Peterborough, Ontario

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a difference," ''Peterborough Examiner'', 24 March 2003, B1. Slavin is a veteran educator and activist in Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario). Rudy Platiel, "Miller sweeps Muskoka in non-controversial Central Ontario voting," ''Globe and Mail'', 3 May 1985, 12. She was awarded a Development Education Award in 1992 for her field mission work in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. "TEN CANADIANS RECEIVE DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION AWARDS," ''Canada News-Wire'', 29 January 1992, 15:12. In the same period, she helped develop a junior high school course addressing themes of poverty, the environment and international development. "Poverty comes to classroom," ''Hamilton Spectator'', 26 March 1992, C6. She later worked through the International Program at Trent University to target water pollution at Lago San Pablo in Ecuador and the Rio Texcoco in Mexico. JoElle Kovach, "Cleaning Ecuador's water supply: Trent project is making a difference," ''Peterborough Examiner'', 10 July 2001, B1. She opposed Canada's military intervention in Afghanistan in 2001 and later opposed the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Floyd Howlett and Linda Slavin, "Are we at war?", ''Peterborough Examiner'', 23 November 2001, A4; Alan and Linda Slavin, "This would be a racist war," ''Peterborough Examiner'', 17 February 2003, A5. She was granted Trent University's Eminent Service Award in 2003. "Professor Emeritus and Eminent Service Awards announced," ''M2 Presswire'', 12 June 2003. Del Mastro was born to an Italian Canadian family in Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario), began high school in Lakefield (Lakefield, Ontario), and graduated from the Adam Scott Collegiate and Vocational Institute. He attended the Odette School of Business at the University of Windsor, A newspaper report from January 2006 indicates that he left two credits short of a degree after a family member was diagnosed with a serious illness. Brendan Wedley, "Dean team on top," ''Peterborough Examiner'', 24 January 2006, B1. Other sources suggest that he later completed his degree. See for instance Todd Vandonk, "Dean hoping Peterborough is still feelin' blue," ''Peterborough This Week'', 13 September 2008, B1; Lauren Gilchrist, "Del Mastro rolls his way to victory," ''Peterborough This Week'', 15 October 2008, p. 1. and he later worked in a Suzuki car dealership owned by his family. Don Butler, "The front lines," ''Ottawa Citizen'', 7 January 2006, B1. birth_place Toronto, Ontario, Canada origin Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario), Ontario Canada instrument Vocals (Singing), guitar, harmonica Ranging musically between folk, roots, country, and adult contemporary music, Ryder possesses a five-octave (Five-octave vocal range) range. She attended the Integrated Arts Program at Peterborough Collegiate and Vocational School in Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) as well as Crestwood Secondary School. As a teenager, she performed solo as well as with many bands from the Peterborough area, including Christian band Thousand Foot Krutch and Jive recording artist Three Days Grace. He worked as a land and immigrant agent with Peter Robinson (Peter Robinson (1785-1838)), most notably settling the Irish (Ireland) immigrants in the Bathurst district (Bathurst District, Upper Canada) and Peterborough, Ontario. He was later commissioned as an officer in the 1st Carleton Regiment and was made Deputy Auditor General. Due to his experience of land assessment and transaction in Ontario, he was appointed as Secretary of the Clergy Corporation in 1833 and executed the sale of the controversial Clergy Reserves. By 1838, the Corporation was essentially dissolved and Thomas was appointed Crown Land (Crown land) Agent for the Home District. He continued in this role until 1855 when he tendered his resignation to the Lieutenant Governor (Lieutenant Governor (Canada)) following allegations of default. He was shown to be in arrears (the greatest default in pre-Confederation Ontario) and so was forced to cede all his property to the government. From 1844-63 he owned a Brewery at Queen and Niagara Streets called the West Toronto Brewery while he also owned a mill at Innisville. "Garrison Common History: The Breweries" in ''The Fife and Drum: The Newsletter of the Friends of Fort York and Garrison Common'' v.8 No.2, Sept. 2004; Sneath, A.W. ''Brewed in Canada: The Untold Story of Canada's 350-Year-Old Brewing Industry'' Dundurn Press Ltd., 2001; Westfall, W. ''The Founding Moment: Church Society, and the Construction of Trinity College'' London: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002 The Brewery was sold to Patrick Cosgrave in 1863 and continued making beer for another eighty years. He was also involved in the incorporation of a number of companies in the Toronto area including the Western Assurance Company in 1851, as well as the Victoria Mining Company and the Toronto and Georgian Bay Canal Company in 1856. Thomas Baines died in 1867 at Toronto. Jim began his path to the pros in Peterborough, Ontario with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League in 1978 (1978-79 OHL season). He helped his team to the 1979 Memorial Cup Championship and continued his playing career in Peterborough until the end of the 1980–81 OHL season. Had his most productive season in 1980–81 when he recorded 95 points on 41 goals and 54 assists. During his tenure there, he was selected in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft draft by the Buffalo Sabres with the 83rd pick in the 4th round. Peterborough (Peterborough (electoral district)): Diane Lloyd '''Diane Lloyd''' was born in Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) and moved to the nearby rural community of Lakefield (Lakefield, Ontario) as a child. She has a social work certificate from Renison College through the University of Waterloo. Elizabeth Bower, "More issues than Gomery: Lloyd," ''Peterborough Examiner'', 29 November 2005, B3. She is best known for serving as chair of the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board and is a longtime activist with the Liberal Party. Don Butler, "The front lines," ''Ottawa Citizen'', 7 January 2006, B1. In private life, she has been a real estate agent and accounts receiveable manager. "Where the public board trustee candidates stand," ''Peterborough Examiner'', 2 November 2000, B1; Peterborough (Peterborough (electoral district)): Bob Bowers '''Bob Bowers''' was born on October 28, 1947, in Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario). He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and later attended Teacher's College, but he was unable to graduate due to health issues. He was convicted of robbery in his twenties and spent two years at a penitentiary in Kingston (Kingston, Ontario), though he maintains his innocence in the matter. Mike Lacey, "Bob Bowers: A familiar road," ''Peterborough This Week'', 18 January 2006, p. 8. His biography indicates that he has worked as a farmer, as a bartender, as a mail service worker, and in construction. Canada Votes 2006: Peterborough, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, accessed 3 September 2010. DATE OF BIRTH April 8, 1888 PLACE OF BIRTH Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario), Ontario, Canada DATE OF DEATH June 6, 1974 He served on the town council for Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) from 1850 to 1859, serving as mayor in 1856 and county warden in 1859. In a by-election held in 1856, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly (Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada) for Peterborough; he was not reelected in 1857. In 1859, he was sued by the town for the withholding of municipal debentures transferred from Wolford Township (Wolford Township, Ontario). He was reelected to the Legislative Assembly in 1863. birth_date

