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CHEX Television

CHEX Daily – Thursday May 25, 2017

On today's CHEX Daily, learning more about Huntington's Disease and an upcoming local charity event.

Flashback 1992: Street Games Bylaw

Street games, such as street hockey has for years been a normal activity for most children. But, controlling the activity in Peterborough, was being c...

Trent-Severn staggers lock openings

After a week-long delay due to high water levels, the Trent-Severn Waterway will open in stages, starting Friday. Fourteen locks between Burleigh Fall...

The weather has affected baseball in Peterborough

Sunny skies on Wednesday had high school teams finally out on the diamond playing ball for the COSSA finals. We speak to teams about how the weather h...

LCBO workers stage info picket

Unionized workers at the LCBO in Peterborough staged an information picket Thursday to help education the public about their current contract negotiat...

Peterborough Examiner

Peterborough Petes players serving at East Side Mario's today for cystic fibrosis walk cause

Peterborough Petes players, coaches and prospects are working as celebrity servers over the Thursday dinner hour at the East Side Mario's on Lansdowne St. W.

Peterborough Museum will help make history for Canada 150

There will be four days of events in Peterborough, from June 29 to July 2, to mark Canada's 150th birthday.

TSW to open between Burleigh Falls and Couchiching locks beginning Friday; Peterborough Lift Lock to remain closed

The Trent-Severn Waterway will open in stages beginning Friday, Parks Canada announced Thursday.

New principals, vice-principals at public schools in Peterborough

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board has announced new principals and vice-principals for many of its schools in Peterborough city and county. The changes take effect at the end of August.

Peterborough man faces child pornography charges after search of Benson Ave. home

A Benson Ave. man faces child pornography charges after city police searched his home and seized downloaded computer files Wednesday morning.A suspect living in the home was arrested at the scene.

Peterborough This Week - Community

GM HD diesel trucks accused of emissions cheating

General Motors has been accused of using a Volkswagen-style defeat device in its heavy-duty diesel trucks in order to beat emissions tests and bypass pollution regulations.

Curtain to open on Thomas A. Stewart's latest musical

PETERBOROUGH — Dress rehearsals are being held for Thomas A. Stewart’s newest musical. Musical theatre students are getting ready to stage Curtains. The play is a musical mystery with clever toe-tapping music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb,

Tesla Model 3 to offer at least 345 kilometres of range

Some specifications for the upcoming all-electric sedan have leaked.

Don't forget about Sunday for your Canada Day weekend celebrations

Events at the Peterborough Museum and Archives and the Lift Locks will keep people busy and show off Peterborough's heritage

Reader says it’s no accident Earth is the only habitable planet

To the editor: In this letter, I would like to take the opportunity to express my views on the evolution vs. creation argument. The theory of evolution, first postulated by Charles Darwin in the 1800s, states that man began as an ape and, over

Peterborough This Week - City Hall

Peterborough man suing city over closed-door meeting on casino

The court application for Roy Brady says any decisions made from that meeting should be quashed and redone with public input.

Brantford annexation cost covered almost exclusively taxes: Mayor of Brantford

Peterborough councillors have compared the City’s annexation deal to Brantford’s, which cost around $60 million less

Peterborough's casino is passing its final hurdle before construction

Planning committee approves the site plan for the casino and hotel at 1400 Crawford Dr.

The site plan for Peterborough’s casino to be reviewed by council

On Tuesday (May 23) council could approve the site plan for development to begin in July

City announces Victoria Day weekend hours

KAWARTHA LAKES – With Victoria Day weekend quickly approaching, the City would like to remind residents about holiday hours at various facilities on Monday (May 22. Waste and Recycling The Lindsay Ops Landfill will be closed on Victoria Day, Mond

Peterborough This Week - Crime

Lindsay man arrested after allegedly breaking court order to stay away from ex

LINDSAY – A Lindsay man was held for a bail hearing after policeallege he broke a court order to steer clear of his ex Tuesday (May 23). The concerned victim called Kawartha Lakes Police shortly before 4 p.m. reporting that she had seen her e

Lindsay woman charged after neighbour dispute turns violent

LINDSAY – One person is facing charges after police were called to a Lindsay apartment building Tuesday (May 24) for a report of an ongoing neighbour dispute escalating to violence. Kawartha Lakes Police were called to the Lindsay Street Sout

Peterborough man facing child pornography charges

A 36-year-old Peterborough man has been charged with possessing and making available child pornography after numerous files were seized during a search at his home.

