SEMPTEMBER 19, 2018, PETERBOROUGH: The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce is releasing its the ‘Building a Community Outside the Ordinary’ platform for the upcoming municipal election. The platform outlines three pillars of a strong, resilient community and includes ten recommended actions that are needed to support the development of opportunities for everyone in the City and County of Peterborough.
The ‘Building a Community Outside the Ordinary’ platform has been developed through consultation with Chamber member businesses who identified several factors that are limiting our ability to provide opportunity for our citizens. To become a city and county for everyone, we need our candidates and the next council to support a “culture of forward and full circle thinking”.
The ‘Building a Community Outside the Ordinary’ platform calls for:
Strengthening Peterborough’s Competitiveness, Economic Growth and Job Creation through commitments to:
Building Whole Communities through commitments to:
Improving Government Accountability through commitments to:
“We are asking all candidates for City and County Councils to endorse our ‘Building a Community Outside the Ordinary’ platform,” says Stuart Harrison, President & CEO, Peterborough Chamber of Commerce. “We believe that by adopting the pillars of strengthening Peterborough’s competitiveness, economic growth and job creation, building whole communities, and improving government accountability, our next Councils can build a community outside the ordinary for everyone.”
The Peterborough and the Kawarthas Chamber of Commerce acts as a catalyst to enhance business growth, opportunity, innovation, partnerships and a diverse business community.