When an article pitch about burrito judging came across my metaphorical desk, I immediately signed up. Gathering like-minded allies and comrades, we set out to find Peterborough’s best burritos. (Note: this is entirely subjective and we already have personal...
Josh Lamers, keynote speaker of this year’s Community Movements Conference, spoke to a full house at the Peterborough Public Library on Friday February 1. The opening night of the conference also coincided with the first day of 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...
By now you may have heard of this announcement from the Doug Ford government: they are planning to lower tuition by 10%, starting September 2019. While this announcement was illustriously described as “making postsecondary education more affordable through historic...
Let’s cut to the chase: Gillette’s controversial ad is a close shave away from becoming one of the most discussed commercials in the 21st century – for better or for worse. The razor product company recently aired a short...
It was January 8 that Trent students first stood in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en sovereign Nation, taking up signage and traditional songs as they blocked off George street North and McDonnell to bring awareness to the community; to let...
Since the release of Nick Taylor’s article in Arthur about the issues surrounding the closing of Evans and its sister galleries, Star X and Coeur Nouveau, there has been a lot of talk and debate online about this sudden...
Photo by Natelie Herault for Reframe Film Festival 2019. Reframe Film Festival has been lighting up Peterborough’s screens during the darkest time of the year, and this year marked its 15th consecutive festival. Reframe Film Festival is a platform aiming...
Early last December, Market Hall Performing Arts Centre hosted a performance of Cottagers and Indians, the highly-popular play written by renowned playwright and author Drew Hayden Taylor. This two-person act follows a feud between a seasonal cottage-owner and an...
Reframe Film Festival is lighting up Peterborough once again this January. Celebrating 15 years of screening international issues in local theatres, Reframe Film Festival aims to use film and art to educate viewers, engage youth and the community, and...