While I’ve always been conscious of accessibility issues, the recent experience of someone very dear to me has hit me like a revelation of the magnitude of our callous neglect with which we collectively dismiss the needs of those...
Co-written with Shannon LeBlanc Another deflating battle in the 60-year saga of a debate concerning the fate of Jackson Park has been waged and lost, with Peterborough City Council voting to accept and endorse an Environmental Assessment of the proposed...
Wednesday, November 20 is Trans* Day of Remembrance, an international day set aside for remembering trans* individuals who have been murdered over the past year. Statistically, one in twelve trans* identified persons will be murdered in their lifetime, and most...
Shad is a hip-hop artist hailing from London, Ontario. Born in Kenya, he is now a well-known, Juno award-winning Canadian musician. He is known for his socially conscious content, often depicting concerns regarding politics, history, and race. I got the...
Knowing that I wanted to go to university meant that I got my first job the day I turned sixteen. I have worked every year since then and have held a variety of positions, saving up paycheques little by...
This summer Artspace issued a call-out to local artists for their Wrap the Bus project. First Nations artist Jimson Bowler’s painting was chosen and on Tuesday, November 12 the production will bring a new form of art to the...
  Being from a small town, I remember everyone. It’s a habit I think birthed from growing up in a place like that. I lived in a house on a main street surrounded by houses of people with important family...
Friday, October 12 marked the EP release of Peterborough musician, Caitlin Currie, who you may also know from the band formerly known as The Cane Toads. Originally hailing from Whitby, Currie began playing shows for collectives, Broken Arts and Living...
The circumstances were less than ideal. Not only were we locked outside, but it had started to rain. Augusta, Anwyn, and Charlotte of the local, emerging, all-girl band, The Lonely Parade, had agreed to meet up with Arthur for an...
The Peterborough Social Planning Council published a report earlier this year called “Calculating a Living Wage for Peterborough,” which outlines the minimum ‘living wage’ required in order to meet basic needs and participate in society. Their objective is to...