Kawartha and Kawartha Lakes Region, Ontario, Canada

Kawartha and Kawartha Lakes are located in Central Ontario Canada. The Trent Severn Waterway runs through the region with the world’s highest hydraulic lift lock at Peterborough, the Kawartha Lakes South East end and the Kirkfield lift lock, the Kawartha Lakes North West end. Kawartha has numerouos Lakes, Rivers, Canals, wildlife, fishing plus year round activities for young and old. Kawartha .com offers a FREE Business Directory at ShopKawartha.com for business throughout the Kawartha Lakes and The Trent Severn Waterway Regions.

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SIX for the ROAD! The following Councillors voted (6 to 5) to sell Peterborough Electric Services to Ontario Hydro: Darrell Bennett, Dan McWilliams, Andrew Beamer, Henry Clarke, Lesley Parnell and Dave Haacke. This same group again voted against the wishes of the people and voted to continue the Parkway (6 to 5). Our Opinion - Your Vote, Your Choice!

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TRU-DUDS: The Underperforming Liberal Cabinet. An interesting article from Maclean's with a prominent mention of our MP's, Maryam Monsef, failure in the Democratic Instutions Portfolio resulting in a demotion to the Status of Women Portfolio. Read the story.

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The Peterborough Parkway (StopWay) seems to be on the horizon again. After being told by vote and voice these people we elect to council don't get it. Stop wasting our money on something that will have at least 20 or more stop lights. Read the story.
Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough spacer. Here's a story that gives one view to Peterborough and Area residents of the thoughts on President Trump's UN address. You decide. Read the story.


Peterborough, Lindsay, Hastings, Lakefield, Buckhorn, Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls plus other towns and villages inhabit the area known as Ontario's Kawartha Region. The region hosts a major portion of The Trent Severn Waterway and both of its hydraulic lift locks, located at Peterborough and Kirkfield. Now, Kawartha is also creating a directory encompassing Central Ontario, home of the Kawartha Lakes Region and The Trent Severn Waterway, a major attraction 387 kilometers (240 miles) in length. The highest point on the Ontario Waterway system is Balsam Lake, 180 meters (590 feet) above Lake Ontario and 80 meters (260 feet) above Georgian Bay. Cottages, resorts, hotels, motels, camping, RV stations, dining, attractions, entertainment and more abound in this region. Some links: Ontario Cottages, The Trent Severn Waterway, Trent Severn Map, Weather, Currency Convertor, Kawartha Slots

Events, as you are no doubt aware, are fluid as times, terms and conditions can change. To get you the most up to date information we have simply provided links to official events listings. If you require more we suggest Trip Advisor and search the town or region you are interested in. Nothing speaks louder then praise or complaint from those who have been there.


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