Peterborough was incorporated on Dominion Day as a city, is situated within the Kawartha Lakes region in Central Ontario, lies in a transitional zone in the St. Lawrence Lowlands ecoregion, is defined largely by land formations, has a humid continental climate, a resident professional theatre company, recreational opportunities and many sports, two main newspapers, the Peterborough Examiner with four distinct seasons. Peterborough experienced a flood was ranked number, one location in Ontario for business, maintains also an improvisational comedy scene offer several attractions offers a cruise type sightseeing option, River Boat Cruise and Liftlock.
Peterborough contains also Wheels Amusement Park and Wild Water, the worlds, auto sled coaster were established in 1956, have participated in nine times in the Memorial Cup tournament, participated also in a biennial Olympics, had the sixth lowest crime severity rate, the highest rate of hate crimes in 2013. Peterborough includes the city gained nationwide notoriety after an arson, is served by the Peterborough Utilities Group by Canadian Pacific Railway, are Highway 7A have been for over 90 years in operation. Peterborough were located on Water Street. The population of the Peterborough Census Metropolitan Area has presently the 33rd largest CMA in Canada. The city is the seat of Peterborough County is sited in the Otonabee River on a series of rapids, recorded 12500 metric tonnes of debris carries a Tier II Junior. The city has also a youth women's hockey team, the Peterborough Ice Kats made Mail and The Globe be lakes and the beaches, snowmobile and skiing. First Nations groups entered probably across Bering Sea into the area.
The Serpent Mounds are located near approximately 30 km southeast of Peterborough near Keene. Adam Scott settled on the west shore of the Otonabee River. The mill was located at the foot of present-day King Street. The majority of the Irish emigrants were chosen from North Cork from Fermoy. The community was flourishing of about 2000 with a population. One bank agency and One school opened in 1973, has partnerships with Tyndale University College and Trent University. The Peterborough Canoe Company was founded with the factory in 1893. The first major events of the 20th Century occurred in 1904. The first occurrence was the completion of the Peterborough Lift Lock. The 1970s helped sponsor the building of Peterborough Square with the aid of the Ontario Downtown Renewal Programme. The mall was anchored until the collapse of the Eaton by an Eaton's store. Two post-secondary educational institutions has a wealth of research. A new regional hospital opened officially in Peterborough. The City surrounds completely the only lake on the Trent Canal and Little Lake on the Otonabee.
The Oak Ridges Moraine is approximately 15 located kilometres of the city. The sewage treatment plant recorded 7000000 gallons of water. The population density of the city is 1,261.2 people per square kilometre. Communities include Millbrook, Lakefield and Bridgenorth have often onsite security staff like golf as many other features. The population density of Peterborough averaged 80.8 people per square kilometre. The No longer dominant local industry is still along with automotive supplies along with food processing. Quaker Oats and General Electric maintain large operations. The Peterborough Regional Health Centre is the largest employer with about 2000 employees. Companies have had a major impact on the growth of the city. Trading patterns saw a major shift for many Canadian companies in trading patterns. Manufacturing job creation kept pace from 1991 with the provincial average. The Art Gallery of Peterborough was founded also in 1974, opened in 1974. The leadership of Monica Jackson meets in Peterborough's south end in the basement of the De La Fosse Library.
Public Energy and Peterborough New Dance was founded in 1994 by Bill Kimball, is the only full-time presenter of contemporary dance in Ontario. The organization supports also the development of local dance. The Peterborough Symphony Orchestra was incorporated with historical roots in 1967. Music Director Michael Newnham has led the organization since 2001. The Peterborough Folk Festival was founded in 1989, founded by Reverend Ken Ramsden in 2001. The Starfire Band was formed originally by Peter Ford in 1999, was an offshoot of the Kawartha Wind Symphony was created for the younger generation of musicians. New Stages is a fully equity company, the Market Hall and both Showplace Peterborough, Arts Centre. Linda Kash operates a small theatre school with a focus in the area. The Citiots perform currently a monthly show at the Gordon for local audiences. Honeymoon Gondola offering in Little Lake romantic gondola rides to lovers. Archives and The Peterborough Museum is home to a diverse collection of artifacts, was established in 1897. The Archives collection includes items from Catharine Parr Traill. The Trent-Severn Waterway passes through Peterborough, is the also world's highest hydraulic lift lock with a rise. Del Crary Park is a large urban greenspace on Little Lake. This cruise boat takes passengers through the Peterborough Liftlock. Showplace Performance Centre is a 647-seat performance facility, located downtown. The Canadian Canoe Museum is a national heritage centre. The 4.5 ha be visited at the north end of Monaghan Rd. from the parking area. The Peterborough Skateboard park is in Ontario, includes several half-pipes as rails and multiple ramps. The Petes have produced a record number of National Hockey League players have graduated also 96 players. The Peterborough Memorial Centre constructed in 1956, is located at the corner of Lansdowne. The Memorial Centre was renovated adding 24 box suites. Teams include the Major Series Lacrosse Peterborough Sr.. This club is as hosts home to Trent University Rowing, was established in 1977.
