Community-Based Engagement Through Research, Education & Action on Social Justice and Environmental Issues

OPIRG Peterborough

The Peterborough Chapter of the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) provides space, resources and support for students and community members to develop activist and transferable skills while working on social and environmental issues necessary for  meaningful social change.

Are you interested in human rights, diversity issues, environmental rights, sustainability, peace, and social equity?  You’ve come to the right place.

Protest sign: No Justice - No Peace


Dis-­Orientation Week (Dis-­O Week) is a week of various events and activities oriented around social justice, environmental justice and anti-oppression put on by Trent groups and members of the community. Learn more about Disorientation Week…


Event on the lawn at Sadleir House, Peterborough, ON
Featured Artists

Nuin-Tara ᓄᐃᓐᑕᕋ Star Daughter Woman, Turtle Island (Canadian) based Cree woman, residing in Nogojiwanong (Peterborough) on Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ land, is an artist of mixed descent embracing her Indigenous cultures and creating visual Anishinaabe teachings through oil paintings. More OPIRG News…


Aerial photo of Nogojiwanong / Peterborough, ON
Land Acknowledgement

We respectfully acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Mississauga Anishinaabeg. We offer our gratitude to our First Nations for their care for and teachings about our earth and our relations. Learn more about Land Acknowledgement…

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