The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) is celebrating its 40th year. While there are many have noted that having a sexual assault centre still operating after 40 years is unfortunate, as it means there is still a need, there...
Designed to increase cycling among post-secondary students in Ontario, UCycle is a new project coordinated by the Share the Road Cycling Coalition. In its first ever pilot season, UCycle will be active in the Trent & Peterborough communities this fall,...
Documentaries are the spotlights of the cinema toolkit. They have the power to highlight and expose social issues that have been exiled in the darkness. They have the ability to raise awareness and provide a voice to those who...
“We offer a hand up, not a hand out.” This slogan embodies the mission of Habitat for Humanity. Founded internationally in 1976 and beginning operations in Canada in 1985, Habitat for Humanity has built over 2000 homes across the...
Who is Emily Amon? I’m a fourth year environmental sciences and studies student, passionate about community-based research and local resource management. My philosophy is to find place-based solutions to environmental problems. I think that when you study both the sciences...
Photos by Jesse McRae My last gastronomical misadventure left me in a condition so critical, I was temporarily unable to do much of anything, let alone put my palate to proper use. Early on in the recovery process I happily...
Officers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have begun assisting Elections Canada in their investigations of Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro's campaign financing during the 2008 election. According to a court order...

Psychic Presentation

As we will seek to highlight this year, Peterborough has a somewhat unknown but strong sub-culture of psychics and mediums. Indeed, the father of Las Vegas mysticism Manly P. Hall was born here. Last weekend, Arthur sought to experience...
The Ontario Power Authority and Peterborough Distribution Inc. are working together to offer a program called the Home Assistance Program (HAP). Under the program, students and other people with lower incomes may be eligible to receive energy-efficient upgrades to their...
From Superman to Wonder Woman, super heroes have been the superhumans we wish for when we need defenders of justice; a person to swoop in and save the day, the defender of the meek and the smasher of the...