The first membership drive for Community CarShare was a promising start on the road to creating a car-sharing program in Peterborough. The local environmental organization Green-Up, along with other community organizers, hosted a membership drive and information night about Community...
The Peterborough chapter of Food Not Bombs, the global food sharing movement, celebrated its seventh birthday earlier this month at the George St. United Church. The focus of the festivities was, of course, the free vegan and vegetarian feast. Just...
In recent months a shortage of food at Kawartha Food Shares, the warehouse and distribution centre for emergency food in the Peterborough County and city, has been reflected at the local Peterborough food banks, food cupboards and meal programs. John...
Peterborough City Council has paid $75,000 to have the Toronto office of Dillon Consulting review the transit system and create a report of all the changes they believe could improve the economics and efficiency of Peterborough City Transit. The resulting...
photos: Tori Silvera Peterborough Pride has been a part of the Peterborough community since 2003, when the event was officially recognized by Mayor Sylvia Sutherland.  In the last 10 years the event has grown from a parade to an entire...
Elections Canada is now investigating more than 31,000 reports of misinforming robo-calls and harassing live calls in 77 ridings. The Conservative Party has been accused of being behind these calls for weeks now, with critics arguing that the party...
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...
Toronto lawyers Julian Falconer and Sunil Mathai are representing two families of men shot in separate incidents by police.  On June 24, 2009, Levi Schaeffer was fatally shot during an attempted arrest by Pickle Lake O.P.P. Constable Kris Wood...
In one of Peterborough’s biggest news stories of 2011, more than 200 people attended a city budget meeting last January to oppose a proposed cut to transit funding which would have resulted in service reductions. Public pressure won out...
On snowy mornings, Peterborough Lakefield Police officer Steve Cox says you can see footprints trailing beside parked cars for blocks at a time. People walk up and down streets and laneways looking for unlocked car doors, he says. It...