Who We Are


We are 1024 members strong. Our area starts at Whitby, heads north to Haliburton, East to Bancroft and then drops due south to Cobourg moving west from there.  Some facts:

  • More than 25% of members are veterans. 
  • Sage is delivered to 652 households.
  • 491 members can be reached via email up from 483.
  • 96 have accounts (on federalretirees.ca).
  • As of Feb 2020, membership is 1083 up from 1064 in May 2019.


Where We Vote

Our members are located in six different federal ridings.  Here’s the breakdown.


Federal Riding

Federal Retirees Members

Member of Parliament

Durham 115 Erin O'Toole
Haliburton - Kawartha Lakes - Brock 177 Jamie Schmale
Northumberland, Peterborough South 162 Philip Lawrence
Oshawa  123 Colin Carrie
Peterborough - Kawartha 292 Michelle Ferreri
Whitby 88 Ryan Turnbull


Where We Live 

Map showing where the Peterborough & Area Branch members live.


Where We Worked

 Chart — Peterborough and area members by Federal Service.


We are challenged as a branch as:   

  1. We are spread out over a very large area.
  2. Only 50% of members have signed up for email notices.
  3. As an ageing group this impacts meeting attendance, comfort with technology and having energy for advocacy and social outings.