Opioid Crisis

No More Opioid Deaths in Our Backyard
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.
ReFrame Review: For the Love of Rutland
Liam Parker reviews director Jennifer Taylor's 'For the Love of Rutland'-- a tale of 100 Syrian refugees in a small town in Vermont, USA. Parker concludes that this documentary "masterfully" balances this story about small-town life, through civil disputes over xenophobia and classism to very close-to-home scenes of the opioid crisis--in a place not all that unlike Peterborough.
Fentanyl, COVID-19 and New Measures to Keep our City Safe
As the Opioid Response Hub including a safe consumption site takes shape in Peterborough's downtown, Aras Mommertz tells the story of the opioid crisis in Peterborough and how these measures act as steps toward a safer city for all residents.
What's the Point?
Episode 4 of Arthur's podcast. The covid second wave, Green Party nomination drama and more.
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