Eric Peterson
Canadian actor
Eric Peterson
Eric Neal Peterson, C.M. is a Canadian stage and television actor, known for his roles in three major Canadian series – Street Legal, Corner Gas and This is Wonderland.
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Hometown Source - almost 2 years
“A” Honor Roll 7th Grade Maria Anderson, Saige Anderson, Kaitlyn Atkin, Malissa Ball, Dominic Becker, Ryan Brown, Jane Burk, Cole Carpenter, Pedro Castillo, Amy Chen, Noah DeWolfe, Brianna Erickson, Samantha Feidt, Charles Ferderer, Daniel Findell, James Fleming, Benjamin Forsberg, William Forsberg, Kate Gemuenden, Elena Gierke, Taylor Glumack, Allyn Goehner, Sidney Green, Dillon Hale, Grace Halley, Bailey Hansen, Shelby Hantho, Sarah Heald, James Hogan, Peter Hollenkamp, Bailey Hudella, Natalie Jacobson, Alexander Jankowski, Jazmine Jendersee, Sydney Johnson, Logan Kelley, Dylan Kinny, Logan Kissell, Maxwell Lamppa, Hunter Lange, Jaida Larson, Boschee Lee, Blaine Lewellen, Kaylee Luger, Hanna Maciej, Heather McKoskey, Ashley Mills, Theodore Neururer, Nicholas Niemi, Megan Nieters, Spencer Notch, Camryn Oachs, Thomas Organ, Brieja Parent, Nick Parent, Emma Passeri, Lyndsey Perron, Dylan Person, Abigail Peterson, Megan Philipson, Hanna Pink, Jake Ross, Joslyn Rustad, Sydney Ry ...
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Open Forum for March 19, 2015
Hometown Source - almost 2 years
EDITOR’S NOTE: Letters will be accepted for the Open Forum for publication in the next available issue after receipt. Letters may be sent to Forest Lake Times, 146 N. Lake St., Suite 125, Forest Lake, or by e-mail to Letters should not exceed 250 words and must be signed with the writer’s name, address and telephone number. Deadline is noon Monday. The newspaper reserves the right to edit letters and assure that rules of libel and good taste are not violated. Thank you On behalf of the staff at North Memorial Ambulance in Forest Lake, we would like to thank you for your generous donation of blankets and stuffed animals to use with our pediatric patients. As one can imagine, taking an ambulance ride as a child can be quite scary. Having the comfort of a stuffed toy or blanket can be one of the best treatments for a frightened child. The generousity of “Pam Remme’s Little Cherubs” in donating these items to us is very appreciated. Karen Brown Operations Su ...
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State high court says Virginia Tech not negligent in 2007 massacre
Yahoo News - over 3 years
(Reuters) - Virginia's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a jury decision that found Virginia Tech University negligent in the 2007 massacre at the school in which 32 people were killed. A Montgomery County Circuit Court jury found last year that the state university had been slow to issue a campus warning as the shooting spree unfolded. The trial judge had instructed the jury that there was "special relationship" between the school and slain students Julia Pryde and Erin Peterson, since the women were "business invitees" of the university. In rejecting the decision, the Supreme Court said that "even if there was a special relationship between the Commonwealth and students of Virginia Tech ... there was no duty for the Commonwealth to warn students about the potential for criminal acts by third parties." The jury had ruled that the families of Pryde and Peterson should be awarded $4 million each.
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Eric Peterson: What Detroit Should Learn From NYC's Near-Bankruptcy
Huffington Post - over 3 years
A few years ago Patti Smith, the scion of New York City's downtown arts scene, had a message for today's young artists: New York is dead to you. The chaotic and troubled city that drew her generation to its tough streets seems to now only spread out its welcome mat to bankers or tech impresarios or tech blog editors. Her suggestion? Move to Detroit. She hardly had to shout: Recent years had already seen an influx of bright young things to the Motor City, allured by cheap rents and empty factories in which to realize their artisanal pickle lines. Last week, when Detroit filed for Chapter 9, it cemented a more pressing similarity with the 1970s New York City that drew Patti Smith's cohort. Detroit's bankruptcy, as it has been oft-remarked, is the largest municipal one of its kind. What has been more overlooked, however, is that this is only true because in 1975, New York City very nearly went down the same path, only before it did not. Is Detroit in 2013 the New York City of ...