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, guitar, harmonica Ranging musically between folk, roots, country, and adult contemporary music, Ryder possesses a five-octave (Five-octave vocal range) range. She attended the Integrated Arts Program at Peterborough Collegiate and Vocational School in Peterborough (Peterborough, Ontario) as well as Crestwood Secondary School. As a teenager, she performed solo as well as with many bands from the Peterborough area, including Christian band Thousand Foot Krutch and Jive

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Peterborough, Ontario. The band has become very popular in the Christian music scene and was voted "Favorite New Artist" by CCM Magazine in their February 2006 ''Reader's Choice Awards''. In 2006 Hawk Nelson won a No. 1 spot on VH1's top 20 video countdown with "The One Thing I Have Left" music video. Early Years ''Riding Around the Park'' ''Saturday Rock Action'' (2000–2003) Prior to the formation of Hawk Nelson, Dunn, Clark, and Paige were in the Peterborough


;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

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at the university. Articles for ''Arthur'' are produced by a staff collective of paid staff and volunteer writers who meet weekly to plan the next issue in Sadleir House, the historic building which houses its office. The collective elects one or more chief editors who serve a term of one academic year (Year#Academic year) in an administrative and editorial role. Jes Sachse and Meaghan Kelly were elected as the 2010-2011 Co-Editors-in-Chief. :''See also Festival of Lights (disambiguation) (Festival of Lights)'' Every summer, the Peterborough Summer Festival of Lights, a non-profit, charitable organization in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, hosts a series of free outdoor concerts every Wednesday and Saturday night at Del Crary Park, located in the downtown on George Street, adjacent to Little Lake. Founded in 1986 by Fred Anderson, these concerts were followed by a choreographed illuminated boat show and a fireworks display. :Geo Swan (User:Geo Swan), Toronto (Toronto, Ontario) :Gpollock (User:Gpollock), Peterborough, Ontario Guelph, Ontario :GrantNeufeld (User:GrantNeufeld), Calgary (Calgary, Alberta) Themes Martel described ''Self'' as the crucible of a thematic interest in religious faith that later informed his second work, ''Life of Pi''.

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Superstore have large stores in Peterborough, which draw clients from the surrounding area. Arts and culture Artspace is one of Canada's oldest artist-run art centres, founded in 1974. Its mandate is to support the growth and development of contemporary artists. Artspace maintains a public gallery. Noted artist David Bierk


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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: including music stores

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hockey team, the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League, were established in 1956 and have become the longest continuously operating team in the league. They have participated in the Memorial Cup tournament nine times in their history and won it once. The Petes

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 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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