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1 hr ago | Hispanic Business

Improved High-Speed Internet Now Available in Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough County

The reach and speed of existing wireless and DSL networks have been expanded to provide download speeds of up to 15 Mbps through a new fibre optic cable network and new or improved access points made possible through the Regional Network project.

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7 hrs ago | Lisburn Today

Lisburn girl is a next generation leader

Young Enterprise NI alumnae Cathy Campbell and Sarah McBride will represent Northern Ireland at the Next Generation Leaders Forum held in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

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Related Topix: Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Canada,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Balloon Juice

Long Read: Coywolves & Pizzly Bears

We humans are a promiscuous and unchoosy species, and apparently we encourage such tendencies in the species forced to deal with us.

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Related Topix: Canada, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lakefield Herald

"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.

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Related Topix: Canada, Drink, Wine

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Weyburn Review

Memories shared of author W.O. Mitchell

Orm 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.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Solid Waste and Recycling

Small appliance repair beaten down by throwaway culture

The 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.

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Related Topix: Canada, Big Box Retailers

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Turf

8/2/2014 - Canadian Researchers Seek Bio Control for Dandelions

GUELPH, Ontario, Canada-The Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation is seeking a biological control to tackle dandelions.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Canada.com

The 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.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Canada.com

Key emails in case against MP Dean Del Mastro should be available, sources say

The 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.

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HarnessLink.com

Seven OSS Grassroots divisions at Grand River

Seven $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.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Peterborough Movers & Junk Removal Company EMS Movers Announce Price Match Guarantee

Peterborough, 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.

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GreenBuildingAdvisor

Heat Losses Are Way More than Planned

An 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.

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