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Invisible Fence Brand of South East Ontario had donated pet oxygen mask kits and training to Trent Lakes Fire Rescue. Pictured is a puppy who was resuscitated by firefighters in Cleveland Ohio in 2010 using a mask donated by Invisible Fence (photo: Invisible Fence Brand)

Trent Lakes Fire Rescue receives donation of oxygen masks for pets

Invisible Fence Brand donates four mask kits as part of its Project Breathe program
Peterborough & The Kawarthas Tourism, in partnership with Parks Canada and The Canadian Canoe Museum, is offering 64 people the chance to dine under the Peterborough Lift Lock this summer (photo: Peterborough & The Kawarthas Tourism)

Dine under the Peterborough Lift Lock this summer

After test run last summer, Peterborough & The Kawarthas Tourism launches new tourism experience.
Reginal Eddy is a student in Fleming College's Urban Forestry Technician Co-op program (photo courtesy of Fleming College)

Fleming College student wins international forestry award

Reginald Eddy will receive a $12,000 bursary and a forest internship in the United Kingdom.
Peterborough Folk Festival presents Peterborough chanteuses Kate Suhr (pictured) and Melissa Payne (with special guests) at Catalina's in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, March 25 (photo: Bryan Reid)

nightlifeNOW – March 23 to 29

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 23 to Wednesday, March 29.
In honour of Canada's 150th anniversary, Parks Canada is offering free lockage on all historic canals including the Trent-Severn Waterway (photo: Parks Canada)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – March 22, 2017

Featuring student jobs, free lockage on Trent-Severn Waterway, grants, sponsorship opportunities, and more.
The six 2017 Bears' Lair finalists are (left to right): That Dam Tea (TreeWell Limited), Loch, Ship Shape Service, Mont Pellier, Lab Improvements, and Dock HitchHinge (photo courtesy of Bears' Lair)

Six finalists chosen for 2017 Bears’ Lair entrepreneurial competition

Finalists will compete for over $45,000 in cash and services at April 25 finale at The Venue in Peterborough.
The Loomex Group is expanding to western Canada with an office in Calgary, Alberta. The company, which manages and operates the Peterborough Airport, also provides a wide range of services to the aviation and aerospace industry and others. Pictured is the company's Emergency Flight Simulator, a 13-passenger fuselage simulator of a private jet that is used during emergency exercises. (Photo: The Loomex Group)

The Loomex Group expands to western Canada

Peterborough-based aviation company opens office in Calgary and hires two new staff.
The United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes is raising funds by selling three of former astronaut Chris Hadfield's books in advance of his May 11th keynote in Lindsay. Pictured holding the books are: Shantal Ingram, Community Investment Coordinator United Way of the City of Kawarthas Lakes; Helga Guthrie, VCCS Employment Services and United Way Campaign Cabinet member; Cheri Hogg, owner of Kent Bookstore; and Pat Twohey, Three Chairs Committee (photo courtesy of United Way of the City of Kawarthas Lakes)

United Way selling Chris Hadfield books in advance of May 11 keynote in Lindsay

Books are available at three Lindsay locations with proceeds going to the United Way.
An interview with Charlie Cathy Petch, who performs their full-length spoken word vaudeville play "Mel Malarkey Gets The Bum's Rush" at The Theatre on King in downtown Peterborough from March 29 to April 2 (photo courtesy of Charlie Petch)

Happiest onstage: an interview with playwright and performer Charlie Petch

Petch's vaudeville play "Mel Malarkey Gets The Bum's Rush" returns to The Theatre on King from March 29 to April 2.
There are lots of local celebrations of St. Patrick's Day on March 17, including a last jig at The Pig's Ear in downtown Peterborough (which closes its doors on April 22) featuring Washboard Hank and The Killarney Honkers (photo: Washboard Hank)

nightlifeNOW – March 16 to 22

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, March 16 to Wednesday, March 22.


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