As we say goodbye to Summer 2019, we reminisce on the highlights of what has been a joyous and exciting season. One of the biggest highlights was our annual Multicultural Canada Day Festival! This is a wonderful celebration of world cultures and their presence in Peterborough and Canada through food, craft, music, dance, fashion, and…

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When brothers Yousef and Hayder recall some of their most memorable moments of first living in Peterborough, having a double double at Mary Blair’s Tim Hortons store on Hunter Street East stands out. Originally from Iraq and having made their way to Canada via Turkey, Yousef and Hayder face the challenge of living with significant…

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Each year the New Canadians Centre brings together a fantastic group of international food and craft vendors and stage performers from around the world to present the organization’s annual Multicultural Canada Day Festival. “This year marks the 40th anniversary of the New Canadians Centre in Peterborough. In times of change and uncertainty, this has stayed…

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