Peterborough, Ontario

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the Carolina Hurricanes the following season. After spending most of the 1998–99 season (1998–99 NHL season) on the injured list, Chiasson returned for the playoffs and scored a power play goal in Game 5 of their conference quarterfinal round with the Boston Bruins, which would end up being his last NHL goal. Fatal accident On May 3, 1999, after the Hurricanes were eliminated from the playoffs in Boston and returned to Raleigh (Raleigh, North Carolina), Chiasson wrecked his pickup truck on the way home from a team party at the home of Gary Roberts (Gary Roberts (ice hockey)) and was killed on impact. According to teammate Kevin Dineen, Test shows Chiasson was driving drunk The Augusta Chronicle, AP May 11, 1999 Chiasson refused to call a taxi (taxicab) or accept a ride home, insisting on driving himself despite a blood alcohol content later found to be 0.27, over three times North Carolina's legal limit of 0.08. Chiasson was survived by his wife, Susan, and three young children: Michael, Ryan and Stephanie. There is a small statue and plaque in his memory in Millennium Park, Peterborough, Ontario, the town where he was raised. The Stanley Cup was brought to this spot on July 27, 2006, by former Flames teammate Cory Stillman, after Stillman won the Cup with the Hurricanes that season. Hockey Hall of Fame - Stanley Cup Journals: 17 headquarters 751 George St. N Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario), ON (Ontario)


news coverage

Peterborough's CBC (CBC Television) affiliate CHEX-TV covers the City of Kawartha Lakes daily with its ''Newswatch'' news programs. The municipality also draws intermittent news coverage from CTV Toronto (CFTO-TV) and A-Channel Barrie (CKVR-TV). Private intercity buses are provided by Greyhound Canada (to Toronto, Port Hope (Port Hope, Ontario), Cobourg (Cobourg, Ontario) and Belleville (Belleville, Ontario), as well as to Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) and Ottawa


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for kayaks and a supervised swimming area. There are multiple athletic fields and public washrooms on the grounds. . (http: beavermeadcampground.com) Beavermead Park hosts the Soul Beach Volleyball program that facilitates games and recreation during the summer months. http: soulbeachvolleyball.com Peterborough is home to The Rotary Greenway Trail, a 20 km stretch of trail with benches, historic, environmental and ecological signage. The Jackson Creek Kiwanis trail is a 4 km stretch of the Trans-Canada Trail located in Jackson Park. The Parkway Trail travels 4.2 km between Jackson Park and Riverview Park and Zoo. http: www.peterborough.ca Living Recreation Free_in_Peterborough Parks___Trails.htm PYSC (The Peterborough Youth Soccer Club) offers recreational and competitive soccer for children ages 4 to 18. http: www.pysc.on.ca Government thumb right Peterborough's City Hall (Image:Peterborough City Hall.jpg) Peterborough is a single-tier municipality governed by a mayor-council system. The Mayor of Peterborough is elected by direct popular vote to serve as the chief executive of the city. The Peterborough, Ontario City Council is a unicameral legislative body, comprising the Mayor and ten city councillors representing five geographical wards of the city. The present wards are as follows; cellpadding "1" cellspacing "0" style "margin:auto; margin:0 0 1em 1em; font-size:95%;" - align "right" '''Otonabee Ward ''' Dan McWilliams and Lesley Parnell - align "right" '''Monaghan Ward''' Henry Clarke and Jack Doris - align "right" '''Town Ward''' Bill Juby and Dean Pappas - align "right" '''Ashburnham Ward''' Keith Riel and Len Vass - align "right" '''Northcrest Ward''' Andrew Beamer and Bob Hall '''Peterborough City Hall''' at 500 George Street North in downtown Peterborough and also houses the central offices of '''Peterborough Social Services'''. The municipal budget for 2008 for the city is projected to be $190.9 million, an increase from 2007's actual expenditures of $185.4 million, or 2.9%.


