Watch an interview with Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien

Celebrating International Women's Day with the youngest mayor in Peterborough's history and only the third woman to hold the office

Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien. (Photo: NV Media Productions for kawarthaNOW.com)
Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien. (Photo: NV Media Productions for kawarthaNOW.com)

To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8th, kawarthaNOW.com is featuring a video interview with Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien. Watch the video at the bottom of this story.

Produced for kawarthaNOW.com by Peterborough video production and content marketing company NV Media Productions, the nine-minute video includes a candid chat between NV Media’s Mercedez Nucaro and Mayor Therrien.

In the October 2018 municipal election, Therrien defeated two-term incumbent Daryl Bennett in a landslide victory, capturing nearly 70 per cent of the vote. Therrien ran on a change campaign, proposing more collaborative and forward-thinking leadership and focusing on jobs and the economy, taxes and affordability, and infrastructure and roads.

At 32 years of age, Therrien is the youngest mayor in Peterborough’s history, and only the second woman to be elected to the office. Sylvia Sutherland was the first woman elected as Peterborough mayor in 1986. While Aileen Holt was the first female mayor of Peterborough in 1962, she was not elected; she was appointed to the position after Stan Mcbride resigned as mayor to become sheriff.

VIDEO: An interview with Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien

NV Media Productions is owned and operated by Bianca and Mercedez Nucaro, two Trent University graduates who founded the company in 2016. NV Media Productions is located at VentureNorth (270 George St. N., Peterborough) in The Cube, the business incubator of the Innovation Cluster Peterborough & The Kawarthas. For more information, visit www.nvmediaproductions.ca.

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