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Are you thinking of immigrating to Canada or have recently arrived? This website contains information to help you choose Peterborough as your destination and settle here. Peterborough values newcomers and the skills, experience and knowledge you bring. Take time to explore this website and learn more about Peterborough. Make our community yours!

The Greater Peterborough Area

The Greater Peterborough area is home to approximately 140,000 residents. It offers an exceptional quality of life, affordable cost of living and access to first-rate educational institutions. We are one of Canada's most walk able cities.

A safe and clean city, Peterborough is a short drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. The area offers the ideal mix of city and country living. Close proximity to markets in Canada and the United States makes it a great place to start a business.

With so much to be proud of, no wonder people in Peterborough are the happiest in Ontario! Come and experience it for yourself. Make our community yours!

Map of Peterborough Area

Upcoming Events

Peterborough and the surrounding area are host to a variety of interesting events. Check out these websites for complete listings of activities taking place in the area.


Have Questions? Visit our FAQ page to see if your questions have already been answered before contacting us.