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Anti-Poverty Week (January 23 - 29) has been organized by OPIRG Peterborough and the Peterborough Student Housing Co-op

Inspiring people to take action against poverty in Peterborough

Anti-Poverty Week features a series of discussions and workshops from January 23 to 29.
The Peterborough County-City Health Unit has surpassed its fundraising goal for Myrtle's Kitchen, a public health kitchen to be built on the second floor of the health unit's new location in downtown Peterborough (photo: Carolyn Doris / Twitter)

New community kitchen in downtown Peterborough to open in the spring

Health unit exceeds campaign goal for Myrtle's Kitchen, AON to raise more funds with cooking competition.
Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef (middle) with constituency staff Lauren, Shivaan, Marisa, and Peter. In addition to the main Peterborough constituency office, rotating offices are being held in Douro-Dummer, Trent Lakes, Seylwn, North Kawartha, and Havelock-Belmont-Methuen. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW)

MP Maryam Monsef officially opens constituency office

In addition to Peterborough office, rotating rural constituency offices also open starting in February.
Peterborough singer-songwriter Kayla Howran is looking for crowdfunding to finance her next record

Musician Kayla Howran wants you to help finance her new record

Peterborough singer-songwriter launches crowdfunding campaign to record an album with producer Colin Cripps.
The 6th Annual Peterborough Speaks takes place on Wednesday, April 27 at the Market Hall in Peterborough

Save the date: Peterborough Speaks fundraiser returns on April 27

Sixth annual event supports Your Family Health Team Foundation's mission to bridge the gap in community health care.
A large crowd greeted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he arrived at the Masjid Al-Salaam mosque in Peterborough (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Trudeau praises Peterborough for supporting the Muslim community

Prime Minister meets with local Muslim association and attends open house at mosque firebombed last year.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Peterborough mosque

Accompanied by local MP Maryam Monsef, Prime Minister will attend open house on Sunday, January 17th.
Snowmobile Safety Week runs from January 16 to 24

It’s Snowmobile Safety Week

Most accidents involve riding while impaired, speeding, and riding after dark.
The flu shot is recommended for everyone over six months of age and is especially important for people with a weakened immune system, pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and anyone who takes care of people in these groups

Peterborough County-City Health Unit reports first local flu case of the season

Medical Officer of Health encourages everyone to get a flu shot.
The City of Peterborough's Public Art Program and the Downtown Business Improvement Area want to bring public art to downtown Peterborough, similar to this mural by Kirsten McCrea under the Hunter Street Bridge funded by the Public Art Program (photo courtesy of Artspace)

Making Peterborough the mural capital of Ontario

City of Peterborough and DBIA seeking downtown sites where public art can be installed.

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