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Everything you need to know about immigrating to Peterborough, Ontario.

Peterborough Offers Immigrants A Healthy Balance Of City Life & Country Relaxation.

Located in Southeastern Ontario, Peterborough is the only city that offers its residents a mix of urban, country fresh, lakeside lifestyles. The community is strong, welcoming, and offers newcomers an opportunity to adjust to their new life in Canada at their own pace.

Peterborough Immigration Partnership (PIP) was created by a partnership of organizations and individuals (such as the New Canadians Centre) to ensure and support the economic, social, and cultural integration of newcomers in Peterborough.

Keep reading as we give you an inside look at life in Peterborough and discuss the immigration programs that will help you make your big move.

Life in Peterborough

Cost of Living:

Peterborough is one of the only cities where you have the most affordable living options, regardless of whether you live in the urban or suburban areas. While there are several factors that can influence the cost of housing, Peterborough and surrounding areas have the most affordable housing compared to cities such as Toronto.

Here are some interesting financial statistics from


One of the perks of living in Peterborough is that it usually takes less than 40 minutes to get from any point within the city to any other and residents don't experience stressful commutes to and from work. There are also numerous major economic players that have operations in Peterborough, such as Pepsico, Rolls Royce, and Coca-Cola - to name a few.

Some of the top industries where you will find work opportunities in Peterborough include:

  • Agriculture

  • Tourism

  • Tech

  • Manufacturing

  • Healthcare

Immigration Programs

Ontario Immigrant Nomination Program:

The OINP is Ontario's economic immigration program which allows the province to assess and nominate persons to become permanent residents based on their skills, experience, and what the Ontario economy needs.

Once you have received a nomination from the province, you will be required to apply for permanent residency and the Government of Canada will make the final decision to approve the application.

How we can help

At Calver Immigration Consulting Inc. we can assist with the entire immigration process. We specialize in business immigration and work with employers to assist them with applying for immigration programs for their foreign employees. If you are interested in navigating the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) and you need guided immigration support to make your transition seamless, reach out to us today!


Our Services

Calver Immigration Consulting Inc. is rated Canada's number one boutique immigration consultancy. We serve clients across Canada and internationally. Our Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant has over 10 years of experience in Canadian Immigration law and over four years of experience serving those in Canada and abroad.

We can assist with applications for both temporary and permanent residency in Canada. We handle applications for study permits, permanent residency, family class sponsorship, visitor visas, work permits, and Canadian citizenship. We also handle criminal inadmissibility cases by developing remedies for refusal.

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