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CHEX Television

Former biker clubhouse goes up in flames

A fire at a former the former Vago's biker clubhouse has closed the corner of Perry and Park Street as the Fire Marshall's office and the Peterborough...

CHEX Daily – Friday March 24, 2017

Caley Bedore visits Fulford's Restaurant located at Peterborough's Fleming College. This restaurant is student-run, and the facility teaches students ...

Money Matters – Friday March 24, 2017

Andrew Pyle states: "The Federal Government delivered what can best be described as a sit-on-the-fence budget." Find out more during this week's editi...

Petes gear up for game 2

Fresh off a 5-2 victory in game 1, the Peterborough Petes are back to work preparing for game 2 Saturday night. The Niagara IceDogs came out flying in...

Parent sues school board following bullying allegations

A parent is suing the French Catholic school board, alleging a staff member at Monseignuer Jamot failed to act witnessing bullying incidents between h...

Peterborough Examiner

Peterborough developer outlines apartment plans for Jamot school site

The developer who bought the Pig's Ear and The Black Horse to put up apartments has also bought another key property in Peterborough.Parkview Homes has purchased Monseigneur-Jamot school on Romaine St. The plan is to convert the building into apartments once the school moves to the west end in the fall.The French Catholic school will move to a new

Curling with cordwood in Keene at annual kids' bonspiel

Keene and area kids took to the ice Saturday for the annual Cordwood Bonspiel, using wooden 'stones' for the popular event.

Peterborough firefighters rescue man, dog from canal

A man was taken by paramedics to Peterborough Regional Health Centre for observation after being rescued from the chilly waters of the Trent-Severn Waterway canal in the city's northeast end on Saturday afternoon.

Clear skies for Earth Hour over Peterborough

Days of rain, snow and cloudy skies gave way to clear skies for Earth Hour as the Peterborough Astronomical Association hosted stargazers on Armour Hill Saturday night on one of the highest points in Peterborough.

Fire at former biker clubhouse at Park and Perry streets in Peterborough

A fire early Saturday morning gutted the former biker clubhouse on the southeast corner of Park and Perry streets in Peterborough.

Peterborough This Week - Community

Human trafficking in Peterborough was our most read story of the past week

Here is our weekly look at the five most-read stories on myKawartha.com 1) If you think woman are not trafficked in Peterborough, think again 2) OPP seek information about Mike Wallwork, charged with pimping women 3) Five people charged follow

Gaskell Cup keeps growing as memorial to loss of beloved athletes

The fifth annual fundraising tournament evolves and draws in more fans

Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival set for April 1 and 2

BROCK TWP. — There’s no shortage of fun on tap in Sunderland next weekend — no joke. The 22nd annual Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival is slated for Saturday and Sunday (April 1 and 2) with an array of activities and attractions planned. Many of t

Public school board reviews plan for new Lakefield District Public School

LAKEFIELD — Plans to turn the new Lakefield District Public School into the local public school board’s most unique elementary school were reviewed by trustees on Thursday night (March 23). Trustees meet at a regular board meeting where details ab

Hope for gold at OFSAA tournament ends for St. Peter girls' and boys' hockey teams from Peterborough

MISSISSAUGA — The dream of OFSAA gold for the St. Peter boys’ and girls’ hockey teams has ended. Both teams have been eliminated from the Ontario high school tournament being held in Mississauga. The St. Peter AAA boys’ hockey team was unable t


Peterborough This Week - City Hall

Peterborough councillors will again discuss allowing anti-abortion ads to appear on city buses

PETERBOROUGH — Peterborough councillors will discuss its options around allowing controversial advertising on city buses. The issue arose over the City of Peterborough allowing anti-abortion ads to be displayed on Peterborough Transit buses. W

Annexation of Cavan Monaghan lands is first step in alleviating Peterborough's housing market crisis, realtor argues

PETERBOROUGH — Realtor John Bowes says it’s time people admit there is a crisis in Peterborough’s housing market. “There’s an avalanche of people wanting to move into the city,” says the real estate broker and founder of Re/Max Eastern Realty Inc

Kawartha Lakes council approves eight wards, one councillor each as new ward boundary

KAWARTHA LAKES - The City will transform into eight new wards in 2018, each represented by one councillor. Council also chose Option 3, which breaks down as follows: - Ward 1 keeps north area together to support the tourism and includes Norland,

Peterborough councillors want a phased-in payment plan for Cavan-Monaghan land

PETERBOROUGH — Peterborough councillors hope their colleagues in Cavan-Monaghan will agree to a phased-in payment for a swath of land that the city wants for expansion. At a special council meeting on Monday (March 20), Peterborough councillors un

Peterborough's Chamber of Commerce supports annexation agreement between city and Cavan Monaghan Township

PETERBOROUGH — The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce is calling on the City of Peterborough to move ahead with an annexation agreement with Cavan Monaghan Township. The agreement would see Peterborough receive lands currently in the township, whil


Peterborough This Week - Crime

Peterborough police and parademics rush to the scene of a reported stabbing Friday night

Police have investigated stabbing and shooting at same house in the past nine months

Lindsay court docket March 16-21, 2017

To see the Lindsay court docket between March 16 and 21, 2017, click HERE. To see dockets from previous dates, click HERE.

