General News 

Free WiFi Downtown Peterborough

Free WiFi is now available downtown! The Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area announced phase one of their public outdoor wireless internet initiative. This service is for everyone who shops, dines, works, lives and enjoys Downtown Peterborough. The WiFi network is designed to be used outdoors to enhance the downtown experience. The first phase of the network covers some of the highest traffic areas downtown, including sections of Hunter, Charlotte and George streets. To use the network, look for “DowntownPTBO WiFi” on your device. Selecting the network will bring you to…

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General News 

Better wastewater treatment for Peterborough residents

The governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to investing in local infrastructure that ensures Canadians and their families have access to modern, reliable water and wastewater services that meet their needs. These investments safeguard the health and well-being of residents, protect waterways and preserve local ecosystems, while also laying the foundation for new economic opportunities to strengthen the middle class across the province. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and…

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Business General 

Mastermind Toys opens 50th Store in Peterborough

 Mastermind Toys, Canada’s largest specialty toy and children’s books retailer, is in major growth mode and will mark multiple milestones in 2017: Largest Expansion in Company’s 33-Year History Opening of Store #50 in Peterborough, ON Launch of New Website, www.mastermindtoys.com The Canadian-owned and operated company has announced plans to expand its national retail presence by opening more than 11 new locations in 2017, the largest expansion in the company’s 33-year history. Mastermind Toys began with a single location in 1984 and recently marked the opening of its 50th location, a 4,715 sq. ft. store…

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