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, Ontario’s capital. The region is less than a day’s drive from the Northeastern United States.
Peterborough & the Kawarthas is located on the Treaty20 Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, known collectively as the Williams Treaty First Nations, which include Hiawatha First Nation and Curve Lake First Nation.
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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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Home to three internationally recognized post-secondary educational institutions.