Being able to consume fresh and nutritious meals on a daily basis is something that many people don’t think twice about. To many this is considered a fundamental right, but for others, food security is a daily struggle. As...
Knotaknew: (Corner of George St. and Sherbrooke) The collections of paperbacks near the till always provide a wealth of affordable books, and now is no different. Ray Bradbury’s seminal Farenheit 451 sits for ($4.50), as does legendary Canadian poet/singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen’s...
The Warming Room is a collaborative project between several non-profit organizations in Peterborough with the support of the City of Peterborough and the Canadian Mental Health Association. The purpose of this project is to provide extra emergency shelter space during...
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...
National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, and international best-selling author, Maude Barlow, had an exclusive interview with the Arthur about her final book in the Blue trilogy, Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever during...
When you walk by an underused and neglected park space in Peterborough, look for vegetable gardens and plants that are free to the public. Guerrilla gardening, a socio-ecological initiative to combat the neglect of unused land, is in our...
The Peterborough slam team is looking to show off their talents at the 2013 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word this November. The national competition will be held in Montréal from November 4-9, and the Peterborough Poetry Collective continues to fundraise...
Recently, a combined project was started by multiple organizations in Peterborough to help combat the biggest problem facing the city—unemployment. With Peterborough having an unemployment rate of 9.8%, the second highest in Canada, this is a problem that has...
On Jan. 20, the Peterborough and Trent communities and the Community and Race Relations Committee (CRRC) met for the CRRC’s AGM. “As a board, we continue to focus on internal capacity building, particularly in the areas of recruitment and board...
Friend-zones, Romeos, good ol’ Country Boys -- lend me your ears! Valentine’s Day approaches, and maybe you’re looking for a swanky date site. Allow me to recommend Brio Gusto, “where fire meets taste.” I dined there some time past,...