Giant Spring Book Sale

Marguerite Smith searches for the perfect title at the Giant Spring Book Sale on Saturday (April 18). Lance Anderson/This Week

Searching for the perfect book

PETERBOROUGH -- Hundreds of people took advantage of the great deals at the annual Giant Spring Book Sale at the Peterborough Public...

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PHONEBOOK

It doesn't make sense to publish what often ends up being outdated information, says a government document.

Government pulls federal listings from phone book blue pages

The government says it can’t justify spending $3.1 million a year to publish the phone numbers of 115 departments and agencies when most...

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Kristina Kingsley

Kevin Kingsley, foreground, and his daughter, Kristina, are visited in hospital by Toronto Argos (from left) Wayne Smith, Chris Van Zeyl and Andre Durie.

Toronto Argos pay tribute to Kitchener’s Kristina Kingsley, their ‘little angel’

The communities of Kitchener and Toronto are grieving for a bubbly eight-year-old girl who died in hospital on Thursday.

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CRAWFORD

Author Matthew Crawford in Toronto promoting his new book.

Fighting for attention in the age of distraction

Philosopher-mechanic Matthew B. Crawford, author of The World Beyond Your Head, discusses the relentless intrusions of the modern world.

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Rice Lake

In 2007, myKawartha.com joined Bob Izumi (right) on Rice Lake as he filmed a segment for his Real Fishing Show.

5 Amazing Fishing Spots in the Kawarthas

The Kawarthas is synonymous with fishing. Anglers choose the region as a destination to catch trophy fish like bass and muskie. With so...

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Three pension funds oppose Barrick Gold’s executive compensation

John Thornton, chairman of the Board, at Barrick Gold Corp.

Three pension funds oppose Barrick Gold’s executive compensation

Pension plans in Ontario, B.C. and the Netherlands say they will vote against the re-election of the miner’s board of directors at annual...

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Suspended Senator Mike Duffy arrives at the courthouse for his trial in Ottawa, Friday, April 17, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Mike Duffy unaware he was subscribed to polling reports, trial hears

Senator paid for part of the cost of polling reports that he didn’t at first know he was receiving, his trial heard Friday

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No home delivery from online alcohol sales just yet

MADD Canada, which is against alcohol privatization, supports the LCBO’s plan for an online store. “I think it’s a good idea,” said Andrew Murie, the CEO for MADD Canada. “We’ve actually been recommending this.”

No home delivery from online alcohol sales just yet

The online store will happen in phases, starting with store pickup, and eventually, home delivery

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News From Beyond Belleville Region

Ontario

High school teachers in Durham go on strike

Durham school board preparing for potential teacher strike

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Canada

NDP introduces motion to reverse Coast Guard cuts

B.C. First Nation wants 'priority' role in oil spill response regime

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Canada

Saskatchewan premier says prayer will stay

Brad Wall says prayer will remain a part of Saskatchewan legislature sittings

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Canada

Remains of WWII Canadian soldier identified

Second World War Canadian soldier's remains identified in the Netherlands

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Canada

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie dies at 48

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie dies of brain hemorrhage at age 48

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World

New England Aquarium offering penguins 'honeymoon suites'

50 shades of penguin? New England Aquarium enticing nearly extinct African species to mate

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World

Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

Afghan suicide bombing purportedly claimed by the Islamic State group kills at least 35 people

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Ontario

Brighton water supply shut off due to leak

Leak in municipal water supply triggers state of emergency in Brighton

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Talk To Us

Events In Belleville Region

Spring Craft and Vendor Show

Sat Apr 18 | 9:00 AM

Maynooth Winter Market

Sat Apr 18 | 10:00 AM

English Spring Tea & Bake Sale

Sat Apr 18 | 2:00 PM

Jake's Women by Neil Simon

Sat Apr 18 | 8:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Mon Apr 20 | 12:00 AM

Belleville Recreation Summer...

Tue Apr 21 | 8:30 AM

Campbellford VON Foot Care...

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