PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien has announced she will be going back to work after taking a leave of absence to deal with health issues.
Therrien announced she would be taking some time away from her duties on February 14th.
“While it pains me to step away from my responsibilities as our community continues to deal with the impacts of COVID, I deeply appreciate Deputy Mayor Beamer’s willingness to step up as well as my fellow Councillors for filling in as they are able. I know the important work of the City will continue in my absence, and I look forward to re-joining you all soon.”
Today Therrien said her Doctor had given the green light to her coming back to work.
“I am returning to work part-time this week, and will be back full-time next week. I want to thank Acting Mayor Andrew Beamer and Deputy Mayor Akapo for filling in for me the last few weeks and all of council for their ongoing work for our community” Therrien said in a statement released today.
She ended the statement saying, “We live in strange, trying times. Take care of yourselves and be kind-to yourselves and others.”