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CHEX Daily – Friday Feb. 24, 2017

Caley Bedore is at Elmhirst's Resort to learn how to make pancakes in a number of fun and creative ways.

Money Matters – Friday Feb. 24, 2017

Global stock markets ran out of momentum by week's end, Andrew Pyle has the details in this week's edition of Money Matters.

Fire north of Oakwood

One person is dead following a fire at a youth facility on Quaker Road northwest of Oakwood in City of Kawartha Lakes. Ontario Provincial Police repor...

Blood drive in name of Ennismore girl battling leukemia

A special two-day blood drive clinic got underway on Friday in name of a young Ennismore girl. Three-year-old Eliza Vivian was diagnosed with leukemia...

Farmer outraged over plan to build solar farm on nearby agricultural land

The plan is to build a 4.3 acre, 600 kilowatt solar farm on agricultural land at 6330 Ganaraska Road near Campbellcroft. That farm is next to John Kor...

Peterborough Examiner

Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area to get $500K over 20 years from Shorelines Casino Peterborough for sponsorship of downtown events

The City of Peterborough won't be alone, in receiving revenues from the new casino - the Downtown BIA is about to get cash directly from the casino too.

Roof repairs planned for spring and summer of 2018 to displace Peterborough Lakers from Memorial Centre

The Lakers may have to find someplace else to play, instead of the Memorial Centre, for an entire season in 2018 - and that alternate arena might well be outside of Peterborough.

Part of Peterborough Museum and Archives land sought for new elementary school, but museum isn't interested in using existing King George Public School

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board says it needs nearly half of the property belonging to the Peterborough Museum and Archives to build a new public elementary school on abutting lands.

Peterborough Public Library renovations three months behind schedule

Construction at the Peterborough Public Library is on budget, so far - but it's running three months behind schedule.

Citizens' committee recommends that Peterborough city council pay rates stay the same, with regular adjustments for inflation

Councillors get paid enough in Peterborough, says a citizens' committee - they don't need a raise.

Peterborough This Week - Community

Robins in winter? Find out why so many are here this month

Marg Byer counted 22 robins in her yard on Chamberlain street last Wednesday. "I'm lucky if I have one in the summer," she noted.

Give blood Saturday morning in support of Eliza Grace

The family of a young girl with leukemia has organized a blood drive and will encourage eligible donors in the Peterborough area to give the gift of life on Saturday. The clinic runs from 8 a.m. to noon at the George Street location of Canadian Bl

Ballistic Brass and Comin' Home Baby help TAS bands win provincial gold awards at Musicfest

Peterborough high school excels once again

Mumps, measles clusters crop up in Canada

Mumps cases in Toronto linked to bars rises to 17: Public health officials

Peterborough Regional Health Centre is running at 113% of its capacity

PETERBOROUGH — The Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is currently experiencing sustained pressures in its Emergency Department due to an increase in the number of patients coming to the hospital for care. The hospital is currently at 113

Peterborough This Week - City Hall

Arts and heritage map inspires a desire to explore the City of Kawartha Lakes

To the editor: Re: City launches new arts and heritage map and trail At long and dear last Debra Soule has completed her heritage map of our city. Tourists and locals alike will learn much about our area, for instance that Boyd Heritage Museum

Peterborough Lakers could be a team without a home in 2018

PETERBOROUGH — The Peterborough Lakers may not have a home arena to play in for the 2018 season. On Monday (Feb. 27), Peterborough councillors will consider moving ahead with proposed repairs to the roof and floor a the Memorial Centre. The repai

City of Peterborough launches rebranding project

Branding is a way to look and sound consistent, whether instilling pride within the community or promoting Peterborough as a place to live, work and play.

Draft budget for Peterborough County includes 3.21 per cent tax increase

PETERBOROUGH — Peterborough County’s draft 2017 budget includes an annual increase in county taxes of $31.03 for residents with a home valued at $247,000, but that is subject to change as council deliberates in the next few weeks. Trena DeBruijn,

Specific use of additional funding will be determined by Peterborough's DBIA: city CAO

PETERBOROUGH — Now that they know they’ll be receiving an additional $150,000 per year for 20 years, Peterborough’s Downtown Business Improvement Area (DBIA) board needs to determine exactly how to spend it. As per an agreement with the City of Pe

Peterborough This Week - Crime

OPP confirm one person died in Friday fire at Mariposa Township group home

KAWARTHA LAKES - OPP have confirmed one person is dead and two others are injured following a fire at a Mariposa Township group home Friday afternoon (Feb. 24). Kawartha Lakes OPP say they were called to a disturbance at the Quaker Road youth faci

Peterborough Court Docket: Feb. 10 and 14, 2017

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Update: Third teen charged in connection with stabbing at Peterborough home

