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The Parkway EA “bump up” is a big opportunity for Peterborough

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

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Election 2014: Change The Balance

The Municipal Election is on October 27. This is our opportunity to elect a better City Council and secure a more positive future for the citizens of Peterborough. On Election Day, we seek your help to create a more sustainable vision of Peterborough and Change the Balance! Continue reading

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Stealing Democracy. One (or Ten) Signs at a Time

image of 'No Parkway!' signLast week there was a rash of thefts of No Parkway signs In the Peterborough Northcrest and Town Wards. Previously the thefts have been just a few at a time scattered throughout the city, but at the end of last week several people contacted us to report not only the theft of their own sign but their entire neighborhood. It appears that last Thursday night between 20 and 30 signs were stolen. 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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