Standing at the centre of Sadlier House’s Hobbs Memorial Library, author and community organiser Rosemary Ganley offered  a seemingly benign anecdote about an upcoming spiritual retreat in the American southwest she had recently been made aware of, asking the...
On Thursday October 4, the Market Hall Performing Arts Centre was abuzz with conversations of immigration acceptance, and more surprisingly, sport. The theme was integration. The event ran from 5:30 to 8:30 and featured a documentary film called Nice...
You may have heard the name VentureNorth thrown around a lot lately. It comes up in conversation or is mentioned in media, but do you really know what it is? VentureNorth is an initiative lead by four local entrepreneurs...
On Friday September 21, Traill College hosted “Queering Disability and Disabling Queerness – A Panel on Access” at Bagnani Hall as part of Peterborough Pride Week. This panel sought to “explore the intersection of two oppressed bodily identities, examining...
For two years now, the Olde Stone Brewery has held Travia night, a fun and interactive trivia night, every Sunday. Located in downtown Peterborough, this version of trivia uses a slideshow presentation that has embedded sound-bites and movie clips....
What message is the story sending the victims? The perpetrators? And the bystanders? are the three most important questions to consider when telling the stories of gender-based violence. “WORDS MATTER: The Story Behind Gender-Based Violence in Our Community” was a...
The simple idea behind a “basic income” is that no citizen should be allowed to fall below a certain standard of living which allows for a dignified existence. This is often proposed as a monthly government paycheque given to...
Jeff Stewart has been Trent Radio’s historian for the past 26 years. In that time, he has not only produced outstanding radio, but has also proven himself to be an accomplished writer, radio dramaturge, and stage producer. “It goes all...
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...
On January 26th, Junction hosted the Trent Fashion Society’s Timeless Runway Show. It was a 19+ event, where local stores had an opportunity to display their products as attendees mingled. This was a show put on to encourage the...