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The Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation (GPA EDC) provides a variety of services on behalf of the City and County of Peterborough, Ontario including active support of business attraction, relocation, start-up and expansion, tourism, innovation and research, agriculture and rural development. With an accessible location 90 minutes northeast of Toronto in the beautiful Kawarthas vacation and lakes region, the Greater Peterborough Area is an outstanding place to visit, live and do business. For detailed information on regional demographics, population and major employer data see our Community Profile.

Peterborough’s Flying Colours Corporation showcased in influential U-S based publication

Peterborough company shows Ontario East can compete with the world An Ontario East company with its roots in Peterborough is receiving recognition across North America. Flying Colours Corporation is highlighted [...]

Ontario East gives an entrepreneur the opportunity to work with children, even though she is not a teacher.

Just Toys Educational, Peterborough Bhavna Patel always knew what she wanted to do. She found her opportunity in Ontario East. Patel was born in Africa, and raised in India where [...]

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