Reflections on our Evening with Avi Lewis

Reflections on our Evening with Avi Lewis

Avi Lewis’ enthusiasm and charm coupled with the energy from our local activist community made last Thursday evening an informative and exciting event. Here are some photos taken at the event. Avi came in part to learn what we are doing here in Peterborough that puts us so far ahead of other local groups that are starting, and he was not disappointed. He … Read more…

Open Letter to Council – Save PDI

Open Letter to Council – Save PDI

The Save PDI group that came out of one of the workshops at a previous Local Leap meeting sent an open letter to the Mayor and Council call on them to create a joint committee of council, citizens, and PDI officials to explore alternatives to the sale. Here is the coverage in the Peterborough Examiner, and here is the Letter … Read more…

Some of the Leap workshop actions

Some of the Leap workshop actions

The picture above from the Peterborough Examiner coverage of last Thursday’s meeting shows Roy Brady explaining the “Keep PDI Public” immediate action that the Corporate Trade & Divestment workshop has chosen. Transportation: The goal is to increase credibility and strength of the municipal planning document by showing a high level of interest. As many people as possible should call the City of Peterborough … Read more…

Peterborough Leaps into Action on May 12

Peterborough Leaps into Action on May 12

In our first two meetings we discussed possible local actions that we can take to implement aspects of the Leap Manifesto. At our next public meeting on May 12th from 7:00 to 9:00 at Trinity United Church we will use some time to consider possible immediate actions, ones that are concrete, urgent, meaningful, local, and achievable in a short time. We have some exciting new resources for a couple … Read more…