Authors Articles by Justin Sutton

Articles by Justin Sutton

Justin Sutton
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Justin Sutton is a former television producer (CBC and CTV), writer, and researcher currently working in the non-profit sector. He’s passionate about history, music, film, politics, and dogs. The proud father of two daughters, Justin and his wife chose to settle in Peterborough in 2012. In their off time, you can find them in the woods, on the water, or enjoying one of the city’s many festivals. You can follow him on Twitter @PTBOJustin.
The YES Shelter for Youth & Families in Peterborough, which works to reduce and prevent homelessness by providing shelter, education, and transitional supports for youth and families in Peterborough City and County, is one of 17 charitable organizations receiveing a total of $110,000 in Vital Community Grants from the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough. (Photo: YES Shelter for Youth & Families)

Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough announces $110,000 in Vital Community Grants

Much-needed funding goes to 17 local charities as demand for services grows during the pandemic.
Robert Gibson, Green Party of Ontario candidate for Peterborough-Kawartha. (Supplied photo)

Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Candidate Profile: Robert Gibson, Green Party

Overcoming barriers, learning from others, and unwinding with Dr. Who, learn why Robert Gibson's unique perspective makes him the candidate to beat.
Peterborough-Kawartha NDP candidate Jen Deck. (Photo courtesy of Jen Deck Campaign)

Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Candidate Profile: Jen Deck, NDP

From young motherhood to union leadership to filling a political vacancy, Jen Deck steps up for Peterborough-Kawartha.
People gathered in the Nexicom Studio at Showplace Performance Centre on Thursday, May 26 to hear the NDP, Liberal, and Green candidates for Peterborough-Kawartha debate arts and culture policy in Artsvote Ontario 2022, a debate hosted by an "ad hoc coalition" of Peterborough arts groups including the Electric City Culture Council (EC3). The incumbent candidate did not respond to any requests to participate. (Photo: Justin Sutton / kawarthaNOW)

Peterborough-Kawartha candidates debate arts and culture policy, with one notable no-show

Support for artists and arts organizations took centre stage during Artsvote at Showplace Performance Centre on May 26.
Peterborough-Kawartha Liberal candidate Greg Dempsey. (Photo courtesy of Greg Dempsey)

Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Candidate Profile: Greg Dempsey, Liberal Party

From helping girls run free in Afghanistan to being a 'Swifty', Greg Dempsey lets us in on what makes him the right choice for Peterborough-Kawartha.
Three candidates vying to become Peterborough-Kawartha's next MPP debated environmental issues at Trent University on May 12, 2022. Greg Dempsey (Liberal), Jen Deck (NDP), and Robert Gibson (Green Party) participated in the debate, with incumbent Dave Smith (Progressive Conservative) withdrawing at the last minute due to a family emergency.

Environmental issues in spotlight as three Peterborough-Kawartha candidates debate at Trent University

Due to a family emergency, incumbent Dave Smith was absent from debate covering climate crisis, Indigenous rights, and Ford government's environmental record.
Five of the seven candidates vying to become the next MPP for Peterborough-Kawartha gathered at the Lakefield Legion on May 10, 2022 for a two-hour debate hosted by the Peterborough and Kawartha Chamber of Commerce and livestreamed on YouTube. (kawarthaNOW screenshot)

Peterborough-Kawartha provincial candidates debate economic issues at Lakefield Legion

Party policy takes centre stage in mostly friendly discussion on Tuesday night hosted by local Chamber of Commerce.
Ontario Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca, beside Peterborough-Kawartha Liberal candidate Greg Dempsey, inside the pergola at Lakefield's Isabel Morris Park during Dempsey's official campaign launch on May 3, 2022. (Photo: Justin Sutton / kawarthaNOW)

Ontario Liberal leader makes appearance at Peterborough-Kawartha candidate Greg Dempsey’s campaign launch

Calling Dempsey 'passionate' and 'dedicated', Steven Del Duca says people are tired of 'chaos' and 'cuts' of Ford government.

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