PETERBOROUGH — Two more people has been charged in connection with a stabbing Thursday (Feb. 23) at a Peterborough home. A 16-year-old boy is charged with attempted murder, break and enter, and accessory after the fact. His charges stem from an in

Domestic assault suspect arrested following foot chase in Lindsay

LINDSAY - A 38-year-old Lindsay man is facing charges related to a Feb. 17 domestic dispute. Kawartha Lakes Police say officers were called to a residence earlier this month after a man allegedly assaulted two people and locked his girlfriend in t

Lindsay man arrested after police allege people were threatened with a knife

LINDSAY - A Lindsay man is facing charges after police were called about a man threatening people with a knife. Kawartha Lakes Police say officers were called to Mary Street West on Thursday (Feb. 23). Police say investigation revealed a man alleg

Northumberland News - Local

Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'

Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'

Last BlackBerry-designed phone unveiled

Last BlackBerry-designed phone with physical keyboard to hit stores in April

Yazidi effort is democracy working: Ambrose

Yazidi refugee effort proof that government listens and can work: Ambrose

TSB investigating landing incident

TSB investigating Toronto airport incident involving Air Canada plane from Halifax

Luxury SUV, travel on the list after Port Hope man wins lottery

Kenneth (Ken) Bray of Port Hope matched six of the seven Encore numbers to win $100,000 in the Lotto Max, according to a press release from OLG on Feb. 24.

Northumberland News - Crime

Man charged with breaching court orders in Port Hope

Police arrested a man for breaching bail conditions when they responded to a report of a domestic dispute.

Peterborough man shares intimate photos of his ex, sends derogatory texts to her new partner

PETERBOROUGH — A Peterborough man is accused of sharing intimate photos of his ex-girlfriend without her consent. According to Peterborough Police, the 31-year-old man sent the photos to his ex-girlfriend’s new partner. Along with the photos, the

Durham police air, ground units rescue snowmobilers lost in Ganaraska Forest

A Durham police helicopter crew worked with officers on the ground to rescue two snowmobilers who were stranded after their machines got stuck in the Ganaraska Forest on the weekend.

Valentine’s Day not so sweet for some Northumberland couples

A relationship gone wrong left one partner cold, literally, just before Valentine’s Day.

Key evidence missing in new trial of convicted child predator Stanley Tippett

COBOURG — Key evidence has gone missing in an outstanding case against dangerous offender and convicted child predator Stanley Tippett.

Northumberland Today

Port Hope's Kenneth Bray wins $100,000

Port Hope's Kenneth Bray is $100,000 richer after playing Encore on the Jan. 27 Lotto Max draw, OLG announced Friday in a media release.

Cobourg resident celebrates her 100th birthday

For Lavina Corkery, sunny ways have brought her through an entire century to celebrate her 100th birthday this week.

Anti-bullying shirt unveiled at Ganaraska Trail school

Jacob Mercer, 9, Aida Currelly, 8, and Louise Bernard, 6, along with principal Jennifer Sampson from Ganaraska Trail Public School proudly display their anti-bullying t-shirts on Wednesday in Port Hope. The t-shirt project was initiated by Grade 3 teacher Eugenia Cairns and child and youth worker Dawn Sears as a way to include Port Hope school's st

Getting some air

During another nice day in Cobourg, Jason Maloney from Ajax soars in the air with a hydrofoil kiteboard on Thursday. Maloney later ran into problems outside the Cobourg harbour and Northumberland OPP and Cobourg Fire Department responded after a friend helped Maloney to shore by Lake Street. Maloney was given a $420 fine for not having a proper flo

Building trending down in Hamilton Township

The monetary amount of building permits issued last year in Hamilton Township was significantly down from the previous three years, a year-end report reveals.

Stirling Community Press

Police briefs: Missing woman found

Missing woman - medical attention

Bel Marine closing

All tenants of a Belleville housing complex have been relocated and the building will cease operations Monday – at least for now, officials say.

Blue whale nearly ready for the spotlight

TRENTON — A whale of a job has entered its home stretch.

ON CAMPUS: Making Ontario history

Loyalist student Kasey Waterman is surprised to learn that when she completes her Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship she will be the first woman in Ontario to be certified as a Mercedes-Benz automotive service technician.

Plenty of work ahead for Quinte West

QUINTE WEST — Mayor Jim Harrison has projects underway and in the queue.

Batman v Superman, Hillary's America top Razzies as year's worst films

A documentary criticizing U.S. Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton tied on Saturday with superhero ensemble Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice on a list of the year's worst achievements in film, winning four Razzies apiece.

Syrian cinematographer who worked on Oscar-nominated White Helmets barred from U.S.

U.S. authorities have barred entry to a Syrian cinematographer for Oscar-nominated film The White Helmets, as Hollywood stars gathered at a rally supporting immigration rights and promoting unity.

Homeland Security report challenges core claims of Trump's travel ban

A report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security calls into question the reasons cited for President Donald Trump's travel ban aimed at seven Muslim-majority countries.

Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport, asked, 'Are you Muslim?'

The son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at an airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., according to a lawyer and family friend.

Air Canada plane from Halifax slides off runway in rainy Toronto

The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after an Air Canada plane from Halifax with 112 passengers slid off the runway early Saturday at Toronto's Pearson International. No one was injured.

Germany: Man hits 3 with car and flees, is shot by police

A man drove a car into pedestrians in a central square in the German city of Heidelberg on Saturday, injuring three people, then fled and was shot after being tracked down by officers, police said. One of the victims later died.

Transgender boy moves within 1 win of girls Texas title

A 17-year-old transgender boy has moved within one match of winning a Texas state girls wrestling title.

Health Canada proposing smoking ban in apartments, raising legal age to 21

Ottawa is considering new anti-tobacco guidelines that could ban smoking inside apartments and on post-secondary school campuses, as well as raise the legal age for buying tobacco products to 21.

Yazidi refugee effort proof that government listens and can work: Ambrose

Interim Opposition leader Rona Ambrose says the effort underway to give asylum to 1,200 primarily Yazidi refugees by year end should help bolster people's confidence in government.

Air Canada plane from Halifax slides from Toronto runway in heavy fog

The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after an Air Canada plane briefly left the runway while landing at Toronto Pearson Airport. Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur says the aircraft's landing gear left the runway for a short distance when landing Friday night.

Globe and Mail

Man drove into crowd in German town; three injured

Police said the suspect got out of the vehicle with a knife and while he was being arrested police shot him, leaving him seriously injured

Buffett annual letter reveals $1.6 billion profit from Apple shares

Berkshire Hathaway revealed that its massive stake in Apple stock, as of Dec. 31, had risen to 61.2 million shares for a total of $6.75 billion

Muhammad Ali’s son detained at airport, asked ‘are you Muslim?’

Lawyer says officials questioned Ali Jr. for nearly two hours, repeatedly asking him, “Where did you get your name from?” and “Are you Muslim?”

Air Canada flight skids off runway at Toronto’s Pearson airport

A safety board spokeswoman says Flight 623 was carrying 118 people and so far no injuries have been reported

Smart climate policy is crucial to Alberta’s prosperity

Alberta must set the basis for a strong carbon price, tighten regulation of methane emissions and promote the development of low-carbon industries

National Post

Warned to leave, Kansas shooting victim refused to abandon the ‘country he loved,’ his wife said

According to witnesses, Adam Purinton opened fire Wednesday night on Srinivas Kuchibhotla and another Indian man, saying 'get out of my country'

Transportation Safety Board investigating after Air Canada plane skids off runway in Toronto

One witness says passengers were thrown forward in their seats and a few oxygen masks dropped. He noticed brown and black debris on his window

Trump again says Chicago needs help fighting violence. Police say they’ve asked for it and got no reply

Trump has frequently invoked the bloodshed in Chicago as a shorthand for rising violence in some American cities nationwide but nothing has been done about it

Former religious freedom ambassador warns conservatives that ‘Canadian values’ talk is full of pitfalls

Andrew Bennett said 'values' language — like that cropping up in the Conservative Party leadership race — must be debunked

Once led by Steve Bannon, Breitbart is owned by family that poured millions into getting Trump elected

The site's financial backing from the Mercers - long rumoured but never officially confirmed - further cements the family's status as some of the most influential financiers of the Trump era

Toronto Star

Muhammad Ali’s son detained at Florida airport, asked ‘Are you Muslim?’

“It’s quite clear that what triggered his detention was his Arabic name and his religion,” said Chris Mancini, an Ali family friend and attorney.

Courthouse site dig gives insight into Toronto's history

Artifacts found at site of new courthouse will be shown in rotating displays at City Hall for next five years.

Air Canada plane blows tire, slides off runway at Pearson airport

Flight from Halifax was carrying 118 people, no injuries have been reported.

A close look at property taxes shows why Toronto council is slow to raise rates: James

Residents pay among the lowest rates in the GTA. But that is only one part of the story.

Advocates push for licensing of home daycares

Licensing for home daycares provides oversight, accountability and peace of mind for parents, advocates say

Toronto Sun

Hockey hero homicide [Photos]

Thomas Clayton ticked the boxes for a podunkville jock on the slippery side of 40.

PCs poised to win 'super-majority': Forum poll

Kathleen Wynne and Ontario’s Liberals could be on the verge of electoral disaster in 2018, according to a new poll.

Soaking up some rays inside the library

At the Brentwood library branch, people are lining up to see the light.

Winter melt expected by mid-march: climatologist

Prepare to start shedding those winter blues likely by mid-March, according to Environment Canada.

Man shot outside Fashion District diner

A man was shot not long before sun-up in Toronto’s Fashion District Saturday, outside an all- night diner that was the scene of another shooting last month.