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Transitioning Trent’s Bata Library into modern learning hub

Architecture and design firm Perkins + Will has been selected to transition Trent’s Bata Library into modern learning hub at heart of Trent University’s Symons campus in Peterborough, Ontario. The mandate includes overseeing the creation of new collaborative study spaces and innovative services in the iconic library, originally designed by Ron Thom. “This is an important step in the transformation of …

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Support Brady Robinson

A GoFundMe page has been set up for Brady Robinson. Brady was in a UTV accident on Saturday February 6, 2016. He was thrown from the utility vehicle and has suffered very serious injuries. Brady was air lifted to Sick Kids Hospital and is currently in the ICU. He has severe head trauma with multiple fractures that come to the …

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Peterborough County-City Health Unit Board of Health votes on name change

Operational Name Change is an agenda item on this evening’s Peterborough County-City Health Unit’s Board Meeting. The proposed recommendation put forward to the Board is as follows:   The Board of Health considered a staff report on this topic on January 13, 2016 (ref. item 11.1). At that meeting, the Board was asked to approve the following recommendation at its …

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Huffington Post news article on Peterborough’s Job Growth

Daniel Tencer reports on the Huffington Post web site that Peterborough, Ontario is the second worst city in Canada to find a job. This information is based on BMO’s labour market report card. Tencer reports that “Many of the other cities that have seen the worst deterioration in their labour markets are in Ontario, which is unexpected because Ontario and …

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