Less than 30 minutes from Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, the Town of Arnprior is located where the Madawaska River meets the Ottawa River. The Town of Arnprior is ideal for vacationers and for people interested in small town life. It is a great place to raise a family or to live a leisurely life of retirement. We have the best of both worlds, small town neighbors and close proximity to the city life offered in the region of Ottawa-Carleton.
Deep River is known internationally as the research home of Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. and related high technology businesses. The tremendous technical expertise that exists in the Deep River area makes it an excellent potential location for high-tech business development. Companies that are located elsewhere are also beginning to look at Deep River as a place to conduct research and development projects because of our available expertise, low overheads and local R & D support network.
The Town of Laurentian Hills is the amalgamated Village of Chalk River and the Townships of Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie & McKay.
The Village of Chalk River is world renowned as the home of Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL), the area's largest employer. AECL has proven international expertise in metallurgy, chemistry, biology and engineering. It is also only 10 minutes from Canadian Forces Base Petawawa. A 25 acre Business Park, strategically located between the TransCanada Highway and the Canadian Pacific Railway, is available for phased development as well as highway commercial area suitable for commercial or light industrial activities.
The Town of Petawawa is nestled on the western shores of the Ottawa River, just 160 kms west of Ottawa. The Town is blessed with excellent road, rail, air and utility services for all you business needs. The Municipal Industrial park has plenty of vacant land ready for development. Major area employers include Canadian Forces Base Petawawa and Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories (AECL). Petawawa residents take pride in their community with strong support and commitment from area businesses and organizations.
Less than an hour from Canada's capital, the Town of Renfrew is a beautiful four-season destination with marvelous attractions in town and nearby. Renfrew is strategically located on the TransCanada Highway, approximately 100 km west of Ottawa, with easy access to Montreal, Toronto, Windsor, North Bay and Algonquin Park. It is the commercial hub of the area, serving a rural and small town population base of over 30,000 in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. Founded in the early 1800's, the Town of Renfrew is steeped in heritage and tradition.
The Township of Admaston/Bromley is a unique municipality situated approximately 100 km. west of Ottawa. The Township's major industry is agriculture - dairy, beef, cash crop, sheep, hogs and goats. A network of Municipal Drains has resulted in the most fertile and crop producing land in the Ottawa Valley. The scenic Bonnechere River, which is often used by canoeists, passes through the Municipality. The southern portion of the Township is rugged by nature with a number of ridges and hills providing opportunity for wood cutting, forestry and maple syrup production. The Township has its own library, numerous churches, schools and retail businesses including outlets for groceries, fuel, farm machinery, greenhouses and hunting and fishing requirements. Admaston/Bromley also possesses seasonal recreational facilities including many lakes, a tent and trailer park, a golf course, excellent hunting and fishing, outdoor rinks, skiing and access to groomed snowmobile trails.
Amalgamation has brought the former Village of Eganville and the former Townships of Grattan, Sebastopol and South Algona to incorporate the beautiful Township of Bonnechere Valley. Not only can you witness nature at its finest with its abounding lakes and the beautiful Bonnechere River entwined in the woodlands of the Canadian Shield, but you can also enjoy strolling the streets of the Jewel of the Bonnechere, better known as Eganville. Many parks throughout the township offer a place for young and old to relax and feast on the heavenly surroundings that abound. A Rotary Beach in Eganville as well as a lovely beach on Lake Clear and numerous beaches on Golden Lake can be favorite spots for tourists. Several 'Tourist Resorts' throughout the Valley can be accessed by the public. The area is full of history.
Our Municipality has an extremely unique White Water Provincial Park which runs through the center of over 60,000 hectares of undeveloped, diverse - natural Crown Lands. The Madawaska River and several undeveloped pristine lakes and rivers flow through the heart of our Municipality. We are also home to several thriving Canoe/Kayak and Wilderness Adventure Industries.
Located in the south-eastern end of Renfrew County, the Township of Greater Madawaska is one of the largest Townships. Significant Crown owed lands afford visitors and residents alike hundreds of excellent fishing lakes and thousands of acres for outdoor activities all year long.
We are a tourism area with recreation facilities for everyone! Most facilities are privately owned such as Calabogie Peaks Four Seasons Resort boasting one of Eastern Ontario's largest vertical drop ski hills; a 27-hole golf course at Calabogie Highlands, located in Barryvale, along with time-share units; a large time-share resort at Calabogie Lodge, located, on Calabogie Lake, complete with indoor pool and tennis courts.
