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...
In early October, Peterborough Utilities, which handles water and electrical services in Peterborough County, tweeted “We have discovered that contractors filling vacuum trucks are illegally taking water from our fire hydrants and causing dirty water. If you see evidence...
For decades, the Canadian government was investigating UFO sightings. Matthew Hayes has spent the last year going through more than 15000 government documents on UFO sightings in Canada, using the Library and Archives Canada, which is available to the...
When Sara Ostrowska first moved to Peterborough, she changed her last name from Shahsavari to Ostrowska as a way of recognizing her Polish roots. Her first musical project is Television Road, a direct reference to Peterborough. Her solo project...
Halloween -- the much anticipated holiday is upon us. What better way to get in the spooky spirit of the season than listening to real ghostly encounters that have been reported in the heart of Peterborough? The Trent Valley Archives...
Peterborough’s mayoral candidates could not be more different. This polarity was on full display at the Mayoral Candidates Debate on October 4 at the Venue. At 32, Diane Therrien is a youthful, vibrant candidate in the early stages of what...
Photo by Mac Marzolini. Nature at Trent. It is a powerful classroom: a place to learn, to play, to clear your mind, and reconnect. As the famous naturalist John Burroughs once said, “I go to nature to be soothed and...