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Peterborough & the Kawarthas is open for business

Our region offers what you and your company need to succeed. A strategic Central Ontario location, integrated transportation infrastructure, and supportive network of professionals and business support agencies to take your business to the next level.


 

Market Access

Peterborough & the Kawarthas is attractively located in proximity to major markets in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) , Canada and the Northeastern United States. Just 90 minutes (140 kms) northeast of Toronto, we have integrated, accessible highway and rail links to get products to market. We are located on effective transportation systems for people and freight – road, rail and air – including an expanding commercial airport. Highway 407 extension to Highway 115 is slated to be completed in 2019, which will allow for faster travel between Peterborough and the Greater Toronto Area.

 


 


 

Total Regional Population
141,423
City of Peterborough
64km2
Unemployment Rate
6.4%
Employment rate
58.3%