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Peterborough Examiner

Who is in court in Peterborough on June 18?

The daily court lists are available for general information and may be amended or updated after information is posted. For more information about any charge listed in a court docket, you may attend at the courthouse to request access to the court fi

Peterborough Court Docket: May 25 to June 1, 2018

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Peterborough Court Docket: June 4 to 8, 2018

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The good news about Ontario’s June 7 election

Fully 58 per cent of eligible voters turned out in a high stakes provincial campaign, yielding the most democratic outcome in nearly two decades, Martin Regg Cohn writes

Roger Neilson school in Peterborough named first public research school in Canada:Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board and Trent University have partnered to help improve student learning and success

On Thursday (June 14), representatives from the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board and Trent University released details about a partnership that will bring researchers and educators together with the goal of learning more about how children and youth learn.

Peterborough This Week - Community

Brock Youth Centre looking at expansion, rebranding

Organization could open new doors in Uxbridge and Port Perry in future

Man facing impaired charges after allegedly driving with seven year old daughter in vehicle

Durham Police say a 38-year-old Pefferlaw man faces impaired charges after allegedly driving with his seven-year-old daughter in his vehicle on Saturday evening (June 16). Police say officers responded about 7:30 p.m. to the Cannington area

Parks Canada says no to shoreline compensation in Brock

Township still willing to facilitate public meeting to offer homeowners information on shoreline options

Check out who is performing at Showplace Peterborough next season

Mark your calendars with some great upcoming entertainment at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough. On Monday, Showplace officials announced the schedule of the downtown theatre’s upcoming season. Emily Martin, Showplace general manager,

Brock health centre holds AGM June 28

Annual meeting takes place at the Sunderland Town Hall with guest speaker, actor and author, Neil Crone

Peterborough This Week - City Hall

Parks Canada says no to shoreline compensation in Brock

Township still willing to facilitate public meeting to offer homeowners information on shoreline options

Tried and true method for voters in Brock Township

List of candidates is growing ahead of July nomination deadline.

‘Status quo’ recommendation for contentious short-term rental situation in Kawartha Lakes

Council expected to delay its response to report and survey until later this summer.

New projects along riverfront would boost affordable housing stock in Lindsay

Proposal calls for Kawartha Lakes council to declare parkland as surplus to allow for construction.

Toronto superintendent to replace Peterborough police Chief Murray Rodd

After a nation-wide search, Peterborough Police Service Board has selected Scott Gilbert as its new police chief.

Peterborough This Week - Crime

Eleven arrested in undercover human trafficking sting

Men sought sex with 16-year-olds in Peterborough, Durham Region

Youth convicted of manslaughter in Peterborough killing being released from custody soon

Teen convicted in the killing of Terry Pringle has been accepted to college

Man facing impaired charges after allegedly driving with seven year old daughter in vehicle

Durham Police say a 38-year-old Pefferlaw man faces impaired charges after allegedly driving with his seven-year-old daughter in his vehicle on Saturday evening (June 16). Police say officers responded about 7:30 p.m. to the Cannington area

1-year jail sentence for Scarborough man found in Peterborough with a loaded gun and cocaine

A Scarborough man caught selling drugs in Peterborough is going to jail.

Peterborough youth that recorded events leading up to Terry Pringle's death is being released from custody

The youth sent to record a planned assault that led to the death of Terry Pringle will be released from custody next month.

Northumberland News

Tournament raises $7,000-plus for literacy program in Trent Hills

Campbellford — The Bailey McDonald Memorial Ball Tournament hit a home run as a first-time fundraiser.

Northumberland United boys at the top of their game:U16 boys heading to New York City

The Northumberland United U16 boys have made it to the top.

Courtyard Summer Series coming to Cobourg Beach:Four-weekend event to support local community food projects and improvement of the waterfront

The Courtyard Summer Series, a four-weekend event of food and beverages at Cobourg Beach, will help raise funds for local community food projects while supporting the town with maintenance and improvement of the waterfront.

Cobourg students qualify for Global round of Scholar’s Cup in Barcelona

A trio of Cobourg students got high marks in the World Scholar’s Cup.

Top administrator at ENSS to become school board's first principal coach

Charlotte Filip, principal of East Northumberland Secondary School for the past two years, has been chosen to fill a new position created by the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board.

