Will the Liberals’ proposed bail reforms make Peterborough safer? Some local justice advocates aren’t so sure.

Advocates say instead of making it harder to get bail, governments should invest in social programs that fight poverty and steer people away from crime.

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“We have some work to do”: More diversity needed in Peterborough Public Library’s collection, CEO says

An audit of books for children and young adults found a shortage of titles by racialized, LGBTQ+ and disabled authors

PHOTOS: Hundreds celebrate at the 2023 Peterborough-Nogojiwanong Pride Parade

Revelers took over George Street to show their pride

Nish Tees opens Fresh Prints retail shop on Hunter Street

Anishinaabe entrepreneur James Hodgson sets up shop in the downtown’s tiniest storefront

“People never thought they’d see it happen in Peterborough”: Peterborough-Nogojiwanong Pride celebrates 20 years

“We danced, we sang, we shouted out loud. We did the best that we could to tell people that we were here,” one organizer of the city’s first Pride Day remembers.

Audio“So much to be gained from a painful loss”: Lessons for today’s teenagers from two PCVS alumni

A new play portrays the final year at PCVS. Ahead of the play’s opening, two generations of young people sat down with Peterborough Currents to discuss the role of youth activism in growing up.

Families share their grief to combat stigma at annual overdose awareness day

“We need to demand safe supply for everyone,” event organizer Gail Parry says

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