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An Encyclopedia Brown story: Bound and determined to fight for the facts in the time of Trump

Accepting a gift of Victorian encyclopedias at first seemed a folly to Ian Brown. Then the 10 volumes began to make their case<p>My encounter with the history of facts began when the professor four doors down – Keith Oatley, a novelist and psychologist at the University of Toronto – sold his house to …

Blue-green algae blooms could cancel your Great Lakes beach plans

What's blue and green and can end your late-summer Ontario beach plans in a hurry?<p>Blue-green algae can smell like freshly cut lawn or rotting …

EQAO Results Show $60-Million Strategy Hasn't Made Ontario Students Any Better At Math

"It's disappointing."<p>TORONTO — Math test scores among public elementary school students in Ontario have not improved — in some cases they have …

Parking rates going up in Toronto, pending approval | The Star

Torontonians will pay more to park if proposals from the Toronto Parking Authority are approved.<p>The increases to Green P lots and on-street parking …

Coywolf: A new hybrid animal spotted in Toronto’s Upper Beach neighbourhood

Ontario’s declining moose population

The moose population in Ontario has experienced severe decline over the past decade driven in part by the effects of climate change.<p>A report last …

Wildlife

Trent names Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies in response to recommendations | Academica Group - Research and Consulting for Higher Education

Trent University has approved 11 key recommendations to advance the cause of reconciliation at its campus, including the naming of the Chanie Wenjack …

Higher Education

Trent receives gift of land for expansion from Oshawa | Academica Group - Research and Consulting for Higher Education

The City of Oshawa has donated 1.8 acres of land to Trent University Durham, which will enable the university to expand its Oshawa campus and program …

Higher Education

Trent’s new research park has this small university thinking big

In the spirit of Newton’s third law – for every action, there is a reaction – Trent University president Leo Groarke explained why his institution …

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Plans for new research park at Trent University unveiled

Trent University and the City of Peterborough signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday morning to move forward with the creation of the Trent …

Research and Innovation Park will spark a brighter future

This has been an exciting year of milestones for new developments at Trent and in the growing north end of our city.

Letter to the editor re: Trent Lands Plan - Arthur

This letter is in response to a thoughtful article in the January 16, 2017 edition of <i>Arthur</i> about the Trent Lands Plan. I would like to provide …

Trump's Anti-Immigrant Stance Could Give Canada's Economy An Edge

While we don't yet know the U.S. President Donald Trump administration's strategy for renegotiating NAFTA, so far all indications point to him …

Noble Purification to build 55,000-square-foot facility in Trent University's new research park

Adam Noble admits his company has come a long way in the time since the then-Grade 11 student first met mayor Daryl Bennett and told him about his …

Trent University in Peterborough to host Ontario's first Camp Fyrefly summer camp for LGBTQ youth

A new national camp for LGBTQ youth is coming to Peterborough this summer.Camp Fyrefly will bring 60 campers - and nearly as many volunteers - to …

Nova Scotia debates tolling to pay for twinned highways

Sandra Carver watched silently as others argued over whether Nova Scotia should impose tolls in exchange for twinned highways.<p>"I went to support Joe," said Ms. Carver of her attendance at the Jan. 30 meeting.<p>Joe MacDonald – who has been calling for safer highways in the province – is chief of the …

Trent University joins the borrowing club, while Laval makes history going fossil free

Trent University, home to about 8,000 students, has joined a select group — those Canadian universities that have raised debt capital in the fixed …

Does this moose stand a chance? | The Star

They’re not likely to join polar bears on climate change posters — just yet.<p>But moose — equals of the beleaguered Arctic ursine as Canadian icons — …

Wildlife

Trent moves to finance debt, raise capital with $71M inaugural debenture offering | Academica Group - Research and Consulting for Higher Education

Trent University has issued its first-ever debenture to investors in an effort to refinance existing debt and gather funds for capital projects. A …

Amid heritage controversy, publishing heavyweights stand by Joseph Boyden

Of all the questions surrounding the controversy over Joseph Boyden's heritage – weighty matters of authenticity and cultural appropriation – perhaps the least crucial one is: What will this mean for his career? That does not mean it's an unimportant question – certainly not to Boyden, nor to the …

The 15 coolest libraries in Canada

The <i>Globe and Mail</i>’s architecture critic, Alex Bozikovic, recently wrote that Canada’s “libraries are the locus of creative architecture in Canada.” …

End moose calf hunt, Ontario government urged | The Star

Ontario needs to ban hunters from killing young moose — those under 18 months old — until the government figures out how to reverse a sharp drop in …

Trent, Sault partner on education program with a teachable in Ojibwe | Academica Group - Research and Consulting for Higher Education

Trent University and Sault College have signed an articulation agreement that will see graduates of the Sault Anishinaabemowin certificate program …

Record $77K tally for Trent University's campaign for United Way of Peterborough and District

Trent University had its most successful United Way campaign ever, with employees, faculty and retirees raising a record $77,000 for the cause.The …