Beavermead Campground is located at the center of Peterborough on Little Lake. Beavermead has rental options for a supervised swimming area and kayaks. Beavermead Park hosts the Soul Beach Volleyball program. The Jackson Creek Kiwanis trail is a 4 km stretch of the Trans-Canada Trail in Jackson Park. The Parkway Trail travels 4.2 km between Riverview Park and Jackson Park. Peterborough City Hall houses also the central offices of Peterborough Social Services. The Peterborough County Court House is located at 470 Water Street. The provincial level riding is held by MPP by Jeff Leal. None of the census had increases in 2013 in crime severity. The crime severity index is calculated by Statistics Canada. The most northerly one is the Nassau Mills Road Bridge near Trent University. The most next northerly bridge is the Parkhill Road Bridge, the Lansdowne Street Bridge. The Hunter Street Bridge crosses the river of Little Lake, East City. Public transit is run currently by Peterborough Transit. Peterborough Transit's hub is in the city's downtown core on Simcoe Street, serves also as the regional terminus. Greyhound Lines of Canada operates at the corner of Simcoe. Peterborough Airport is business airport and a primarily recreation, flights has two runways, a 7000-foot asphalt runway and a 1782-foot turf runway. Trent Canal and Otonabee River is part of the Trent-Severn Waterway, a link. The canal runs through the very eastern portion of the city. The Peterborough Marina is located on Little Lake, contains. The PRHC is part of the Central East Local Health Integration Network, houses and 400 beds. The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board is the public English language school board home to a French Immersion program, are located at Peterborough at 1994 Fisher Drive. Clarington Catholic District School Board and The Peterborough Victoria Northumberland is the Separate English language school board for the region, is headquartered at Peterborough at 1355 Lansdowne Street West. The Conseil operates presently eight secondary schools and 41 elementary schools. Trent University is a small liberal arts is divided into a series of colleges. The main Symons Campus of Trent is approximately 14.6 square kilometres over half. Sutherland Campus is located in the city's west end on Brealey Drive. The college operates also satellite campuses in Haliburton and Cobourg in nearby Lindsay. Kawartha Lakes Bible College is a small evangelical Bible college. The Peterborough Mechanics Institute established in 1868. The Mechanics Institute became the Peterborough Public Library. The library remained on Water Street, was built on the site of the old fire hall. This building is the currently Carnegie Wing of City Hall. A branch library opened in the south end of Peterborough, was situated above a hardware store, was divided into two sections, is named in honour of Frederick Montague. The DelaFosse Branch Library opened officially on 1965 12 1. The Peterborough Examiner declared at 729 Park Street S. that this branch. The Main Library opened on 1980 09 2, is a full service library. Sir Sandford Fleming came originally in the late 1840s to the town. Jeffrey Karp bioengineering researcher, Harvard professor. Urban areas are defined using population density data and population from the current census. The U-M International Center's Health Insurance office administers the University of Michigan, mandatory health insurance program for scholars and international students. Culture and Natural beauty are intertwined in Peterborough. The Summer Festival of Lights has participants, blankets, musical concerts, parades and fireworks. George Street is filled as the landmark Market Hall with shops and distinctive galleries. A wonder of engineering is the mammoth Peterborough Lift Lock. Towns are propelling following locations to the top of the list. The Niagara region offers a booming cultural pulse and affordable housing, wineries, theatres and restaurants. These destinations include small towns like other excellent small Ontario towns and Grand Bend like Corunna. Kitchener-Waterloo is a also hub city in south-central Ontario, surrounding area. Notable active living communities are found in a number and New Hamburg.
|1868||The Peterborough Mechanics Institute established in 1868.|
|1893||The Peterborough Canoe Company was founded with the factory in 1893.|
|1897||Archives and The Peterborough Museum was established in 1897.|
|1904||The first major events of the 20th Century occurred in 1904.|
|1956||The Peterborough Memorial Centre constructed in 1956.|
|1965 12 1||The DelaFosse Branch Library opened officially on 1965 12 1.|
|1967||The Peterborough Symphony Orchestra was incorporated with historical roots in 1967.|
|1973||One bank agency and One school opened in 1973.|
|1974||The Art Gallery of Peterborough opened in 1974.|
|1977||This club was established in 1977.|
|1980 09 2||The Main Library opened on 1980 09 2.|
|1989||The Peterborough Folk Festival was founded in 1989.|
|1991||Manufacturing job creation kept pace from 1991 with the provincial average.|
|1994||Public Energy and Peterborough New Dance was founded in 1994 by Bill Kimball.|
|1999||The Starfire Band was formed originally by Peter Ford in 1999.|
|2000||The community was flourishing of about 2000 with a population.|
|2001||The Peterborough Folk Festival founded by Reverend Ken Ramsden in 2001.|
|2004||Peterborough was ranked number, one location in Ontario for business.|
|2011||The population increased in 2011 from 118975.|
|2012||Peterborough was 4489 crimes per a 3 % reduction per 100000 people.|
|2013||The Nationally CSI was in 2013 down 9 %.|