Peterborough Court Docket: March 15 and 16, 2017

To download and read this week's Peterborough Court Docket, CLICK HERE. To read previous court dockets, CLICK HERE.

Peterborough man accused of harassing his ex

PETERBOROUGH — A 35-year-old Peterborough man is accused of of harassing his former partner. Peterborough Police say the man and women, who is in her 30s, were in a previous domestic relationship. On Wednesday (March 22), police were informed tha

Lindsay man charged after father and son assaulted with bear spray: police

LINDSAY - One man is facing charges after police say a neighbour dispute got out of control on Wednesday night (March 22). Kawartha Lakes Police say they were called to a Wellington Street apartment just before 7 p.m. after receiving information


Northumberland News - Local

Fewer Canadians blocked at U.S. border

CP Exclusive: Fewer Canadian travellers blocked at U.S. land border

Woman heads to rights tribunal over washroom access

Toronto woman heads to rights tribunal over washroom access issue

Two G20 police misconduct cases set for review

Two cases of police misconduct arising out of G20 summit set for review

Five things to watch for in Canadian business

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub

15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub

Northumberland News - Crime

OPP investigating vehicle break-ins at Cobourg carpool lot

COBOURG — Bud Tinney had just worked several days at a new job when he left his car parked at a Cobourg carpool lot, only to get a call about 12 hours later about it being damaged and broken into.

Oshawa collector targeted by thieves hoping for return of Jedi

Oshawa man turns to a stronger force to help him recover Star Wars collection

Man charged in Colborne break and enters

Andrew Drysdale, 25, of no fixed address, is charged with break-ins at business and pizza place.

Northumberland OPP lay 445 charges during March break traffic initiative

Members of the Northumberland OPP took part in a Central Region March break traffic initiative, resulting in 445 charges being laid — primarily for speeding offences.

Northumberland gearing up to handle possible increase in opioid overdoses

NORTHUMBERLAND — While Northumberland County hasn’t experienced the opioid epidemic being faced by cities in British Columbia, local partnerships are taking shape to ensure that overdoses closer to home never reach levels being seen in the west.


Northumberland Today

Councillors hope for their own office

The cancellation of court sessions in Port Hope has freed up space at town hall, and Councillor Louise Ferrie Blecher is delighted with the suggestion in a report from director of corporate services Brian Gilmer on how to make use of it.

DND comes to Port Hope for bridge work

The removal of the current 30-plus-year-old Bailey bridge on Barrett Street will be a military operation, bringing Department of National Defence accommodation tents, field-kitchen and headquarters tents to Port Hope.

Youth Entrepreneur candidates — apply now

With three successful summers behind it, the Youth Entrepreneur Partnership has been brought back by the town of Cobourg's economic-development department.

Federal budget gets mixed reviews

Some are calling it no budget at all – but the mayors of Port Hope and Cobourg aren't saying it that strongly.

Taste-testing in Colborne declared a success

The growing success of Northumberland County's Agri-Food Venture Centre was evidenced by a wide variety of food, condiment and beverage developers offering free samples at the Colborne facility this week.

Stirling Community Press

Mayhem on four wheels

It’s loud, brash, action-packed and hard-fought.

UPDATED: Boil water advisory lifted

The boil water advisory issued for the Trenton Service Area for all customers west of the Trent River has been lifted by the Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health Unit.

Realtor bill passes second reading

A bill which would give Ontario realtors the ability to personally incorporate passed its second reading on Thursday.

PHOTOS: Ski Hill Sled Drags

Hundreds of racers hit the slopes for the Marmora Firefighter's Ski Hill Sled Drags on Saturday in Batawa. The event, which is put on the Marmora Firefighter's Association, draws competitors from all over Ontario and Quebec.

Vanness family remains tormented

On a cold, rainy day in Belleville, Travis Vanness takes a break from work to do his sad annual duty.

CBC.ca

NDP leadership candidates say Liberal pot pledge going up in smoke

At the second NDP leadership debate in Montreal Sunday, candidates discussed issues affecting youth, including the support the Liberals gained because of promises to decriminalize marijuana.

Fewer Canadians being refused entry at U.S. land border

Fewer Canadians are being turned away at the U.S. land border in recent months despite mounting concerns that Donald Trump's immigration policies are making it much harder to cross, The Canadian Press has learned.

Leaving airplane seatbelt sign on too long could reduce safety, expert suggests

An airline safety expert says plane crews may be unwittingly compromising flight safety by leaving seatbelt signs on too long.

