Trudeau is enforcing increases in consumer goods on all Canadians (with only 40% of the vote) through a tax on carbon. This tax comes almost a week after approving a Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) project on the coast of...
On April 22nd, it’s Earth day, which gives us a chance to celebrate our Earth and have a greater understanding of what needs to be done to protect it. The right information about what we need to do and...
I recall volunteering at the Brock Mission in Peterborough in August of 2014, washing dishes and chopping onions as the news breaks on the radio took on an increasingly dark tone. ISIS militia had attacked the city of Sinjar,...
The simple idea behind a “basic income” is that no citizen should be allowed to fall below a certain standard of living which allows for a dignified existence. This is often proposed as a monthly government paycheque given to...
To his critics, he was a brutal dictator, opponent of free speech, and a man determined to preserve his monopoly of power whatever the cost. To his sympathizers, the late Fidel Castro was a benevolent absolutist who ushered in...
On Sunday, August 9th, Peterborough locals gathered on the T-Wharf at Little Lake to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombings in 1945. Among the organizers was Carol Winter, who contacted Arthur about the event....
“It’s about holding space, and honouring our women” said Juliana Lesage, co-chair of the Trent University Native Association. TUNA on October fourth in First Peoples House of Learning held a drop in session in which students and community members...
"Real journalism is not concerned with the news, it is concerned with the truth," Chris Hedges articulated to a crowd of community members, professors, and students on November 20, 2017 at Peterborough’s Market Hall Performing Arts Centre. Hedges is acutely...
This month, Peterborough participated in the Precarious Festival, which showcased the precarious nature of the arts while facilitating larger discussions about income and poverty in Peterborough. Peterborough currently holds the highest unemployment rate in Canada, at 9.6 percent. Many...
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...