The Electrical Metropolis Tradition Council (EC3) is happy to announce the winners of this 12 months’s Bierk Artwork Fund Bursaries — Austin Bowie and Ashleigh Gillen. Every pupil will obtain a $1,000 bursary to pursue post-secondary research.

The Bierk Artwork Fund Bursary was established in honour of Liz and David Bierk, who had been champions of the native arts scene and passionate in regards to the significance of post-secondary schooling within the arts. The bursary program, developed and administered by EC3, helps younger artists in our neighborhood and is awarded to college students graduating highschool within the Metropolis or County of Peterborough.

Bowie is graduating from the Visible Arts Program at Thomas A. Stewart Secondary College and can examine visible arts on the Nova Scotia College of Artwork and Design in September.

“I need to pursue a profession within the arts and proceed learning arts,” says Bowie, “as a result of it’s my ardour and what makes me completely happy. I not solely love creating artwork, but in addition take pleasure in having the ability to communicate and educate others the issues I’ve found, whether or not it’s from my very own observe or researching different artists / actions / methods and extra.”

Gillen, who’s graduating from Adam Scott Collegiate Vocation Establishment, will probably be learning at Carleton College within the Azrieli College of Structure within the fall.

“Artwork is my ardour” explains Gillen. “I’m excited to increase my information of artwork, design and their sensible functions. I need to mix artwork in multimedia with my different pursuits like science and social consciousness. I’m within the mixture of kinds, textures and media to speak concepts by artwork.”

For extra data on EC3, or the Bierk bursary program and this 12 months’s recipients, please go to

Artspace AGM

Artspace is internet hosting its Annual Basic Assembly (AGM), Thursday at 6 p.m., in-person within the Neighborhood Room on the Peterborough Public Library, 345 Aylmer St.

This is a chance to study in regards to the inventive imaginative and prescient of Artspace and studies on the previous 12 months. A Zoom hyperlink will probably be obtainable for members unable to attend in particular person. Go to for extra data.

Canada Day Parade

The Metropolis of Peterborough is worked up to announce the return of the Canada Day Parade. The parade takes place on Friday, starting at Metropolis Corridor and travelling south alongside George Avenue to Morrow Park.

Pre-parade ceremonies start at 10 a.m. at Metropolis Corridor and embrace cake, leisure, and household actions.

Registration for the youngsters’s bike adorning contest begins at 11 a.m. in Confederation Park.

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