Promoting joy, one step at a time

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I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with two individuals who are adventurers in the truest sense of the word. Alex Brownlee, and partner Christian Milani, are roughly two months into their journey from Toronto, Ontario, all the way to Halifax, Nova Scotia. You may have spotted the scraggly and rugged twenty-something musicians playing tunes, […]

Measuring the Heartbeat of Peterborough

Photos by Jenny Fisher

On July 18th, between 9:00AM and 1:00PM, all downtown traffic halted in Peterborough. Peterborough is no stranger to having roads closed off for events, but never has there been an Open Streets event to this magnitude in the city. All along George Street, Lake Street, Crescent Street, Lock Street, and even further south, in the […]

Hot dish: the humble zucchini

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Zucchinis are marvellous vegetables. They are cheap, tasty and prolific. Growing up with an Italian mother, I have eaten my fair share of zucchini. I never seem to get bored with it because it ‘s such a versatile ingredient. You can eat them at any stage in development, from flower to full grown squash. Now […]

Grace in adversity: the challenges of observing Ramadan in Canada

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The number of Muslim Canadians is on the rise, but most non-Muslims remain fairly ignorant of the religious practices of our fastest growing immigrant population. This month being the holy month of Ramadan, it is important to understand the sacrifices and choices that Muslims are making to remain true to their faith while living in […]

Promoting joy, one step at a time

soots

I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with two individuals who are adventurers in the truest sense of the word. Alex Brownlee, and partner Christian Milani, are roughly two months into their journey from Toronto, Ontario, all the way to Halifax, Nova Scotia. You may have spotted the scraggly and rugged twenty-something musicians playing tunes, […]

Measuring the Heartbeat of Peterborough

Photos by Jenny Fisher

On July 18th, between 9:00AM and 1:00PM, all downtown traffic halted in Peterborough. Peterborough is no stranger to having roads closed off for events, but never has there been an Open Streets event to this magnitude in the city. All along George Street, Lake Street, Crescent Street, Lock Street, and even further south, in the […]

Hot dish: the humble zucchini

DSC_0951

Zucchinis are marvellous vegetables. They are cheap, tasty and prolific. Growing up with an Italian mother, I have eaten my fair share of zucchini. I never seem to get bored with it because it ‘s such a versatile ingredient. You can eat them at any stage in development, from flower to full grown squash. Now […]

Grace in adversity: the challenges of observing Ramadan in Canada

moon01

The number of Muslim Canadians is on the rise, but most non-Muslims remain fairly ignorant of the religious practices of our fastest growing immigrant population. This month being the holy month of Ramadan, it is important to understand the sacrifices and choices that Muslims are making to remain true to their faith while living in […]