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Del Mastro comments on crime

Statistics Canada released a new study last Thursday that found that 93 per cent of people surveyed in 2009 said they were satisfied with their personal safety from crime. According…

Peterborough’s average hourly wage the lowest

In 2010, Peterborough had the lowest average hourly wage among 34 major centres in Canada. In a study released last month by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Peterborough…

[Resist!] Trans Day of Remembrance

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…

Brett Throop Interviews Peterborough Green-Up’s Brianna Salmon

Buoyed by federal cash, two pilot projects are under way in Peterborough to promote active and efficient transportation—walking, cycling and riding transit—as alternatives to pollution-causing  automobile use. The federal government’s…

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