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Public Open House - March 27, 2019

Event date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Peterborough Lift Lock Visitor Centre

The City of Peterborough and the Parks Canada Agency are working together on a new trail, the Peterborough Canal Trail. This trail would travel alongside the canal from Lock 19 (just south of Lansdowne Street) to Trent University. In addition, Parks Canada will require maintenance access through Waverley Heights Park from Scollard Drive to the recently rehabilitated Thompson’s Bay Dam. The route for this maintenance access will also be discussed.

Public Open House:

A Public Open House is planned to provide you with an opportunity to discuss the proposed Peterborough Canal Trail, including access through Waverley Heights Park. Information available at the Public Open House will be posted on the City’s website by March 25, 2019 so you can review it prior to the meeting and see what is proposed if you cannot make it to the meeting. The

  • Public Open House will provide you with an opportunity to:Review the concept of the Peterborough Canal Trail;
  • Discuss how you would like to use and access the trail; and
  • Work with staff to design the trail through Waverley Heights Park, including a maintenance access road from Scollard Drive to the Thompson’s Bay Dam. 

Date: Wednesday March 27, 2019
Time: 4 pm – 9 pm Waverley Heights Park Presentation
Small Group Design Work 7 pm – 9 pm
Location: Peterborough Lift Lock Visitor Centre 353 Hunter Street East Peterborough, Ontario


Any comments received will be collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and, with the exception of personal information, will become part of the public record.
Contact Sue Suave or Karen Feeley if you have any questions or require additional information on the project. Please provide your comments before April 10, 2019.

Contact Information

Sue Sauve
Transportation Demand Management Planner
City of Peterborough
500 George Street North, Peterborough, Ontario, K9H 3R9 / Tel: 705-742-7777 Ext. 1485

Karen Feeley
Communications Officer, Ontario Waterways Unit
Parks Canada / Government of Canada
P.O. Box 567, 2155 Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough ON K9J 6Z6 / Tel: 705-750-4930