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Owners eliminate tipping, commit to a living wage of $25 per hour instead

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Who rides the bus? Meet five Peterborough Transit users.

Visiting friends. Getting to work. Going to the doctor. These five transit riders rely on the bus almost every day of their lives.

My favourite records in the Trent Radio vinyl archive

Jordan Cook sorted through thousands of records at Trent Radio. Here are his favourite finds.

“It’s just the right thing to do”: Peterborough Public Library now offers free menstrual products

It’s part of a growing movement across the country to tackle “period poverty.”

“It’s terrible to have to leave your home”: More Peterborough landlords trying to evict renters for their own use

The pandemic surge in “own-use” evictions continues unabated, new data obtained by Currents reveals

“A radically different approach”: City proposes modular homes and 24/7 support for people living in encampments

If council approves, new modular housing could be in place at the Wolfe Street encampment as soon as October

Peterborough Transit facing potential service cuts

City staff recommend eliminating some bus routes and scaling back weekend service to make up for a budget shortfall, after city council froze transit funding earlier this year.

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