Economy

Vanessa Reid

'If there had been no crisis, we could not have known this quality of being together was possible'
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This spring, for the first time in the four years that we have been working on the ground with citizens in Greece, I heard Greeks saying that they are grateful for the collapse of their systems.

Michelle Strutzenberger

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Sometimes the significance of a happening revisits you much later. When, several years ago, I found myself in a carload of folks that included pioneer of timebanking, Edgar Cahn, I felt very honoured but certainly didn’t imagine what might emanate from that.

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Many vendors at the Peterborough Downtown Farmers' Market accept Peterborough's local currency, the Kawartha Loon, which encourages sustainable economic activity within the community.

Small group seeding a local economic shift draws new interest

Whether it’s introducing the concept of a public trust or co-ordinating research into the economic ramifications of boosting our local food production by 25 per cent, a small group in Peterborough has been working well below the mainstream radar to seed a local economic shift. Their years of hard work are now at the centre of new discussions on the new economy.

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