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Why 100+ Volunteers Made Masks for Local Frontline Workers
On Wednesday, May 20, Madeleine Hurrell, Entrepreneurship Officer at Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development, chatted with Leslie Menagh, Owner of Madderhouse Textile Studios to hear about her unique opportunity to organize volunteers in…
Why Peterborough & the Kawarthas?
What our region has to offer cannot be summed up with any one thing, rather it is the feeling of this place that is truly extraordinary. It is a place to gain a different perspective, to take a breath of fresh air, to find balance between personal and professional life. Most importantly, it is a region of communities that offer businesses, residents, and visitors an affordable and incredible place to grow.Learn more about Peterborough & the Kawarthas
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Starter Company Plus
A program designed to provide business training for entrepreneurs at all stages, aged 18 and over in the City and County of Peterborough who are launching a business or expanding an existing business (operating for five years or less).
New Venture Sessions
Starting a new business? Consider attending one of our New Venture sessions to learn about the fundamentals of business, resources and programs available to entrepreneurs in the area and creating your business plan to get you off to a great start.
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Federal government announces $30 million in COVID-19 relief funding for tourism marketing in Ontario
June 1, 2020
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