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Torch Relay flame starts with Aztec lighting ceremony

In a ritual deeply rooted in history and tradition, this year’s Toronto 2015 Pan American Games...

Doug Whitney passes away

Doug Whitney (l) has a drink at the New Year’s Levee with his old buddy Dunc Armstrong.

Councillor Doug Whitney passes away, community mourns

Councillor Doug Whitney passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 26, and the community who loved him mourns his loss.

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The 9 most influential Canadian films

The 9 most influential Canadian films

The 9 most influential Canadian films

    1. In the Labyrinth The multi-screen production by the National Film Board was a hit at Expo 67 in Montreal and...

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Sportsman show

Eva Shockey, a Vancouver-based hunter and TV personality called “a spokesperson for the sport” takes a break from autograph signing to pose with Steve Elmy, organizer of the successful Sportsman's Gathering in Tweed.

Second Tweed Sportsman's Gathering gathers much interest

Tweed – The Tweed-Hungerford Arena was a sea of exhibits of four-wheelers, long guns, compound and cross bows and hunting and fishing...

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Jazz concert

Prior to their end-of-year concert, the Gateway CHC Youth Jazz Ensemble was presented with a donation of $1,000 by Tweed Branch 428 of the Royal Canadian Legion. From left: Rebecca Rightmeyer, Legion President Heather Atkins, Gary Young, Kiernan Bazinet, Music Director Andy Seguire, Gateway CHC Program Lead Kira Mees and Pat Thomas.

Gateway CHC Youth Jazz Ensemble demonstrates talent and determination

Tweed - “You’re going to hear a little bit of everything tonight,” says Andy Seguire as his musicians are warming up for their year-end...

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Mayors Challenge

The annual Mayors' Challenge Charity Golf Tournament at Trillium Wood Golf Club on Tuesday, May 26, featured all four municipal leaders. From left are Hastings County Warden Rick Phillips, Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison, Belleville Mayor Taso Christopher and Prince Edward County Mayor Robert Quaiff.

Mayors' Challenge Golf Tournament raises $17,000 for Community Living

Mayors and town officials from across Belleville, Quinte West, Hastings County and Prince Edward County were out in force on a beautiful day...

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Kite Day

Kiara Downes dressed as Princess Anna of Disney’s Frozen for Friends of Ferris annual Kite Day.

Friends of Ferris annual Kite Day takes off in a big way

Campbellford - Spirits were high among the volunteers and participants on what was a perfect day for Kite Day this year, according to...

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School board winners

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board named the winners of the 14th Annual Great Place Awards on Monday, May 25. The ten winners are, from left, Lee Ann Clark, Brad Hendrick, Liz Watson, Sheila Vincent, Kim Foley, Monika Gajdosik, Kirsten Babb, Jim Doyle, Jackie Howat and Kelly Briggs.

Local school board gives out annual Great Place Awards

The meeting room of the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board was standing room only on Monday, May 25, as the board recognized...

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Appreciation dinner

Volunteers at Maple View Retirement Centre were treated to a special appreciation luncheon as a thank you for their contributions.

Maple View salutes its volunteers

It was volunteer appreciation afternoon time at Maple View Retirement Centre in Norwood and life enrichment co-ordinator Tiffany Martell...

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Controversial law that allows revocation of Canadian citizenship goes into effect



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Court upholds changes to Ontario endangered species rules



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Muslim school which objected to girls on boys soccer team told to abide by rules



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