Sonia Guthrie wins 2017 Gord and Arbie Holnbeck Award for helping people with disabilities in Peterborough By Joelle Kovach Monday, June 5, 2017 11:58:51 EDT PM Sonia Guthrie, centre, receives the 2017 Gord and Arbie Holnbeck Award from Mayor Daryl Bennett, left, and the Holnbecks’ son Brian Holnbeck, right, on Monday, June 5, 2017 at… Continue Reading

National Access Week In Peterborough- The Peterborough Examiner

National Access Week in Peterborough aims to change attitudes on accessibility By Jessica Nyznik, The Peterborough Examiner Tuesday, May 30, 2017 1:59:05 EDT AM John McNutt, Council for Person with Disabilities chair, front, and Michael Skinner, CEO and president of the Innovation Cluster, participate in an experiential program at the launch of National Access Week… Continue Reading National Access Week In Peterborough- The Peterborough Examiner

CPD's Joyce Fee and Jason King accept OTF plaque from MPP Jeff Leal

CPD receives 3 year grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation for TIMS program

On Thursday December 17, 2015, local MPP Jeff Leal stopped by the holiday lunch for Council for Persons with Disabilities to share the exciting news that it had received a $227,300 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Funds from the grant will be used to hire a Community Outreach Coordinator, to help bring in peer… Continue Reading CPD receives 3 year grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation for TIMS program

Photo of Andrea Dodsworth proudly displaying her Holnbeck Award with her husband Marc.

Andrea Dodsworth – 2015 Holnbeck Award Winner

Andrea Dodsworth has been a long time volunteer with community organizations such as the Council for Persons with Disabilities (CPD), the Kawartha Participation Projects (KPP), and the YWCA.  Andrea also  sits on numerous committees like the Accessibility Advisory Committee, the transportation and built environment committee and is always ready to provide her input on any… Continue Reading Andrea Dodsworth – 2015 Holnbeck Award Winner

Dedication of City Ramp

On Friday morning, July 4, 2014, the city held a dedication ceremony for City Hall’s newest accessible ramp located in the northeast parking lot behind City Hall, providing barrier-free access into the building directly where the elevator is located. A plaque resides at the top of the ramp on the wall near the building’s entrance… Continue Reading Dedication of City Ramp

2014 Holnbeck Award

At the Access Awareness Week opening ceremonies Monday morning, May 26, 2014 at Peterborough Place, Mr. Alec Denys received the prestigious 2014 Holnbeck Award for advocacy on behalf those with disabilities. Mr. Denys is chair of the Peterborough County Accessibility Advisory Committee. Mr. John Morris, local musician and long standing, active member of PCPD, who… Continue Reading 2014 Holnbeck Award