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Posts tagged as “poverty”

Perspective: An interview with a familiar face

If you walk downtown you’re guaranteed to see a familiar face. Peterborough is a place to run into friends, but what about those faces you know in passing? Maybe you…

Letters to the editor: Issue 17

TCSA fumbled the ball by rescinding Israel divestment policy On January 29, the Trent Central Students Association (TCSA) held its annual general meeting of the membership and voted to rescind…

Poverty and the ethics of victimization

Photo by Andrew Tan. At some point in their lives, everyone will either experience or witness homelessness and poverty. It is a growing problem in Peterborough and across Canada, and…

Food Bank Report Released

Food Banks Canada released their national study, HungerCount 2013, this past month with data indicating that food banks are continuing to be used at a record high. Currently, 750,000 people…

Brock Mission Gets New Deck

It was a beautiful, sunny day as local dignitaries cut the ribbon in the official opening of the Brock Mission’s new deck, created with the financial support and volunteer work…

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