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Peterborough Examiner News
- Alouettes QB coach Jeff Garcia lists estate for $7.75 millionJeff Garcia is apparently looking to offload his southern California estate, listing the Mediterranean-style residence for US$7.75 million.
- Lakers stunned in final minutes as Six Nations scores five unanswered goals, ties seriesHAGERSVILLE - It seemed to be going all the Peterborough Lakers way.
- Don't let losses define what was a great season: coachThe Ontario Lacrosse Association (OLA) senior B season came to an end for the Ennismore James Gang over the weekend but head coach Jim Johnston didn't want the end of the campaign to define their year.
- Rollover closes road west of cityCavan Monaghan firefighters and Peterborough County OPP investigated a rollover that happened shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday on Mount Pleasant Rd. west of Highway 7.
- Credit union enters new territoryKawartha Credit Union has entered new territory with a new location in East City.
- Ice cream makers join fight against suicideWhen do words mean more than money?
- Two years in jail for Nicholls Oval predatorIt'll be two years in jail for Ioannis Paligiannis after the 24-year-old was sentenced in Peterborough court Tuesday.
- UPDATE: Car found could be missing sports editor'sHis vehicle has been found, but there is still no sign of Brockville Recorder and Times sports editor Steve Pettibone.
- Missing Sun Media sports editor's car found?His car has been found, but there is still no sign of a QMI Agency sports editor who vanished on his way to work in eastern Ontario.
- Entertainers perform at campaign fundraiser: Jocasta Boone running in Monaghan wardJocasta Boone was dressed in black and white as she stood at the door at Parkhill on Hunter, greeting guests.
- Lac-Megantic: Transportation Safety Board says more safety audits, better 'physical defences' needed to prevent another disasterThe train blast in Lac-Megantic, Que., that killed 47 people last year could happen again unless Transport Canada improves monitoring and forces railways to do more to prevent runaway trains, the country's transportation watchdog says.
- Local OPP detachment has new commanderThe OPP has promoted Staff Sgt. Tim Tatchell to Inspector and put him in charge of the Peterborough County OPP.
- Learn to be a babysitterThe Peterborough branch of St. John Ambulance will be offering its award-winning one-day babysitting class, What Every Babysitter Should Know, on Aug. 27.
- Beaver Club gala returnsTickets are now on sale for the Canadian Canoe Museum’s annual Beaver Club Gala, coming to Peterborough Golf and Country Club on Oct. 18.
- Safe water focus of local delegation to forumLocal activists are making their way to Ottawa to take part in a social forum that is the first of its kind in Canada.
- Free the booze, drink in the profits: studyOntario could make more money, see lower prices by ending booze monopoly: study
- Woman dies in riding lawnmower accidentWoman, 57, dies after riding lawnmower flips into creek at Milton, Ont., farm
- Safety board report blames Ottawa, railwayTransportation Safety Board to release report into Lac-Megantic tragedy
- Paul Rellinger takes the ALS Ice Bucket ChallengePETERBOROUGH -- It took being nominated TWICE -- by high school pal Jim Rawson of Toronto and WOLF morning man Brian Ellis -- but Peterborough This Week/myKawartha.com editor Paul Rellinger finally faced the music in the form of the ALS Ice Bucket C
- Wynne won't say whether she'll ban e-cigsMore research needed before deciding whether to ban e-cigarettes:Ontario premier
- No helmet exemption for Sikhs in OntarioOntario won't allow turban-wearing Sikhs to ride motorbike without a helmet
- Trudeau blasts Harper's pipeline policyTrudeau blasts Harper for bungling pipelines needed by Alberta, PM's home turf
- Calgary radio station drops short song formatCalgary radio station hits stop button on format featuring shorter songs
- National Mall to get 6-acre sand, soil portraitSmithsonian commissions 6-acre portrait made of sand and soil for National Mall
- Soldiers disability criteria too restrictiveHalf of Canada's badly wounded soldiers not getting disability cheque: watchdog
Topix Peterborough News
- Long Read: Coywolves & Pizzly BearsWe humans are a promiscuous and unchoosy species, and apparently we encourage such tendencies in the species forced to deal with us.
- "A Life Well Lit"This is the heading of a pamphlet I found in the office of my ophthalmologist. It refers, of course to the importance of good illumination.
- Memories shared of author W.O. MitchellOrm and Barb Mitchell spent the weekend in Weyburn to attend the celebrations at the Weyburn Wheat Festival for the centennial of the birthday of Orm's father, W.O. Mitchell, renowned Canadian author who was born and raised in Weyburn.
- Small appliance repair beaten down by throwaway cultureThe North American appliance repair business isn't what it used to be. With prices dropping lower and lower for new appliances like vacuums, many consumers are opting to discard, not repair.
- 8/2/2014 - Canadian Researchers Seek Bio Control for DandelionsGUELPH, Ontario, Canada-The Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation is seeking a biological control to tackle dandelions.
- 080114-COMMONS_20140603-POS2014060317270997-32421095-COMMONS_20140603-W.jpgThe speaker of the House of Commons Andrew Scheer stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
- Key emails in case against MP Dean Del Mastro should be available, sources sayThe emails at the heart of the case against MP Dean Del Mastro should have been backed up and available on the House of Commons computer system, sources familiar with the system say.
- Seven OSS Grassroots divisions at Grand RiverSeven $18,000 divisions of the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters took place on Wednesday at Grand River Raceway, and Hemi Seelster padded his lead atop the group with a 2:02 victory in the sixth split.
- Peterborough Movers & Junk Removal Company EMS Movers Announce Price Match GuaranteePeterborough, Canada / ACCESSWIRE / July 28, 2014 / EMS Moving Services, an Ontario-based, reliable, and affordable moving company, recently announced the launch of its price match guarantee.
- Heat Losses Are Way More than PlannedAn owner/builder in Ontario feels deflated after heat-loss calculations come in much worse than he expected - but numbers are not always what they seem Bob Holodinsky is planning to build this house in Ontario but he's discouraged that the home's design heat loss is higher than he'd hoped for.
- PTBOCanada Featured Post: Dr. Brenda Tapp On The Vital Importance Of Naturopathic Health CareDr. 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 GoldJoe'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, CanadaThese 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 MillionPeterborough'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 ThrillerOnce 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
- Peterborough Entrepreneur Launches Local Version Of Foxy Leggings ClothingPeterborough'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 PeterboroughOn 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 email@example.com. Follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
- 31 Fun Facts About Peterborough1. 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 EverThe 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 & ZooA 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 DriveNashville'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 WilliamsEntire soundtrack... R.I.P. Tip us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram, and Like us on Facebook.
- Local Artist Releases T-Shirt Line Of Wearable ArtLocal 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 BestWe'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 […]