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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.

Lindsay chosen to take part in guaranteed minimum income pilot project

Residents of Lindsay along with Thunder Bay and Hamilton have been chosen to be the first in Ontario to receive a guaranteed minimum income...

Kawartha Lakes looking at plans to deal with Emerald Ash Borer

Photo Courtesy: Town of OakvilleThe Emerald Ash Borer has been killing ash tree's in the City of Kawartha Lakes for at least three years...

Peterborough Police drug unit busts couple

Two people are facing numerous charges after police search a home and vehicle. Officers executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at...

Special Presentation by Mike Downie at Community Evening for First Nation, Metis and Inuit Education event

The 10th Annual Parent and Community Evening for First Nation, Metis, and Inuit Education will include a special presentation by Mike Downie. Celebrated storyteller and...

“Put down some roots” in Fenelon Falls for Earth Day

Photo:Cooper Young and Erik CarpenterBy Caroline Fenelius Carpenter70 trees of various species and sizes were planted in a mini forest by a small army...

OPP report “marked” increase in deaths on and off Ontario roads in 2016

The most tragic snowmobile season in 14 years highlights the situation on and off Ontario roads in 2016.A total of 307 people were killed...

Miss Vickie’s Jalapeño-flavoured chips recalled due to potential presence of salmonella

The Miss Vickie’s® is voluntarily recalling Jalapeño-flavoured kettle cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning used in the product...

OLG issues fourth quarter casino revenue payment to Cavan Monaghan

The Township of Cavan Monaghan got a $724,000 windfall today from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission.The non-tax gaming revenue payment of $724,045 to the...

Peterborough man charged with more drug offences

The revolving door for drug offenders continues to roll in Peterborough.  46-year-old Christopher Mccall of Peterborough is facing new drug charges following an investigation by...

Man charged with impaired, driving with no insurance

The City of Kawartha Lakes OPP responded to complaint from a concerned citizen about a vehicle driving Northbound on Highway 35 approaching Lindsay yesterday...

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience coming to Peterborough

If you've got the need for speed, buckle up and hit the road with the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience.The team will be at Peterborough...

A long, cold, tough winter for the Haliburton Heat Bank and it’s clients

Heat Bank Haliburton County (HBHC) says it struggled through its busiest winter yet.The Heat Bank 2016/17 winter “heating season” came to an end on...

Police investigate death at Lansdowne Place Mall

Peterborough Police were called in on Thursday just before 2:30 p.m for a call to assist Paramedics, members from the Peterborough Police Service attended Lansdowne Place Mall in response...

Flood Watch issued for Gull River Watershed

Stock Photo Burnt River flooding 2016The Ministry of Natural Resources - Bancroft District is warning of potential flooding along the Gull River Watershed continuing until Monday due to...

Durham Police officer credited with saving 2 month old baby

An officer from Durham Regional Police West Division is being credited with saving the life of a baby who was not breathing.An Ajax mother...

New, high tech Bike Share coming to Bobcaygeon

A new, high tech, bike sharing station is coming to Bobcaygeon and is set to open in May.Ten new 7-speed cruisers with baskets and...

Peterborough Police looking for witnesses

Peterborough Police are looking for anyone who might have witnessed an incident in February to come forward. The incident occurred in February of 2017 between 5...

Nature Explorer Summer Camps booking up fast

If you are looking to get your kids off the computer and out into nature this summer you better hope to it.  The first...

Tax breaks for vacant commercial buildings to end this year

There will be no more tax breaks given for vacant commercial and industrial buildings in the City of Kawartha Lakes as of 2018.For the...

City of Kawartha Lakes launches Healthy Environment Plan

The City of Kawartha Lakes Council formally launched the Kawartha Lakes Healthy Environment Plan at Tuesday's meeting.Council heard how climate change will effect The...

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