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CHEX Television

Pedal for Hope wraps up 2017 campaign

The final leg of the "Pedal for Hope" campaign concluded on Saturday after originally being delayed due to weather. Each spring, members of the Peterb...

2nd Annual Lock ‘n’ Paddle at Lock 21

In celebration of Canada 150, the 2nd Annual Lock 'n' Paddle event took place at Lock 21 in Peterborough on Saturday. We find out how many canoes and ...

CHEX Daily-Friday June 23, 2017

CHEX Daily joins Ride Don't Hide, all for Canadian Mental Health.

Lakefield Curling Club to undergo large renovation

It's a major renovation to make the Lakefield Curling Club more accessible. And it will cost around $320,000. The hope is it will help attract more pe...

Peterborough residents stocking up before possible LCBO strike

Some LCBO stores across Ontario are staying open late tonight in preparation for a possible strike. The strike deadline is on Monday. Lindsay Biscaia ...

Peterborough Examiner

Record set at Lock 'n' Paddle as canoes, kayaks fill Peterborough Lift Lock

The annual Lock 'n' Paddle event, which sees paddlers fill the Lift Lock with canoes and kayaks each summer, was aiming for a record this year to celebrate Canada 150. The goal was 150 boats in each of the Lift Lock's two "tubs," for a total of 300.

Morning yoga benefit in Peterborough for Loggerhead Marsh

Saturday morning began with a yoga session in the greenspace behind Ireland Dr. in Peterborough's west end, along the edge of Loggerhead Marsh.

Budget hike of 2.85% back to Peterborough City Council Monday

Council will vote a final time Monday to receive a report from city staff recommending a 2.85 per cent tax increase, in 2018. The public can speak up about this at a special public meeting at City Hall on June 28.Also on the agenda Monday:Barnardo ParkCouncil will vote a final time to hire a contractor to start renovating Barnardo Park, in the fall

Peterborough's Lock 'n' Paddle event features a 'canoe culture festival vibe'

Saturday's Lock 'n' Paddle event, which aims to pack 150 paddlers in canoes and kayaks into each of the historic Peterborough Lift Lock's tubs, is a big part of Canoe Day in Peterborough.

Age-Friendly Peterborough plan takes shape

The city's first Age-friendly Communities Forum Friday explored ways to put a new senior-focused plan in motion after municipalities adopted it earlier this month.The Age-friendly Peterborough 2017 Action Plan is now in the hands of city council and the county's eight township councils.It articulates a vision for the area that's inclusive for every

Peterborough This Week - Community

Stabbing at Peterborough rooming house was most read story of the last week

Here is our weekly look at the most read stories of the week. 1) Peterborough Police are scene of a reported stabbing 2) Dog owner feels duped, wants her beloved pet back 3) Police chase in Peterborough and then Havelock ends with arrest of on

Disneyland devotee visits park for 2,000 days in a row

Disneyland devotee visits park for 2,000 days in a row

Renowned Canadian author to speak to Peterborough editors' group

PETERBOROUGH — Renowned Canadian mystery author Thomas Rendell Curran will discuss plot, character development, and narrative pacing with the Peterborough Editors June 27 at the Mount Community Room on Monaghan Road, 7 p.m. Curran, now based in Ot

Peterborough Lakers continue to roll with 11-4 win over Oakville Rock

PETERBOROUGH — The Peterborough Century 21 Lakers moved to 7-0 with an 11-4 victory over the Oakville Rock in a feisty game at the Memorial Centre on Thursday. The Lakers built a 4-0 lead through the first period over the Rock, whom they defeated

Hill 70 Monument receives a boost

Recently, the Canadian WW1 Monument scheduled to be officially unveiled on Aug. 22 at Loos-en-Gohelle, France, received a substantial donation from the Hill 70 Gala held at the Peterborough Armoury on April 7. $25,000 was presented to Mr. Rob

Peterborough This Week - City Hall

Businesses like newcomers' kitchen provide entrepreneur opportunities for immigrants

Immigrant entrepreneurs provide fresh and creative business perspectives, says Becky Rogers

Toronto design firm wins competition to build mirrored tribute to peace keepers in Peterborough's new park

Studio F Minus of Toronto will create the UN Peacekeepers Monument in the City’s new urban park. This initiative was developed in partnership with and sponsored by the Peterborough chapter of the UN Peacekeepers Association. The call for proposals

