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Encyclopedia > Peterborough, Ontario
City of Peterborough, Ontario

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Coat of arms of City of Peterborough, Ontario
Coat of arms
Nickname: "The Electric City"
Motto: Dat natura, elaborant artes
(Nature Provides, Industry Develops)
Map of Ontario with Peterborough indicated with a red dot
Map of Ontario with Peterborough indicated with a red dot
Coordinates: 44°18′00″N 78°19′00″W / 44.3, -78.316667
Country Canada  Flag of Canada
Province Ontario 
County Peterborough County
Established 1819 - Scott's Plains
Incorporated as town 1850 - Peterborough
Incorporated as city July 1, 1905
Government
 - Mayor Paul Ayotte
 - MP Dean Del Mastro (CPC)
 - MPP Jeff Leal (OLP)
Area
 - Total 22.63 sq mi (58.61 km²)
Elevation 640 ft (195 m)
Population (2006)
 - Total 74,898
 - Density 3,156.9/sq mi (1,218.9/km²)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
Postal code span K9H, K9J, K9K, K9L
Area code(s) 705
Pop. Change (2001 – 2006): 4.8%
Dwellings: 33,042¹
¹ According to the Canada 2006 Census
Website: http://www.peterborough.ca

Peterborough is a city on the Otonabee River in central-eastern Ontario, Canada, 125 kilometres (78 mi) northeast of Toronto. The city of Peterborough, as of 2006, has a population of 74,898, while the census metropolitan area (CMA) has a population of 116,570 and presently ranks as the 33rd largest CMA in Canada. The current mayor of Peterborough is Paul Ayotte. Flag of Peterborough File links The following pages link to this file: Peterborough, Ontario ... Image File history File links Coat of Arms, City of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The coat of arms was adopted on May 7th 1951. ... EXAMPLE:Laughbox,Blondie,BamBam,Pinkie,etc. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Ontario-peterborough. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 107 Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ontario. ... Peterborough County is located in Ontario, Canada. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1905 (disambiguation). ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a parliament. ... The Honourable Dean Del Mastro, (born 1970 in Ontario) is a Canadian politician, and a Conservative Member of Canadas House of Commons. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a conservative political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... Jeff Leal (born 1954 in Peterborough, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centre-left provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Area code 705 (1-705) includes most of Northeastern Ontario and Central Ontario. ... The Canada 2006 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population. ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 107 Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... “Miles” redirects here. ... The table below lists the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada by population, using data from the Canada 2001 Census[1] and the Canada 2006 Census. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ...


Peterborough is known as the gateway to the "cottage country" of the Kawarthas, a large recreational region of the province. The city is the seat of Peterborough County. This article discusses the geographic region. ... Peterborough County is located in Ontario, Canada. ...

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History

Petroglyphs at Petroglyphs Provincial Park, located north of Peterborough.
Petroglyphs at Petroglyphs Provincial Park, located north of Peterborough.

First Nations groups followed retreating glaciers into the area 11,000 years ago. Woodland Natives inhabited the area circa 1000 BC to AD 1000, followed by Iroquois and Mississaugas circa 1740. Image File history File links Petroglyphs. ... Image File history File links Petroglyphs. ... Petroglyphs on a Bishop Tuff tableland Petroglyph on Petroglyph Point Petroglyphs on Petroglyph Point Petroglyphs on Petroglyph Point Petroglyphs on Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument Petroglyphs from Scandinavia (Häljesta, Västmanland in Sweden). ... Petroglyphs provincial park is situated northeast of Peterborough, Ontario. ... First Nations is a Canadian term of ethnicity which refers to the aboriginal peoples located in what is now Canada, and their descendants who are neither Inuit nor Métis. ... AD redirects here. ... For other uses, see Iroquois (disambiguation). ... The Mississaugas are a native people located in Southern Ontario. ...


In 1615, Samuel de Champlain traveled through the area and stayed for a brief time near the present-day site of Bridgenorth, just north of Peterborough. Statue symbolizing Samuel de Champlain in Ottawa. ... Bridgenorth is a community that is part of Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield, Ontario, previously Smith Township. ...


In 1818, Adam Scott settled on the west shore of the Otonabee River. The following year he began construction of a sawmill and gristmill, establishing the area as Scott's Plains. The mill was located at the foot of present day King Street and was powered by water from Jackson Creek.


1825 marked the arrival of 2,000 Irish immigrants from the city of Cork. In 1822, the British Parliament had approved an experimental emigration plan to transport poor Irish families to Upper Canada. The scheme was managed by Peter Robinson, at the time a politician in York (present-day Toronto). Scott's Plains was re-named Peterborough in his honour. The Irish diaspora consists of Irish emigrants and their descendants in countries such as the United States, Great Britain, Canada, Quebec and Australia. ... This article is about the city in the Republic of Ireland. ... Flag Map of Upper Canada (orange) Capital Newark 1792 - 1797 York(later renamed Toronto in 1834) 1797 - 1841 Language(s) English Religion Anglican Government Constitutional monarchy Sovereign  - 1791-1820 George III  - 1837-1841 Victoria Lieutenant-Governor See list of Lieutenant-Governors Legislature Parliament of Upper Canada  - Upper house Legislative Council... Peter Robinson (1785-July 8, 1838) was born in New Brunswick, the eldest son of Christopher Robinson (an officer of the Queens Rangers) and Esther Sayre, daughter of Rev. ...


In 1845, Sandford Fleming, inventor of Standard Time and designer of Canada's first postage stamp, moved to the city to live with Dr. John Hutchison and his family, staying until 1847. Dr. John Hutchison was one of Peterborough's first resident doctors. Sir Sandford Fleming Sir Sandford Fleming (January 7, 1827 – July 22, 1915) was a prolific Canadian engineer and inventor, known for the introduction of Universal Standard Time, Canadas first postage stamp, a huge body of surveying and map making, engineering much of the Intercolonial Railway and the Canadian Pacific... Standard time is the result of synchronizing clocks in different geographical locations within a time zone to the same time rather than using the local meridian as in local mean time or solar time. ...


