The Kawartha Sexual Assault Center is planning a Celebration! On October 14th, we will be looking back on 40 years of advocacy, empowerment, and community support while reaching forward to envision what the next 40 years could hold. In an...
Be on the lookout when walking down George Street, you might be inspired by diversity resisting white supremacy. “We are trying to create as safe a space as possible” said Kemi Akapo. "We need to speak up for love...
On a bitter cold day, a diverse group of Peterborough people across all spectrums brought a warm message. The event was called Chalk Out Hate and it is part of a solidarity weekend that is chock full of events....
If you have been in Peterborough for a while, even for just two years, you may have noticed, and definitely will have walked by 172 Simcoe Street. This building is next to the bus terminal on the short walk...

The Occult Word

As you can see, the title of this article has now changed, and for good reason. The title “Welcome to the Occult” was meant with good intention, however, when people read or hear the word ‘occult’ they immediately are...
There are several stores and restaurants along George Street that make up part of the colourful downtown scene that both visitors and people who call Peterborough home have grown to love. Even though there’s lots of variety in these...
With a LGBTQ+ community as vibrant as Peterborough’s, it only makes sense to celebrate it with a 10-day Pride Week (seven days just isn’t enough). Peterborough Pride is celebrating its 15th birthday this year and there is no denying...

Psychic Presentation

As we will seek to highlight this year, Peterborough has a somewhat unknown but strong sub-culture of psychics and mediums. Indeed, the father of Las Vegas mysticism Manly P. Hall was born here. Last weekend, Arthur sought to experience...
“I’ll be honest, we’re all nerdy here”, says Andrew Warman, as we sit in his office that is tucked away adjacent to the gaming area of his bar. Surrounding us are many works in progress. There are hand-made and...
Wednesday night's Pride Spoken Word Spectacular had two of everyone's favourite things- pride week festivities and poetry. This event is just one of 36 taking place this week in Peterborough as we celebrate our vibrant LGBTQ community through Pride....