Stirling Community Press

Family claims photo

Lois Foster returned home from cruising Ontario’s waterways just in time for some unplanned time travel.The Belleville resident, Hastings County Historical Society volunteer and Intelligencer subscriber said she’d been on vacation last week when she discovered a photo of her husband’s ancestors in The Intelligencer.“I had a pile of Intells to look

The many labours of Hercules

Like the mythical hero and the aircraft that share his name, Hercules the dog is used to heavy lifting.He is a two-year-old black Labrador retriever who works as a facility dog at the Trenton Military Family Resource Centre, helping to ease people who are feeling anxious or distressed.And he’s extremely popular.“He actually has his own sign on the

Ladies ready to tee off for VIQ

Volunteer and Information Quinte is, once again, taking ladies to the greens to raise a little green.VIQ’s annual ladies’ golf and spa day is set to take place on July 5 at the Roundel Glen Golf Course in Trenton.The annual golf tournament has been helping to raise funding for volunteer programs for the last 18 years. “It’s a fun day of ladies netw

Quinte Arts Council celebrates 50 years in region

A 50th anniversary year of great accomplishments and major change was reviewed at the annual meeting of the Quinte Arts Council last week.The meeting, held at The Belleville Club, was highlighted by the departure for new ventures by long-time executive director Carol Feeney, office assistant Kim Lidstone, who left to take a full-time job, and Carol

Memorial ride strengthens bonds

They describe it as an explosion.

Ex-CIA worker charged with leaking secrets

A former CIA employee was charged Monday with stealing classified national defence information from the agency that emerged publicly in March 2017, when WikiLeaks began releasing some of the CIA's hacking tools.

The National

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

Trump threatens China with $200B in new tariffs

Washington and Beijing increasingly appear headed toward open trade conflict after negotiations failed to resolve U.S. complaints over Chinese industrial policies, lack of mark...

Bureaucratic limbo leaves new adoptive parents stranded in Japan

Five B.C. families are stuck in Tokyo as Ottawa sorts out the confusion over Japanese adoption laws prompted by a notice from the U.S. government.

Cheers erupt as Federal Court judge approves historic gay purge settlement

A federal judge has approved a landmark deal to compensate members of the military and other agencies who were investigated and sometimes fired because of their sexual orientation.

Trump defiant over border separations despite rising backlash

U.S. President Donald Trump is defending without apology his administration's border-protection policies in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents.

Girl, 9, in serious condition after dog attack in Saskatchewan

A 9-year-old girl is in serious condition at a Saskatoon hospital after she was attacked by two dogs on the Fishing Lake First Nation.

Humboldt Broncos players reunite on their way to NHL Awards in Las Vegas

Nine of the surviving members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team were in good spirits Monday as they gathered together for the first time since the tragic April 6 bus crash that killed 16 people.

Couple takes legal action against Toronto fertility clinic over damaged eggs, embryos

An Ontario couple has filed notice of legal action against a Toronto fertility clinic after an alleged storage tank malfunction damaged their eggs and embryos.

Recording of crying children at U.S. border adds to outrage

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took centre stage Monday in the growing uproar over the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

Globe and Mail

Russian diplomat expulsion justified, Justin Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada and its NATO allies responded “extremely strongly” to the alleged Russian attack in the U.K. Trudeau held a news conference with NATO’s secretary general in Ottawa on Wednesday.

NATO head praises Canada for increased military spending

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is commending Canada for its “strong increase” in defence spending. Stoltenberg met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa on Wednesday.

Soulpepper Theatre is ‘not a safe environment’: actress

Hannah Miller says conditions at Soulpepper Theatre are unsafe for actors. Miller is is among four actresses alleging they were sexually assaulted by the theatre’s artistic director Albert Schultz. The claims are unproven in court.

NDP caucus 'united' despite recent tensions: Singh

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says his leadership style is to listen to different opinions, after he reversed a decision to punish a veteran MP. Singh says the New Democrat caucus is united behind him.

Jury selection changes part of feds planned justice reforms

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says new legislation aimed at overhauling the justice system proposes changes to make juries “more representative” of the population, and to increase penalties for intimate partner violence.

