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  1. Letters: 'America is crumbling because of indecisive politicians'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | MacLeans

    ... 25) lifted my spirits, and gave me a little hope. By sponsoring this family, the diverse group of people in Peterborough, Ont., restored my faith in humanity. Thank you for printing this good news story. Scott Gilmore's column " Germany's real ...

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  2. In a museum among fossils, the birth of modern Canadian politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Globe and Mail

    ... David Tough, who grew up not far from the museum and currently teaches political science at Trent University in Peterborough, Ont. Dr. Tough's talk, "The Parliamentary Fire and Modern Politics," argues that "the origins of modern politics" were ...

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  3. Smart Meters, China Wind, Renewables in Massachusetts, Building WorkshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | GreenBuildingAdvisor

    ... low- and moderate-income residents from using renewables and suggest changes in policies and programs. A Peterborough, Ontario, sustainable building school has announced its list of 2016 workshops, with courses that cover everything from paints and ...

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  4. Epping hopes to finally get over provincial hump and make first Brier appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Brandon Sun

    ... in transition, we're still learning. But we keep working hard to get better." Epping, a 32-year-old native of Peterborough, Ont., has plenty of experience at top-flight events. He's a regular presence on the Grand Slam circuit and played at the ...

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  5. Inland Radiators co-founder a curling enthusiastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Prince George Citizen

    ... Ron Backman won the Senior Men's Provincial Curling playoffs twice. They won the 1988 Provincial playoffs in Peterborough, Ont. and then again in 1989 in Kenora, Ontario and the team went on to play in the Peterborough and Kenora Canadian ...

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  6. Surge in overdoses prompt fears fentanyl use is rising in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Globe and Mail

    ... dealers had offered them powdered fentanyl. Eight said yes. Rosana Salvaterra, medical officer of health for Peterborough, Ont., said her region had a cluster of opioid-related deaths last fall. Canada has been in the grips of an opioid crisis since ...

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  7. Being part of the storyRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    ... story that the kids could enjoy but not really understand they're learning." Solomon is currently living in Peterborough, Ont. though his family comes from the Henvery Inlet First Nation, located about five hours north of Toronto. The best way to ...

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  8. Johnstons Bring Team Approach To FLW TourRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | BassFan.com

    ... until they had enough sponsor support for it to make financial sense. The Johnston brothers, who hail from the Peterborough, Ontario, area will make their FLW Tour debut at Lake Okeechobee next week. After compiling impressive resumes up north, ...

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  9. Peterborough man convicted of sexual assault released released based on time servedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | InsideHalton.com

    A Peterborough man was convicted of inappropriately touching a female pedestrian but had already logged enough jail time to be released the day he was sentenced. A 19-year-old woman was walking south at the intersection of Lansdowne Street West and Brealey Drive on Nov. 19 when she was approached by a stranger who tried to engage her in conversation.

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  10. LeBrun: Stamkos weighing all options before making free-agency decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | ESPN

    ... to the yearly salary. "It's tough, I mean, you don't know what your future holds," said Perry, a native of Peterborough, Ontario. "To say it doesn't weigh on your mind? It does. You don't know if you're going to be traded, you don't know if you're ...

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  11. Teens intentionally push themselves into river on ice floe. They had...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | National Post

    ... officers then escorted them to where an ambulance was parked on London St. The teens, who are not from the Peterborough area and did not require treatment, were warned for their "dangerous actions" and released without being charged, police said. ...

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  12. Johnstons Bring Team Approach To FLW TourRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | BassFan.com

    ... until they had enough sponsor support for it to make financial sense. The Johnston brothers, who hail from the Peterborough, Ontario, area will make their FLW Tour debut at Lake Okeechobee next week. After compiling impressive resumes up north, ...

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  13. Refugee kids who fled Syria are thrilled with their first Canadian winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In 2014, Amal Alkhalaf and her three kids fled Syria , finding a new home in Canada after a group from Click here to donate to the New Canadians Centre, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to supporting immigrants, refugees and other newcomers in the Peterborough and Northumberland regions.

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  14. Two men rescued from ice floe in PeterboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | InsideHalton.com

    Two young men have been rescued after taking a ride down the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ont., on an ice floe. Peterborough police say they got a 911 call on Thursday afternoon from a concerned bystander reporting two people drifting down the river.

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  15. Envirothon coming in AprilRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | West Side and South Side Leader

    ... on to the National Canon North American Envirothon, which will take place July 24-29 at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, in Canada. Packets and entry forms for the local event have been sent to area high schools and are due by March 28 to ...

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  16. Letters: 'A heart-warming story of generosity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | MacLeans

    Michael Friscolanti has written a very moving story about Amal Alkhalaf and the wonderful group of people in Peterborough, Ont., who took it upon themselves to sponsor her and her children as refugees . As inspiring as the story of this family and the sponsors is, however, it does serve to highlight how poorly the refugees stuck in camps or cities such as Beirut are served by the UNHCR and our Canadian bureaucrats overseas.

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  17. Lockport, Man., first stop for new paddle-making programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | CBC News

    Eight students at Lockport School in Manitoba are the first to take part in a new program created by the Canadian Canoe Museum and the International Sustainability Education Foundation that will bring paddle-making classes to indigenous students across Canada. The week-long program started Monday and as of Wednesday, students are about half finished their paddles, said Carolyn Hyslop, director of operations at the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, Ont.

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  18. Armstrong brings strong two-way game to Panthers blue-lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Guardian

    ... Matt Boyle and Harrison McIver for the intensity he brings to the team. He played junior A in his hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in Grade 11 and 12 before going to St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., on scholarship for a year and a half. ...

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  19. Out in Ottawa: Jan 20-30, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Xtra!

    ... was revealed that her croissant-baking, silk pajama-wearing dad was gay. It caused quite a stir in quiet 1970s Peterborough, Ontario. Men gather to discuss Wearing's memoir, Ottawa's big quarterly gay and lesbian dance party returns with headliner ...

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  20. Maryam Monsef: 'I came to this place after a long journey'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | MacLeans

    ... of Maryam Monsef in the early days of this early Parliament. His profile is below. This week in the House, the Peterborough-Kawartha MP delivered her first speech. Maryam Monsef's story was remarkable enough before she was appointed minister of ...

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