Peterborough was incorporated as a town in 1850 (population 2,191). Beginning in the late 1850s, a substantial canoe building industry grew up in and around Peterborough. The Peterborough Canoe Company was founded in 1893, with the factory being built on the site of the original Adam Scott mill. By 1930, 25% of all employees in the boat building industry in Canada worked in the Peterborough area. The period from 1928-36 saw the establishment of the Johnson Motor Company/Outboard Marine (the makers of motorized boat engines) as an outgrowth of the original industry. Johnson Outboards is a maker of outboard motors. ... The Outboard Marine Corporation was a maker of Evinrude and Johnson boat motors and many different brands of boats based in Waukegan, IL.[1] They also owned several lines of boats such as Chris Craft, Lowe, Princecraft, Four Winns, Sea Swirl, Stratos, and Javelin. ...

The Peterborough Lift Lock, constructed in 1904.
The Peterborough Lift Lock, constructed in 1904.

Peterborough would also see extensive industrial growth as the city was one of the first places in the country to begin generating hydro electrical power (even before the plants at Niagara Falls). Companies like Edison General Electric Company (later Canadian General Electric) and America Cereal Company (later to become Quaker Oats, and in 2001 PepsiCo, Inc.), opened to take advantage of this new cheap resource. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (721x622, 64 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Trent-Severn Waterway Peterborough, Ontario Boat lift Peterborough Lift Lock ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (721x622, 64 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Trent-Severn Waterway Peterborough, Ontario Boat lift Peterborough Lift Lock ... The Peterborough Lift Lock is a boat lift located on the Trent River in the city of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada and is Lock 21 on the Trent-Severn Waterway. ... For other uses, see Niagara Falls (disambiguation). ... The General Electric Company, or GE (NYSE: GE) is a multinational technology and services company. ... Quaker Oats Company makes many types and flavors of oatmeal. ...


In 1904, the village of Ashburnham (founded in 1859), on the east shore of the Otonabee River, was annexed to Peterborough. This area of the city is still referred to as "East City" by local residents. It is sometimes regarded as a separate entity to Peterborough, with residents referring to local businesses and homes as being in "East City", as opposed to the main bulk of the city. Peterborough was incorporated as a city on Dominion DayJuly 1, 1905 (population 14,300). The city's flag and coat of arms were adopted in 1951. Dominion Day is a commemoration day of the granting of national status in various Commonwealth countries. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1905 (disambiguation). ... The coat of arms was adopted on May 7th 1951. ...


In the 1970s, the Ontario Government helped sponsor the building of Peterborough Square with the aid of the Ontario Downtown Renewal Programme (ODRP). The mall was anchored by an Eaton's store. Eaton's has since left, and the mall is currently without an anchor. The call centre ICT Group, Inc. takes up the bulk of the anchor store's vacant space, and the rest of that area is other assorted office space. More recently, the Government relocated the central office of the Ministry of Natural Resources to a site downtown (across the street from Peterborough Square). Eatons was once Canadas largest department store retailer. ... A very large collections call centre in Lakeland, FL. A call centre or call center (see spelling differences) is a centralised office used for the purpose of receiving and transmitting a large volume of requests by telephone. ... The Ministry of Natural Resources is a government agency of the Canadian province of Ontario that is responsible for managing and protecting its natural resources. ...


Ann Arbor, Michigan became Peterborough's sister city in 1983. Ann Arbor redirects here. ... Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...


Demographics

According to the Canada 2006 Census the population of the Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) of Peterborough was 116,570 (Ontario 12,160,282, Canada 31,612,897) and of these 74,898 lived within the urban core. Peterborough lists as the 33rd largest urban area in Canada (14th in Ontario). The Canada 2006 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population. ... A census metropolitan area, or CMA is a Canadian census subdivision comprising a large urban area (known as the urban core) and adjacent areas (known as urban and rural fringes) that have a high degree of social and economic integration with the urban core. ... The table below lists the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada by population, using data from the Canada 2001 Census[1] and the Canada 2006 Census. ...


Children under five accounted for 4.8% of the resident population of the city (Ontario 5.8%, Canada 5.6%). People of retirement age (65 and over for males and females) made up 18.1% of the resident population (Ontario 13.0%, Canada 13.2%). The average age of a person in Peterborough was 40.6 years (Ontario 37.2 years, Canada 37.6 years).


The population density of Peterborough (CMA) averaged 85.4 people per square kilometre (221.2/sq mi), compared with an average of 12.6 people per square kilometre (32.6/sq mi) for the province.


It is anticipated that the city's population will grow by approximately 20,000 in the next 10 years, reaching 98,900 by 2017.


Economy

The Quaker Oats factory on the edge of the Otonabee River, with the Hunter Street bridge.
The Quaker Oats factory on the edge of the Otonabee River, with the Hunter Street bridge.

Manufacturing is the biggest local industry with General Electric and Quaker Oats maintaining large operations in Peterborough. The city is also a 'bedroom' community for workers of General Motors Canada: the GM Oshawa Autoplex is actually the largest industrial employer of Peterborough citizens. The Peterborough Regional Health Centre is the largest employer, followed by school boards and local government. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... “GE” redirects here. ... Quaker Oats Company makes many types and flavors of oatmeal. ... General Motors of Canada Limited (GM Canada) is the name of General Motors Canadian division. ...


Companies like General Electric and Outboard Marine, with their high paying manufacturing jobs, had a major impact on the growth of the city. Aging facilities and more expensive labour compared with the developing world worked against the city. The NAFTA agreement of the early 1990s saw a major shift in trading patterns for many Canadian companies. Other innovations like just in time delivery and pressure to produce ever cheaper goods impacted some of the large multi-nationals in the 1970s and 1980s. Today GE, PepsiCo Quaker, Siemens and numerous smaller manufacturing companies are experiencing significant growth. Minute Maid (Coca-Cola) recently invested $CDN20 million in a new warehouse and product line while auto parts supplier Ventra has doubled in size. Manufacturing job creation kept pace with the provincial average from 1991-2001. Lower costs, reliable labour and high quality post-secondary institutions are a competitive advantage for Peterborough. Peterborough was ranked number one location for business in Ontario by Canadian Business magazine in late 2004. Nafta or NAFTA may refer to: an acronym for the North American Free Trade Agreement an acronym for the New Zealand Australia Free Trade Agreement the town/Tokyo of Nafta, Tunisia This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Canadian Business is the longest-publishing business magazine in Canada. ...


