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City budget: Parkway, participatory politics, and police spending

The City of Peterborough is set to finalize its 2015 budget on February 2. The budget was first proposed in early December and has since finished its reviews by individual council members and the Budget Committee. This past Wednesday January 21, there was a public meeting that saw interested citizens address the city council with […]

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Immigration and Multiculturalism in Peterborough

Part of my third year of my International Development degree I completed a research project for a local not-for-profit investigating the immigrant community of Peterborough, ON. I found that the immigrant community in this small city behaves much differently than the communities in large cities–which the majority of diaspora research focuses on.