The federal budget is proposing $491.2 million over six years to VIA Rail for infrastructure investments to support its high-frequency rail project from Toronto to Quebec City.
Videographer, Backup News Anchor
Mark Giunta is a videographer and backup news & sports anchor at CHEX TV.
Mark is a first generation Canadian, born to French and Italian parents. He was born in East York, Ontario and spent his childhood growing up in both Ontario and Quebec.
Mark has two computer engineering diplomas from Fleming College in Peterborough as well as a broadcast journalism diploma from Loyalist College in Belleville. His journalism career started in radio news in Belleville in 2007 before a move to Cobourg in 2008.
Mark made the transition to television news at CHEX in 2011. While at CHEX he has covered many big stories including the 2013 flood in Minden and the trial of former MP Dean Del Mastro on election overspending charges.
Mark is a big hockey, baseball and football fan. When Mark isn’t reporting or anchoring he’s enjoying life in the country with his girlfriend and their two young children.
Peterborough police estimate 150 to 200 people gathered for an anti-shutdown march and protest near city hall on Saturday, April 17.
Barring any delays, the Trent-Severn Waterway, a major tourism driver for the Peterborough area, will open for its summer navigation season on May 21.
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit will only receive 3,500 doses of Pfizer next week, down from approximately 5,800/week.
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board and Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board are providing technology for remote learning.
No tickets were issued, but police and the city closed a basketball court for excess gathering of individuals on Saturday.
The Kawartha Lakes Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Task Force will make recommendations to city council at the committee of the whole meeting on May 4.
According to the Ontario government, at least three pharmacies within the health unit’s jurisdiction will soon carry the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Arrowsmith School to close its Peterborough location after 15 years in June due to declining enrolment amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
If you’re trying to book a campsite at an Ontario provincial park this summer, it may feel like a daunting task.
Citizens’ group PHorests 4 R PHuture is trying to save Penryn Woodlot in Port Hope, Ont., from being turned into the fifth phase of a residential subdivision.
As of Thursday, there have been 59 cases and one death linked to the COVID-19 outbreak at Severn Court Student Residence.
At its capacity, the Cobourg Community Centre mass vaccination site will be able to fill 800 appointments daily, depending on vaccine supply.
Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) estimates 250-300 Ontario travel agencies were forced to close permanently due to the coronavirus pandemic.
As of Thursday morning, Peterborough Public Health reports 56 cases of COVID-19 related to the Severn Court Student Residence outbreak.