Prince of Wales, Queen Mary families fundraise to replace ageing school playgrounds torn down last year

Parents say the need to rely on fundraising for things like playgrounds creates inequities between schools in wealthy and low-income neighbourhoods.

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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.

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