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in the Colosseum. The scene in the Colosseum was originally written for the Pantheon (Pantheon, Rome), at which exterior shots were also filmed. The crew was required to keep equipment off the ground by using harnesses and had to rely on natural light for filming.


major films

, Canada West DATE OF DEATH 1935 Ann Arbor is the setting for much of the film ''The Four Corners of Nowhere'' (1995). Parts of the film ''Jumper (Jumper (film))'' (2008) are set in Ann Arbor, using both footage shot locally and footage using Peterborough, Ontario as an Ann Arbor stand-in. Ann Arbor is also frequently mentioned in the television series Lost (Lost (TV series)). Because of the Michigan Film Incentive, several major films have been shooting in and around Ann


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have produced a record number of National Hockey League (NHL) players such as Eric Staal, Jordan Staal, Mike Fisher (Mike Fisher (ice hockey)), Cory Stillman, Chris Pronger, Steve Yzerman, Bob Gainey, Mike Ricci, Larry Murphy (Larry Murphy (ice hockey)), Tie Domi, Mickey Redmond, and coaches such as Scotty Bowman, Roger Neilson, Mike Keenan, Gary Green (Gary Green (ice hockey)) and Dick Todd (Dick Todd (ice hockey)). They have also


year acting

2010 Frewer was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Gillian Anne (née (married and maiden names) German) and Frederick Charlesley Frewer, a Royal Canadian Navy officer. Matt Frewer Biography (1958-) He was raised in Peterborough, Ontario, and trained at the famous Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, graduating from its three-year acting course in 1980. '''Lindsay''' is a community of 19,361 people (2006 census (Canada 2006 Census))


significant open

due to a landing gear (Undercarriage) failure. The two pilots and the nine passengers on board were killed. The non-400-series routes listed below have significant open-access portions besides the freeway section, with the freeway segment typically being a small section


activism career

;ref name "Calling Kennedy" He then worked as a historical researcher for the Government of Alberta in the early 1980s. He began his social activism career when he directed the volunteer program at an Edmonton Food Bank


life nature

. The main '''Symons Campus''' of Trent, located in the city's far north end, is approximately 14.6 square kilometres, over half of which is a part of Trent's Nature Areas, an ecologically diverse wild-life nature reserve. Trent University is divided into a series of colleges: Champlain, Lady Eaton, Catharine Parr Traill, Otonabee, Peter Gzowski and Julian Blackburn. Each college has its own residence hall, dining room and student government, except for Catharine Parr Traill which

Peterborough, Ontario

population_as_of 2011 population_note population_total 78698 (70th (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population)) population_density_km2 1233.6 population_urban 80660 population_density_urban_km2 1059.6 population_metro 118975 (33rd (List of metropolitan areas in Canada)) population_density_metro_km2 79.0 population_footnotes timezone Eastern (EST) (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset -5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset_DST -4 elevation_m 195 website www.peterborough.ca postal_code_type Postal code span postal_code K9H, K9J, K9K, K9L area_code 705 (Area codes 705 and 249) footnotes Pop. Change (2001–2006): 4.8% Dwellings: 33,042¹ ¹ According to the Canada 2006 Census

'''Peterborough''' is a city on the Otonabee River in central (Central Ontario) Ontario, Canada, 125 kilometres (78 mi (Mile)) northeast of Toronto. In the 2011 census, the population of the City of Peterborough was 78,698 and that of the census metropolitan area (CMA) was 118,975. It presently has the 33rd largest CMA in Canada (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada). The current mayor of Peterborough is Daryl Bennett. Peterborough's nickname of "The Electric City" underscores the historical and present day importance of technology and manufacturing as an economic base of the city, which has operations from large multi-national companies such as Siemens, Rolls Royce, and General Electric, and more local technology businesses such as Fisher Gauge and Bryston.

Peterborough is known as the gateway to the Kawarthas (Kawartha lakes (Ontario)), "cottage country", a large recreational region of the province. It is named in honour of Peter Robinson (Peter Robinson (1785–1838)), an early Canadian politician who oversaw the first major immigration to the area. The city is the seat of Peterborough County (Peterborough County, Ontario).

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