No More Opioid Deaths in Our Backyard
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Nick Taylor
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February 26, 2021
In this Editorial, Nick Taylor unpacks commentary from local developers and business-owners on the proposed Consumption and Treatment Services (CTS) site at 220 Simcoe Street. Taylor explains how the CTS site -- a long overdue, lifesaving service -- has become a topic of criticism in local headlines and amongst some downtown property owners, despite having widespread support from the community and various levels of government.
Consultation, Commercialization, and Confusion On Trent Lands
Nick and Brazil wade into the PR Pond to uncover what the 2020 Trent Lands and Nature Areas Plan actually proposes. This Lands Plan sure does talk the talk, but does it walk the walk? Read this in-depth investigation to learn more about Trent’s plans to commercialize, their consultation process, and the confusion and concern surrounding it all.
On the Life and Death of @trentu.confessions
Nick Taylor unpacks the life and death of anonymous instagram account @trentu.confessions in light of their recent--and dramatic--demise.
Little Barbershop of Horrors: The Bosses Revolt
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Cameron Noble
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April 16, 2021
In this op-ed, Cameron Noble tracks the rise of anti-mask, anti-vax, anti-lockdown mobilization in our city -- including how local business owners are working together to 'end the lockdowns.'
Consultation, Commercialization, and Confusion On Trent Lands
By
Nick Taylor
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Brazil Gaffney-Knox
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December 11, 2020
Nick and Brazil wade into the PR Pond to uncover what the 2020 Trent Lands and Nature Areas Plan actually proposes. This Lands Plan sure does talk the talk, but does it walk the walk? Read this in-depth investigation to learn more about Trent’s plans to commercialize, their consultation process, and the confusion and concern surrounding it all.
On the Life and Death of @trentu.confessions
By
Nick Taylor
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November 10, 2020
Nick Taylor unpacks the life and death of anonymous instagram account @trentu.confessions in light of their recent--and dramatic--demise.
A Call for Stories: the Trent Lands and Nature Areas Draft Plan
By
Nick Taylor
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Brazil Gaffney-Knox
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October 21, 2020
What you need to know about the October 2020 draft of the Trent Lands Plan, most notably, the displacement of student-led agricultural projects.
Slander in Cinema
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Aimée Anctil
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April 15, 2021
In this article, Aimee Anctil explores the oft-overlooked racist and homophobic tropes in 'Mean Girls' (2004) and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010). Anctil reminds us that "we can appreciate art, we must also criticize it for what it is. No art is without flaw, and no film is without its biases."
Katie Pedlar critiques the ethics and efficiency of high budget environmentalism. How does our fascination with technology convolute the priorities of environmentalism? And how are we to resist the charms of a handsome billionaire genius who claims to know what’s best?
In this article, Robert Gibson explores the debate about change rooms at the Peterborough Wellness Centre--diving into whether or not transgender and non-binary folks are being heard by the City of Peterborough. In addition to pointing out some of the transphobic rhetoric being espoused by community members, Gibson interviews a transgender man to provide insight on the developing situation.