Spiritual Musing in a Time of Climate Decay

May 20, 2022 admin 0

BARBARA HERRING – Have you ever wondered what you could do to reverse the ravages we are doing to the planet? Or what more you could do? I’ve had those questions, too. What more could I be doing? Here’s the story of how I came to find some answers for myself. One day, quite a few years ago now, I headed out to an island property I owned, to ponder these questions: how can I […]

The Environmental and Climate Change Debate 

May 19, 2022 admin 0

PATRICIA REMY reporting on an event. Trent University, Stohn Hall, Thursday 12/May, 2022 Organized by the Kawartha World Issues Centre, GreenUP, 4RG (For Our Grandchildren), The Federation of Ontario Cottagers, and the Trent Student Environmental Debate Organizing Team Around two dozen in-person listeners and over 220 zoom-viewers attended the event.  Three of the four MPP-candidates for the Peterborough-Kawartha riding in the provincial election on June 2 presented their policies on climate change and environmental issues. […]

Town And Country Meet In The Konbit Urban Farm

May 11, 2022 admin 0

CHARMAINE MAGUMBE – The roots of this Urban Farm began with a film festival and a friend. At the 2021 annual Peterborough Reframe Film Festival, I had the privilege and honour of facilitating a Q&A with Shirah Dedman, the producer and director of the film, Follow the Drinking Gourd. This feature documentary highlighted the Black food justice movement which delved into the larger issues of the intersection of climate catastrophe, race, health, and trauma within […]

Welcome Back to the Greenzine — Online!

April 22, 2022 admin 0

If we can’t imagine the future we want, we won’t be able to create it. EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – We are marking EARTH DAY, 2022 with the relaunch of Peterborough/Nogojiwanong’s GREENZINE magazine – online! The hard copy, paper version of the GREENZINE was available all over the local area for almost 10 years – up until the Covid pandemic sank it. You see, Transition Town Peterborough’s popular little local magazine was supported by the advertising in […]

Thank-you, Fred Irwin

April 22, 2022 admin 0

PETER CURRIER – As the founder and a pivotal sustainer of Transition Town Peterborough (TTP), Fred Irwin has been the leading voice of our vital local chapter of the international Transition Movement for fifteen years. In the face of the current climate crisis, he has worked tirelessly to forge partnerships with local businesses, farms, nonprofit organizations and the municipal government. Fred’s focus on community resilience and local sustainability has been unwavering in pursuing the TTP […]

Earth Day Glow Ride

April 20, 2022 admin 0

One of the most fun things you can do on two wheels Coming to a Neighbourhood Near You the evening of Friday, April 22 MIRIAM (STUCKY) LIBA – The role of the artist / activist / leader is to make revolution irresistible.1 And to me, B!KE’s community Glow Rides (and art, T-shirts, culture and community) are just this kind of attractive, deep FUN. At the last (Solstice) Glow Ride, I got to dress up in […]