Depave Project Benefits Otonabee/Harper Creek Watersheds

By Heather Ray – Depave Paradise Kicks Up Dust as Pavement Disappears in Peterborough!   The dust is starting to settle in Peterborough’s southwest end after the parking lot at local business, Wireless Solutions, underwent a major transformation. In early October, volunteers gathered at 1774 Lansdowne St. West to transform a section of pavement at … Continue reading Depave Project Benefits Otonabee/Harper Creek Watersheds

Citizenship Unleashed: A public meeting about…a new kind of public meeting

By Ben Wolfe, Cheryl  Lyon, Ian Attridge, Cam Douglas – What if we could reawaken citizenship, right here in Peterborough, so that it’s alive with possibility – and we actually feel like co-creators , restored to creative power in the neighbourhoods and communities we live in? Want to come and try something new?  A group of citizens … Continue reading Citizenship Unleashed: A public meeting about…a new kind of public meeting

Community-Based Art: Are we ready to be “Open to Change”?

By Kim Zippel – In her recent blog post on this site, local artist Deb Reynolds lamented the lack of public art in the southend of Peterborough.  And there is no doubt that in comparison to other wards, we are lacking in iconic symbolism, like the airplane at the zoo, or expressions of local culture such … Continue reading Community-Based Art: Are we ready to be “Open to Change”?