Government

Peterborough is a single-tier municipality governed by a mayor-council system. The Mayor of Peterborough is elected by direct popular vote to serve as the chief executive of the city. The Peterborough City Council is a unicameral legislative body, comprised of the Mayor and 10 city councillors representing 5 geographical wards of the city. The present wards are as follows; There are currently 445 municipalities in Ontario. ... Mayor-Council government is one of two variations of government most commonly used in modern representative municipal governments. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... This article is about the political process. ... Unicameralism is the practice of having only one legislative or parliamentary chamber. ...

  • Ward 1 - Otonobee - represented by - Eric Martin and J. Douglas Peacock
  • Ward 2 - Monaghan - represented by - Henry Clarke and Jack Doris
  • Ward 3 - Town - represented by - Ann E. Farquharson and Dean Pappas
  • Ward 4 - Ashburnham - represented by - Patti S. Peeters and Len Vass
  • Ward 5 - Northcrest - represented by - Shirley Eggleton and Bob Hall

Peterborough City Hall is located at 500 George Street North in downtown Peterborough and also houses the central offices of Peterborough Social Services.


Transportation

Roads and highways

Peterborough is located 125 kilometres (78 mi) northeast of Toronto and is served by provincial Highway 115 (from Highway 401) and the Highway 7 junction, which becomes the Peterborough By-Pass. The eastern segment of Highway 7 was separated from the central segment by 6 km until the creation of the By-Pass. This freeway style highway runs 12.5 km off Highway 115 with five entrance routes into the city. Its entire length is part of the Trans-Canada Highway. The following highways are numbered 115: New Brunswick Route 115 Highway 115 (Ontario) Route 115 (Connecticut) State Road 115 (Florida) State Route 115 (Georgia) Iowa Highway 115 M-115 (Michigan highway) Minnesota State Highway 115 Missouri State Highway 115 Nevada State Route 115 New York State Route 115 North Carolina... “Macdonald-Cartier” redirects here. ... The following highways are numbered 7: Route 7 (Hong Kong) U.S. Route 7 New York State Route 7 Washington State Route 7 This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... For specific systems, such as the Autobahns of Germany, see list of highway systems with full control of access and no cross traffic. ... For the Boards of Canada record, see Trans Canada Highway (EP). ...


Public transit

Public transit in the city of Peterborough is Peterborough Transit. A taxi serving as a bus Public transport comprises all transport systems in which the passengers do not travel in their own vehicles. ... Peterborough Transit is the public transport operator for the City of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ...


Intercity buses

Peterborough Transit's hub is a central terminal located on Simcoe Street in the city's downtown core. It also serves as the regional terminus for Coach Canada (formerly Trentway Wagar) routes into the city. Greyhound Lines of Canada operates an inter-city terminal nearby. Trentway-Wagar (Coach Canada) Motor Coach Industries MCI 102DL3 3313 returning from the Toronto Bus Terminal, at University Avenue and Front Street. ... Calgary-based Greyhound Canada is a subsidiary of Naperville, Illinois-based Laidlaw International, Incorporated (formerly Laidlaw, Inc. ...


Railways

Peterborough is served by Canadian Pacific Railway. An eastbound CPR freight at Stoney Creek Bridge in Rogers Pass. ...


Air

Peterborough Airport is located off Highway 115. The Peterborough Airport is located 5. ...


Water

Otonabee River is part of the Trent-Severn Waterway. Lock One on the Trent-Severn Waterway This article is not about the British company Severn Trent Water. ...


Public library system

The Peterborough Public Library was established in 1911, and was originally known as Carnegie Library. It now has two branches: The Peterborough Public Library serves the community of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ...


The Main Library, located at 345 Aylmer St. North, is a full service library with a well-stocked current circulating collection of books, CD audio books, CD-Music, DVDs and magazines. In addition to encyclopedias and dictionaries, the Reference Collection includes a local history collection, government documents, electronic resources and microforms selected to answer the information needs of our community. The library was recently used for the filming of the 2008-Bound Motion Picture Jumper. The word jumper has many meanings: A jumper is a garment. ...


The DelaFosse Branch, established in 1957, is located in the south end of the city at 729 Park St. South. It is a small neighbourhood branch with a recreational reading collection of approximately 14,000 hardcover and paperback books for all ages. Recent additions to the collection include a variety of multimedia including CDs, DVDs, CD-ROMs, and CD audio books.


The Peterborough Public Library is part of a larger borrowing network that shares a database of materials with The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board and Asphodel-Norwood Public Library System. This group of libraries is referred to as PACLAN (Peterborough and County Library Automation Network).


Education

See also the category Schools in Peterborough, Ontario

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is the public English language school board that takes in the regions of the previous Peterborough County Board of Education and the Northumberland-Clarington Board of Education and covers almost 7,000 square kilometres. It serves the communities located in the Kawarthas to the north, and south to Lake Ontario. Hastings County is its eastern border and its western border extends to the City of Kawartha Lakes and to the edge of the City of Oshawa. Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board has its headquarters in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ... The term public school has three distinct meanings: In the USA and Canada, elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario counties and regions ... This article discusses the geographic region. ...


The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board presently operates 82 elementary schools, 15 secondary schools and 4 adult learning centres serving both the urban area and the outlining rural communities.


Peterborough Victoria Northumberland & Clarington Catholic District School Board

The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board is the Catholic (Separate) English language school board for the region. The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board has its headquarters in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ... A separate school is a publicly funded school which includes religious education in its curriculum, as opposed to a private school or public school. ...


The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board presently operates 33 elementary schools and 15 secondary schools.


Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud

The Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud is the Catholic (Separate) French language school board for the South-Central region of Ontario, which includes Peterborough. Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud has its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... A separate school is a publicly funded school which includes religious education in its curriculum, as opposed to a private school or public school. ...


The Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud presently operates 41 elementary schools and 8 secondary schools, of which the only school in Peterborough is the elementary school Monseigneur-Jamot.


Post secondary institutions

Trent University

Main article: Trent University

Established in 1964, Trent University is a liberal arts and science oriented institution. Trent's academic focus is on environmental, cultural, and science studies. The main Symons Campus of Trent, located in the city's far north end, is approximately 14.60 square kilometres, over half of which is a part of Trent's Nature Areas, an ecologically diverse wild-life preserve. This article is about Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ... Look up liberal on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Liberal may refer to: Politics: Liberalism American liberalism, a political trend in the USA Political progressivism, a political ideology that is for change, often associated with liberal movements Liberty, the condition of being free from control or restrictions Liberal Party, members of... For other meanings of the word jam, see Jam (disambiguation) Jam from berries Jam is a type of fruit preserve. ...


Trent University is divided into a series of colleges: Champlain College at Trent University, Lady Eaton, Catharine Parr Traill, Otonabee, Peter Gzowski, and Julian Blackburn. Each college has its own residence hall, dining room, and student government. Catharine Parr Traill (née Strickland) (January 9, 1802 - August 29, 1899) was a British author who wrote about life as a settler in Canada. ... CBC promotional image of Peter Gzowski, circa 2000 Peter Gzowski, CC , LL.D , D.Litt (July 13, 1934 - January 24, 2002) was a Canadian broadcaster, writer and reporter, most famous for his work on the CBC radio show Morningside. ...


Fleming College

Main article: Fleming College

Established in 1967, Fleming College, (formerly Sir Sandford Fleming College), is a multidisciplinary institution with two primary campuses within the city of Peterborough: Fleming College (formerly known as Sir Sandford Fleming College) is a College of Applied Arts and Technology in Peterborough, Ontario. ...


McRae Campus is located in a renovated textile mill located downtown on McDonnel Street. For other uses, see Textile (disambiguation). ...


Sutherland Campus is located on Brealey Drive in the city's west end, and has recently undergone a massive expansion. The new St. Joseph’s at Fleming is the first long-term care facility to be built on a college or university campus. In 2005, the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre was constructed to accommodate the college's athletic needs. The college also operates campuses in nearby Lindsay, Cobourg, and Haliburton. You may be looking for Lindsey (disambiguation). ... Cobourg (2001 population 17,172) is a town on Lake Ontario some 75 km east of Toronto. ... The name Haliburton may refer to a variety of things. ...


Kawartha Lakes Bible College

Peterborough is also home of the Kawartha Lakes Bible College which opened in 1972.


Landmarks and notable institutions

Peterborough and the Kawarthas offer a multitude of attractions and events for all demographics. Rich in heritage, the region is host to an amazing array of museums, cultural exhibitions, indoor and outdoor galleries and theatres, Aboriginal heritage attractions and historical sites, as well as a vibrant arts community. A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Tourism can be defined as the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. ... Demographics refers to selected population characteristics as used in government, marketing or opinion research, or the demographic profiles used in such research. ... Cultural heritage (national heritage or just heritage) is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for the benefit of future generations. ... Aboriginal people in Canada are Indigenous Peoples recognized in the Canadian Constitution Act, 1982, sections 25 and 35, respectively, as Indians (First Nations), Métis, and Inuit. ...


The Peterborough Centennial Museum & Archives is home to a diverse collection of artifacts. It was established in 1897 and moved to its present site on Armour Hill in 1967. The Archives collection includes items from Catharine Parr Traill, the original Peter Robinson papers, the Park Studio Fonds and the Balsillie collection of Roy Studio Images, over 300,000 film and glass plate negatives dating back to 1896. The Peterborough Centennial Museum and Archives (PCMA) is a historical museum located within the city of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ... Catharine Parr Traill (née Strickland) (January 9, 1802 - August 29, 1899) was a British author who wrote about life as a settler in Canada. ... Peter Robinson (1785-July 8, 1838) was born in New Brunswick, the eldest son of Christopher Robinson (an officer of the Queens Rangers) and Esther Sayre, daughter of Rev. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... James L. (Jim) Balsillie, B.Comm, MBA, LL.D, FCA was born on February 3, 1961 in Seaforth, Ontario, but raised in Peterborough, Ontario where his family relocated in 1966. ...


The Trent-Severn Waterway passes through Peterborough and includes the Peterborough Lift Lock, the world's largest hydraulic lift lock, which opened in 1904. It is also the world's highest lift lock with a rise of 65 feet (19.8 m). Lock One on the Trent-Severn Waterway This article is not about the British company Severn Trent Water. ... The Peterborough Lift Lock is a boat lift located on the Trent River in the city of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada and is Lock 21 on the Trent-Severn Waterway. ... Hydraulics is a branch of science and engineering concerned with the use of liquids to perform mechanical tasks. ... Canal locks in England. ...


Del Crary Park is a large urban greenspace on Little Lake, located in close proximity to downtown Peterborough that is also home of the Peterborough Yacht Club. Free outdoor events and concerts are held here during the summer months, including the international Festival of Lights fireworks displays, Wednesday and Saturday evenings from June through August. The Art Gallery of Peterborough, opened in 1974, is situated on the shore of Little Lake beside Del Crary Park and features 1,004 pieces from around the world. Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Greenspace is a term used to describe the areas in a city or dense suburb where plants are growing. ...


Showplace Performance Centre is a 647 seat, state of the art performance facility located downtown that opened in 1996. The Canadian Canoe Museum, located on Monaghan Road, is a unique national heritage centre that explores the canoe's enduring significance to the peoples of Canada. Buskers perform in San Francisco A performance, in performing arts, generally comprises an event in which one group of people (the performer or performers) behave in a particular way for another group of people (the audience). ... In telecommunication, the term facility has the following meanings: 1. ... // About The Canadian Canoe Museum The Canadian Canoe Museum, located in Peterborough, Ontario, is the only canoe museum in North America. ... Cultural heritage (national heritage or just heritage) is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for the benefit of future generations. ... This article is about the boat. ...


