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Category Archives: The Class EA
Presentation to City Council on The Parkway by the Peterborough Greenspace Coalition, October 2, 2017
My name is Cam Douglas, and I am speaking to the staff recommendation regarding the Parkway. I am a spokesperson for Peterborough Greenspace Coalition. Our organization submitted one of the 88 appeals for a Minister’s Part II Order and we … Continue reading
At the Monday, September 25, 2017 closed meeting of Peterborough’s Committee of the Whole, Council will receive and likely accept a staff report on the “Options and Recommended Next Steps to Respond to the Minister’s Order for the Parkway Corridor … Continue reading
The Peterborough Greenspace Coalition (PGC) welcomes the decision of Ontario’s Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) to “bump up” the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) of the Parkway Corridor to a full EA. This decision gives us an opportunity to … Continue reading
“The City’s recent decision to hire Kevin Jones from AECOM as Peterborough’s new transportation manager as reported in the Peterborough Examiner is a most perplexing one, The Parkway proposal, spearheaded by Mr. Jones, is more reflective of 20th century development thinking than the new 21st century urbanism that promotes cheaper, healthier and more community minded development. The Parkway has been an extremely contentious and divisive issue for our community, and the city’s decision to hire the very individual who headed the flawed process raises serious concerns,” Continue reading