Ugly Crew member convicted of trafficking drugs after big raid in December

Peterborough's police and Crown secured their first conviction of a member of the Ugly Crew as Jason Brown headed off to jail for another 130 days. Brown, 36, of Collison Avenue in Peterborough, was convicted of possession of cocaine for the purpo

Peterborough Court Docket: May 10 to 12, 2017

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Northumberland News - Local

Trudeau stands behind sharing intel with U.S.

NATO to lend support to coalition against ISIL, says Sec.-Gen. Stoltenberg

Kinder Morgan gives pipeline decision final OK

Kinder Morgan announces final investment decision on Trans Mountain pipeline

Body slams, the body politic and the US media

Body-slamming the press: Gianforte skirmish marks media relations low point

Judge criticized for failures to give reasons

Appeal Court blasts judge for failures to give reasons; quashes verdict

Ottawa hair stylist to the stars dead at 82

Hair stylist Rinaldo, made famous by Mila Mulroney's bob, dead at 82

Northumberland News - Crime

UPDATE: SIU in Cobourg to investigate death of woman, 24, following police interaction

COBOURG -- Investigators from the province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are examining the circumstances surrounding the death of a 24-year-old woman inside a residence in Cobourg.

UPDATE: Durham police, Oshawa firefighters lift car to rescue pinned woman after bus shelter crash

Police officers and firefighters worked together to lift a car and rescue a woman pinned under it after the car crashed into a bus shelter on Bond Street shortly before noon on Wednesday.

Cobourg police unveil new licence plate scanner equipped SUV

If you live or plan to travel through Cobourg and have been putting off renewing that licence plate sticker, think again.

Frank O'Connor, reported abducted during Oshawa home invasion, found safe

Police continue to investigate after reported abduction victim calls to say he's safe.

Hatchet attack, stolen drone occupy Northumberland OPP: May 12-14

A Brighton woman faces charges after police responded to a call that her partner had been attacked with a hatchet.

Northumberland Today

Cameco signs 10-year extension with Bruce Power

Jobs retained, communities enriched, power costs held down — good news on many fronts seems in store, following Thursday’s announcement that the contract Cameco holds to supply Bruce Power with nuclear fuel will be extended by 10 years through 2030.

Province commits annual funding to new hospice facility in West Northumberland

Northumberland County will have double the in-house hospice-bed capacity, thanks to provincial support for a new Community Care Northumberland Hospice Care Centre in West Northumberland.

SIU investigating death of woman in Cobourg

Investigators from the province’s Special Investigations Unit are examining the circumstances surrounding the death of a 24-year-old woman inside a residence in Cobourg, according to a release issue Wednesday evening.

PHOTOS: Flooding at Presqu'ile Provincial Park

Along with high water affecting area homes, Presqu'ile Provincial Park is experiencing flooding as well south of Brighton.

Get jazzed up for June 3 swing dance

On June 3, prepare for the joint to be jumping and the roof to be raised at the Cobourg Lions Community Centre, when the All Canadian Jazz Festival Road Show committee and the Cobourg Swing and Lindy Hop Dance Group team up for their second Swing Dance.

Stirling Community Press

LHIN recruits for new advisory group

LHIN staff announced Monday in a press release.

Proposed network upgrade would be 5G-ready

An Eastern Ontario delegation is heading to Queen’s Park in the hope of provincial support for a project which could bring next-generation telecommunications technology to the region.

Payton's ready to serve

WELLINGTON — If you’re going to be in Wellington Saturday morning – perhaps in the neighbourhood of Essroc Arena and the village ball diamonds – plan on having a drink of lemonade, maybe even two.

Royal visit met with enthusiasm

The Bay of Quinte region will be rolling out the red carpet for royalty late next month.And few people in the area are as excited by the announcement that Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will be visiting the area June 30 than Jane McCaw.“This is wonderful news. It’s a good way to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday,

Nominations open for best businesses

The Quinte Business Achievement Awards are looking for the best.For more than 20 years, the Quinte Business Achievement Awards have celebrated business excellence in areas such as entrepreneurship, business development, marketing success, customer service, company practices, community involvement, growth and expansion, innovation, and employee trai

The National LIVE

Welcome to the National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News, hosted by Peter Mansbridge.

Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: U.S. media reports

Jared Kushner is under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Russia probe, the Washington Post and NBC News report.

