Robert Gibson

Robert, a strong proponent of local, independent media, is the Internal Affairs Commissioner for the Arthur Board of Directors who focuses his articles on environmental issues. Also the host of Environmental Soup through Trent Radio, he explores environmental and social issues in the Peterborough-Nogojiwanong community with a passion on protecting wetlands.

A Case for Parks in a Pandemic
Robert Gibson explores the role of biodiversity loss on the instance of zoonotic pandemics, as well as the role that Peterborough can play in preventing this. Between the proposed developments around town to park spaces already lost to new builds, Peterborough has a way to go to imporving the park space available to the public, especially in a time like this.
A Review of a Service Canada phone call
Robert Gibson reviews a Service Canada phone call in this timely piece of comedy as more people are using Service Canada over the phone. While his experience was a hellscape, he hopes you have a better time.
ReFrame Review: The Reason I Jump
Robert Gibson reviews Jerry Rothwell's The Reason I Jump. This film is adapted from Naoki Higashida's 2007 memoir on growing up as a non-verbal autistic person. The Reason I Jump explores these themes, weaving together individual stories and challenging ableist myths and stigma around autistic people who require a high degree of support. Gibson writes that this film accomplishes the difficult task of bringing the audience into the minds of neurodiverse people with respect and care.
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