This week, Arthur sat down with former Trent student, national playwright, musician, and spoken word champ, Charlie C Petch, who is back in Peterborough for a five-day performance stint of their primary theatre project, Mel Malarkey Get’s The Bum’s...
Friday November 25th marked International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on our annual calendar. This United Nations initiative is the official opening to the UN Orange the World campaign which has been run annually from November...
Standing at the centre of Sadlier House’s Hobbs Memorial Library, author and community organiser Rosemary Ganley offered  a seemingly benign anecdote about an upcoming spiritual retreat in the American southwest she had recently been made aware of, asking the...
Lesley Parnell Lesley Parnell is the type of woman that, if you were to ask her age, she would spread a rumour about you serving frozen dinners to your family on Christmas. Her humblebrags about trips to the farmers market...
For those who have not yet heard, a chunk of Trent University’s wetland property has been sold off to City Council to build a hulking mass of an arena and corresponding 500-car parking lot, a decision that has been...
  The fifth annual Purple Onion Festival was held on Sunday September 20th. The sun shone on vendors and festival goers alike, fostering a great atmosphere for eating local produce, listening to talented musicians and learning about climate change and social...
The advent of social media has created an opportunistic hub for artists. University culture has thrived due to platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, allowing for discourse, debate, and a broader outreach to the student body than before. Trending...
The 6th annual Purple Onion Festival was my first. As a newcomer to Local Food Month in Peterborough, I was intrigued to find out more. The Purple Onion festival, founded by Fred Irwin, began in 2010 as a celebration...
The urgency to implement Neonicotinoid regulations, which is set to be effective on July 1, stands questioned as latest data shows a significant decrease in mortality rate for in-season bees, through improved best practices. According to the recent data from...
Writing about No Pussyfooting was a personal challenge I set for myself, having never written a music piece before. I was determined to do this only because their music moved me. I have to say, they are hands down my...