New policy at Peterborough Housing Corporation could save over a dozen affordable homes from being sold in private market
The social-housing provider has been selling off its geared-to-income duplexes for years. But it will now prioritize buyers who will keep the houses affordable.
“Safer supply… is what’s giving us hope”: Peterborough safer supply pilot program to continue
Peterborough’s 360 Degree Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic has applied for renewed Health Canada funding to expand its safer supply program, but it will keep offering the service to current participants even if the additional funding doesn’t come through, program manager says.
“You mattered”: Deaths of people without housing are not tracked in Peterborough. Advocates want that to change.
The lack of data is “one of the many ways we communicate we don’t care as a society,” says Trent professor.
“We need to show up for our people”: Photo series celebrates Peterborough’s growing Black community
Black History Month project aims to “normalize Black folks being out and about in this city… without fear of discrimination or stereotypes.”
Recent seizure put drug users at greater risk, harm reduction advocates say
Peterborough Police received congratulations for their recent drug bust. But the sudden removal of drugs from a community can do more harm than good, according to local advocates.
Newsletter: Transit funding frozen, homeless shelter to stay open — key takeaways from 2023 budget talks
Four key storylines to watch as council prepares to vote on 2023 city budget on Monday.
The curious history of 219½ Hunter, Peterborough’s itsy bitsy storefront
How did an old hotel stairwell become downtown’s most winsome — and affordable — retail space?
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