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2016 North American Envirothon is Coming to Trent

Over 500 future environmental leaders from across North America will travel to Peterborough and be welcomed to Trent University this summer from July 24 to July 29, 2016 for the 2016 North American Envirothon (NAE), a unique educational program that takes students beyond the classroom to learn about natural ecosystems first-hand and build their skills as green leaders. The NAE is the culmination of more than 50 state and provincial Envirothon programs in which students learn about the workings of our natural ecosystems and apply their skills and knowledge in…

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Fleming College launches program for non-profit organizations

Fleming College is launching a new customized training program for individuals who work within the non-profit sector. Developed in partnership with the United Way of Peterborough & District and recognizing the need in the sector, the Business of Philanthropy in the Non-Profit Sector is a customized program delivered by a panel of non-profit sector and fundraising professionals that will be delivered over five months in five full-day modules (one per month). The program has been specifically designed to enhance the skillsets of those involved in fundraising activities in non-profit agencies…

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Peterborough Public Library Moves to Temporary Location at Peterborough Square

The Peterborough Public Library is about to undergo a major renovation to the Main Branch on Aylmer Street. The library will close to the public on Saturday April 30, 2016 at 5:00p.m. The Main Branch will not be accessible to the public during the closure. The Library anticipates the temporary location will open its doors on the lower level of Peterborough Square on May 19, 2016. During the two weeks that the library is closed, the DelaFosse branch, at 729 Park Street South, will have extended hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm, Friday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm and closed Sunday. Library…

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Discover the story behind every door – Doors Open Ontario kicks off April 23

From April to October, the Ontario Heritage Trust invites you to explore Ontario’s heritage treasures during Doors Open Ontario 2016. The season kicks off April 23 in Guelph and runs on weekends throughout the summer and fall with events in 43 communities across the province. Satisfy your curiosity and get behind normally closed doors to experience intriguing interiors, where you will be inspired by rare and exceptional materials, craftsmanship and design. From historical houses to modern marvels of construction, Doors Open Ontario has something for everyone! Doors Open Ontario 2016…

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