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


Disorientation Week Event at Trent University, Peterborough, ON
Dis-­Orientation Week (Dis-­O Week)

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…


Free Market: Emergency Community Forum Thursday, April 25 at 3pm at Emmanuel United Church
Emergency Community Forum

On Thursday, April 25 OPIRG Peterborough is hosting an Emergency Community Forum at Emmanuel United Church at 3 pm to inform our community about the current risk to our programming. 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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