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This is the second in a five-part series of articles detailing various local issues that student voters are going to be most interested in come voting day, October 27. Next week’s article will be on how new Canadians are approaching...
This is the first in a five-part series of articles detailing various local issues that student voters are going to be most interested in come voting day, October 27. Next week’s article will be on Industry and Employment in Peterborough. In...
Family photos are used here for purely illustrative purposes. None of the participants' quotes are meant to be attributed to anyone seen here. Over this past school year, I have completed a project for the New Canadian Centre (NCC) creating...
Does it ever occur to you that when you walk around in Peterborough, you’re in the middle of a forest? Take a look past the buildings and concrete and you’ll discover that you’re surrounded by trees. However, unlike a natural forest,...
Photos by Andrew Tan. Have you heard of Peterborough’s care meters? There are three dotted around the downtown core, looking like regular parking meters, but with a sign that suggests you give change to the meter instead of panhandlers, which...
With just over 24 hours notice, OPIRG-Peterborough organized an emergency “Stop Line Nine” protest in light of the National Energy Board’s approval of Enbridge’s Line pipeline. Over 50 people showed up to Confederation Park, across from city hall, to protest...
Sexy Baby - Directed by Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus This was very much a “documentary about sexiness and the cyber age.” There were three main subjects in the film: a 13-year-old girl, a 22-year-old who undergoes labiaplasty, and a...
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...