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.
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.
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Director of Business Development
705-743-0777 ext. 2127
As Director of Business Development, Suzanne leads a team of Economic Development Officers to support and assist existing businesses, potential investors and local municipal initiatives.
Business Retention & Expansion Officer
705-743-0777 Ext. 2123
As the Business Retention & Expansion Officer, Steven develops and converts leads and inquiries into investment expansion, job creation and development activities that ultimately help PKED fulfill its mission to promote and facilitate business opportunities to create a thriving economy, resulting in regional prosperity.