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Streets of Canada includes the story of Toronto's Ahmed Moneka who, after playing the role of a gay man in the Iraqi short film 'The Society", was unable to return to his native Iraq because of threats to his life. Devastated and alone, he met two immigrants from Ukraine and France and together they formed a band called Moskitto Bar. (Photo: Streets of Canada)

Peterborough’s Streets of Canada launches campaign for Canada’s 150th birthday

Campaign will feature stories and photos of Canadian entrepreneurs, artists, and unsung heroes.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a town hall meeting in Peterborough on Friday, January 13 (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Opinion: Trudeau should keep his promise on electoral reform

Herb Wiseman also feels Trudeau should use central bank to fund transition from fossil fuels
Peterborough M.P.P. Jeff Leal (right) at the launch of the Aspire website, with Aspire Volunteer Coordinator Bethann Brown, John Howard Society Executive Director Kathy Neill, Trent Valley Literacy Association Program Director Lesley Hamilton, and Mentor Emily Warren (photo: Aspire)

Peterborough youth mentorship program launches new website

Aspire matches young people aged 17 to 25 with volunteer mentors.
Americana folk-roots rockers Roosevelt Dime perform at the Gordon Best Theatre in Peterborough on Saturday, January 14 (photo: Fatima Talib)

nightlifeNOW – January 12 to 18

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, January 12 to Wednesday, January 18.
YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Executive Director Lynn Zimmer (left) and Special Events Coordinator Nicole Pare (right) accept the $21,019.75 cheque from WBN Program Directors Sana Virji and Louise Racine (photo: Paula Kehoe / WBN)

Local businesswomen raise over $21,000 for YWCA Crossroads Shelter

Funds raised at Women's Business Network of Peterborough December gala will support local women and children in crisis
The Polar Paddle takes place on Saturday, February 4 on Queen Street in Lakefield as part of the 2017 PolarFest celebrations (photo: Selwyn Township)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – January 11, 2017

Featuring Business After Hours at Lakeshore Designs, summer jobs, new members, PolarFest 2017, and more.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a visit to Peterborough on January 17, 2016. The Prime Minister is returning to Peterborough on January 13, 2017 for a public town hall meeting. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Prime Minister Trudeau to visit Peterborough this Friday

Prime Minister will join MP Maryam Monsef for town hall on January 13, will also stop in Bewdley on the way.
Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef, pictured here with Governor General David Johnston and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, was sworn in on January 10, 2017 as Minister of Status of Women (photo: Adam Scott)

Maryam Monsef moves from Democratic Institutions to Status of Women

Peterborough-Kawartha MP one of several ministers affected by Trudeau government's pre-Trump cabinet shuffle.
At the January 7th Peterborough Petes game, YWCA Peterborough Haliburton received a $15,000 cheque from the Bell Let's Talk Community fund for mental health programs for women at YWCA Crossroads Shelter (photo courtesy of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton)

YWCA Crossroads Shelter receives $15,000 grant from Bell Let’s Talk

Funds will support programming for women with mental health and addiction issues.
The green flag is flying at the Trent canal near the Peterborough Lift Lock, meaning the ice is safe for skating (file photo)

Skating is open on the Trent canal at the Peterborough Liftlock

Ice conditions are currently a little rough.


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