Heritage Planning with Erik Hanson
In this article, Lauryn Sloos speaks with Erik Hanson, the Heritage Resources Coordinator of the City if Peterborough and head of the Heritage Preservation Office about how he got into the role and what heritage planning is all about in Peterborough.
Perspectives on the Y-Lofts
Lauryn Sloos unpacks the arguments that have been made for and against the Y-Lofts apartment development in Peterborough’s downtown.
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Student Guide to Thrift Shopping in NogojiwanongStudent Guide to Thrift Shopping in Nogojiwanong
Student Guide to Thrift Shopping in Nogojiwanong
: Emi Habel takes you through the thrift shops of town. The good, the medium, and the not so good. Read on to learn the ins and outs of affordable garments, housewares, odds and ends including information on pricing, inventory, and accessibility.
Meet Peterborough’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Sarah LewisMeet Peterborough’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Sarah Lewis
Meet Peterborough’s Inaugural Poet Laureate, Sarah Lewis
Spoken word artist Sarah Lewis is an Anishnaabe Kwe (Ojibwe/Cree) artist from Curve Lake who was selected as Peterborough's first ever Poet Laureate this September. In this piece, Irene dives into who Sarah Lewis is, what her writing is all about and what inspires her as a writer, mother and activist.
Peterborough's Official Plan: Shaping Your Home for Decades to ComePeterborough's Official Plan: Shaping Your Home for Decades to Come
Peterborough's Official Plan: Shaping Your Home for Decades to Come
In this article, Rob Gibson covers the final Open House in the consultation process for Peterborough's Official Plan. He delves into what community members are saying about the environmental implications of the plan: wetland buffers, urban density, green buildings, affordable housing -- find out where the City stands, and where we're headed.
Building a Community That Feeds Itself: PTBO's 1st Community FridgeBuilding a Community That Feeds Itself: PTBO's 1st Community Fridge
Building a Community That Feeds Itself: PTBO's 1st Community Fridge
Meet the collective who built a community fridge to help relieve food insecurity in Nogojiwanong-Peterborough earlier this September and find out how you can get involved! Broke and hungry students, this one’s for you.
More Students, Less HousingMore Students, Less Housing
More Students, Less Housing
With the pandemic being a catalyst for disaster, community members, international and domestic students all scramble to find affordable housing in the battleground that the real estate market has become. In this article, Irene dives into the journey of incoming international and domestic students through the rental market, providing both first hand experiences and thoughts on the issue.
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