Month: April 2021

Growing more green spaces in Peterborough

Peterborough Examiner | The Nourish program — a partnership between GreenUP, YWCA Peterborough Haliburton, and Peterborough Public Health which cultivates health, builds community, and promotes fairness through programs dedicated to eating, cooking, growing, and advocating for good food — helps to co-ordinate a growing network of thriving resident-led community gardens. These gardens are often in…read more

Violence against women has intensified during the pandemic

Since the lock-downs began, women in Peterborough and Haliburton County have reported abuse that is far more serious and complex. A national survey conducted by Ending Violence Association of Canada & London, Ontario-based Anova found that abusers’ tactics are becoming more violent & frequently deadly. *The following letter was written and shared by a woman…read more