Arts organizations

Artspace[1] is one of Canada's oldest artist-run art centres, founded in 1974. Its mandate is to support the growth and development of contemporary artists. Artspace maintains a public gallery. Noted artist David Bierk was one of the founding members. artspace is at the West Edge where art galleries, studios, museums, parks, restaurants, antique shops, artists residences, and numerous public art installations exist. ... Contemporary artists must deal on a regular basis on the intention and message behind their art, and increasingly, issues such as site-specificity and choice of materials are becoming more and more relevant in the broadcasting of both their message and the physical aesthetic of their artwork. ... // David Bierk was born in Appleton, Minnesota in 1944. ...


The Peterborough Arts Umbrella[2] held its first exhibition in 2000. The PAU is mandated to serve practitioners of all artistic disciplines in Peterborough and surrounding area, and maintains a public gallery. The PAU also runs a media centre, providing resources to members for the production of digitally-based audio and video works.


Peterborough New Dance/Public Energy[3] was founded by Bill Kimball in 1994, and is a presenter and animator of contemporary dance and performance. It is the only full-time presenter of contemporary dance in Ontario outside of Toronto and Ottawa. The organization also supports the development of local dance and performance artists, and presents indigenous performing artists. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Buskers perform in San Francisco A performance, in performing arts, generally comprises an event in which one group of people (the performer or performers) behave in a particular way for another group of people (the audience). ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ...


The Peterborough Symphony Orchestra[4] was incorporated in 1967, with historical roots reaching back before the turn of the century. The PSO presents symphonic music. Music Director Michael Newnham has led the organization since 2001, which offers concerts and educational outreach programming to Peterborough and beyond. Incorporation is: In business, incorporation is the creation of a corporation. ...


The Starfire Band was originally formed in 1999 by Peter Ford. It was an offshoot of the Kawartha Wind Symphony, which was composed of the older generation of musicians. The Starfire band was created for the younger generation of musicians and consists of students from Grade 7 to Grade 12 in the Peterborough, Ontario area who are interested in music, not necessarily with any or much experience.


Sports teams

Interior of the Peterborough Memorial Centre before the 2003 Renovations.

Peterborough is well known for its junior level hockey team, the Peterborough Petes of the OHL. The 'Petes' were established in 1956 and have become the longest continuously operating team in the league. The Petes have produced a record number of National Hockey League players such as Eric Staal, Jordan Staal, Mike Fisher, Chris Pronger, Steve Yzerman, Bob Gainey, Mike Ricci, Larry Murphy, Tie Domi, and coaches such as Scotty Bowman, Roger Neilson, Mike Keenan, Gary Green, and Dick Todd. They have also graduated the most players to the NHL of all current OHL teams.[citation needed] Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... The Peterborough Memorial Centre is a 4,329-seat multi-purpose arena in Peterborough, Ontario Canada. ... The Peterborough Petes is an Ontario Hockey League (OHL) team in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ... OHL All-Star Game 2006 Opening Face Off. ... NHL redirects here. ... Eric Joseph Brent Staal (born on 29 October 1984 in Thunder Bay, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey player who currently plays for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. ... Jordan Staal (born on September 10, 1988 in Thunder Bay, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey player for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. ... Mike Fisher can refer to different people: Mike Fisher (1943- ), the Formula One driver. ... Christopher Robert Pronger (born October 10, 1974, in Dryden, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the NHLs Anaheim Ducks (2006–present). ... Stephen Gregory Yzerman (born May 9, 1965, in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada) is a former professional hockey player who played his entire career with the Detroit Red Wings. ... Robert Michael Bob Gainey (Born December 13, 1953 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada) is the current executive vice president, general manager, (and former ice hockey player) of the Montreal Canadiens. ... Michael Mike Ricci (born 27 October 1971 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey centre who currently plays for the Phoenix Coyotes of the NHL.Is married to Destinie Rivas R // Mike Ricci was selected 4th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. ... Lawrence Thomas Murphy (born March 8, 1961 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. ... Tahir Tie Domi (born November 1, 1969 in Windsor, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player. ... William Scott Scotty Bowman (born September 18, 1933 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a former National Hockey League head coach, considered among the greatest coaches in NHL history. ... Roger Paul Neilson, CM (June 16, 1934 - June 21, 2003) was a National Hockey League coach, and was responsible for many innovations in the game. ... Michael Edward Keenan (born October 21, 1949 in Bowmanville, Ontario) is the current head coach of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, and former General Manager of the Florida Panthers. ... Gentle Giant was a British band considered to be one of the most original progressive rock bands of the 1970s. ... Richard Dick Todd is a retired former ice hockey coach who is the winningest coach in Ontario Hockey League history. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ...


The Peterborough Memorial Centre, constructed in 1956, is the home of the Peterborough Petes and was named in honour of the many war veterans who came from the region. It is located at the east of the exhibition grounds at the corner of Lansdowne and George Streets. In 2003, the Memorial Centre was renovated adding 24 luxury box suites, improved concessions, a licensed restaurant, new seats, boards, scoreboard and the addition of air conditioning. The Peterborough Memorial Centre is a 4,329-seat multi-purpose arena in Peterborough, Ontario Canada. ... For other uses, see War (disambiguation). ... A veteran refers to a person who is experienced in a particular area, particularly referring to people in the armed forces. ...


The city also carries a Tier II Junior "A" team known as the Peterborough Stars that play in the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League. Lacrosse is also popular in the area. The city's two major teams are the Peterborough Lakers (defending Major Series Lacrosse champions) and the Peterborough Jr. Lakers. The Peterborough Stars are a Tier II Junior A ice hockey team from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League is a Tier II Junior A ice hockey league under the supervision of the Ontario Hockey Association and the Canadian Junior A Hockey League. ... For other uses, see Lacrosse (disambiguation). ... The Peterborough Lakers are Senior A box lacrosse team from Peterborough, Ontario. ... Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) is a Senior A box lacrosse league based out of Ontario, Canada sanctioned by the Ontario Lacrosse Association. ... The Peterborough Lakers are Junior A box lacrosse team from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ...


