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Does Peterborough Have a Role to Play in Filming?


In the past decade or so, Peterborough has attracted some pretty big films including Jumper, Urban Legends 2, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, the Music Man, A History of Violence and, the latest feature film yet to be released, Foxfire by Director Laurent Cantet. Inquiries about filming have traditionally come in with little consistency and [...]

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[LINDSAY] The Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster, City of Peterborough, County of Peterborough, City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County, Trent University and Fleming College (signing members) signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) today to combine efforts to advance water technology, research, investment and job creation opportunities in the region. The region is well positioned to house [...]

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GPA EDC heads to the #PeterTweeter Awards

What a night! A huge THANK YOU goes to the fine folks of the #PeterTweeter awards committee who put on a great event filled with networking, laughs and recognition. Held on March 1, 2012,  the Peter Tweeter awards were designed to give kudos to the fine folks of the Peterborough Tweeting community who create and [...]

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Community Building is Important in Talent Attraction and Retention!

Will jobs follow people where they want to live? Do good communities and economies start with the successes of the people and businesses already located there? This concept, commonly known as ‘placemaking’, is becoming the new norm in talent attraction. Take a look at this video of Mayor Mick Cornett, of Oklahoma City, discussing his [...]

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A Micropolitan Manifesto, How to Revive Small Cities!

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Micropolitan. It’s a statistical word but the opportunity is to bring it alive and have it equate to prosperity right here in Peterborough! Edge Cities. The New Economic Frontier in North America. Through my Peterborough Economic Development lens here’s my take on this. Micropolitan means small city and rural blend, an edge city, an edgy [...]

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