Welcome to For Our Grandchildren

For Our Grandchildren’s mission is to engage and mobilize our community to take effective action to combat climate change.  In relentless pursuit of this mission, we will advocate/enlist support from our local governments and collaborate effectively with like-minded community organizations.

Pardon us for a few days while we work on restructuring our web site.

Recent Peterborough Posts

  • Launch of To All Our Relatives Web Site
    Categories: Actions, Morality, Peterborough
    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 [Read More...]
  • 4RG Peterborough Climate Actions
    Categories: Actions, Peterborough, Politics
    We were assessing actions taken so far in 4RG in 2019, mostly in collaboration with other groups in Peterborough. It’s quite a list, and the year is not over yet. January: Climate Change mitigation proposal to City Council. Result motion to include Climate Change in all decisions, and create [Read More...]
  • John O’Brien’s Personal Video
    Categories: Actions, Personal, Peterborough
    John O’Brien, from Peterborough county, recently created a personal video “It’s Up To Us”. Here’s how he explains why. My wife and I attended the Climate Strike at Queen’s Park, Toronto, in May of this year. As concerned Canadians, worried about the future we’re [Read More...]
  • Walk to Waken the Nation About Climate Crisis
    Categories: Actions, Optimism, Personal, Peterborough
    A smashed-up knee; stolen belongings; a dog attack; a run-in with a tractor trailer ; pain from fibromyalgia; threats from coyotes and wolves; a confrontation at an election campaign office; heat, cold, rain, gigantic gusts of wind; 3,300 kilometres and five months  — nothing has stopped Ann [Read More...]
  • 100 Debates on the Environment
    Categories: Actions, Peterborough, Politics
    On Thursday, October 3 at 7:00 at Stohn Hall in Trent University, Peterborough held its debate on the environment. It was part of 100 Debates on the Environment, a national campaign that saw over 100 similar debates across the country at which the same four questions were asked. Four years ago a [Read More...]