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A Historical Timeline of Peterborough

A Historical Timeline of Peterborough From 9000 BC to Present  Credit to : Shawn Hughes (Teacher at Crestwood SS) 9000 BC to 5000 BC: Paleo-Indians lived in the area. 5000 BC to 1000 BC: Laurentian people lived in southern Ontario. 1000 BC to 1000 AD: Woodland peoples in the area. Initial Woodland had no contact with Europeans. Petroglyphs completed between 1000 and 1400 AD by First Nations. Point Peninsula people build sacred mounds on shore of Rice Lake (Serpent Mounds). Terminal Woodland made contact 1000 AD. ca. 1615: Samuel de…

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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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Huffington Post news article on Peterborough’s Job Growth

Daniel Tencer reports on the Huffington Post web site that Peterborough, Ontario is the second worst city in Canada to find a job. This information is based on BMO’s labour market report card. Tencer reports that “Many of the other cities that have seen the worst deterioration in their labour markets are in Ontario, which is unexpected because Ontario and B.C. currently lead the country on job growth.” Worst cities to find a job in Canada: Worst: Kelowna, B.C. 2nd Worst: Peterborough, Ont. 3rd worst: Calgary, Alta. 4th Worst: St….

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News Sports 

57th Peterborough Liftlock Atom Tournament – Jan. 7 – 11

The 57th Peterborough Liftlock Atom Hockey Tournament goes form January 7 to January 11 this year. Local teams  start play Wednesday or Thursday evening. Remaining teams  play their first game  Friday.  Schedule on Friday commences at 9:00AM   NO TOURNAMENT DOOR ADMISSION AT ARENAS More details can be found at http://liftlockatomhockey.ca/index.php

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2015 Snofest Idol Competition

Come out and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of entertainment! Our local talent is amazing! This is a pay as you can event that will feature a singing contest between 8 local singers from the Peterborough City or County. Three singers will be rewarded wonderful prizes once they have been selected by our musical judges. This year the prizes are; First Place; $200; a performance in the Nexicom Studio at Showplace during a Showplace Presents concert; a DVD of the performance courtesy of Anthony Lawrence Enterprises. Second Place; Performance in the…

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