On Friday March 18, 49 people were killed in a mass shooting at two mosques in the City of Christchurch, New Zealand. The 28-year-old shooter was charged with murder after shooting 42 people in Al-Noor Mosque, and then seven...
On Saturday February 16, Borderless Bound Records and Black Lives Matter Nogojiwanong-Peterborough hosted an event for Black History Month in Sadleir House’s dining hall. The event offered a change of scenery and pace from the day’s many Black History...
In January 2019, the Ontario provincial government made significant changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), including drastically reducing the availability of grants to low-income students and slashing the six-month grace period for paying back student loans following...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen's Park Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Dear Premier Ford and Minister Fullerton: We are writing today on behalf of the 1,300,000+ post-secondary students across Canada who have closely watched Ontario over the last week. We are student...
On Thursday January 17, the Government of Ontario announced policy changes on post-secondary education. Funding of the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) will change commencing September 2019. The government announced a ten percent reduction in tuition fees. However, the...
To our valued readers, On January 17, the Ontario provincial government formally announced a number of changes to the post-secondary education sector. These include a 10% cut in tuition without provincial funding to replace university revenue lost, and significant changes...
On December 27, beloved local art gallery Evans Contemporary posted a statement to their website announcing that as of January 1, 2019, Evans and its sister galleries, Star X and Coeur Nouveau, were to close their doors. With this...
On the afternoon of January 8, people took to Peterborough-Nogojiwanong’s downtown streets in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation and its Unist’ot’en and Gidimt'en clans. Unist’ot’en Camp is a protection and action camp of Unist’ot’en clan members and supporters on Wet’suwet’en...
On October 22, Peterborough elected Diane Therrien as mayor in a landslide victory over incumbent Daryl Bennett. A former councillor, Therrien, 32, won with almost 70% of the vote, unseating her 70-year-old rival. Many are saying that Peterborough is...
Today in our mega-media world we are familiar with the need to address propaganda with science, misinformation with facts and ‘manufacture uncertainty and greenwashing’ with what we know for certain. In the environmental world, the use of misinformation and...