Authors Articles by Hannah Abrahamse

Articles by Hannah Abrahamse

Hannah Abrahamse
77 Articles
Hannah Abrahamse has completed an undergraduate degree in English and Cultural Studies at Trent University and is currently a Masters of Journalism student at Ryerson University. She is passionate about cinema, literature, and music both in and outside of work and intends to pursue a career in art and culture journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @AbrahamseHannah. (Photo by Derek Ursacki)
Syrian journalist and poet Abdulrahman Matar, pictured during a February 2020 panel discussion at Trent University organized by Dr. James Cullingham, a journalist, documentary filmmaker, and Trent alumnus. Matar is one of three refugee journalists profiled in Cullingham's new documentary "The Cost of Freedom - Refugee Journalists in Canada", scheduled for release in late 2021. (Photo: Ben Wolfe, courtesy of Tamarack Productions)

New documentary on refugee journalists in Canada being produced in Peterborough

Award-winning filmmaker James Cullingham's documentary 'The Cost of Freedom - Refugee Journalists in Canada' scheduled for fall 2021 release.
During the lockdown, Rare restaurant in downtown Peterborough has temporarily changed its classic steak menu to offer comfort-style food for takeout. It's one of several pivots owners Tyler and Kassy Scott have made to adjust to the pandemic. Their menu, which changes weekly, is released on their website and social media accounts every Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Rare)

Owners of Rare restaurant in downtown Peterborough demonstrate resiliency throughout pandemic

Tyler and Kassy Scott continue to adjust to COVID-19 restrictions while also supporting the community.
With in-person dining prohibited at restaurants, Gerti's in downtown Peterborough continues to take food orders for either takeout or delivery. Despite the financial challenges caused by the provincial lockdown, the locally owned gastropub is donating $5 from each weekly special (such as this Chicago-style lasagna) sold to support neonatal care at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre. (Photo by Gerti's chef Eric McKibbon)

Gerti’s gastropub in Peterborough offers a delicious way to give back to the community

Locally owned restaurant donating $5 from every weekly special sold to support the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit.
Caressant Care McLaughlin Road is a 96-bed long-term care home in Lindsay. (Photo: Google Maps)

Half of new COVID-19 cases in Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland due to outbreaks at...

Medical officer of health says all area long-term care residents to be vaccinated by February 5.
With in-person dining prohibited for the second time during the pandemic, Peterborough's locally owned restaurants need the community's support more than ever. Publican House Brew Pub in downtown Peterborough is open for food pickup orders, and you can also add beverages (including Publican House's own renowned brews) to your order. (Photo courtesy of Publican House)

Here’s how you can support locally owned restaurants in Peterborough during the lockdown

Three local eateries share how they are coping during the second provincial lockdown.
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. (Stock photo)

Kawartha health unit ‘ready to go’ when region receives COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine should be distributed to long-term care homes in Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, and Haliburton in early February.
Dr. Ian Gemmill, acting medical officer of health for Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, during a virtual media briefing on January 13, 2021. (YouTube screenshot)

Residents of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, and Haliburton urged to adhere to stay-at-home order

Medical officer of health says gathering and travelling are the main causes of the virus spreading locally.

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