Parks Canada has begun inspection of the Bobcaygeon Swing Bridge—including the bridge structure and abutments, the guardrails, and embankments—to see whether any repair work may be required.
Bobcaygeon’s Swing Bridge was originally constructed in 1921. It’s an important part of the landscape of the community, that allows for
There’s a growing interest in agriculture education in Canada, along with an increasing number of job opportunities in the industry, according to both Statistics Canada data and a couple of independent surveys.
Stats Can identifies a total of more than 12,000 students studying in agriculture or ag-related programs in 2014—nearly a 17-per-cent increase in four years.
Agriculture programs are also more likely to see full-time enrollment than other programs (87 per cent compared to
By Glenna Burns
Larry Hulsmans’ hat-in-hand approach to Trent Lakes council asking forgiveness on a penalty on a building permit issued to the Twin Mountains Snowmobile Club (TMSC), paid off Dec. 6.
Hulsmans explained to council how he had misunderstood the procedure for permits and received some incorrect
‘Both sides need to move’—Health coalitio
The Ontario Health Coalition (OHC) wants both the federal and provincial governments to get over their intransigence and move to create a badly-needed new Health Accord that will be in the public interest.
For months, provincial premiers and the federal government have been fighting over funding, with the provinces calling
Bobcaygeon community organizations and charities wishing to add something a little “personal” to their Canada150th celebrations can brand their event with a specially designed “Bobcaygeon Beautiful” logo.
The federally licensed logo, designed by The Promoter’s Max Miller, has been created so that the user can
The Kawartha Lakes Sport and Recreation Council held its second annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner recently and handed out a number of special awards, including those to
By Julia Taylor
Your presence is more important than your presents at this special time of year. Here is a list of the most precious gifts you can
Despite recent snow and rain events, residents and businesses of the Kawartha Lakes are being asked by Kawartha Conservation to continue with their voluntary reduction of water usage.
Drought conditions are
Each one of us has a different health profile. How these subtle physical differences are managed during surgery can have a big impact on its success. With a recent contribution of $5000, the Kawartha Credit Union’s Community Involvement Program will help Ross Memorial Hospital ensure
Ross Memorial Hospital honoured its staff in a recent Long Service and Excellence Award Ceremony. In an event that shone the spotlight on employees who’ve reached a significant milestone, Ross Memorial had lots to celebrate.
Hosted by Emma Elley, Human Resources Director, the workplace celebrated the long service of 139 employees. In particular,
Peterborough Public Health has reported the first local lab-confirmed case of seasonal influenza. Arriving much earlier than last year – which was reported on January 15th – this new case is
LITTLE LUCK FOR LECKIE
As part of the requirement to attain zoning approvals, the Leckie Summers golf course and subdivision development at Flynn’s Corners was
A depth of gratitude
I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed, since the first installment, Mr. Williams' stories from the Curve Lake First Nations (as told to Julie Kapyrka).
It is the highlight of all of my reading, not only The Promoter.
It is thought provoking, to a point where it takes me several minutes to read the few paragraphs, as I find the need to stop, close my eyes and take time to see the pictures brought to my mind. Beautiful pictures are
Once again, the Kinette Club of Bobcaygeon will be hosting Santa’s visit to the village on Saturday, December 10th. Come out for breakfast with Mr. Claus at the Lion Hall between 8:30 and 10 am. Or join him later in the day for Bobcaygeon’s annual Santa Claus Parade, starting at 5pm downtown.
Come out for Coboconk’s Santa Clause Parade on Sunday, December 4th at 1 pm; guaranteed to have great music, fun floats, and of course, Mr. Kris Kringle himself.
It’s a big event for Coboconk so make sure to be there early to get a good viewing spot: the parade will start at the south end of the village at the Civitan Club parking lot (Northline Rd) and will follow Hwy 35 to Legion parking lot. (All floats welcome. Meet at the Civitan Club at noon.)
Please bring non-perishable food items for the Coboconk & Area Food Bank for collection during the parade.
After the parade, families are welcome to join the Santa Claus parade committee at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 519 for a light snack, carols, and a photo with Santa. Donations will be accepted at the door towards costs of next Christmas’ parade.
The committee wishes to thank donors, community organizations, and local businesses that make the parade possible every year.
Kinmount’s Christmas in the Village is favourite all-day family event. Taking place Saturday, December 3rd, the day starts with Breakfast with Santa at the St. James Anglican Church, a farmers’ market and crafts for kids at the Kinmount Community Centre, a Kinny the Elf hunt (various locations), horse draw wagon rides, a family lunch and gifts for kids at the legion, and Christmas Music Night at Galway Hall with The Band Hughey, desserts and a loonie auction (tickets $10). Visit Kinmount.ca for more information.
Woodville’s Santa Claus parade takes place on December 3rd at 6:30 pm.