Monthly Archive: June 2016

Jun 28 2016

News Release – Government of Canada Invests Nearly $270 Million to Improve the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site

On June 26, 2016 the Minister of Democratic Institutions and Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, Maryam Monsef, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, announced a historic federal infrastructure investment of nearly $270 million to restore and improve the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site. …

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Jun 28 2016

Waterway Gets Nearly $270M

The Trent-Severn Waterway (TSW) will get a historic federal investment of nearly $270 million. Peterborough-Kawartha MP and Minister of Democratic Institutions Maryam Monsef announced the news at the city’s Lock 21 on Sunday on behalf of Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the minister responsible for Parks Canada, which operates the waterway. …

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Jun 28 2016

Paddlers set new record with 138 crafts in lock

The city set a new record Sunday for the most paddle crafts in Peterborough’s Lock 21 at once. One-hundred-and-thirty-eight kayaks and canoes filled the west lift for National Canoe Day, breaking the city’s previous record of 101 set in 2003. Land Canadian Adventures started taking paddlers through the world’s largest hydraulic lift lock on National …

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Jun 08 2016

TSW Lockage Fees Waived For 2017

Trent Severn Waterway lockage fees waived for 2017 to mark Canada’s 150th birthday. Parks Canada annouced Friday it will waive lockage fees on the Trent-Severn Waterway to help mark Canada’s 150th birthday. The lockage fee break also applies to Ontario’s Rideau Canal and to serveral canals in Quebec — including Carillon, Chambly, Lachine, Sainte-Anne-Bellevue and Saint-Ours. …

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