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Nuclear Powered Riding Mower ad on Kijiji

We noticed that someone posted an ad on Kijiji for a Nuclear Powered Riding Mower for the low price of $685,000.00. The ad says: I picked up a smaller nuclear generator in the Soviet Union it runs on U 238 urainum and repowered this machine with it ! NEVER BY GAS AGAIN to mow your lawn This mower produces only 700 rads ( or the equivelent of 90 x rays for every two hours of operation) so its like a mild sun burn after a day on a beach.Tons of…

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Ptbo Pulse Events 

Peterborough Pulse – July 16

Pulse is a vibrant, playful, and active car-free corridor along George St. through the heart of downtown Peterborough. July 16, 2016 More details at http://www.ptbopulse.com/ How to Participate at Peterborough Pulse There are no cars on the street, and we welcome you to enjoy your public space in a brand new way. Peterborough Pulse will be the city’s first Open Streets event. Open Streets temporarily transform our largest public space – our streets – into a paved park. Streets once filled with cars instead fill with families pushing strollers, dog-walkers, cyclists and…

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News 

Peterborough Public Health Issues the Second Heat Warning of the Season

Source: http://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/2016/07/11/peterborough-public-health-issues-the-second-heat-warning-of-the-season/ July 11, 2016 – Today Peterborough Public Health is issuing the second Heat Warning of the season.  The heat will arrive during the day Tuesday, July 12 with highs of 30°C to 33°C in most places. Wednesday, July 13 and Thursday, July 14 are also expected to be very warm, however, some areas could see some occasional relief due to the possibility of showers or thunderstorms. People suffer heat-related illnesses when their body temperature quickly rises and they are unable to cool themselves. The risk of heat-related illness…

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Events News 

Healthy Parks Healthy People – July 15

Healthy Parks Healthy People! Ontario’s provincial parks play a vital role in the protection of our natural environment, but did you know spending time in nature is good for your health too? The research is clear; spending time in nature improves our physical, mental and social well-being. As our society becomes increasingly urban, there is growing recognition that Canadians are suffering from nature deficit disorder, the term used to describe negative personal, social and societal impacts when people disconnect from nature. Ontario Parks supports Healthy Parks Healthy People; a worldwide…

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Events News 

Ever wondered what 138 paddlers look like from above?

Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change posted this tweet titled Ever wondered what 138 paddlers look like from above? As you can see, Peterborough is a beautiful place to live.   Ever wondered what 138 paddlers look like from above? Check it out: @TrentSevernNHS #LockNPaddle #BirdsEyeView pic.twitter.com/oCydA8M2SM — Catherine McKenna (@ec_minister) July 7, 2016 The Honourable Catherine McKenna MP was elected on October 19, 2015 and was appointed Minister of Environment and Climate Change on November 4, 2015.

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News 

Peterborough Police release their 2015 Annual Report

  The Peterborough Police Service releases it’s 2015 Annual Report today on their web site and announced it on Twitter. Want to learn more about our Service? Check out our Annual Report: https://t.co/35zO91A7ow -LG pic.twitter.com/Dc36zKzz7p — Peterborough Police (@PtboPolice) July 4, 2016 [box type=”shadow” align=”” class=”” width=””]Did you know that much of what we do at the Peterborough Police Service actually has nothing to do with criminal activity? In fact, approximately 75 to 80 per cent of our time is spent on what are called nonoffences. Non-offences are classified as…

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