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Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef prepares to take the oath of office as the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on November 20, 2019. (Photo: CPAC)

Maryam Monsef sworn in as Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic...

Second-term Peterborough-Kawartha MP retains women and gender equality portfolio, is no longer responsible for international development.
Netflix's new original series "The Witcher", a fantasy drama based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, premieres on Netflix Canada on December 20, 2019. (Photo: Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in December 2019

Highlights include The Witcher, 6 Underground, season two of Lost in Space, and more.
Linda Kash, Patrick McKenna, and Paul Constable are three of the Second City alumni performing at the "Klusterfork It's Christmas" comedy improv show at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in downtown Peterborough on November 22, 2019. The show also features Second City alumni Deborah Kimmett and and Ed Sahely along with Peterborough performers Megan Murphy, Pat Maitland, Dianne Latchford, and Paul Crough on piano. (Publicity photos)

‘Klusterfork It’s Christmas’ sees big-name Second City alumni performing improv at Peterborough’s Market Hall...

Linda Kash, Paul Constable, Patrick McKenna, Deborah Kimmett, and Ed Sahely join Peterborough performers Megan Murphy, Pat Maitland, Dianne Latchford, and Paul Crough.
A Peterborough woman has been charged with assaulting a recycling collection worker after she was advised her improperly sorted recycling would not be collected. On November 1st, Emterra Environmental became the City of Peterborough's new recycling collection and processing service provider. At that time, the city advised it would be enforcing a policy of proper sorting of recyclables, and that improperly sorted recyclables would not be collected. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

Peterborough woman charged after assaulting recycling collection worker

Woman allegedly struck victim with bag of newspapers and books after being told her recycling would not be collected.
Community activist and advocate Kathi Curtin-Williams has been named the recipient of the 2019 YMCA Peace Medal. (Photo: Colleges Ontario Premier's Awards)

Kathi Curtin-Williams to receive 2019 YMCA Peace Medal

Peterborough community activist and advocate will be honoured at November 22 ceremony capping off YMCA Peace Week.
Hydro One crews installing smart switches on lines in the Bancroft and Barry's Bay area in September 2018. The smart switches help to reduce the frequency and duration of power outages while limiting the number of customers impacted. Hydro One will be installing four smart switches in Haliburton County and replacing 24 wooden poles during a planned power outsage on November 24, 2019. (Photo: Hydro One / Instagram)

Hydro One planning power outage in Haliburton County on November 24

More than 11,000 customers will be affected by outage required for needed upgrades to aging infrastructure.
Get in the spirit of the season while supporting youth and families in need at the 20th annual In From The Cold Christmas concert, with performances on Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th, at the Market Hall in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Linda McIlwain /

In From The Cold concert celebrates 20 years of Christmas giving on December 6...

Traditional Christmas concert at Peterborough's Market Hall has raised over $130,000 for youth and families since 2000.
The City of Peterborough advises residents may experience delays in recycling collection until November 25, 2019. The city's new recycling collection and processing service provider Emterra Environmental has been having difficulties with the new recycling trucks it purchased for the city's collection service. (Photo: Bruce Head /

Peterborough residents may experience recycling collection delays until November 25

Delays caused by difficulties with recycling trucks purchased by new service provider Emterra Environmental .
Emily Burgess & The Emburys will be releasing their new album "Never-Ending Fling" at the Gordon Best in Peterborough on Saturday, November 16th with special guests The Weber Brothers, Ryan 'Rico' Browne, Shai 'Cookie' Peer, and Blue Hazel. (Photo: Karol Orzechowski)

nightlifeNOW – November 14 to 20

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 14 to Wednesday, November 20
Tim Horgan of Cobourg with the Jack Russell terrier he rescued after she went under a 20-foot moving truck after running into traffic on Highway 28 south of Fraserville. Horgan took her to the Peterborough Humane Society where she is doing well and waiting to be reunited with her family. (Photo: Tim Horgan / Facebook)

Cobourg man rescues ‘miracle’ dog run over by a truck on Highway 28 near...

Tim Horgan says Jack Russell terrier was unscathed, now safe and sound at Peterborough Humane Society waiting to be claimed by her owners.

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