Yearly Archives: 2014

2014 Active Transportation and Health Indicators Report

Black and white photo of a young woman bike riding on a busy urban streetPeterborough’s first Active Transportation and Health Indicators Report has been released! This report showcases the connection between rates of walking and cycling, infrastructure, policy, programming, human and environmental health, and safety. Containing hundreds of unique infographics, this report is among the first and most comprehensive benchmarking publications developed in a Canadian municipality.

2014 Purple Onion Festival

The Purple Onion Festival is a celebration of our local community, a more resilient and sustainable one, one that supports our local farmers and locally owned businesses by building relationships with them, by making connections and by living more locally. Come out to the Festival this Sunday, September the 21st, 11-4, at Peterborough’s Millennium Park, and celebrate local! Admission is free. For further details, including a list of events, please visit the Festival’s website at

7 Days of Green is back!

7 Days of Green is back this year, June 1-7!  Visit their brand new website for detailed listings of events.

Sustainable Peterborough is proud to be one of the partners in the “Buy Local Cash Mob” event taking place on Wednesday, June 4th, at the Electric City Bread Company, 165 Sherbrooke Street, Peterborough, from 10 am until 5 pm.

Seniors’ Summit

The 2014 Seniors’ Summit will be kickstarting Seniors’ Month and will be taking place on May 29th, 12:30 – 7:00 in Trent University’s Wenjack Theatre.  For more details please visit this link:

Government Funding Informational Workshop

Sustainable Peterborough, Peterborough Economic Development’s Business Advisory Centre, and Mentor Works are hosting a free morning workshop to educate owners and leaders of small to mid-sized businesses on how to leverage Canadian government grants and loans.

Date/ Time: May 28, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Peterborough Economic Development Office, 210 Wolfe St., Peterborough, ON K9J 2K9
Free to Owners & Leaders of Established Small to Mid-sized Businesses

Kindly register in advance for this free morning workshop at