4RG Reads! Books That Inspire Climate Action

With so many environmental books to choose from, wouldn’t it be nice to hear from some of your fellow climate activists as they share a brief summary of their favorite, most inspirational, most eye-opening climate change books?  Join us December 11 to hear just that. Register HERE

Selwyn Home Energy Expo

Around 100 people attended the Home Energy Expo at the Bridgenorth Community Centre on Saturday, October 28. In the main exhibit hall people were able to ask questions of contractors who are in the business of installing heat pumps, Energy Advisors who are key in applying for various government grants, as well as Ask Me … Read more

International Day of Action – November 12

PACA and 4RG organized a demonstration yesterday at the midpoint of COP 27 to let our leaders know that we expect more climate action from all levels of government. About 60 people came with signs, children, and dogs as well as words of anger and hope. Many speakers took the opportunity to speak about the … Read more

Canada Day Parade 2022

For Our Grandchildren joined other environmental and social justice activist groups in Peterborough at the Canada Day Parade in 2022. Washboard Hank and Paul Cragg led the music with Do It Now and many other songs. Other groups in the section organized by Council of Canadians included Peterborough Alliance for Climate Action (PACA) and Transition … Read more

End Climate Delay Rally

About 60 people gathered in the rain on the anniversary of the heat dome that killed over 600 people in British Columbia last June. Guy Hanchet reminded the crowd of just how far back the delay goes, listing the milestones that have passed when governments have been alerted but have not taken action. Dr. Thomas … Read more

International Day of Action

On Saturday, March 12, we met in front of MP Ferreri’s office to demonstrate for stronger government action on the climate crisis for the first time since the COVID restriction on outdoor numbers has been lifted. The event featured speeches from people who were acting as ministers from the future. Here are some pictures taken … Read more