While you may be getting ready for Orientation week, Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) Peterborough is gearing up to bring you DisOrientation week 2018! What is DisOrientation week you ask? Well, it is a week of workshops, discussions, tours, and...
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...
Social justice. Environmental justice. Anti-Oppression. Idle No More. Line 9. The Free Market. The Food Cupboard. These are the causes we believe in, as well as some of the issues we are currently involved with and some of the...
Over the past few weeks I've had the opportunity to speak with some of the candidates who are running in 2014 provincial election in Peterborough. Unfortunately I haven't been able to meet all of the major candidates, and I only...
On Jan. 20, the Peterborough and Trent communities and the Community and Race Relations Committee (CRRC) met for the CRRC’s AGM. “As a board, we continue to focus on internal capacity building, particularly in the areas of recruitment and board...
Co-written with Karolyn Givogue. On November 28, 1998, Rita Hester, an out transgender African-American woman, was found dead in her apartment, having sustained multiple stab wounds. Her life and death inspired the first Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil in San...
This weekend Artspace and the Community Foundation for Greater Peterborough will be presenting ‘Make Work: A Symposium On The Economics of Cultural Production In Canada.’ It is a two day event featuring performances, workshops, and panels that aim to bring...
Imagine waking up one morning and feeling like your life is not your own. Confusion, embarrassment, sadness and worst of all the isolation. Your mind ravaged and reduced to a former shell of itself by a merciless disease. Loved...
Photo by www.cassiephotography.ca As a local of the Peterborough area, one of my favourite things about home is the walking paths, nature conservancies, and promotion of things green and lovely. Not to say our area is perfect or that expansion...
National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, and international best-selling author, Maude Barlow, had an exclusive interview with the Arthur about her final book in the Blue trilogy, Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever during...