It wasn’t a day of rest for Steward of Sadleir House, Dwayne Collins, Sunday September 22. Collins arrived at work to find a surprise waiting for him: one of his recently planted shrubs had been uplifted and removed from the...
Climate Change Rally on September 22 at 11am in Millenium Park. There will be an attempt to make it into the Guinness Book of Records for most people wearing purple. We all know that the results of human-induced climate change...
Kawartha Loons, a local currency, is seeing a positive response from both members and users alike since their community launch Tuesday, September 3. The membership count has tolled to over sixty and growing with the current majority of them signing...
The world's atmosphere is almost at the concentration of CO2 to cause a 2 degree Celsius increase in the average global temperature. At this point, climate change could spiral out of control. Yet the known fossil fuel reserves, much...
Photo by Catherine Mytofir It’s been 20 years full of the finest contemporary dance and performance art from around Canada and the world for the local presentation group Public Energy. Founded in 1994 as “Peterborough New Dance,” Public Energy has been...
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...
Photo by Catherine Monaghan Last fall, I started the first year of my Master’s as a first-time Trent student. Although those first few weeks were hectic, I heard about the Trent-Temgami Colloquium and suspected that it was an event not...
“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...
Although roller derby may be one of the sexiest sports around, there is more to it, such as athleticism, strength, sisterhood, and really wild after-parties. Roller derby can trace its roots to Leo Seltzer, who in 1935 arranged a roller...
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...