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...
Hundreds attended Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s town hall at the Evinrude Center on January 13th, with many who did not RSVP for the event being turned away. The event featured hard questions and tempered optimism from the public. The...
If you were to mention a potential minimum wage increase today, more often than not, you would find yourself in a passionate debate about why this needs to be done or why it’s impossible. The debate has recently surfaced in...
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....
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...
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...
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,...
As the June 12 provincial election draws near, post-secondary students still living in Peterborough are beginning to think not only of who to vote for, but also how to actually go about doing so. If you’re a Canadian citizen, 18...
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...