National Post

Trump stands firm as UN calls U.S. border policy that separates families ‘unconscionable’

Trump defended the policy amid an increasing uproar among Democrats and Republicans as images of children being held in wire mesh cages emerged from the border

Suspect charged with first-degree murder after man hit by subway train at Toronto’s Bloor-Yonge station

Speaking outside the station Monday afternoon, homicide Det. Rob North said video footage quickly led police to believe that foul play had occurred

Conservatives steal riding from Trudeau Liberals in first byelection test of Scheer’s Quebec strategy

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has endorsed a number of Quebec-focused policies designed to appeal to erstwhile separatists and soft nationalists

‘This is absurd’: Lawyer friend of Blake Leibel banned from murder trial after allegedly tailing juror in car

It was a startling sideshow in a trial that so far has been fixated on the excruciating death of Iana Kasian, a 30-year-old mother to a newborn

Andrew Coyne: We know how much a carbon tax would cost. If only we could say the same about the Tories’ alternative

Surely a party so devoted to full disclosure will not withhold this important information from voters? Or are the Conservatives engaged in an anti-carbon tax cover-up?

Toronto Star

Facing broad backlash for separating children, Trump digs in — and lies

As criticism mounts, the U.S. president is both standing firm and lying that he is powerless to stop the controversial practice.

Christopher Hume: Our roads will be safer when they are slower

We should create conditions that require drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to focus more than they do now on what’s going on around them — in other words, to assume nothing, Christopher Hume writes.

Annex residents allege heritage home is being intentionally left to rot

The Annex Residents’ Association says the boarded-up “Thomas Goldsmith House” is being exposed to the elements in a suspected case of “demolition by neglect.”

Halton Catholic board to consider community feedback on controversial fundraising motion

The board is revisiting a motion it passed in February that banned its school from donating to charities that it says don’t align with Catholic values.

73 new MPPs arrive at Queen’s Park for orientation day

Group listened to veteran politicians and learned about everything from finding a place to live to setting up a constituency office.

Toronto Sun

Letters to the Editor, June 19

TINT OF REALITY When are law officials going to wake up and outlaw tinted windows. These criminals are hiding behind dark glass and cannot be identified because we can’t see them. It scares me to drive in the city and have a car pull up beside me with windows so dark you can’t see in […]

June 19, 2018

Tim Dolighan.

Cops accuse alleged subway pusher of murder

Toronto Police have charged a 57-year-old man with first-degree murder for allegedly pushing a transit rider in front of a subway at the Yonge-Bloor station. Toronto Police Det. Rob North said the unidentified victim was an “Asian man who is in his 50s or 60s” with “white hair and white eyebrows.” For “investigative purposes” police […]

One loss, one down for Argos

One loss in the books, one player lost because of injury — the grind of a long CFL season is officially underway. The Argos review game film from Friday night’s season-opening kickoff in Regina, where the Riders’ defence held Toronto’s offence in check for basically the entire opening half. The Argos would score four points […]

Guerrero is a big kid getting bigger, which is probably not a good thing

For all his exceptional skills and vast potential, the are some concerns surrounding Blue Jays uber prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr., who is currently on the shelf with a knee injury (patella tendon). It’s about his weight. In most professional baseball websites, including the authoritative minor league site, Guerrero Jr. is listed at 200 pounds. […]

Global News

Families left in lurch as Minden closes its only licensed daycare centre

Parents of the daycare's 50 children found out late Friday afternoon that the centre was closing its doors.

Minden parents react after hearing that the town’s only licenced day care is shutting down

Parents learned late Friday afternoon that the Children’s Learning Centre is shutting its doors June 22, giving them five days to find another day care provider.

9 more cases of salmonella reported in Canada after No Name chicken burgers recalled

Following a widespread recall of No Name brand chicken burgers issued in early June due to a salmonella outbreak, Health Canada says it has received nine more reports of the illness. 

Andrew Verner and Derrick Walser staying with the Peterborough Petes

The Petes will retain the services of Andrew Verner and Derrick Walser for the 2018-19 season.

Buy Canadian? Some considering boycott amid tariffs imposed by Donald Trump

With the threat of a trade war with the United States looming, some are looking to adopt a strict buy Canadian approach.