Former Crown prosecutor still earning over $100,000 after leaving ministry

Former Crown attorney John Raftery, who is now working as a defence attorney, drew a six-figure income from the public purse last year despite having left in late 2012.

Former Crown prosecutor still earning over $100,000 after leaving ministry

Former Crown attorney John Raftery made $116,492 two years after leaving the ministry amid sexual harassment allegations

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Your wallet is suddenly emptier than usual.

7 reasons to dread your child’s return from university this summer

7 reasons to dread your child’s return from university this summer

      1. Your wallet is suddenly emptier than usual.       2. High school was...

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Pamela Wallin

The RCMP is seeking records from University of Guelph as part of its investigation of Senator Pamela Wallin, shown here at her swearing in as the university's seventh chancellor in June 2007.

RCMP probes Pamela Wallin senate expenses linked to her term as University of Guelph chancellor

The RCMP says Pamela Wallin committed fraud and breach of trust by billing the Senate for travel expenses related to her past work on...

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Teachers’ pension plan posts 11.8 per cent return

Ron Mock, president and CEO of the Ontario Teachers Pension plan, speaks to the media at a news conference Tuesday outling the pension fund's 2014 results.

Teachers’ pension plan posts 11.8 per cent return

Strong performance puts the giant pension plan in a surplus position for the second year in a row

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Labour minister vows to do more to help precariously employed

Labour Minister Kevin Flynn warns Ontario employers on Tuesday they can’t cheat their employers out of wages and benefits.

Labour minister vows to do more to help precariously employed

Kevin Flynn said the province will increase enforcement of labour laws and conclude a review of the Employment Standards Act

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Teen in custody

Peterborough police take a teenager into custody on Armour Road for questioning in relation to a bomb threat at Crestwood Secondary School on Tuesday afternoon (March 31).

Lockdown lifted at Peterborough high school, one person in custody

PETERBOROUGH -- One person is in custody for questioning in connection with a reported bomb threat the resulted in a lockdown at two...

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Posing with Ray

A group of Nicholson Catholic College students pose for a photo with Belleville Firefighter Ray Ellis, whose photo is being used in Canadian Cancer Society promotional material this month, as part of its Daffodil campaign. The students are (clockwise from top left) Danni Gartshore, Katie Turriff, Emma Cassells, Abbey Ellis, Teighler Barrett, Osrick Martinez and Shakil Jiwa.

CCS launches Daffodil Month with help from famous firefighter

Ray Ellis has long been one of the local faces behind the fight against cancer. Now he’s becoming a nationally recognized person, too.

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Little library

Edna Latone, librarian of the Douro-Dummer Public Library, shows off the Little Free Library that has recently been installed at the Douro Community Centre. A grand opening was held for the Little Library on Saturday.

Little library brings books to Douro arena

Douro - Take a book, leave a book, share a book; that’s the simple and endearing philosophy behind the Free Little Library movement that has...

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Steep U.S. carbon cuts put pressure on Canada

U.S. pledge for deep carbon cuts pressures Canada ahead of UN climate summit

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Tories reject proposed changes to terror bill

Conservatives studying anti-terrorism bill reject opposition changes

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B.C. MP quits Tory caucus over religion

B.C. MP Lunney quits Tory caucus to defend his views on evolution

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EVENTs In Belleville Region

Belly Dancing Class

Thu Apr 2 | 9:30 AM

Campbellford VON Foot Care Clinic

Fri Apr 3 | 8:30 AM

Hastings Collective Kitchen

Fri Apr 3 | 9:00 AM

Good Friday Breakfast

Fri Apr 3 | 9:00 AM

Upcoming Events

Sat Apr 4 | 10:00 AM

Madoc's Easter Egg Hunt

Sat Apr 4 | 11:00 AM

Empty Bowls

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