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  • PTBOCanada Featured Post: Dr. Brenda Tapp On The Vital Importance Of Naturopathic Health Care
    Dr. Brenda Tapp The past 20 years have seen an overwhelming increase in consumer demand for safe and effective natural health care. Doctors trained in the science of natural health care at accredited medical schools are known as naturopathic doctors.Why would you see a naturopathic doctor? Well, according to Dr. Brenda Tapp of the Peterborough Centre of Natu […]
  • Help A Badly Injured Havelock Father Of Four With A Heart Of Gold
    Joe's four children Photo of accident via CHEX TV Joe Deshane is a small town volunteer firefighter in Havelock, a kind, funny, well known man around town often spotted with a cup of Tim Hortons in his hand. He is also the breadwinner for a young family consisting of a wife and four small children. On Friday (August 15th), Joe was involved in a serious […]
  • 47 Tall Tales About Peterborough, Canada
    These facts are all totally pretty much not true...1. The Peterborough Lift Lock was originally constructed to be a giant boat teeter-totter. Millennium Park 2. Someone once went over Peterborough Falls at Millennium Park in a barrel.3. Peterborough is the LARPing capital of Central Ontario4. Little Lake was once called Big Lake. Del Crary Park (photo courte […]
  • A Peterborough Man Who Has Been Playing The Lottery 35 Years Just Won $10 Million
    Peterborough's John Pirie won $10 million in the Lotto 6/49 on the weekend... $10,395,605.70, to be exact. “It’s been my weekly ritual for 35 years [to play the lottery],” Pirie says in an OLG media release. “On the way to work at 5 p.m. every Sunday night, I stop at the gas station to check my tickets.” Pirie had five tickets for Saturday’s draw—and hi […]
  • Escape Maze Live Interactive Game On Peterborough Farm Is Historical Thriller
    Once you enter into the dimly lit room, you will hear the lock on the old wooden door click shut behind you. You and your friends now only have 45 minutes to figure out how to escape! Scattered around the room are a loosely connected set of clues that you will have to decipher to get you one step closer to freedom. Some take math skills, others are physical […]
  • Peterborough Graphic Artist Creates Amazing Poster Tribute To Robin Williams
    [Update No. 2: August 17th Huffington Post Canada picks up the story.][Update: August 16th The poster is being seen and shared around the world after Rosie O'Donnell retweeted our tweet to her 757,000 followers last night.] ORIGINAL POSTLocal musician/filmmaker/graphic artist Tyler Boyco made this awesome minimalistic poster tribute to Robin Williams an […]
  • Watch: Peterborough Musician Scarlett Grace Covering "Bitch"
    picture via @ScarlettGraceA Cool cover version below by Peterborough musician/songwriter/actress Scarlett Grace of Meredith Brooks' "Bitch", with Brian Black on guitar.To hear more of Scarlett's songs, go to her YouTube channel.Tip us at tips@ptbocanada.com. Follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
  • Peterborough Entrepreneur Launches Local Version Of Foxy Leggings Clothing
    Peterborough's Liz Shaughnessy has started a local version of West Coast Canadian company Foxy Leggings that specializes in fun and trendy leggings for adults and children. Email Liz here for more info on ordering a pair or if you want her to host a "Foxy Leggings" party where she comes to your house and you and your friends can shop from the […]
  • Improv All-Stars Colin Mochrie & Linda Kash Perform At Dinner Theatre Event In Peterborough
    On Thursday, August 21st, The Venue is hosting an Improv and Dinner Theatre with such improv A-listers as Linda Kash, Colin Mochrie, Adam Cawley, Deb McGrath and more performing. See the poster below for details, and get your tickets at The Venue. Tip us at tips@ptbocanada.com. Follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
  • 31 Fun Facts About Peterborough
    1. On May 24th, 1884, Peterborough became the first city in Canada with electric street lighting.2. The Peterborough Lift Lock, constructed in 1904, is the highest hydraulic lock in the world with a rise of 65 feet (19.8 m). Historical pic via Trent Valley Archives 3. Trent University is celebrating its 50th anniversary in Peterborough this year, and Fleming […]
  • The Peterborough Patchbus Is Just About The Coolest Camper Van Ever
    The Wolf's Ken Elrick II—aka "Dr Patchbeard"—has the hippest set of wheels anywhere. Here, in his own words, he tells us about "The Patchbus"...The Patchbus is a 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia Camper that I purchased in the fall of 2012 from a nice hippie couple in Cobourg. I've been interested in cars my whole life and had b […]
  • An Incredible Act Of Kindness To Out Of Town Visitors At Riverview Park & Zoo
    A family visiting the Peterborough Riverview Park & Zoo from Toronto wanted to take the zoo train. But the zoo doesn't have an ATM machine yet—they do have plans to get one next summer when their new Guest Services and Education Centre building is complete—and the family had no cash. The kids were really disappointed they wouldn't get to take t […]
  • Here's Your Chance To Win PTBOCanada.com VIP Tickets To Emerson Drive
    Nashville's Emerson Drive are playing Peterborough Musicfest Wednesday, August 27th at 8 pm to cap off another amazing lineup this season at Musicfest at Del Crary Park, and it's sure to be a big crowd.We're giving away a pair of VIP tickets for you to sit in our PTBOCanada.com seats (we've been a proud sponsor of Musicfest again this yea […]
  • R.I.P. Robin Williams
    Entire soundtrack... R.I.P. Tip us at tips@ptbocanada.com. Follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
  • Local Artist Releases T-Shirt Line Of Wearable Art
    Local artist Brianna Gosselin is releasing T-shirt designs featuring her original artwork. "The first wearable art available from Brianna Gosselin, 'Whisper' was designed with an open mind and promise of new beginnings," according to a press release.The tees are available in Charcoal, Chocolate and Navy. To order yours or for more info, c […]
  • The Citiots 5th Year Anniversary Special August 22nd At Gordon Best
    We're a proud sponsor along with Steam Whistle of "THE CITIOTS IMPROV 5 Year Anniversary Special" August 22nd at Gordon Best Theatre. The Citiots feature Danny Bronson, Kate Ethier, Luke Foster, Ray Henderson, Paul Nabuurs, Andrew Root and Daniel Smith. Doors open 8:30 p.m., with a 9 p.m. start. $10 at the door, and a laugh. More deets here. T […]