4RG At Lakefield Jazz Festival

Thank you to the team of 4RG members who spent time spreading the word about climate change yesterday at the Lakefield Jazz Festival. We all enjoyed the opportunity to engage with people who were somewhat interested and also to listen to some fun music and lounge around with neighbours in a relaxed atmosphere. The donations … Read more

Climate Collaboration: Part 2 – Local Climate Groups

Part 2 of “Climate Collaboration” took place on May 13th with about 40 people in attendance. Speakers highlighted their organizations’ successes, and together we explored opportunities for networking, collaboration, and mutual support. Part 2 included presentations from: Jacob Rodenburg (Camp Kawartha), Dorothy Taylor (Sacred Water Circle), John Kintare (Kawartha Land Trust), Alyssa Scanga (Sustainabld Trent), … Read more

4RG Presentation on Bill 165

On Tuesday, April 9, I presented to the Standing Committee on the Interior in opposition to Bill 165. On behalf of For Our Grandchildren, I explained why Ontario should allow the Ontario Energy Board’s ruling which cancels subsidies to Enbridge to stand. While 4RG is motivated to protect the climate by reducing carbon pollution, we … Read more

Fossil Fools Day Protest

On Saturday 4RG joined a national day of protest against RBC’s continued investment in fossil fuel infrastructure. Here are some photos we took at the event and coverage of the event in the Peterborough Examiner. https://thepeterboroughexaminer.pressreader.com/article/281505051247334 https://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/news/peterborough-region/peterborough-protesters-target-rbc-during-fossil-fools-day/article_df0a1380-8950-5a07-aabe-2dd6e5c714e1.html

Climate Collaboration: Part 1 – Local Climate Groups

There are an impressive number of organizations in the Peterborough-Nogojiwanong area that are committed to climate action. Part 1 of this 2 part 4RG Meets features Guy Hanchet from For Our Grandchildren, Matt Dutry and Kelly McDowell from Inwendaamin Oki, Cam Douglas from Youth Leadership for Sustainability, and Cheryl Lyon from Greenzine (Transition Town). Our … Read more