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  1. Mobile phones mark 30-year anniversary in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Edmonton Journal

    It was July 1985 and Surerus says he needed the phone to help run his business as a travelling funeral director out of Peterborough, Ont. The phone attached to an aerial in his car and came with its own carrying bag.

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  2. From antennas to swipe screens, cellphones mark 30 years in CanadaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Fort Francis Times

    Victor Surerus says the $2,700 he paid for his first cellphone 30 years ago was worth every penny. It was July 1985 and Surerus says he needed the phone to help run his business as a travelling funeral director out of Peterborough, Ont.

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  3. Cellphones mark 30 years in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | CBC News

    Victor Surerus, who was the first cellphone customer in Canada after buying a cellphone in July 1985, paid about $10,000 annually for his contract with Bell. It was July 1985 and Surerus says he needed the phone to help run his business as a travelling funeral director out of Peterborough, Ont.

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  4. Meet the Lightning draft picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Tampa Bay Online

    ... ... Scored six goals and 30 points in 67 games. ... Favorite NHL player is Drew Doughty. ... Teammate in Peterborough of D Dominik Masin, Tampa Bay's 2014 second-round pick. ... Served as an alternate captain for Team Ontario at the 2014 World ...

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  5. Spirit's Mitchell Stephens drafted by Tampa Bay LightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Saginaw Spirit forward Mitchell Stephens did not have to wait long to hear his name called on day two of the 2015 NHL Draft as he is now a member of the prospects stable for the Tampa Bay Lighting. The 2014/15 Eastern Conference Champions selected the Peterborough, Ontario native in the 2nd round, 33rd overall, and with that Stephens becomes the eighth Ontario Hockey Leagues player chosen in the selection process.

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  6. Bolts Pick Nine Times On Second Day Of DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    ... in 62 games with Saginaw last season, posting 22 goals and 48 points to go along with 44 penalty minutes. The Peterborough, Ontario native ranked second on the Spirit for points and goals. The 5-foot-11, 188-pound forward has skated in 119 career ...

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  7. Coyotes add NHL employee Chris Pronger's contract, defenceman for Sam GagnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The London Free Press

    Chris Pronger waves to the Peterborough, Ont., crowd with his wife Lauren Pronger and children during a banner-raising ceremony on Nov. 2, 2014. The Philadelphia Flyers traded Pronger's contract, along with defenceman Nicklas Grossmann, to the Arizona Coyotes for forward Sam Gagner and a conditional fourth round draft choice in 2016 or a third round draft choice in 2017.

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  8. Confusion reigns over PAC-style ads: Chris HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | CBC News

    ... The government called byelections this spring to replace MPs who resigned in Sudbury, Ottawa West-Nepean and Peterborough. The vote is set for Oct. 19, the same day as the fixed date for the federal election. "It is a concern to us that the rules ...

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  9. At least we can agree that confusion reigns over PAC-style ads: Chris HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | CBC News

    ... The government called byelections this spring to replace MPs who resigned in Sudbury, Ottawa West-Nepean and Peterborough. The vote is set for Oct. 19, the same day as the fixed date for the federal election. "It is a concern to us that the rules ...

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  10. Lower Canadian dollar attracts real estate investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... election and barred from seeking public office for five years. Superior Court Judge Lisa Cameron convicted the Peterborough, Ontario, politician for knowingly exceeding campaign spending limits, failing to report a personal contribution of $21,000 ...

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  11. In the PAC era, Canada's election laws need an updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Globe and Mail

    Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro arrives at a Peterborough courthouse for a bail hearing on Friday. Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro arrives at a Peterborough courthouse for a bail hearing on Friday.

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  12. The week in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Globe and Mail

    ... Kabul, Afghanistan. (Ahmad Masood/Reuters) Disgraced former Conservative politician Dean Del Mastro arrives at Peterborough, Ont. court for sentencing on charges of violating the Canada Elections Act during the 2008 federal election. (Sean ...

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  13. Live coverage: Del Mastro out on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Whitecourt Star

    Former MP Dean Del Mastro arrives for his bail hearing on Friday June 26, 2015 at Superior Court in Peterborough, Ont. Clifford Skarstedt/Peterborough Examiner/Postmedia Network Former MP Dean Del Mastro was granted bail Friday, walking out of the Superior Court of Justice after being brought to court in shackles.

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  14. Convicted MP Del Mastro in leg irons for jail transport standard procedure: OPPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Transporting convicted MP Dean Del Mastro to jail in handcuffs and leg irons was standard operating procedure used for everyone from fraudsters to serial killers, the Ontario Provincial Police said Friday. The image of Del Mastro, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's former parliamentary secretary, shuffling out of the courthouse in Peterborough, Ont., appeared to rattle political observers who seldom witness the gritty day-to-day workings of the criminal justice system.

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  15. MP in leg irons standard procedure: OPPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Chilliwack Times

    The Ontario Provincial Police say transporting convicted MP Dean Del Mastro to jail in handcuffs and leg irons is standard operating procedure used for everyone from fraudsters to serial killers. The image of Del Mastro, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's former parliamentary secretary, shuffling out of the courthouse in Peterborough, Ont., appeared to rattle political observers who seldom witness the gritty day-to-day workings of the criminal justice system.

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  16. Predators re-sign F Fisher to 2-year contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Channel3000

    ... 2014-15 despite missing the first 21 games of the season while recovering from offseason Achilles surgery. The Peterborough, Ontario, native tied for seventh in the NHL in shooting percentage with a career-high 17.1 percent, as well as winning a ...

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  17. Canadian Press NewsAlert: Del Mastro ordered released on $5,000 bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Medincine Hat News

    Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro has been ordered released on $5,000 bail a day after his conviction for "cheating" during his 2008 re-election campaign. A judge in Peterborough, Ont., says Del Mastro is no danger to the public and that his appeal is not frivolous.

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  18. Former MP Dean Del Mastro ordered released on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Toronto Star

    Former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro has been ordered released on $5,000 bail a day after his conviction for “cheating” during his 2008 re-election campaign. A judge in Peterborough, Ont., says Del Mastro is no danger to the public and that his appeal is not frivolous.

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  19. Del Mastro to seek bail after single night in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Canada.com

    ... environmentally-friendly building. Disgraced former Conservative politician Dean Del Mastro arrives at court in Peterborough, Ont., on Thursday, June 25, 2015. Del Mastro was found guilty last fall of violating the Canada Elections Act during the ...

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  20. Mike Fisher Signs Two-Year Extension, Will Remain in NashvilleRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | On the Forecheck

    ... season and the Predators nominee for the King Clancy Trophy for the third time in four seasons in 2015, the Peterborough, Ont., native rebounded from missing the first 21 games of the 2014-15 season to tie for seventh in the NHL in shooting ...

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