With worries about the environment rising world wide, Canada is frequently criticized on a political level for not eagerly signing on to international standard agreements.That being said, all hope is not lost in our country. In fact, Peterborough is...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
On January 21, a rally took place in support of Food Service Workers who are currently in the midst of a labour dispute with Chartwells — a subsidiary of Compass — the multinational corporation Trent has outsourced Food Services...
Mark Jokinen’s Bookstore (George St. between King and Sherbrooke): A number of great Valentine’s Day books are sitting in the window including Italo Calvino’s Difficult Loves, erotica from the great French writer Anais Nin with her novel Delta Of Venus,...
In the wake of the Spill’s closure, the music scene in town has been growing, moving into new spaces. Spreading into Evans Contemporary, thriving in those venues already active like the Garnet, and places such as Sadleir House have...