Peterborough shows up on Parliament Hill

On February 21 a contingent of Peterborough supporters from PACA and 4RG made the trek to Ottawa to support John O’Brien’s Green Gramps on the Hill vigil on Parliament Hill. We were joined by Janet McCue and her sister who drummed and sang in support. We had prepared for support from Ottawa climate activists but … Read more

Help Wanted in the fight against Climate Change

We are asking if and how you want to be more involved with climate action through For Our Grandchildren. At present, our somewhat fluid organizing committee of about 12 members includes Trish Campbell, Kate Grierson, Guy Hanchet, John Harnett, Jan Laurie, Connie McCracken, Drew Monkman, David and Patricia Morton, Linda and Alan Slavin, and Steve … Read more

Good News From the Financial World

More and more corporations are becoming leaders on climate policy. It doesn’t really matter that they are doing so because of concerns about the impacts of climate change on their bottom line or because consumers and employees are demanding action. What matters is keeping carbon out of the atmosphere. BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager … Read more

The US Courts at an Impasse

In January 2016, 4RG commented on a lawsuit initiated by the Children’s Trusts (The Trust) to protect the rights of children against the future impacts of climate change. The Trust submitted two reasons why the Federal court should issue an order against the Government of the United States. The Government had over many years supported … Read more

Launch of To All Our Relatives Web Site

On Saturday, Elders Dorothy Taylor and Shirley Williams braved a snowstorm to celebrate with For Our Grandchildren and The Sacred Water Circle as we launched our new web site “Kina Gdi-Gwendaagininaanig – To All Our Relatives“. Dorothy explained why connection to All Our Relatives includes a connection to the air, to the water, to the … Read more

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The Darlings, an Ordinary Family in Extraordinary Times

Craig Darling was born in Peterborough to a family whose roots go back many generations. He wants you to know that he’s not one of those Warsaw Darlings, and not one of the insurance Darlings either, but a true Peterborough Darling. He attended Peterborough Collegiate Vocational School, played on the hockey team, had many friends, and … Read more

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