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Posted Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Calling all entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-29! Do you think outside of the box? How about outside of the city? FastStart Peterborough is teaming up with the Land Canadian Adventures this summer to take the successful 20 applicants into the woods of the Kawartha Highlands for the 3rd annual, 2-day, entrepreneurship boot camp like no other! And the best part? To reduce barriers to entry, FastStart will be covering all the costs, which means it's FREE to the successful 20 applicants! The...

Posted Friday, June 16, 2017

[PETERBOROUGH, ON]: Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre is pleased to once again support the creation of new student-owned and operated summer businesses in Peterborough & the Kawarthas through the Government of Ontario's Summer Company program. This year, eleven local students, between the ages of 15-29, will be connected with training, mentorship and up to $3000 in funding through the program. Please see enclosed press release for more details.

Posted Friday, June 16, 2017

June 2017 In addition to the initial $600 of direct financial assistance provided to eligible households, the Red Cross will offer a second round of funding starting June 19 by assessing further household needs. This additional support will help individuals and families recover from the floods and can be used to cover costs that won't be covered by other funding sources. It could include reconstruction and relocation, health needs, transportation needs, children's needs and occupational needs. In...

Posted Tuesday, June 06, 2017

On Monday June 12th, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre will be hosting the Women's Wellness Fair, an evening of exploration and empowerment featuring local female entrepreneurs and their businesses at The Mane Intent, located in the rolling hills of Otonabee-South Monaghan Township. This evening is a celebration of female entrepreneurship; connecting businesses with a focus on health & wellness. Mingle with our wellness experts, share stories, and information. Door prizes will...

Posted Monday, June 05, 2017

With summer quickly approaching and warmer temperatures imminent, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Heat Warning and Information System (HWIS) to advise residents of the best way to protect their health when temperatures soar. Environment and Climate Change Canada will issue Heat Warnings 18 to 24 hours in advance of the heat event. Forecasters will assess if two or more consecutive days of weather that meet either the humidex or temperature criteria (daytime highs or nighttime lows)...

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