Media and journalism

Newspapers

The Peterborough Examiner is the regional daily newsapaper, and one of the area's original local publishers. From 1942 to 1955, it was both owned and edited by renowned Canadian author Robertson Davies, who resided in the city. In the late 1980s, the tabloid-style Peterborough This Week entered the market, taking a large share of advertising away from the Examiner. Peterborough This Week began as a free newspaper delivered to most homes in Peterborough County. Alternatively, Arthur and Absynthe are student newspapers funded and produced by Trent University students. They are distributed at no cost on the university campus and in the downtown area. The Peterborough Examiner is a newspaper that services Peterborough, Ontario and area. ... William Robertson Davies, CC, FRSC, FRSL (born August 28, 1913, at Thamesville, Ontario, and died December 2, 1995 at Orangeville, Ontario) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor. ... Peterborough This Week is a twice-weekly, community newspaper in Peterborough, Ontario that was established in 1989. ... Arthur is a Canadian student newspaper, often referred to as The Arthur. ... This article is about Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ...


Since 1994, the Connection Newspaper (previously known as the Causeway Connection) has been established in the central part of Peterborough County, now known as the Township of Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield. This free monthly newspaper is distributed by mail to many homes in the area, providing a non-political, informative voice for that area. Peterborough County is located in Ontario, Canada. ... Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield is a township in central-eastern Ontario, in the County of Peterborough, on the Trent-Severn Waterway. ...


In 2002, the KnowAboutNetwork launched their first magazine in Peterborough to complement their online magazine and directory.[5] Since then, they have published over 20 magazine/directories including KnowAbout Downtown, KnowAbout The Kawarthas, KnowAbout Home Improvements and many more. The magazines are full process colour newsprint and contain information on local goods and services. They are distributed by post, free pick-up and at local special events.


Television

Peterborough is home to two local television stations, CHEX-TV, a CBC affiliate owned by Corus Entertainment, and TVCOGECO which is owned and operated by Cogeco Cable Canada, and provided as a service to local cable subscribers. CHEX is one of the oldest broadcasting television stations in Canada. Founders included writer Robertson Davies and his father William Rupert Davies. The transmitter tower for CHEX Peterborough is on Television Hill on the east side of the city and is used to broadcast both television and radio. Image File history File links CHEX televisions logo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... CHEX-TV is a television station in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, and an affiliate of the CBC Television network. ... CBC Television is a Canadian English language television network. ... Corus Entertainment Inc. ... Cogeco (TSX: CGO) is a Canadian media and communications company. ... William Robertson Davies, CC, FRSC, FRSL (born August 28, 1913, at Thamesville, Ontario, and died December 2, 1995 at Orangeville, Ontario) was a Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, and professor. ... William Rupert Davies (12 September 1879 – 11 March 1967) was a Canadian author, editor, newspaper publisher, and politician. ...

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Radio stations

In addition to Peterborough's own radio market, some (but not all) radio stations from the Greater Toronto Area can also be heard in the area. Peterborough is in an unusual position in this respect; the city has more radio stations of its own than some larger cities, such as Oshawa or Brampton, which are closer to the Toronto market. A map of Torontos Census Metropolitan Area, which contains a large portion of the Greater Toronto Area. ... Oshawa (estimated 2004 population 150 000; metropolitan population 296 298) is a city on Lake Ontario located approximately 60 km east of downtown Toronto in Ontario, Canada. ... Nickname: Location in the Region of Peel, in the Province of Ontario Coordinates: , Country Province Region Peel Incorporation 1853 (village)   1873 (town)   1974 (city) Government  - Mayor Susan Fennell  - Governing Body Brampton City Council (click for members)  - MPs Navdeep Bains, Colleen Beaumier, Ruby Dhalla, Gurbax Malhi  - MPPs Vic Dhillon, Linda Jeffrey...

  • AM 980 CKRU - "KRUZ" (formerly CHEX-AM)[6]

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Social services

The Youth Emergency Shelter of Peterborough is located in the city of Peterborough Ontario Canada. ...

Annual events

  • Artsweek - annual celebration of the arts in Peterborough held in September.
  • Downtown Countdown - alcohol/drug-free New Year's Eve celebration (website currently down)
  • Emergency: Festival of New Dance and Performance by Peterborough Area Artists - festival held in late March / early April, produced by Public Energy and Peterborough New Dance
  • Festival of Trees - fundraiser in support of local healthcare built around a show of decorated Christmas trees and other seasonally themed displays, late November, Memorial Centre
  • Peterborough Folk Festival - three-day music and community festival, featuring free all-day outdoor event with five stages, traditionally held last weekend in August
  • The Ontario municipal holiday (held on the first Monday in August) which is called Simcoe Day in Toronto and Colonel By Day in Ottawa is called Peter Robinson Day locally
  • Summer Festival of Lights - free concert series and fireworks, Wednesdays and Saturdays from June to August, Del Crary Park
  • Peterborough Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade[10] - first Saturday of December at the new time of 5:00 pm. This year's theme "Christmas Through the Eyes Of A Child."

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Events listings

  • Quid Novis - Central Ontario's Online Info Source since 1996
  • Peterborough and Kawarthas Tourism Calendar of Events - Tourism Events list in Peterborough
  • Peterborough Promotions General Events List for Peterborough.