Welcome to the United Townships of Head, Clara & Maria, 25 minutes drive west of Deep River. The Township consists of four small hamlets on the shores of the Ottawa River with access to Algonquin Park. We are situated above the Rapides Des Joachims dam and form part of the Ottawa Temiskaming Waterway. If you appreciate quiet scenic beauty, this is the place for you. Our area is dotted with lakes and rivers, which provide a myriad of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast including fishing, hunting, hiking, canoeing, boating, and snowmobiling on OFSC trails. Driftwood Provincial Park is located within our borders and we have excellent accommodations available: lodges, housekeeping cabins and private trailer parks. Real Estate in the area is reasonably priced and there are waterfront lots available. Property taxes are the lowest in the County.
Horton Township is situated between the Ottawa River and the Town of Renfrew, 45 minutes west of Kanata. Considered a rural municipality, it has areas of urban population adjacent to Renfrew and along the Ottawa River. Horton Township has approximately 40 hectares (100 acres) of vacant land pre-zoned Commercial and Commercial Reserve. These lands, situated on Provincial Highway 60 and Gillan Road, are awaiting your development. Both areas are adjacent to the Town of Renfrew and are on major transportation routes. Horton has untapped recreational potential with 16 km (10 miles) of Ottawa River waterfront and breathtaking high ridge views overlooking the River and the Province of Quebec. With the anticipated completion of the four lanes to Highway 17, Horton will be within 45 minutes of Silicon Valley North.
Village of Killaloe, Hagarty & Richards has a beautiful new park in the centre of the Township. In 1999, a new Tourist Information Booth (complete with washrooms) will be opened. We have over 30 businesses within the community. Several functions are held each year in the Township. Sno-Fun weekend February 4 to 7, July 1st celebrations and the annual Xmas parade (2nd Saturday in December). While here, why not check out the First Canadian Polish settlement located amongst the beautiful rolling hills in Wilno, or try your hand at fishing on Round Lake. Round Lake also provides great opportunities for canoeing, swimming, or even a relaxing boat ride. Should camping be of interest to you, there are many campsites located along the shores of Round Lake and the Bonnechere River which offers many types of accommodations and facilities.
The former Townships of Stafford-Pembroke and the Township of Alice and Fraser amalgamated on January 1, 2000. The newly formed Township of Laurentian Valley surrounds the City of Pembroke and is south of the Town of Petawawa. Land uses range from rural residential and farming properties on private water and sewer services to suburban and residential and highway commercial on municipal water and sewer. There are several blocks of industrial properties in the municipality and regionally significant mineral aggregate resources. The Township has approximately 20 kilometres of Ottawa River frontage. Development is controlled through the official plan and zoning by-laws. There are a number of excellent recreation facilities in the Township. Laurentian Valley also has an abundance of Crown lands within its boundaries, which border on Algonquin Park and offers easy access to excellent hunting and fishing.
Originally settled over a 100 years ago by loggers and farmers, the Township of Madawaska Valley offers visitors and new settlers alike, picturesque forests, plentiful wildlife and over 60 kilometers of navigable waterways. Located only two hours from Ottawa, three from Toronto and in close proximity to world famous Algonquin Provincial Park, the township provides an abundance of recreational, eco-tourism and business opportunities for everyone.
"The Heart of the Madawaska Valley" can be found in its three vibrant communities of Barry's Bay, Combermere and Wilno. Each offers a unique cultural experience and a welcoming environment that makes both tourism and retirement living an integral part of our economy.
The Township fronts on the Ottawa River, has access to White Lake and is crossed by the Madawaska River. Residents enjoy waterfront cottages and homes. The eastern area of the Township is about 30 minutes form the Corel Centre. There is a mixture of agricultural, residential, recreational development and some industrial, commercial and home based industries.
The Township has the world's largest inland freshwater lake without an island, Lake Dore and beautiful Mink Lake and Golden Lake, as well as mile after mile of the Bonnechere River system The Township has residential and commercial space available through private individuals as well as Real Estate Agencies, and with only 2,483 residents in 35,922 square hectares, there is still space for many more people without feeling crowded.
The Township of Whitewater Region, is made up of the prior Municipalities of the Village of Beachburg, Village of Cobden, Township of Ross and the Township of Westmeath. Most of the Villages and Hamlets have Elementary schools, arenas, Ball parks and libraries, Beachburg also has a Medical Centre which serves the surrounding area. Attractions such as Whitewater Rafting, Logos Land theme Park, Golf Courses, Trailer and camping parks, the Ottawa River and Muskrat Lake, all easily accessible from Hwy 17.