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…

100% by 2050 in Canada

100% by 2050 in Canada

Here is the video presented on CBC News that we had planned to show at last weekend’s Leap Manifesto Peterborough meeting.   The video refers to the work of Mark Jacobson  from Stanford University. The image below shows a possible projected mix of energy in Canada in 2050 and the number of 40 year jobs created building and operating the energy system. … Read more…