Meeting Between Trent Senior Administration and Mayor Leal "Productive" Concerning Cleantech Commons
Meetings regarding Cleantech Commons between the City of Peterborough and Trent University have resumed under the the City's new Mayor and Council. Both parties told Arthur that the meetings were "productive" but also preliminary.
$29.1M Police Budget Presented by Chief Stuart Betts Outlines a "critical juncture"
The Peterborough Police Service remained adamant on their previous budget ask of $29.1M for 2023 after Council asked new Police Chief Stuart Betts to provide input two weeks prior. The budget outlines 11 new positions meant to address growing concerns within the service.
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Team Canada Gold Medalists and Petes Teammates Honoured by City CouncilTeam Canada Gold Medalists and Petes Teammates Honoured by City Council
Team Canada Gold Medalists and Petes Teammates Honoured by City Council
Peterborough Petes teammates and Canadian World Junior gold medalists were recognized by Mayor Jeff Leal and City Council on Monday January 23rd, 2023.
ReFrame Review: Love in the Time of FentanylReFrame Review: Love in the Time of Fentanyl
ReFrame Review: Love in the Time of Fentanyl
Alyssa Triano reviews Love in the Time of Fentanyl, a documentary showing at the ReFrame Film Festival 2023 featuring the first safe injection site in Vancouver.
ReFrame Review: RebellionReFrame Review: Rebellion
ReFrame Review: Rebellion
Bethan Bates' review of Maia Kenworthy and Elena Sánchez Bellot's 2022 documentary on Extinction Rebellion. The film is featured in the 2023 ReFrame Film Festival lineup.
City Approves $1M in Funding for Cleantech Commons Despite Uncertainty Surrounding Future TenantsCity Approves $1M in Funding for Cleantech Commons Despite Uncertainty Surrounding Future Tenants
City Approves $1M in Funding for Cleantech Commons Despite Uncertainty Surrounding Future Tenants
Councillor Kieth Riel moved to defer the allotment of $1M in funding for the project for one year at a Finance Committee meeting on January 17th. Councillors discussed their shared frustration at the lack of viable tenants but ultimately voted to provide the funds as planned.
Peterborough Transit Budget to Remain at 2022 Levels for 2023 Peterborough Transit Budget to Remain at 2022 Levels for 2023
Peterborough Transit Budget to Remain at 2022 Levels for 2023
Spending for Peterborough Transit will remain at 2022 levels until Council receives a report on transit in March following a motion which passed 9-2 on January 17th. The motion was passed despite warnings from City Staff that the move would result in a reduction in service and likely cost some workers and drivers their jobs.
"Hate Hurts Kids": Protesters Vastly Outnumbered by Supporters of Drag Queen Story Time Event "Hate Hurts Kids": Protesters Vastly Outnumbered by Supporters of Drag Queen Story Time Event
"Hate Hurts Kids": Protesters Vastly Outnumbered by Supporters of Drag Queen Story Time Event
Supporters of the Drag Queen Story Time hosted by Betty Baker gathered outside of the Peterborough Public Library on January 14th, 2023. Also present was a small number of protesters who oppose the event.
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