Peter Gould, or Otis as he’s known to friends, is a semi-retired public servant and artist living in Vanier, Ottawa. He’s got an easy-going kind of attitude and he’s known for wearing colourful Hawaiian shirts at any social gathering....
On November 30, 2018, Trent University’s Board of Governors approved the new Free Speech Policy, implementing the right to “freely examine, investigate, speculate upon, debate and comment on issues and ideas including the right to criticize popular points of...
I am a member of the Trent Central Student Association. On November 18, 2018, the TCSA Board of Directors unanimously voted not to accept referenda petitions from their membership concerning new levy fees for the spring 2019 election....
I don’t want to spend too much time responding to views I do not hold, but must say that I found it strange to see a sentence taken out of my piece in the Globe and Mail attributed to...
Nourish Project Peterborough, in partnership with Artspace, is hosting Hamilton-based photographer Jessie Golem at the Artspace on Aylmer street. The Nourish Project “uses a collaborative approach to grow access to healthy, locally-produced food, food literacy, and food advocacy.” Their aim...
I am trans. This means several things at once. It means, in my case, that I am AFAB – that is, assigned female at birth. Birth sex assignment is a nigh universal experience; mine just happened to be the incorrect assignment....
On October 22, Peterborough elected Diane Therrien as mayor in a landslide victory over incumbent Daryl Bennett. A former councillor, Therrien, 32, won with almost 70% of the vote, unseating her 70-year-old rival. Many are saying that Peterborough is...
Every November 20, we mourn. The Trans Day of Remembrance, or TDOR for short, was founded in 1999 to draw attention to the murder of a trans woman. Every year since then, trans people around the world mourn those who’ve...
The year is 1982. Pierre Trudeau is still raising his children at 24 Sussex Drive. Ronald Reagan was elected just last year; he will occupy the White House for the next seven years. The rise of neoliberalism is well...
On October 26 and updated October 28, national news outlet The Globe and Mail published an opinion entitled “Doug Ford was right to cancel funding for new Ontario university campuses.” In the piece, the writer posits that the provincial...