Article co-written with Jack Smye. When one walks into Community Butcher Shop, they are first struck by how clean and modern the open space is. With gleaming counters and exposed brick, the shop is a stark comparison to what it...
Saturday November 5th was an iconic day, alive with protest. Hordes of people gathered in Toronto and Halifax to show solidarity with the Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. Daisy Komujuni, a past Arthur writer, attended the Dakota Pipeline Access (DPL)...
Don "the Dad" Vassiliadis Don Vassiliadis is the uninvolved father figure from 80s movies. He sits at the dinner table, eats his meal, occasionally gives nods of approval to the rest of those in attendance and votes with the rest...
Profiles by Ayesha Barmania: All mayoral candidates, David Haacke, Bill Templeman, Stephen Wright, Diane Therrien, Jason Stabler, Jim Hendry, Keith Reil, and Gary Baldwin. Profiles by Pat Reddick: Andrew Beamer, Kathryn Eyre (with files from Ayesha), Dean Pappas, Bill Juby,...
The Trudeau government has elected to make the fall of Maryam Monsef—once their rising star, and still hometown hero to Peterborough’s progressives—a shuffle instead. I wrote in in September of 2016 that time would tell whether the electoral reform...
The small city of Peterborough, Ontario is one of a kind. It’s a thriving student city with a culture based on unity and community living. Peterborough can also be seen as a metaphor; an artwork that is undeniably underrated....
Awesome, tourist-attracting community hub or evil trap for broken-spirited, meant-to-be-wild animals? Arthur's asking about zoos and checking our facts on the debate. The Bowmanville Zoo has recently come under fire by a California-based animal rights group called In Defense of...
As investigation continues into a video caught on hidden camera, many questions remain unanswered regarding the abuse scandal from St. Josephs at Fleming in Peterborough, Ontario. To recap, Camille Parent became frustrated when he continually noticed injuries on his mother,...
For those who remember The Ritz Deli North, an exciting new café has opened up at 641 George Street North. Joe Hay and Lindsay Brock, a beautiful married couple, have taken the cozy little space and turned it into a...
There are always at least three shows happening simultaneously if you walk down George or Hunter Street—even on a Monday! It’s one of the quirky and beautiful things about living in Peterborough. The life, the action, all the disparate...