The Community Radio Fund of Canada distributed a million dollars in grants to community radio broadcasters across the country early this November in their latest funding endeavour, Radiometres. Your local community radio broadcast facility, Trent Radio (CFFF 92.7 FM),...
Aboriginal people make up a disproportionately high number of inmates within the federal prison system and as of November 8, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) will be gathering stories from inmates in order to find out why. The recent...
After nearly two years of talks, an employee lockout and back to work legislation, Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have come to tentative agreements for both urban and rural units. The agreement was reached between...
October is Women’s History Month and it is filled with days to celebrate, such as the very first International Day of the Girl on October 11 and Persons Day on October 18. It is a month to remember that...
Justin Trudeau is now officially on the campaign trail for leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada.  Now that his much anticipated announcement has been made, there is speculation and talk about other potential candidates deciding to refrain from...
The buzz word for September is “Consent.” As you frequent local restaurants and bars in downtown Peterborough this fall you are likely to encounter a boldly printed coaster that tells you “Consent is Sexy” and that “No” means “No.”...
Recent budget crunching measures at CBC-Radio Canada (due to a $115 million  CBC over three years) are being run past the CRTC for public consultation in order to ensure the public broadcaster is still fulfilling it's obligations to the...
The CRTC recently announced that a new indie-rock station, INDIE 88.1, run by Barrie’s Rock 95, was granted the license to broadcast on the 88.1 frequency in Toronto. The new station pledged to play 40% Canadian popular music (5%...
In light of the mainstream media focusing on a current scandal linking Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Chief of Staff to lobbyists from the Barrick Gold corporation, Canadians for Mining Awareness Peterborough wants to remind readers that this is not...
You’ve probably heard that Québec recently had a provincial election. You might have also heard that the province elected the Parti Québécois, a party that supports Québec sovereignty. You’ve almost certainly heard that during party leader Pauline Marois’ victory...