Richard Peddie & Llyod Alter: June 20 at AWE

Richard Peddie & Llyod Alter: June 20 at AWE


Art Windsor-Essex

401 Riverside Dr W, Windsor, ON N9A 7J1




Small Town, Downtown: A Community Conversation

Join Richard Peddie and Lloyd Alter at Art Windsor-Essex for a conversation about community building, growth and sustainability. We will be on site selling copies of Lloyd Alter’s books: Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle (2021), and The Story of Upfront Carbon (2024), as well as Richard Peddie’s new book, Great Small Towns of Ontario (2024), and his 21 Leadership Lessons (2015).

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Time and Date: Thursday, June 20, 2024, 6:30pm – 7pm

Location: 2nd floor, Art Windsor-Essex, 401 Riverside Dr. W, Windsor

Cost: $10 gallery admission. AWE is always free for current AWE members and for Treaty Card Indian Status and Métis Card Holders.

This event is part of AWE at Night.


About the Authors

Lloyd Alter has been an architect, real estate developer, prefab housing entrepreneur, and writer. He teaches Sustainable Design at Toronto Metropolitan University. He has contributed to many publications, including The Guardian, Green Building Advisor, Corporate Knights and Azure Magazines, and was a contributor and editor at for 15 years. Lloyd is the author of Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle, from New Society Publishers. His new book, The Story of Upfront Carbon, has just been released. He currently writes a popular Substack newsletter, Carbon Upfront!

Richard Peddie, originally from Windsor, ON is a best-selling author, Speaker, Director, and Community Builder. He was recognized by his alma mater, University of Windsor with an honorary doctorate in 2001. Peddie’s successful 40-year career in business, working with sector-leading brands, was driven by his clear leadership vision, and strong corporate values. He brings that same energy, attention and values that brought him success as the blockbuster president of Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment to his current projects. Becoming a great leader, whether at the corporate or community level, has been a lifelong objective for Richard. In August 2020 he opened the River Bookshop in Amherstburg, followed by Evelyn’s Candy House and White Woods Home.