In the News

(Recent Announcements and Past Events)

  • Candace Shaw is the federal NDP candidate for Peterborough-Kawartha. (Kawartha NOW article)

  • Peterborough’s growing opioid crisis discussed by Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath and Mayor Diane Therrien (Kawartha NOW article)

  • The Kawartha-Pine Ridge District School Board and concerned citizens demand a new sex-ed curriculum for our children! 

  • Walter Pitman, Peterborough's first NDP MP and MPP has died. Our condolences to his family on his passing. We will remember his exemplary career as an inspiration for all NDP members. From the Examiner. 

  • Andrea Horwath visits Peterborough on Saturday, June 2!

Listen to the Sean Conway 2018 election campaign song, courtesy of Washboard Hank!

  • Andrea Horwath visits Peterborough to deliver a rousing campaign speech, Saturday, May 19! Joining her are our candidate, Sean Conway, and Peterborough South candidate, Jana Papuckoski.



  •    Andrea lays out the NDP platform on TVO's The Current, Thursday, May 17.

  •     Sean Conway takes a strong stand on funding the arts at the ArtsVote All-
        Candidates Debate, Tuesday, May 15.   


  • A fine evening of food, talk and recognition at the Peterborough and District Labour Council Appreciation Dinner, Saturday, April 28.



  • Day of Mourning for Workers Killed on their Job, Saturday, April 28


  • A Great Turn-out for our April 26 Campaign Office Opening Party Last Night!

  • Change for the Better: The Complete NDP Platform, announced by Andrea on Monday, April 16. To download, click here.

  • Andrea Horwath announces major policy initiatives for the upcoming Provincial Election: Saturday, March 17.

  • Sean Conway was elected as Peterborough-Kawartha candidate for the upcoming Ontario election on Monday, January 22.  Sean is a musician and community activist from Curve Lake First Nation, currently living in downtown Peterborough. He has spent the last decade travelling across Canada as a performer and has advocated Peterborough's cultural importance in the national landscape. Sean believes in ceasing the privatization of public assets, expanding public healthcare, supporting our education systems, defending workers' rights and increasing funding to transit services. As an NDP candidate, he is committed to bringing progress, vision and responsibility to Peterborough and the Kawarthas. You can follow Sean on Facebook.



  • Time to Care Bill 33 Rally at Queen's Park: Tuesday, February 27 (Click the   photo to see more.)


NDP National Convention in Ottawa: February 16, 17, 18

Eight members from Peterborough went to Ottawa. They were Brad Wight, Kathryn Langley, Alissa Paxton, Herb Wiseman, Lester Clarke, Ryan Robertson, Alanna Morgan and Peter Morgan. Click the photo below to see more.