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4 year old boy with special needs has dog stolen

A four-year-old boy with special needs in Peterborough, Ontario is missing his best friend again tonight. Advertisements

Province wide protest calls for change

Protests, rallies and social media campaigns took place across Ontario Saturday to send a message to Premier Dalton McGuinty, The Ministry of Education and Queen’s Park.

A sad day in hockey country

As hard as it is to say. It has to end sometime. The Ottawa Senators are out of the 2012 NHL playoffs.

Blue and white issue apology for season ending sour

The Toronto Maple Leafs held a press conference earlier today to talk about their horrific season and what they thought about not lacing up the skates for even one playoff game in the post season. This is nothing new for the blue and white. The Leafs haven’t made it to the playoffs in seven years.  … Continue reading

PCVS Spreads the Net

Canadian comedian and the host of CBC television’s Rick Mercer Report, Rick Mercer knew PCVS was full of energy even before he arrived at the school in Peterborough on March 21 to shoot the winners segment of his 2012 Spread the Net student challenge.

Luck has run out for Canada’s penny

Find a penny, pick it up, all the day you’ll have good luck.” It appears the luck has run out for our penny; a useless piece of Canadian currency.

UPDATE: London riot sees Fanshawe students suspended

Fanshawe College in London, Ontario, south-west of Toronto has suspended eight students following a St. Patrick’s Day riot over the weekend that caused an estimated $100,000 damage and has now led to 13 arrests.

Skilled trades seem to be the way to go

Last week in the newsroom I worked on a story which suggests high school students should consider going into skilled trades.

Oh, what a night

When I woke up this morning I felt something I haven’t felt for a long time, pure disgust, and no-  I wasn’t  feeling the effects of last night, in fact, I didn’t drink at all.

13 year-old referee ejects a mother, coach and player from game

Police in Quispamsis, New Brunswick were called to a local arena this past Friday night after a 13-year-old referee ejected a hockey mom and a peewee coach.