Category Archives: Why No?

We Had a Blast!

A day at Jackson Park with Examiner columnist Drew Monkman was more interesting than sitting behind their classroom desks for this grade 4 class from Roger Neilson Public School (Helen Bested photo)Local Peterborough naturalist Drew Monkman hangs out with a grade four class at Jackson Park. Their experiences tell us more about why our parks and greenspaces are worth protecting than a dozen of our info sheets. Continue reading

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Our Full-Page “Parks, Not Parkways” Ad in the Peterborough Examiner

image of full page Examiner ad, Nov. 7Our campaign is escalating!

Your donations and passionate responses to our petition made this full-page ad in the November 7th Peterborough Examiner possible. The ad’s message:

“Mayor Bennett and members of Council, we want Parks, not Parkways. We are deeply concerned with current proposals to pave the Parkway corridor and build a bridge through Jackson Park. There are better choices for our City’s transportation and other needs.”

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Our Open Message to City Council

PtboFlagOn Wednesday, November 6th, members of the Peterborough Greenspace Coalition delivered its message to City Council for inclusion in the briefing packages councillors will receive ahead of their deliberations next week.

Here is what we said. Continue reading

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Oh, the Horror!

image of anti Parkway ad from local papersJust when you thought it was safe to enjoy a nice walk along the Parkway…

It’s back! Stronger than ever. Devouring dreams of a green and beautiful Peterborough and tax dollars like a ravenous beast. Oh, the humanity! Continue reading

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