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Jay Cullen (photo: University of Victoria)

Peterborough native Jay Cullen on astronaut shortlist

University of Victoria oceanographer one of 72 candidate recruits for Canadian Space Agency.
Carla Hunt is leaving the Lakefield ServiceOntario office on February 10th after 35 years. A presentation will be made at the Kawartha Chamber AGM on February 15th to to recognize her years of service.

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – February 1, 2017

Featuring Chamber AGM and 2017-18 Slate of Directors, Carla Hunt, PolarFest 2017, BEL Rotary, Logan Tree Experts, and more.
The Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough won first place in the Trail Towns Workshop 2017 Community Incentive Award for its Peterborough Canoe Heritage and Tradition Experience project, which will include museum exhibits, a walking tour of historic canoe-manufacturing locations in Peterborough, and a Voyageur Canoe tour over the Peterborough Lift Lock. (Photo: The Canadian Canoe Museum)

Four local organizations win tourism awards from Kawarthas Northumberland

Winning projects will enhance tourism in Peterborough, Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls, and Campbellford.
Concept design for VentureNorth, a new business hub in the former Promenade Building at the corner of King and George Streets in downtown Peterborough (graphic courtesy of VentureNorth)

City of Peterborough invests $300,000 in new downtown business hub

Innovation Cluster will use funds to subsidize start-up rental costs and to expand training programs.
The Peterborough Peace Council is dedicating its monthly vigil in downtown Peterborough on January 30 to the victims of the Quebec City mosque (photo: Margaret Slavin / Facebook)

Vigil for Quebec mosque victims planned tonight in downtown Peterborough

Peterborough police issue statement about public safety concerns following terrorist attack.
Police tape

Accused child pornographer re-arrested by police for voyeurism

Police found photos and videos of a female victim during subsequent search.
At the grand opening of Planet Fitness in Lindsay on January 25: Danni Allen (winner of NBC's The Biggest Loser season 14), Bob Armstrong (Board of Directors of Lindsay Chamber of Commerce), Patrick O'Reilly (Lindsay City councillor), Stacey Scheirer (Senior Director of Canadian Operations for Taymax Planet Fitness), Mayor Andy Letham, Colleen Collins (Executive Director of the Lindsay Chamber of Commerce), and Nathan Calden (Assistant General Manager of Planet Fitness Lindsay). Photo courtesy of Planet Fitness Lindsay.

Planet Fitness opens in Lindsay

Health club has recently expanded into Canada with 14 locations in Ontario.
Juno-nominated singer-songwriter Hannah Georgas performs at The Gordon Best in Peterborough on Saturday, January 28 (photo: Hannah Georgas / Facebook)

nightlifeNOW – January 26 to February 1

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, January 26 to Wednesday, February 1.
The BEL Rotary 37th Annual Polar Plunge takes place on Sunday, February 5th at 12 p.m. Plungers are invited to show their Canadian pride and celebrate Canada 150.

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – January 25, 2017

Featuring Family Business Seminar, Otonabee Conservation, Aplsey Winter Carnival, PolarRun and Polar Plunge, and more.
Talking, listening, playing, and reading with children helps them develop strong literacy skills for life (photo: David D/Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

Families that read together grow together

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with local events and other fun activities.

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