Notable current and former residents of Peterborough

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External links

  • City of Peterborough homepage
  • County of Peterborough homepage
  • Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce
  • Peterborough and the Kawarthas Tourism site
  • Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Organization site
  • YLM Peterborough Businesses Official Business Listings and Events for the City of Peterborough, Peterborough and the Kawarthas Tourism and The Greater Peterborough Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Peterborough Centennial Museum and Archives
  • Hutchison House Museum
  • Peterborough Petes
  • Canadian Canoe Museum
  • Quid Novis Community Central Ontario's Online Information Source
  • KnowAbout Peterborough Peterborough's Online Magazine & Community Directory
  • The JaggedPath Mountain biking trails in and around Peterborough
  • Historic Plaques of Peterborough County
  • Roy's Studio Photography Collection Over a century of photos of the people of Peterborough
  • Warsaw Caves Conservation Area Caves, camping, swimming, and hiking. Located 30 minutes northeast of Peterborough
  • Petroglyphs Provincial Park Centuries old, this is Canada's largest known collection of aboriginal rock carvings depicting turtles, snakes, birds, humans and other images. Northeast of Peterborough, hiking trials and interpretive centre
  • Peterborough Kinsmen Club

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Oxford County, Ontario is a regional municipality and census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Mottos: Working for you Area: 1,241. ... The Regional Municipality of Waterloo is a regional municipality located in Ontario, Canada. ... Motto: Ontarios Rising Star Map of York Region and the municipalities it includes. ... There are currently 445 municipalities in Ontario. ... The city of Brant (or County of Brant) is a single-tier municipality and a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Province Established May 31, 1877 Government  - City Mayor Mike Hancock  - Governing Body Brantford City Council  - MP Lloyd St. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Province County none–Single-tier municipality Established 1998 Government  - City Mayor Randy Hope  - Governing body Chatham-Kent Council  - MPs Bev Shipley (CPC) Dave Van Kesteren (CPC)  - MPPs Pat Hoy (OLP) Maria Van Bommel (OLP) Area  - City 2,458 km² (949 sq mi) Elevation 198 m (650 ft... Nickname: Motto: Aedificemus (Latin for Come, let us build together) Coordinates: , Country Province Established 1893 (as Sudbury)   2001 (as Greater Sudbury) Government  - Mayor John Rodriguez  - Governing Body Greater Sudbury City Council  - MPs Raymond Bonin (LPC), Diane Marleau (LPC)  - MPPs Rick Bartolucci (OLP), Shelley Martel (NDP) Area  - City 3,200 km... Haldimand is a single-tier municipality (but called a county) on the Niagara Peninsula in southern Ontario, on Lake Erie, and on the Grand River. ... Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Location in the province of Ontario, Canada Coordinates: , Country Province Incorporated June 9, 1846[1] Government  - Mayor Fred Eisenberger  - City Council Hamilton City Council  - MPs List of MPs Dean Allison Chris Charlton David Christopherson Wayne Marston David Sweet  - MPPs List of MPPs Sophia Aggelonitis Andrea... Location of Kawartha Lakes in Ontario The City of Kawartha Lakes is a city in east-central Ontario, Canada. ... Norfolk County (pronounced IPA: ) is a city-status single-tier municipal government on the north shore of Lake Erie in southwestern Ontario. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward is a single-tier municipality and a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... In the Canadian province of Ontario, municipalities operate in various hierarchies. ... For the electoral district, see Barrie (electoral district). ... Belleville (2006 population 48,821, metropolitan population 91,518)[1] is a city located at the mouth of the Moira River on the Bay of Quinte in southeastern Ontario, Canada, in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Province Established May 31, 1877 Government  - City Mayor Mike Hancock  - Governing Body Brantford City Council  - MP Lloyd St. ... Brockville is located in the Thousand Islands region on the St. ... Gananoque is a town in Leeds and Grenville County, Ontario, located at 44°1955 North 76°944 West. ... Nickname: Motto: Faith, Fidelity and Progress Coordinates: , Country Canada Province Ontario County Wellington County City Wards There are 6 Wards Founded April 23, 1827 Incorporated April 23, 1879 Government  - Mayor Karen Farbridge (elected November 2006)  - Governing Body Guelph City Council  - MPs Brenda Chamberlain (LPC)  - MPPs Liz Sandals (OLP) Area  - City... Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel. ... For other places with the same name, see London (disambiguation). ... The Welcome sign to Orillia Orillia, pronounced ōrÄ­lÄ“É™, is a city located in Simcoe County in south-central Ontario, Canada, on Lake Couchiching. ... Pembroke (population 13,490 in the 2001 Canadian census) is a city at the confluence of the Muskrat River and the Ottawa River in the Ottawa Valley in eastern Ontario, Canada. ... Prescott is a town of approximately 4,200 people on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River in Ontario, Canada, directly across from Ogdensburg, New York. ... Quinte West is a municipality in central eastern Ontario, Canada. ... Smiths Falls (2001 population 9,977) is a town in Ontario, Canada. ... St. ... St. ... Stratford is a city on the Avon River in Perth County in southwestern Ontario, Canada with a population of 30,461, according to the 2006 census. ... Nickname: Motto: The river and the land sustain us. ... Communities of the Province of Ontario, Canada Note: this is a list of communities, and are not necessarily organized municipalities. ... There are currently 445 municipalities in Ontario. ... The census geographic units of Canada are the country subdivisions defined and used by Canadas federal government statistics bureau Statistics Canada[1] to conduct the countrys five-yearly census. ... A map of Torontos Census Metropolitan Area, which contains a large portion of the Greater Toronto Area. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 107 Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... The Greater Montreal Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the Canadian province of Quebec. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... Motto: Building a sustainable region Location of Greater Vancouver Regional District in British Columbia Coordinates: , Country Province Region Lower Mainland Seat Burnaby Established 1967 Government [1]  - Board GVRD Board of Directors  - Chair Lois Jackson  - MPs List of MPs Don Bell Dawn Black Raymond Chan John Cummins Libby Davies Sukh Dhaliwal... Motto: Splendor sine occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 36 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th Total 944... The National Capital Region is an official federal designation for the Canadian capital of Ottawa, Ontario, the neighbouring city of Gatineau, Quebec and the surrounding area. ... Northern Alberta Southern Alberta Central Alberta The Calgary Region is the metropolitan area based around Calgary, Alberta. ... For other uses, see Alberta (disambiguation). ... The Edmonton Capital Region (ECR), also known as Greater Edmonton or the Alberta Capital Region, comprises Albertas provincial capital of Edmonton and surrounding communities in Sturgeon County(north), Parkland County (west), Specialized Municipality of Strathcona County (east) and Leduc County (south). ... Nickname: Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (I shall put Gods gift to good use; the Don de Dieu was Champlains ship) Coordinates: , Country Province Agglomeration Quebec City Statute of the city Capitale-Nationale Administrative Region Capitale-Nationale Founded 1608 by Samuel de Champlain Constitution date 1833 Government... The Winnipeg Capital Region is located in the Red River Valley in the south central portion of the province of Manitoba, Canada, containing the provincial capital of Winnipeg and its surrounding rural municipalities (RMs), cities, and towns. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Official languages English French (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 14 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 15, 1870 (5th) Area  Ranked 8th Total 647,797... Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Location in the province of Ontario, Canada Coordinates: , Country Province Incorporated June 9, 1846[1] Government  - Mayor Fred Eisenberger  - City Council Hamilton City Council  - MPs List of MPs Dean Allison Chris Charlton David Christopherson Wayne Marston David Sweet  - MPPs List of MPPs Sophia Aggelonitis Andrea... For other places with the same name, see London (disambiguation). ... , The City of Kitchener (IPA ) is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... Nickname: Motto: Industry and Liberality Location of St. ... Heraldic Motto: Unity, Responsibility, Loyalty Corporate Motto: Building Communities, Building Lives Location of the Niagara Region within Ontario Area: 1,852 sq. ... Motto: E Mari Merces(Latin) From the Sea, Wealth Coordinates: , Country Province Established April 1, 1996 Government  - Type Regional Municipality  - Mayor Peter Kelly  - Governing body Halifax Regional Council  - MPs List of MPs Alexa McDonough Geoff Regan Michael Savage Peter Stoffer (Bill Casey) (Gerald Keddy) (Peter MacKay)  - MLAs List of MLAs... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 11 Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867... Oshawa (estimated 2004 population 150 000; metropolitan population 296 298) is a city on Lake Ontario located approximately 60 km east of downtown Toronto in Ontario, Canada. ... Greater Victoria (also known as the Greater Victoria Region) is located in British Columbia, Canada, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. ... Nickname: Motto: The river and the land sustain us. ... For other uses of Saskatoon, see Saskatoon (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... Nickname: Motto: Floreat Regina (Let Regina Flourish) Location of Regina in the SE quadrant of Saskatchewan Coordinates: , Country Province District Municipality of Sherwood Established 1882 Government  - City Mayor Pat Fiacco  - Governing body Regina City Council  - MPs Dave Batters Ralph Goodale Tom Lukiwski Andrew Scheer  - MLAs Trent Wotherspoon Kevin Yates Kim... “Sherbrooke” redirects here. ... Nickname: Motto: Avancez (Go forward) Coordinates: , Country Province Established August 5, 1583 by Royal Charter of Queen Elizabeth I Government  - City Mayor Andy Wells  - Governing body St. ... This article is about the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... For the electoral district, see Barrie (electoral district). ... Location of Kelowna within the Central Okanagan in British Columbia, Canada Country Province Regional District Central Okanagan Settled 1879 Incorporated 1905 Government  - Mayor Sharon Shepherd  - Governing body Kelowna City Council  - MP Ron Cannan  - MLAs Al Horning Sindi Hawkins Area  - City 283 km²  (109. ... Partial skyline of Abbotsford as viewed from Mill Lake. ... Nickname: Motto: Aedificemus (Latin for Come, let us build together) Coordinates: , Country Province Established 1893 (as Sudbury)   2001 (as Greater Sudbury) Government  - Mayor John Rodriguez  - Governing Body Greater Sudbury City Council  - MPs Raymond Bonin (LPC), Diane Marleau (LPC)  - MPPs Rick Bartolucci (OLP), Shelley Martel (NDP) Area  - City 3,200 km... Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel. ... Saguenay (officially Ville de Saguenay) is a city (2001 population: 148,050) in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, Canada, on the Saguenay River, about 200 kilometres north of Quebec City. ... Location City Information Established: January 1, 2002 Area: 228. ... Nickname: Motto: Faith, Fidelity and Progress Coordinates: , Country Canada Province Ontario County Wellington County City Wards There are 6 Wards Founded April 23, 1827 Incorporated April 23, 1879 Government  - Mayor Karen Farbridge (elected November 2006)  - Governing Body Guelph City Council  - MPs Brenda Chamberlain (LPC)  - MPPs Liz Sandals (OLP) Area  - City... For other uses, see Moncton (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Province Established May 31, 1877 Government  - City Mayor Mike Hancock  - Governing Body Brantford City Council  - MP Lloyd St. ... Nickname: Motto: Superior by nature Location of Thunder Bay, Ontario Coordinates: , Country Canada Province Ontario Region Northwestern Ontario District Thunder Bay District CMA Thunder Bay Settled 1679 as Fort Caministigoyan See histories of Port Arthur and Fort William Amalgamation 1 January 1970 Government [1][2]  - Type Municipal Government  - Mayor Lynn... Saint John[3] is the largest city in the province of New Brunswick, and the oldest incorporated city in Canada. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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  The Catholic Diocese of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada (496 words)
The present geographical area of the Diocese of Peterborough includes the districts of Muskoka and Parry Sound, the counties of Peterborough, Northumberland and Victoria, that portion of the Regional District of Durham which formally was the County of Durham, and five south western townships of the County of Haliburton.
The religious communities of women remaining in Diocese of Peterborough include the Sisters Adorers of the Precious Blood and the Congregation of St. Joseph.
The present day (1994) Catholic population of the Peterborough Diocese is about 75,000 and is served through 41 parishes and related missions.
Peterborough, Ontario: Information from Answers.com (2348 words)
Peterborough (2004 population 74,600 and the metropolitan population numbers 112,000) is a city on the Otonabee River in central-eastern Ontario, Canada, 125km northeast of Toronto.
Peterborough is a gateway to the "cottage country" of the Kawarthas, a large recreational region of the province.
Peterborough would also see extensive industrial growth as the city was one of the first places in the country to begin generating hydro electrical power (even before the plants at Niagara Falls).
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