One vibrant city. Eight diverse rural townships. Two First Nations communities.
Peterborough & the Kawarthas is conveniently located between Canada’s capital, Ottawa, and Canada’s business centre, Toronto, which is Ontario’s capital city. The region is less than a day’s drive from the Northeastern United States.
Locally minded. Globally connected.
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From large multinationals to small and mighty startups, Peterborough & the Kawarthas has a diverse, competitive business base across a number of sectors of strength in Canada and Ontario.
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Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development is here to help at every stage of business and investment.
World-class education & talent
Home to three internationally recognized post-secondary educational institutions.