Peter is the founder of several green & environmental hubs:
- GoodWork (Canada’s hub for work in environment, nature, climate action)
- FoodWork (work in local food, organic and sustainable farming)
- EcoProperty (real estate with an ecological / sustainability angle)
- PlanetVolunteer (volunteering for nature & environment)
- GreenOttawa (Ottawa green directory & guide)
- EcoToronto (Toronto environmental directory)
- EcoKW-Guelph (Kitchener-Waterloo-Guelph environmental…)
- and others…
Peter has been passionate about environment since the 1970’s, when he first learned about the “greenhouse effect” from his father.
He brings to his work a diverse background, ranging from teaching, to organic farming, to communications technology. Interested in a variety of social and environmental issues, he is a lifelong cyclist and fan of active transportation.
This site serves as an occasional blog — much more can be found on the above sites and social media.
Peter currently lives in Ottawa.
“The question is not ‘can you make a difference?’ You already do make a difference. It’s just a matter of what kind of difference you want to make, during your life on this planet.” – Julia Butterfly Hill
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“We’re all right. How are we going to deal with all that complexity?” – Margaret Wheatley
“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader
“The future will be what you contribute to and create.” – Greg