Photo: Tamsyn Riddle sits second from the right at her Silence is Violence press conference at Trinity College at University of Toronto in April 2017. Photo by Hannah Dos Santos. In April, Tamsyn Riddle filed a human rights application against...
On Wednesday November 9th, over 300 supporters gathered at Confederation Square to show solidarity for the people in North Dakota who are standing up against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The gatherers joined hands in support for “people over...
On October 23, Peterborough residents and Trent students gathered in Otonabee College’s Wenjack Theatre for a panel discussion and live screening of Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie’s...
Feb. 29 marked the official ending of Black Heritage Month, it was a month filled with activities and events intended to celebrate the past and building the future. In accordance with the theme, the Black Lives Matter movement was...
Africa is Not a Country! ....Were the words I wanted to scream out loud while watching Blended, a romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler, in addition to addressing the other gross stereotypes and plainly racist innuendos used during the characterization of...
Late in the evening on Saturday November 14, the Peterborough Masjid Al-Salaam was set on fire. The ongoing police investigation claimed that the fire was set deliberately and the timing of the arson attempt, only a day after an...
On Saturday, November 14th, Masjid Al- Salaam was set ablaze in an act of terrorism. The day before, an attack on Paris shook the world and solidified our pre- conditioned idea of who a Terrorist is. It was an atmosphere...
  A second wave of Trudeaumania has swept the nation off their feet. Winning by more votes than his father, Justin Trudeau of the Liberal Party of Canada has been declared Canada's Prime Minister. Trudeau will be returning to his...
Like approximately 3.6 million other Canadians, I decided to vote in advance this election. However, my experience this Monday at the Lion’s Centre in Peterborough was not ordinary. After registering to vote, I watched the electoral officer tear my ballot...
If you are familiar with Northern Ontario, this story may hit close to home for you as something you have grown up hearing about. Grassy Narrows, or the Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nations, are an indigenous tribe whom reside in Northern...