The collective political conscience stirs as election time approaches for Canadians. As a hallmark of this opportunity to exercise our democratic rights, Prime Minister Stephen Harper dropped into Peterborough for a rally as part of his campaign, as well...
On January 1, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia saw the minimum wage take a drastic leap from $11.40 per hour to $14 per hour in the first installment of the rollout to ultimately increase minimum wage to a ‘living...
Alaine Spiwak is running for a second term as TCSA president and she wants voters to look at her track record. “I hope the big thing I have going for me is the past experience with the TSCA, you can...
Diane Therrien, Cat Herder Diane Therrien is an honest to god cat herder attempting to coax a group of people all of which own at least one Bon Jovi album into the 21st century. As the lone City Councillor to...
There are valid reasons to criticize MP Maryam Monsef. Dredging up the benign details of her place of origin is not one of them. Since September 2016, publications like the Peterborough Examiner have been hot on the trail of where...
The Downtown Business Improvement Association (DBIA) has secured an additional $150 thousand out of the City of Peterborough for the next 20 years. This money will go to additional funding to hallowed events in the city such as Ribfest...
As summer comes to a close, and we begin a new school year, we, as students at Trent University, must confront an uncomfortable truth – post-secondary education, in recent years, has largely abandoned dedication to intellectual and academic honesty,...
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....
Voting is probably the most important thing you can do in life. Politics is not about who can provide you with safety; that is an illusion. It is not about the economy; that is cyclical. It is not about...
Canadians today sit nearly one month removed from a monumental election in our country’s history. We witnessed a dramatic shift in parliamentary power, as the Liberals were elected into a majority government, receiving an almost 60% increase in support from...