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The official Canada 150 logo by Ariana Cuvin, a University of Waterloo student from Toronto who won a nation-wide design competition among Canadian students. The base of the maple leaf has four diamonds to signify the four provinces that formed Confederation in 1867.

Happy New Year … and happy 150th birthday Canada!

2017 is the 150th anniversary of Confederation, but our nation's history is much longer.
Campbellford's Brian Finley and Donna Bennett and Peterborough's Katherine Carleton have been appointed as Members of the Order of Canada

Three Kawarthas residents appointed to the Order of Canada

Brian Finley, Donna Bennett, and Katherine Carleton recognized for their contributions to the arts.
Fuzz folk duo Mayhemingways (Benj Rowland and Josh Fewings) will be ringing in the New Year with multiple sets until the wee hours at the Pig's Ear Tavern in downtown Peterborough (photo: Mayhemingways)

nightlifeNOW – December 29 to January 4

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, December 29 to Wednesday, January 4.
The Ontario Provincial Police and Peterborough Police Service were kept busy over the past week

Kinmount Pharmacy robbed, Apsley man dies in collision with tree, and multiple arrests for...

Other police reports include a burglar who broke into home to use the toilet and didn't flush.
The free New Year's Eve service on Peterborough Transit was first offered in 2015, sponsored by Wolfe Lawyers. (Photo: Don Vassiliadis / Twitter)

Remember you can ride for free on Peterborough Transit on New Year’s Eve

Wolfe Lawyers sponsors free service for second year in a row.
Geoff Taber, his wife Jacquie Gardner, and their two sons Scott and Andrew perished in a Stoney Lake cottage fire on Christmas Eve (photo courtesy of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP)

Toronto family identified as victims of tragic Christmas Eve fire at Stoney Lake

Family of four was spending first Christmas at recently purchased cottage near McCracken's Landing.
Keep your family safe and happy this holiday season by following advice from local police and fire services

Tips from fire and police services for a safe and happy holiday season

Fire safety, preventing theft, and safe winter driving and snowmobiling.
Happy holidays from all of us at!

What’s open & closed over the holidays in Peterborough & The Kawarthas

Holiday hours for 235 businesses, organizations, and services in more than 30 communities.
If you're a fan of classic and modern rock, you'll want to check out The Baz Littlerock Band performing covers and originals at The Ganny in Port Hope on Friday, December 23 (photo: Baz Littlerock Band)

nightlifeNOW – December 22 to 28

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, December 22 to Wednesday, December 28.
Unique Christmas trees made by staff of Kawartha Lakes Construction were on display at the company's annual Christmas Drop In on December 14th

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – December 20, 2016

Featuring holiday wishes, board nominations and volunteer committees, business news, community news, and more.

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