Trudeau suggests defence review will invest more in troops than weaponry

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, facing demands that Canada invest more in its military, says caring for troops is the priority in the upcoming defence policy. His comments in Brussels raise questions about the focus of the Liberal government's long-awaited statement.

New trial ordered in sex assault case after Ontario judge refuses to explain her verdict

Canada's judicial watchdog is initiating a complaint against Ontario Superior Court Justice Susanne Goodman after the province's court of appeal issued a blistering ruling that calls into question her very abilities as a judge.

Vancouver Island introduces controversial motion to encourage girls to play girls hockey

Of the more than 1,000 girls playing minor hockey on Vancouver Island, only 300 play on all-female teams, while the other 700 play on co-ed or boys teams, says the head of the hockey association. And that's a problem for many girls and their families.

FBI investigating Kushner's meetings with Russians: report

The Washington Post reports that the FBI is investigating meetings that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had in December with Russian officials.

N.S. premier accused of broken promises at debate in Halifax

Tory Leader Jamie Baillie cast himself Thursday night as the only man who can beat Stephen McNeil, while the Liberal premier implored voters to ignore campaign "negativity" and give him a second mandate.

Trump's 'almost bullying' of NATO leaders awkward for Canada: analyst

U.S. President Donald Trump was justified in taking a swipe at the majority of NATO nations who fail to meet defence spending targets, but the way he went about it contradicts the values upon which the nearly seven-decades-old military alliance was founded, says one Canadian expert.

Quebec resort in town of Charlevoix to host 2018 G7 meetings

Canada will play host to next year's meeting of G7 leaders at a remote luxury resort in the Charlevoix region of Quebec.

Fathers pay more attention to daughters than sons: study

Dads are more attentive to their toddler daughters than their toddler sons, according to new research which suggests unconscious gender biases could influence the way parents treat their children.

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National Post

Alberta’s British invasion: Massive military base allows troops from U.K. to replicate war

The 30-day training exercise, known as Prairie Fire, involves the largest British Army force outside the U.K., and most Canadians don't even know it's there

Details slow to come as first hearing on missing, murdered indigenous women set to begin

With only days to spare before the first hearing gets underway in Whitehorse next week, the Yukon government and other groups have only just received a schedule

Activists tell FCC that messages fraudulently used their names to discredit net neutrality rules

More than a dozen people claim they were impersonated to endorse a political campaign which seeks to reverse rules intended to prevent ISPs from abusing consumers

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner now a focus of investigation into Russian meddling

Kushner, who held meetings in December with the Russian ambassador and a Moscow banker, is being probed because of the extent and nature of his interactions

Christie Blatchford: Nigel Wright deserves better than this

It is in the finest traditions of the state to punish harshly those on the periphery of a thing while the main players skate

Toronto Star

Union Pearson Express ridership up, but still heavily subsidized

Metrolinx declines to release estimates of how much each ride on the air-rail link costs the public.

Council backs goal of budget freeze, kills stormwater fee

Mayor John Tory is flooded with criticism over plans to ask all city divisions and agencies to keep spending at 2017 levels and to shelve a change to stormwater fees.

Conservative leadership race down to its final days

The Conservative party is gathering in Toronto to select a new leader. What kind of organization will that person inherit?

Embattled York school board looks to turns page under temporary director

Kathi Wallace will helm the controversy-plagued York Region school board until a permanent replacement can be found. Experts warn this will be no easy task.

My daily commute by bike turned me into a witness of a truly tragic event

Biking to work year round from Etobicoke to downtown Toronto for about eight years, I’ve seen many things, good and bad. Nothing prepared me for the accident I saw on Wednesday.

Toronto Sun

Brooklyn prison guards charged with sexually abusing female inmates

A U.S. federal prison guard supervisor charged with repeatedly raping a female inmate who he knew spoke little English and would be turned over to immigration authorities was among three guards arrested Thursday in a prison sexual abuse scandal, authorities said.

City council votes for 2017-level budget freeze ahead of fall submissions

City departments and agencies have a difficult summer homework assignment.

Prominent Toronto oral surgeon's licence stripped over sex with patient

They had a consensual affair - and for that, Dr. Cameron Clokie has been stripped of his licence to practise as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

Toronto Islands residents reach 'tipping point' as flooding continues

While most who live on Toronto’s flooding Islands are not ready to bail just yet, one feathery fellow resident has already flown the coop.

Salman Abedi a soccer-loving college dropout turned terrorist [Video]

He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer — and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain’s Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others.