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Active Neighbourhoods Canada at Walk21


TCAT’s Car Martin and Mikey Bennington, and our partner at GreenUP, Brianna Salmon, are heading to the 18thInternational Walk21 Conference on Walking and Livable Communities in Calgary, Sep 19-22, 2017. The title of their breakout session is “Active Neighbourhoods Canada Project: Bridging Community and Municipal Decision-Making to Impact the Built Environment”.

Active Neighbourhoods Canada at the International Confernce on Transport and Health


TCAT’s Mikey Bennington’s will be presenting on the Active Neighbourhoods Canada project at the International Conference on Transport and Health in Barcelona, Spain, June 27-29 2017. Mikey’s abstract was tied for second highest scoring practitioner.

Creating a Town Centre In Flemingdon Park – Launching a placemaking Intervention


On August 23rd, Car Martin – Active Neighbourhoods Project Manager, will join the Flemingdon Urban Fair Committee and Councillor Jon Burnside to launch the pop-up installation of resident designed park infrastructure within Flemingdon Park. Designed through a series of community workshops in 2016, this launch celebrates the work to activate a “Town Centre” in the… Read more »

Famer’s Market ANC Engagement Kiosk


On June 21, 2016, the ANC team will bring a complete streets design idea for County Road 21 to residents of Haliburton Village by tabling at the local farmer’s market. At this kiosk, residents will be able to contribute feedback and ideas about the complete streets design that is proposed. These designs were developed with the… Read more »

100 in 1 Day – Ravine Repair Pop-Up


See Flyer below for details. No tickets or registration required to attend. We hope to see you there!

ANC at City of Peterborough Bethune St. Information Session


Over the past two years, the ANC project has worked with local residents to document community assets, to create a vision of what Bethune St. could look like and to propose visionary design ideas for the future of the neighbourhood. We are excited to announced that we have been invited to share these alongside professional… Read more »

Lunch+Plan Community Gathering


See Flyer below for details. No tickets or registration required to attend. We hope to see you there!  

Vision for Stewart Street – Professional ANC Workshop


Our Professional workshops are an invite only event with local urban planners, landscape architects, urban designers and key community stakeholders who have been involved in various activities in the local Active Neighbourhoods Project. On Nov. 12th, 2015, we will be hosting a professional workshop in Peterborough at the hall in All Saints Anglican Church. In… Read more »

Neighbours Night Out 2015 – Vote on your Favorite Urban Designs


The Active Neighbourhoods Project in Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park is excited to share ideas for the future of streets and public spaces in these neigbourhoods. Building on the community mapping, street audits and our conversations with local residents, our Portrait of Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park, Toronto, provides resident priorities for their neighbourhoods. These priorities… Read more »

Play Streets happening this Sunday!


Peterborough’s first Play Streets event will be happening this Sunday in the Stewart Street neighbourhood. Play Streets will transform a local street in to a car-free park that’s animated with all kinds of fun, active and safe activities!  This event will feature circus performers, a children’s bicycle handing course, a cycle track pop-up installation, puppetry, a… Read more »

Research Poster Wins Big!


Tessa Nasca, the graduate researcher for the ANC, has won big at the Symons’ Seminar Research Poster Competition and the Research Innovation Forum. Many congratulations to Tessa! Click on the link to view her poster: Student Research Poster – ANC Peterborough

Professional Workshop: Re-Imagining Active City Neighbourhoods Through Participatory Planning


This workshop is part of the Active Neighbourhoods Canada project taking place in Toronto’s Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park.

Young Urbanist Summer Camp


Dear residents and friends of Thorncliffe and Flemingdon; As part of the Active Neighbourhoods Canada Project, we are hosting a Young Urbanist Summer Camp for youth that are interested in learning about public space and active transportation issues. This design focused camp will build understanding about citizen’s roles in city planning and teach important skills… Read more »

4th annual Peterborough and the Kawarthas Cycling Summit


As a kick-off to the new project starting up in Peterborough, Mikey Bennington is presenting at the Cycling Summit in Peterborough this Saturday. He will present an intro to the methodology and objectives of the Active Neighbourhoods Project.

DIY Mapmaking and Stop Motion Animation Workshop


Want to learn how to make maps of your neighbourhood AND how to make an animated video? As part of the Active Neighbourhoods project in Thorncliffe/Flemingdon we will be inviting teens to help us create maps of the area and then we will be turning them into a collaborative video project. If you don’t know… Read more »