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West Essex Residents Earn ECC Degrees
The Caldewells Patch - over 4 years
  Essex County College awarded 1,350 associate degrees and certificates at its 43rd Commencement on May 23, 2012 at the Prudential Center in Newark. The following residents of Caldwell, Fairfield, Roseland and West Caldwell were graduates of the Class of 2012 at Essex County College.  CALDWELL                                                                       Kevin Molina, Eric Peterson, Arthur Rees, Samantha Zaragoza FAIRFIELD                                                                         Rusty Gulay, Michael Hibo, Panagiota Marousis, Adam Nisivoccia, Charles Parkin, Marisol Stagnitto, GeraldTobia        ROSELAND                                                                    Andrew Cota, Katelyn Pendley, Donald Short, Casey Valerian WEST CALDWELL                                                            Donald Davidson Jr., Brendan Egan, Juan Flores, Ricardo Galano,  Xhusticja Hoxha, Kerry Kilborn, Christopher Kotomski, Austin Reed,  Nicole Riding ...
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RESULTS: June 5, 2012 Primary Presidential Election
Campbell Patch - over 4 years
Editor's Note: Patch will update results from the June 5, 2012 Primary Presidential Election as polling stations report numbers to the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters' Office. Results could change as provisional ballots continue to come in. From a presidential primary to local bond measures totaling $513 million; today's primary election has far reaching implications for local communities, the county, state and nation. Patch is tracking results for Santa Clara County and will update the chart below as soon as results become available. For a complete guide to all the races, measures and propositions, visit Patch's Guide to the June 5 Election. Polls are open until 8 p.m. XX of XX precincts reporting (i= incumbents) Votes % Santa Clara County Supervisor: District 2 George Shirakawa (i)  Santa Clara County Supervisor: District 3 Dave Cortese (i) Santa Clara County Supervisor: District 5 Democratic state Sen. Joe Simitian ...
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Greensfelder adds two former Gallop attorneys
The Business Journals - almost 5 years
Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale PC has recruited the last attorneys from former law firm Gallop, leaving only a handful of staff left at Gallop’s Clayton offices as part of its wind down team. On May 6, David Lander and Eric Peterson joined Greensfelder’s creditors’ rights and bankruptcy group. Both were named officers at Greensfelder. Lander, who has been practicing law for 43 years, specializes in banking and commercial finance bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors rights. Peterson has been...
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Area soldiers begin to come home
Hometown Source - almost 5 years
The weather was chilly and windy, but the reception several area soldiers received was bright and warm, Wednesday. Over the next three weeks, soldiers returning home from deployment will be dropped off in areas close to home in what Lt. Blake St. Sauver called a “decentralized process.” This, he said, allows soldiers to be dropped off closer to home instead of several hours from home, making it easier on the soldier and on their families. Pictured above at left is Diane Petersen, left, of Elmdale as she welcomed her son, Sgt. Eric Petersen, who left for his second deployment in June 2011, with the I94CAV C-Troop out of Duluth. Petersen was also deployed in the first brigade deployment from 2005 – 2007, 22 months. Polly Nolan, left, Petersen’s girlfriend, greeted him as well. in a more subdued fashion, Sgt. Christopher Pink of Little Falls, left, also with the I94CAV C-Troop, was greeted after his third deployment by his cousin, Sgt. Denny Pink. Christopher and Denny were t ...
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Swan attack contributed to drowning death - Chicago Daily Herald
Google News - almost 5 years
Daily Mail Swan attack contributed to drowning death Chicago Daily Herald By Eric Peterson Cook County Sheriff's police believe an attack by an aggressive swan contributed to the drowning of a Villa Park man Saturday in the pond of a Des Plaines area condominium complex. Anthony Hensley, 37, was pronounced dead at 8:16 am ... Man who drowned in condo pond worked for goose deterrent companyTribLocal Cops: Man who drowned in Des Plaines-area pond likely attacked by swanChicago Tribune Father Of Two Drowns In Pond Near Des PlainesCBS Local Chicago Sun-Times -Los Angeles Times -New York Daily News all 72 news articles »
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Gallop Attorney Eric Peterson Clears the Air about Crucial Estate Planning Tax and Regulatory Issues during appearance on KMOV-TV Channel 4
Ladue-Frontenac Patch - almost 5 years
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UC wins again on European tour - Utica Observer Dispatch
Google News - over 5 years
Eric Peterson and Trever Hertz each had a goal and an assist and nine other players picked up points as the Utica College men's hockey team defeated EV Fussen 5-4 Friday in Fussen, Germany. The Pioneers are 3-0 on their European tour, which ends today
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Rob Sherman sues Buffalo Grove over newsletter - Chicago Daily Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Buffalo Grove atheist and community activist Rob Sherman has sued his own village for what he calls a violation of church and state in its e-newsletter. The suit claims that the “Village of Buffalo Grove E-News” made such a violation
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Lambeau Expansion - WGBA-TV
Google News - over 5 years
There's a multi-million dollar plan to upgrade Lambeau Field. The plans just released and it is a very big project 66 hundred new seats, and improvements in both the north and south endzones making Lambeau Field the 4th largest stadium
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Peterson Companies' request gets nowhere - Chisago County Press
Google News - over 5 years
Wyoming Mayor Eric Peterson made a motion calling for a public hearing September 6 for the Peterson Companies' abatement request, at which time the council could legally consider and act on the abatement. Nobody made a second and it died
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Eric Peterson
  • 2014
    Age 67
    As of 2014 he appears in The Best Laid Plans as Jerry Stockton.
