Peterborough

Published On: June 21, 2021
Starting Monday, Indigenous artists from across Ontario will be offering comedy, music, theatre, and more at a brand-new festival
Published On: June 17, 2021
In 1990, Canadian artist Heather Spears met a paramedic-in-training in East Jerusalem — sparking a relationship that would help shape a community.
Published On: December 18, 2019
Alex Bierk tells a story of addiction and loss in Peterborough.
Published On: October 31, 2019
For more than a decade, paranormal investigator Mandy Rose has been hunting ghosts in eastern Ontario. TVO.org spends an evening with her at Peterborough’s “most haunted spot”
Published On: August 09, 2019
After the sudden closure of a shelter, tents sprang up in parks across the city. Many locals want them gone — while experts say they’re a symptom of a larger problem
Published On: July 29, 2019
Across the province, turtle populations are threatened by car accidents and habitat loss. The Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre is working to save them — and it wants you to help save them, too.
Published On: May 31, 2019
TVO.org talks to Dan Haley, founder of Peterborough’s Haley House, about the special needs of elderly prisoners — and how to help them die with dignity.
Published On: May 16, 2019
Once a month, scientists gather at a local pub to talk about their findings and their work — and everyone’s invited. It’s all part of an effort to break down barriers between experts and the public.
Published On: April 24, 2019
Volunteers throughout the province are turning old infrastructure into new gardens — part of a larger movement toward greening urban spaces.
Published On: February 21, 2019
Instead of raising property taxes to fund its climate-change plans, Peterborough has gone a different route — it’s accepting voluntary donations from residents.
Published On: July 04, 2018
Business owners thought Peterborough needed tidying up. Local people needed jobs. Now they’re working together.
Published On: June 06, 2018
Advocates for the long-promised Peterborough Parkway hope a new government will bring it back to life.
Published On: May 17, 2018
If you want a good idea of who will be Ontario's next premier, look to Peterborough—Kawartha — history shows it's an excellent guide.
August 30, 2016
or 25 years, 4th Line Theatre, a small outdoor theatre company in Millbrook, Ont., has been presenting plays about local history. ,The Hero of Hunter Street, tells the story of the Quaker Oats factory disaster in Peterborough in 1916.