The 2017 Peterborough road construction map

Is road work planned near your home, or on the route in your daily commute? Find out here

Better bike lanes in Peterborough improve economy, health and social networks: Vision 2025 consultant

Recreation specialist Robert Lockhart says the economic boost is just the beginning of what bike lanes and trails do for cities

Former YMCA building no longer planned to have commercial space or underground parking

On Monday (June 12) city committee voted to allow parking on the Brock Street municipal lot and allow residential units on the first floor

Peterborough This Week - Crime

Peterborough Court Docket: June 6, 13 to 15, 2017

To download the most recent Peterborough Court Docket, CLICK HERE. To read previous court dockets, CLICK HERE.

Man jailed 45 days for refusing to give a breath sample: Peterborough court docket

A summary of criminal court cases from June 6 and June 13 to 15

Toronto driver arrested after vehicle spotted weaving into oncoming traffic on Hwy. 7

HAVELOCK — An alert citizen helped police snag an allegedly impaired driver Thursday night (June 22).

Road rage incident results in arrest of Peterborough woman

Nicole Margaret Menard, 35, of Albert Street, is charged with assault and mischief under $5,000.

Woman jailed after confrontation with police at Peterborough's hospital

Hayley Cormier, 22, sentenced to 17 days behind bars on June 6

Northumberland News - Local

Pain drove her to street after medication cut off

Pain drove B.C. woman and 'thousands' to street drugs after medication cut off

Pot belly pig spotted wandering in Trent Hills

NORTHUMBERLAND -- A pot belly pig on the loose, several thefts and a neighbourhood dispute were some of the calls OPP dealt with recently.

Champion of Medicare Dr. Danielle Martin spoke in Cobourg

Dr. Danielle Martin was in Cobourg Wednesday, June 14 at the invitation of the Port Hope Northumberland Community Health Centre. The Canadian physician is well-known for her appearance before the United States Senate as a champion of Medicare, at the invitation of Senator Bernie Sanders.

Talks continue between LCBO and its workers

Talks continue between the province's liquor control board and its workers

Trudeau to march in Toronto Pride parade today

Prime Minister to march in Canada's largest Pride parade today

Northumberland News - Crime

Pot belly pig spotted wandering in Trent Hills

NORTHUMBERLAND -- A pot belly pig on the loose, several thefts and a neighbourhood dispute were some of the calls OPP dealt with recently.

Foreign cash exchange leads Port Hope Police to suspect

A foreign cash exchange helped police nab a Port Hope man for an April break and enter.

Restricted pellet pistol found in Port Hope home

A Port Hope man faces weapon charges after long guns and a pellet pistol were found in a home.

Grandchild/parent scam finds a victim in Port Hope

A senior citizen in Port Hope has fallen victim to a scam after she wired money via Western Union to a location believed to be in Quebec.

Cobourg police investigated car striking median and early morning air conditioner install the week of June 12 to June 18

From June 12 to June 18, the Cobourg Police Service responded to 194 calls, including a single-vehicle collision on Division Street in the early morning hours on June 18.

Northumberland Today

Labour Minister makes stop in Cobourg

More money per hour for workers and more vacation were among the proposals Labour Minister Kevin Flynn and Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Lou Rinaldi addressed during the minister's stop in Cobourg on Friday.

Flooding causes road closures

Flooding has caused several road closures in Cobourg.

Port Hope council defers vegetation policy

A proposal to control vegetation alongside roads in Port Hope was deferred by council Tuesday, following a public outcry.

Hamilton Twp. staff to review group’s budget concerns

Hamilton Township council has directed its staff to review a presentation by the Citizens Council of Hamilton Township Ratepayers Association which asks that council’s budget-setting process change next year.

Warden urges residents to celebrate Canada

Donning his Canadian red maple leaf and white suit coat jacket, Northumberland County Warden Mark Walas recognized National Aboriginal/Indigenous Peoples Day on Wednesday.

Stirling Community Press

Former Quinte Hotel site set for condos

Another construction project will soon be hitting the downtown core.

Teacher's union upset with school budget

The Hastings and Prince Edward School Board (HPEDSB) is coming under fire following the release of its new operating budget this past week.