Trump, after blaming Democrats, now also faults conservatives for failed health-care bill

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health-care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts.

Petition to boycott Netflix's 'whitewashed' Death Note nears 10,000 supporters

A petition calling for a boycott of Netflix's upcoming movie Death Note is getting close to its goal of 10,000 signatures.


CTV.ca

'No apparent reason' for shooting on Vegas Strip bus: police

A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said Sunday.

NDP leadership candidates suggest Liberal pledge on pot going up in smoke

The Liberal government's plan to move ahead on marijuana legalization is up in smoke, NDP leadership candidates suggested during Sunday's leadership debate in Montreal while they also addressed a range of issues affecting youth including student debt and precarious work.

Couple mourns husky's death after vicious dog attack

A Quebec couple says the death of their pet husky after an unprovoked attack by two dogs was entirely preventable, if the owner of the dogs had been more responsible.

Fewer Canadian travellers blocked at U.S. land border: CP

Fewer Canadians are being turned away at the U.S. land border in recent months despite mounting concerns that Donald Trump's immigration policies are making it much harder to cross, The Canadian Press has learned.

U.K.: Attacker used WhatsApp, firm must help police get access

Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service, a top British security official said Sunday.

Globe and Mail

NDP leadership candidates suggest Liberals’ marijuana legalization pledge going up in smoke

The NDP debate also addressed a range of issues affecting youth including student debt and precarious work

Catherine McKenna to pitch Canada’s low-carbon economy in U.S. visit

Environment Minister to focus on showing Canada is ‘open for business’ while seeking investments in country’s shift to green infrastructure

New election or return to direct British rule looms as Northern Ireland talks fall apart

The British province’s nationalist and unionist parties have until Monday to form a new power-sharing government or risk decision-making being taken back to London for the first time since 2007

Many U.S. governors welcome demise of Republican health-care bill

The bill’s withdrawal on Friday left in place the status quo under the Affordable Care Act

Turkey summons Swiss ambassador over anti-Erdogan protest in Bern: ministry sources

On Saturday, several thousand people joined a rally in the Swiss capital calling for a ‘No’ vote in Turkey’s April 16 referendum

National Post

Tocophobia: Up to 10 per cent of women have a pathological fear of childbirth

Actor Helen Mirren has revealed that she has tocophobia; she said a film of a birth she viewed at 13 so disquieted her that she never wanted children

Who will he blame? Trump’s finger-pointing over failed health-care bill sending mixed messages

Analysis: Trump's admission that the hard-liners didn't come around suggests that he may be forced to recognize the limits of his dealmaking abilities

Canadian firm uses dogs to screen thousands of U.S. firefighters for cancer, but critics see no proof it works

An Ottawa-area firm says its hounds tested 40,000 American firefighters, but some experts say there is no evidence dogs are a reliable screening tool

Gunfire erupts after dispute at Cincinnati nightclub, killing one and injuring 15: police

No suspect was in custody by Sunday afternoon and police did not think the shooting at the Cameo club was terrorism-related

Obama’s unprecedented post-presidency: Can the political swamp drag him back?

While other ex-presidents have devoted themselves to do-gooder causes, Obama will throw himself into a wonky and highly partisan issue

Toronto Star

As ‘Maple Spring’ marks five years, activists divided on legacy of Quebec student protests


Despite the relative quiet on the streets of late, many of the activists believe the events of 2012 could happen again under the right conditions.

Despite Trump policies, fewer Canadians being turned away at U.S. border


According to U.S. government statistics, the number of Canadians denied entry dropped between October and the end of February. But immigration advocates say the numbers don’t tell the whole story.

Police seek man in Loblaws sex assault


Elderly woman attacked in grocery store on St. Clair Ave. W.

Stouffville pub sets world record for longest streamed concert


After more than a week, musicians at the Earl of Whitchurch continue to play, and now have their eyes on the record for longest non-stop concert.

Woman with spina bifida files human rights complaint against Danforth bar over washroom access


Haily Butler-Henderson, who uses crutches as a mobility aid, says staff at Pentagram Bar and Grill stopped her from using their washroom out of fear she may sue if she’d fallen down the stairs.

Toronto Sun

Donald Trump blasts conservatives on Twitter over health care bill failure

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law, as aides signalled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care.

Trial timelines cause court headaches

Thanks to a Supreme Court of Canada decision last year which shares an iconic sports name, basketball and the justice system share one thing in common: A shot clock.

'It was just crazy'; Deadly shooting at Cincinnati's Cameo club [Video]

Gunfire erupted early Sunday inside a crowded nightclub with a history of violence, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others, authorities said.

Ontario's students are financially illiterate

If you were Premier Kathleen Wynne, would you want Ontario students to know too much about how you’re running this province’s fiscal fortunes into the ground?

Red Skelton’s Toronto hotel [Photos]

This is not just another Ford story. It’s not even about Toronto’s pair of Fords.