March 31, 2019 We Aren't Some Best Kept Secret Anymore: Peterborough Is The Fastest Growing City In All Of Canada March 31, 2019/ PTBOCANADA The rest of the country is figuring out what Peterborough residents have known for a long time: We live in a great communty with all the amenities—and rivers, lakes and green space all around us.Indeed, Peterborough was listed as Canada's fastest growing city by Statistics Canada with a 3.1 per cent increase, followed by Kitchener-Waterloo at 2.6, then both Ottawa and Windsor tied at 2.5. Statistics Canada According to Statistics Canada, more than seven in 10 Canadians live in an urban area—and the five fastest growing census metropolitan areas are all in Ontario, with Peterborough being Numero Uno. Photo by Patrick Stephen Peterborough’s population growth rate per thousand has jumped from 19.8 to 30.5, from 2016-17 to 2017-18.What does all this growth mean to you? Comment on our Facebook page here.Engage with us on social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign up for PTBOBuzz newsletter here. Watch our PTBOCanada Love video here.