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Pamela Vanmeer

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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

Police Forensics Unit and SPCA on Tudor Crescent

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Motorcycle crash at George and Princess Street

Photo Courtesy: Judd SmokeA motorcycle crash at George And Princess Street in Peterborough this afternoon has left one man with a broken wrist and...

Local memories of Vimy Ridge

Written by: Caroline Fenelius-CarpenterThis past weeks anniversary of Vimy Ridge triggered many memories for people, mostly of loss and what could have been. For...

Easter Seat Belt Campaign starts today

The City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the OPP will be out this weekend and looking for people not wearing seat belts.  The campaign...

Two girls say they were assaulted at Norwood Secondary School

Detectives with the Peterborough County OPP are investigating allegations of sexual assault on 2 females at Norwood District Secondary School.A 17 year old Norwood...

Do you know how to trace threatening or harassing phone calls?

An incident in Peterborough has lead to police reminding residents how to trace threatening phone calls.Peterborough Police Service were called to the Canada Post...

Blood donor clinic on Good Friday in Bobcaygeon

88 blood donors are needed by Canadian Blood Services in City of Kawartha Lakes.The Bobcaygeon Legion is holding a blood donor clinic on Good...

11% of roads in Kawartha Lakes in desperate need of repair

A bump in the road for the city budget after results of a roads needs study were released Tuesday.The study was done by DM...

Post office on Rye St. evacuated

Photo Courtesy: Robert Sixsmith The Canada Post Office on Rye Street in Peterborough was evacuated this morning after police received information about a suspicious package.  A...

Man clocked going 70km/hr over the speed limit

Peterborough County OPP say they clocked a vehicle at 150Km/h in the 80km/h zone on Highway 7A shortly before 1:30pm yesterday.39 year old Stephen Braidy of Newmarket,...

Flour product recall expanded

A flour recall by Robin Hood last month has expanded to include a number of other products. They include one-kilogram bags of Brodie self-raising cake...

Age Friendly initiatives urged in Kawartha Lakes

Almost 15% of the population in Canada is over age 65. In Kawartha Lakes 22% are seniors. Those numbers have lead to an initiative...

UPDATE: Emergency Response team on scene of investigation in Peterborough

UPDATE: A Toronto man has been charged. Peterborough Police closed roads in the area of Water Street, North of McDonnel Street overnight to execute a...

Decommissioned Fenelon Falls landfill to be repurposed to help declining bee populations

The City of Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee (KLEAC)is piloting a project to turn part of the decommissioned land at the Fenelon Falls Landfill...

Flood Warning for Burnt River watershed lowered to Watch

Burnt River Flooding 2016A Flood Warning for the Burnt River Watershed including the Irondale River, the York River Watershed and Black River Watershed has been lowered to a Flood Watch, The Ministry...

Overdose antidote now available at pharmacies and public health units, free of charge

More than 28,000 Naloxone Kits have been distributed across Province to help reduce opioid deaths.Naloxone is a life-saving drug that can temporarily reverse an...

Couple with child accosted by man while out for a walk

A 35-year-old man has been charged with causing a disturbance following a Monday evening incident. On April 10, 2017 at approximately 8 p.m. it was reported that  couple and...

Cocaine, heroin and weapons seized from vehicle in Lakefield

A traffic stop in Lakefield has lead to the seizure of cocaine, heroin and prohibited weapons from inside the vehicle. A 37-year-old Peterborough man is facing...

“The Muskoka Novels” author coming back to “hometown” of Lindsay to talk about the trilogy

The Kawartha Lakes Public Library is bringing author Gabriele Wills back to her ‘hometown’ as part the Canada 150th Author Series.The author will be in...

The predator next door – male survivors of sexual violence tell their story

Photo: Jim Austin now lives in PeterboroughWhen Jim Austin was 13 years old he wanted to make a little bit of money so he...

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