Peterborough, Ontario

What is Peterborough, Ontario known for?


making appearances

and wrestled his debut match in June 1998 as "Total" Lee Awesome against Pete Rock. He then went on to work for various Canadian independent (independent circuit) promotions (Professional wrestling promotion), as well as making appearances for the Puerto Rican (Puerto Rico) promotion, World Wrestling Council. He also went on to work a series of dark matches (Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Dark match) for World Wrestling Federation Entertainment (World Wrestling Entertainment) between 1998 and 2004, before he was signed by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.


architectural quot

and outdoor galleries and theatres, Aboriginal (Aboriginal peoples in Canada) heritage attractions and historical sites, as well as an arts community. While many buildings in Peterborough that would have served as examples of the cities heritage and architectural style have been lost over the years due to renovations and modernizations, some examples such as the YMCA building do still stand today as designated architectural landmarks.


promotion world

and wrestled his debut match in June 1998 as "Total" Lee Awesome against Pete Rock. He then went on to work for various Canadian independent (independent circuit) promotions (Professional wrestling promotion), as well as making appearances for the Puerto Rican (Puerto Rico) promotion, World Wrestling Council. He also went on to work a series of dark matches (Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Dark match) for World Wrestling


including music

in Confederation Park across from City Hall on North George Street. It contains the names of the 11,300 servicemen and women from the Peterborough area who served in Canada's Armed Forces in WWI, WWII and the Korean War. Peterborough also contains Wild Water & Wheels Amusement Park containing the worlds only operating auto sled coaster. The downtown Peterborough's downtown is home to locally owned shops and restaurants http: downtownptbo.ca including music stores


dark matches

and wrestled his debut match in June 1998 as "Total" Lee Awesome against Pete Rock. He then went on to work for various Canadian independent (independent circuit) promotions (Professional wrestling promotion), as well as making appearances for the Puerto Rican (Puerto Rico) promotion, World Wrestling Council. He also went on to work a series of dark matches (Glossary of professional wrestling terms#Dark match) for World Wrestling


song record

archivedate August 11, 2010 His first band, Oddball, included former Thousand Foot Krutch members Dave Smith (guitar) and Tim Baxter (bass), as well as Three Days Grace drummer Neil Sanderson. Oddball released the 27-song record ''Shutterbug'', in 1995, featuring half hip-hop and half rock songs. Crouter joined CFRB on November 1, 1946 after a brief stint at CHEX (CKRU-FM) in Peterborough, Ontario, near his hometown. Crouter entered radio after serving with the Canadian Army in World War II and spending a year in hospital recovering from shrapnel (Shrapnel shell) wounds. Career In Canada, Karimloo moved to Richmond Hill (Richmond Hill, Ontario) from Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) and graduated from Alexander Mackenzie High School. He began his performing career in rock bands and various theatre projects before moving on to perform in theatre companies for Airtours and P&O Cruises. By 1817 he had been elected to represent the east riding of York in the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada. Starting in 1823 through to 1825 he administered the passage and settlement of over 2500 poor Catholic families mostly from County Cork, Ireland to settle in the hinterlands of Lanark County (Lanark County, Ontario), Carleton County (Carleton County, Ontario) (today Ottawa) and Scott's Plains. Scott's Plains was re-named Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) in his honour. In 1827 he was appointed Commissioner of Crown Lands and he had a seat in both the Legislative (Legislative Council of Upper Canada) and Executive (Executive Council of Upper Canada) councils. In 1836 he resigned, with the rest of the Executive Council, from his responsibilities on the Council to protest the council's treatment by Lieutenant Governor Sir. Francis Bond Head. He died in Toronto in 1838. '''WGR''', or '''WGR Sports Radio 550''', is an all sports radio station in Buffalo, New York that broadcasts on 550 AM (AM radio). It is the flagship station (Flagship (radio)) of the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, and Buffalo Bandits, and is currently the only full-time sports talk station in the city of Buffalo. Its studios are located in Amherst, New York, and transmitter in suburban Hamburg, New York (Hamburg (village), New York). Although it has a power of 5,000 watts, during the day its signal can be heard as far north as Barrie (Barrie, Ontario), Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) and Kingston, Ontario, as far west as Windsor, Ontario, as far east as Syracuse (Syracuse, New York), and as far south as Erie, Pennsylvania and Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio) and Youngstown, Ohio. At night its signal can be heard as far north as Sudbury (Greater Sudbury), Barrie and Peterborough, Ontario, as far west as Guelph (Guelph, Ontario), Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario) and Waterloo, Ontario, as far east as Batavia (Batavia, New York), and as far south as Jamestown (Jamestown, New York) and Olean (Olean, New York). *Ottawa - CKCO (CIWW (AM)) (became CKOY in 1949) *Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) - CHEX (CKRU) *Stratford (Stratford, Ontario) - CJCS Much like in the United States, the Government of Ontario decided to start numerous Public Works projects (such as highways, dams, bridges, and tunnels) in order to employ construction workers and pump money into the economy. By 1937, the province's unemployment levels began to recede towards their pre-crash (Wall Street Crash of 1929) levels. It was during this time that the Queen Elizabeth Way, Highway 2A (Highway 2A (Ontario)) (which would later become Highway 401 (Highway 401 (Ontario))), and the routes of today's 400-Series Highways (400-series highways (Ontario)) were set. During this time, Highway 7 (Highway 7 (Ontario)) was also paved by hand and man-power from Peterborough, Ontario to Ottawa, Ontario, through some of Southern Ontario's roughest terrain. http: data4.archives.ca netacgi nph-brs?s2 &s4 &s3 &s1 kingston&s6 y+and+gif&s8 &Sect4 AND&l 0&Sect1 IMAGE&Sect2 THESOFF&Sect4 AND&Sect5 FOTOPEN&Sect6 HITOFF&d FOTO&p 1&u http: www.archives.ca 02 02011503_e.html&r 123&f G Public works projects at the Royal Military College of Canada '''CFTO-DT''', broadcast on channel 9 and cable 8, is a television station in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, owned by Bell Media. Currently branded as '''CTV Toronto''', it is the flagship station (flagship (television)) of the CTV Television Network, and was one of the charter members of the network (television network) when it was launched in 1961. It broadcasts from the CN Tower with a power output of 17.4 kW (Watt), on channel 9 (PSIP (virtual channel) 9.1). In addition, the station currently operates two auxiliary transmitters serving the Orillia and Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) areas, and is available on cable and satellite (#Cable and satellite coverage) throughout southern Ontario.


film events

, Ontario Canada, near Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario). The airport was heavily used by ultralight aircraft (Ultralight aviation), which flew a special low circuit at above ground level. thumb 250px right Caribana parade participants, 2006. (Image:Caribana parade 1.JPG) Luminato is a 10-day festival in June featuring over a thousand local and international artists for theatre, dance, music, visual arts, books and film events. In July, Caribana


character created

in 1944 (1944 in literature). '''''The Papers of Samuel Marchbanks''''', published by Irwin (Irwin Publishing) in 1985 (1985 in literature), constitutes a collection of the writings of Samuel Marchbanks, a character created in 1944 by Canadian (Canada) novelist and journalist Robertson Davies when he was editor (editing) of the Peterborough Examiner newspaper in the small city of Peterborough, Ontario Peterborough


power play

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)


publication called

'', which publishes every Wednesday and Friday. A non-political publication called SNAP Peterborough is published monthly with sections for home, business, sporting events, etc. with a main focus on providing friendly and photographic news. (http: www.snappeterborough.com) Sister Cities * '' Sir

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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