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  • 2013
    Age 66
    In May 2013 he received a Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his work for his lifetime contributions to Canadian theatre.
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  • 2007
    Age 60
    In 2007, he was nominated for "Best Male Performance."
    More Details Hide Details In addition, on May 21, 1996, Peterson received an honorary Doctor of Letters in drama from the University of Saskatchewan; the head of the drama department, Henry Woolf, made the presentation. In 1999, the 20th Anniversary edition of his play Billy Bishop Goes To War won him Dora Awards for Best Play, Best Direction and Best Performance. He had previously received a Dora Award nomination for his role in Escape From Happiness. A 1982 CBC television adaptation garnered him an ACTRA award nomination.
  • 2004
    Age 57
    He has also twice been nominated for Canadian Comedy Awards for his role on Corner Gas. In 2004, he was nominated (alongside fellow Corner Gas actor Brent Butt) in the "Pretty Funny Television Performance - Male" category.
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  • 2001
    Age 54
    He has also been nominated twice under Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series with Corner Gas at the Gemini Awards and once for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series for Episode 4 of This is Wonderland for his portrayal of Judge Malone His fourth Gemini Award came in 2001 for Best Performance in a Pre-School Program.
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  • 1998
    Age 51
    Until Corner Gas, his most famous role on television was his award-winning role as Leon Robinovitch, a left-wing lawyer, on Street Legal. His more notable television work includes 1998's Nothing Sacred (a movie for which he also co-produced and appeared in the stage version), Night Heat and This Is Wonderland.
    More Details Hide Details He also appeared as Hank Stewart in the Hippocratic Oath episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents for AHF Film Productions. In total, Peterson has appeared in fifty-two movie and television productions. He also appeared in an infomercial for Amnesty International. Peterson's most famous television role was that of Oscar Leroy on the Canadian television program Corner Gas. Peterson played the father of Brent Leroy (played by Brent Butt), who inherited the gas station after his father decided to retire. Much to the dismay of his son and his wife Emma (played by Janet Wright), he uses his new-found free time to unwittingly annoy his family and the town at large. Following the end of that show's run, Peterson made a guest appearance on the show Dan for Mayor, a show starring his former Corner Gas co-star Fred Ewanuick.
    In 1998, Peterson acted in the play once more at the Canadian Stage in Toronto.
    More Details Hide Details Peterson's more recent stage appearances include Love and Anger at the Factory Theatre, Health (another collaboration with John Gray) at the Vancouver Playhouse and the lead role in Richard Ill at the Young People’s Theatre. In October 2000, he performed in Hysteria at the Canadian Stage and in January 2001, he appeared in Clout at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Between November 20 and December 13, 2008, Peterson starred as family patriarch and business man Helge Klingenfeldt in The Company Theatre's production of Festen at the Berkeley Street Theatre in Toronto, Canada. Between August 8 and 29, 2009, Peterson reprised the lead role in Billy Bishop Goes to War at the Soulpepper Theatre Company in Toronto. The company announced that the production was planned to return in 2010. He's currently playing the role of Percy Schmeiser in the docu-drama Seeds.
  • 1974
    Age 27
    In 1974, he moved to Toronto, Ontario and joined Theatre Passe Muraille, a leading collective ensemble in Canada.
    More Details Hide Details He had main roles in productions of The Farm Show The West Show, Them Donnelly’s and 1837: The Farmers' Revolt. It was in this latter Rick Salutin production that he gained the greatest recognition, playing William Lyon Mackenzie and Lady Backwash. In 1976, Peterson began to collaborate with John Gray again, writing Billy Bishop Goes to War. The play, which premiered in Vancouver in 1978, went on tour internationally, garnering positive reviews on Broadway, where Peterson won the Clarence Derwent Award for most promising performer, in London's West End. He was also nominated for Best Actor) at the Edinburgh Festival Mainstage.
  • 1971
    Age 24
    In 1971, Peterson began his acting career when he helped found the collective theatre company Tamahnous Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia.
    More Details Hide Details There he received major roles in versions of The Bacchae and Nijinsky, both directed by John Gray.
  • 1946
    Born on October 2, 1946.
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