‘Town And Gown’ Meet At Trent Community Research Centre’s 2024 Showcase

April 8, 2024 greenzine 0

Localizing knowledge through undergraduate research.  CHERYL LYON – Most often, it’s the university post-grads who get to “strut their stuff” aka present their research publicly. But Peterborough’s Trent University is different. Every year at this time, this Ontario university’s unique Trent Centre For Community Research showcases the locally-based research of […]

Students Front and Centre at Recent Peterborough Climate Rally

September 21, 2023 greenzine 1

CHERYL LYON – Fear over a searing, blighted future and a determination to take action brought Peterborough high school students Sunny Woodcroft, Nora McLean and Ruby Leishman to the Climate Rally across from City Hall on an unseasonably hot Friday this past September 15th. They were among some 200 protesters […]

Our Children Are The Stewards Of Tomorrow

May 5, 2023 greenzine 0

JACOB RODENBURG – Being an environmental educator in today’s world feels like you are asked to stop a rushing river armed only with a teaspoon. Teaching children about these formidable challenges seems daunting, overwhelming and at times, well – hopeless. And despite our best efforts, things just seem to get […]

Trent Students Rock Their Research

April 10, 2023 greenzine 0

50+ STUDENTS! 32+ PROJECTS! 27+ HOSTS! CHERYL LYON – A jam-packed space, a loud buzz of excitement at the Trent U Student Centre on 21 March as the Trent Community Research Centre (TCRC) celebrated more than 25 years of undergraduate students’ community research. The Greenzine was there to find out […]

A Young Activist Dreams

February 11, 2023 greenzine 0

Norah von Bieberstein Talks with the Greenzine about the Youth Climate Action Club (YCAC) CHERYL LYON – With a snow storm raging outside on January 25, the Greenzine “Zoomed” in on Norah von Bieberstein at home with her parent, Ziysah. Norah is a Kaawate Elementary School student in Grade 4 […]

Youth, Hope and Shaelyn Wabegijig: an Interview

August 7, 2020 greenzine 1

CHERYL LYON – Her Anishinaabe name means “first morning light.” And Shaelyn Wabegijig is living into her name. A member of the Caribous Clan and originally from Timiskaming, now Rama First Nation, Shaelyn shines the light of her passion for indigenous knowledge on this local land. Sitting in the sacred […]