Canal Pursuit to return Aug. 25

Once again long-distance runner Clay Williams is lacing up his sneakers in pursuit of awareness for mental health. But this time he’s not doing it alone.

Saturday police briefs

Motor-vehicle collision

Relay For Life funds critical research

Even Mother Nature couldn’t drown the spirits of dozens of cancer survivors and their supporters at Belleville’s annual Relay For Life walk at Loyalist College on Friday night.

'You're celebrating colonization': 4 Indigenous people share why they won't be singing O Canada on July 1

Four Indigenous people share what they will be doing to mark Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation.

Justin Trudeau will march in Toronto Pride parade today

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will march in Canada's largest Pride parade today.

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 148

An overturned oil tanker has burst into flames in Pakistan, killing 148 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel.

Not-so-new Canadian: How welcoming is N.L. for immigrants?

Sean Charters has now spent a third of his life in Newfoundland and Labrador, and feels he's earned the right to express his mixed opinions of the place.

'Young, tough and determined': The intrepid diplomats who brought 70,000 Vietnamese boat people to Canada

It took six hours by bus, three by boat and a last stretch on foot wading through waist-high water to reach the Malaysian refugee camp where Canadian immigration officials interviewed some of the 70,000 Vietnamese refugees who were brought to Canada in 1979. Two former visa officers reflect on the physically and emotionally gruelling diplomatic adventure.

Trudeau to march in Toronto Pride Parade today

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will march in Canada's largest Pride parade today.

Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday

Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday.

Talks continue between Ontario's liquor board and workers

Talks are continuing today between the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and its workers, who have threatened to go on strike at one minute past midnight.

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 148

An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 148 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said.

Flint stabbing 'not a failure in border security,' Goodale says

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he's been assured by his U.S. counterpart that American officials are confident in Canadian border security and won't take steps to make it harder to cross from one country to the other.

Globe and Mail

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National Post

‘We lived through our worst fear’: California father buries wrong man after coroner’s mistake

When he asked whether he should identify the body, a woman said identification had already been made through fingerprints

Professor says North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier, now dead, ‘got exactly what he deserved’

Kathy Dettwyler said on Facebook page that Warmbier was 'typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males'

Two kids died in a hot car. Their mother left them there as punishment: Authorities

Temperatures reached the mid-90s that hot Texas day

There is plenty of food north of the Arctic Circle — caribou, walrus, seal, beluga, fish and polar bear

Before the 1950s, all Inuit used to live on the land. Then the government said that everyone was going to live in permanent settlements. So everyone moved to Igloolik and other places like it

Hundreds evacuated in London as U.K. fire safety crisis expands

Camden council said residents would be out of their homes for three to four weeks while it completes fire-safety upgrades

Toronto Star

At least 148 killed after Pakistan oil tanker fire

Fire erupted as local villagers were at the scene collecting fuel from the overturned tanker.

Is the beaver truly nature’s architect or just a ‘dentally defective rat’? — Canadian Myths

The fierce, furry rodent's pelts still appear at a few auctions, a far cry from its important role in the country's beginnings. Part of a series on Canadian myths

As the queer community spreads out, can the gay village remain vital?

The truth about the gay village is that for at least a decade, a lot of young queer life in Toronto has coalesced outside of it.

Meet Daniel Mazzone: Once a homeless teen, now one of Toronto’s most sought-after artists

Without a roof over his head for years, Mazzone can now be found on the walls of the wealthy, from “Dragons’ Den” co-star Michael Wekerle to the Jays’ Jose Bautista.

Violence in Ontario schools prompts call for more front-line staff

Unions say help in classrooms needed as teachers, education assistants say incidents on the rise.

Toronto Sun

'Your son is alive'; California father buries wrong man after coroner’s mistake

Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend.

Top dog: Pit bull named Brynneth Pawltro elected mayor of Kentucky town

Being mayor is a ruff job but somebody has to do it.

Pastor turns up the heat at Dyke March [Photos] [Video]

Inclusion didn’t mean Pastor Scott Park at the Dyke March Saturday felt included.

Filmmaker raising money during Pride for gay indie flick

If Pride weekend looks like a movie location, it’s because as far as Darryl Howe is concerned it is.

Al Capone's song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction

BOSTON — Artifacts connected to some of the nation’s most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction Saturday.