The number of Muslim Canadians is on the rise, but most non-Muslims remain fairly ignorant of the religious practices of our fastest growing immigrant population. This month being the holy month of Ramadan, it is important to understand the...
This is the fourth in a multiple-part series of articles detailing various local issues that student voters are going to be most interested in come voting day, October 27. Next week’s article will be about the transportation. One of the major...
If you’re one of the many new students, domestic and international, you will probably spend a little while trying to figure this place out. Peterborough is equal parts disproportionately cool and disproportionately weird for a place its size. So,...
CBC radio host Shelagh Rogers will visit Trent as the Jack Matthews fellow from Jan. 27 to Feb. 2. Rogers will be delivering a number of talks and presentations at Trent University, Lakefield College, and The Canoe Museum in...
I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with two individuals who are adventurers in the truest sense of the word. Alex Brownlee, and partner Christian Milani, are roughly two months into their journey from Toronto, Ontario, all the way...
Like approximately 3.6 million other Canadians, I decided to vote in advance this election. However, my experience this Monday at the Lion’s Centre in Peterborough was not ordinary. After registering to vote, I watched the electoral officer tear my ballot...
Arthur put a call out for positive story submissions for our positivity-themed issue. Here's what you had to share! The Food and the Friends Every Wednesday and Friday afternoon, Sadleir House is full of people from the Peterborough community, patiently waiting...
Gary Beamish, an experienced wildcrafter, made an appearance at Sadleir House October 29 to share his wisdom on how to take nature’s bounty, teaching the audience who came out where, how, and when to find local wild foods. Humans are...
“We live in exciting times and we need to seize the moment.” - Brigette Depape On June 3 of this year, parliamentary page Brigitte DePape stood up on the senate floor in the middle of the speech from the throne...
The third annual Purple Onion Festival (POF), an all-volunteer initiative hosted by Transition Town Peterborough (TTP), was celebrated on September 22 at Millennium Park. It brought together more than 2,500 people, according to the Co-Event Manager Fred Irwin. The theme...