Lindsay is a community of 19,361 people on the Scugog River in the Kawartha Lakes region of south-eastern Ontario, Canada. It is approximately 43 km (27 mi) west of Peterborough. It is the seat of the City of Kawartha Lakes (formerly Victoria County), and the hub for business and commerce in the region.
Lindsay Transit provides bus service to the community and surrounding area.Lindsay has a sister city, Nayoro, Japan, and a small Japanese culture exhibit is in the main entrance to the library. The sister city serves as a cultural experience for local students as every two years students are chosen to travel to Japan for free.