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.