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Watson & Lou, the contemporary gift boutique and creative hub in downtown Peterborough, is now offering private studio space to artists. The 1,300-square-foot space, which includes three private studios and an open-concept screen printing facility, features white walls, original wooden flooring, LED lighting, and large windows. (Photo: Watson & Lou)

businessNOW – November 26, 2018

Featuring General Motors, Watson & Lou, Canuck Play, Cubs' Lair, Aligned Capital, Fleming College, QuickMill, Cameco, and more.
General Motors' Oshawa assembly plant assembles the Chevrolet Impala, Buick Regal, Cadillac XTS, and Chevrolet Equinox, and completes final assembly work on Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra trucks. (Photo: GM)

General Motors confirms Oshawa assembly plant will close

Company employs more than 2,600 people from Oshawa and surrounding communities like Peterborough.
Mike Melnik, former radio host and owner of Impact Communications in Peterborough, with his dog Rosie. One winter, Mike was out walking Rosie when he had a serious fall, requiring a trip to the emergency room at Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) and five days of treatment and recovery at the hospital. Private donations from people like you allow PRHC to purchase the technology and equipment to advance patient care, both in the emergency room and throughout the hospital. (Supplied photo)

How community donations helped Mike Melnik and 87,000 other PRHC emergency department patients

Mike's story the first in our five-part series from the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation.
Freezing rain on car

Freezing rain possible Saturday afternoon and evening in northern Kawarthas

Light and patchy freezing rain may result in slippery conditions.
Trent University archaeology grad student Jeremy Brooks won a prize package valued at more than $10,000 at the 2018 Cubs' Lair entrepreneurial competition held in Peterborough on November 22, 2018. Brooks has created an archaeological virtual reality online database (AVROD) that allows students to virtually interact with remote archaeological sites. (Photo courtesy of Innovation Cluster)

Trent University grad student’s VR platform for archaeologists wins Cubs’ Lair

Jeremy Brooks' innovative idea allows students to interact virtually with remote archaeological sites.
Warm up your weekend with Toronto's modern roots reggae band The Human Rights, who perform at the Red Dog in downtown Peterborough on Friday, November 23rd. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – November 22 to 28

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 22 to Wednesday, November 28,
There are lots of holiday-themed events coming up! Stop by Village Dental Centre in Lakefield on Friday, November 23rd to see Santa Claus and his live reindeer Comet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – November 21, 2018

Featuring Business After Hours Holiday Social, upcoming holiday events, new members, member job openings, and more.
Thermometer on snow showing extreme cold temperature of 20 below zeroExtreme cold

Bundle up: frigid winter weather expected overnight until Saturday

Temperatures will reach minus double digits until warming trend on weekend.
"Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War", starring almost every Marvel superhero battling the plans of intergalactic despot Thanos (Josh Brolin) to destroy half of the life in the universe, comes to Netflix Canada on Christmas Day. Pulling in more than $2 billion at the box office worldwide, the movie was the highest-grossing film of 2018. (Photo: Marvel Studios)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in December 2018

Featuring Hollywood hits, returning television series, and lots of Netflix original films and series.
Kawartha Wildlife Centre is one of three organizations in the Kawarthas that won $10,000 from the 2018 Aviva Community Fund. The organization's winning idea is an immersive campaign called the Kawartha Wildlife Coexistence Initiative to educate the public in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Peterborough, and Peterborough County on the benefits of wildlife coexistence. (Photo: Kawartha Wildlife Centre /

Three Kawarthas organizations each win $10,000 from Aviva Community Fund

Kawartha Wildlife Centre, Kawartha Conservation, and Millbrook Christian Assembly were among 500 organizations competing for funding.

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