Reimagine Peterborough Column Series

It’s time to reimagine Peterborough | January 26, 2017

Reimagine celebrates the enthusiastic city-building conversation that emerged in response to the mayor’s proposed concept for a convention centre and arena downtown.

Peterborough community clamouring for real public engagement | February 23, 2017

Reimagine explores the challenges and opportunities to improve public engagement processes in our city decision-making.

Growth is coming to Peterborough: Can we afford it? | April 27, 2017

Reimagine explores how Peterborough can plan for growth that is affordable and sustainable.

What kind of city does Peterborough aspire to be? | May 25, 2017

Reimagine looks at the fresh perspective being brought to our Official Plan Review by new chief planner Jeff Humble.

Age-friendly Peterborough better for everyone | June 29, 2017

Reimagine a city that doesn’t risk isolating and harming our sizeable aging population in outdated high maintenance suburbs.

Inviting the city of Peterborough into better public engagement | July 27, 2017

Reimagine advocates for a process that explicitly includes public engagement as a theme of the city’s planning methods.

Raising a good city: What are your Peterborough values? | August 24, 2017

Reimagine encourages everyone to respond the the Official Plan survey so it can reflect the values of the people who live here.

A resilient Peterborough in a time of change | September 28, 2017

Reimagine Peterborough submits three vital strategies for the Official Plan that will direct us toward building a resilient city.

Reimagine Peterborough proposes a sixth theme for the city’s new Official PlanOctober 26, 2017

This theme would elaborate the principles and policies around public consultation and decision-making, and aim to develop a more inclusive, open and dynamic dialogue.

Can Peterborough escape the Growth Ponzi Scheme? | November 23, 2017

Our current pattern of development can not cover its own maintenance and operating costs. The Official Plan sets the multi-year course of how our city changes – can we afford edge of town growth?

Take City of Peterborough online survey about growth to 2041 | December 28, 2017

Reimagine Peterborough provides background, context and guidance for participating in the Peterborough Official Plan Survey on Growth, which closes January 18th.

New Official Plan should embrace Peterborough’s natural assets | January 25, 2018

The Official Plan provides a once-in-a-generation chance to shape both our built and natural environments recognizing the inter-relationships between them.

Planning for changes as Peterborough grows | March 1, 2018

The province’s Growth Plan and the city’s coming new Official Plan will shape and shift how and where we plan our new and old neighbourhoods.