Economic Development

The Town of Petawawa is the largest community in Renfrew County with a population of 17,187. The Town enjoys a unique partnership with Garrison Petawawa to provide a family-oriented and sports-enthusiast centered setting along the Ottawa River. Here you will find quality housing at affordable prices and an abundance of products, services and skilled labor that you would have expected only from a much larger community.

For additional development opportunities please contact

Christine Mitchell
Economic Development Officer
Phone: 613-687-5536

The Town of Petawawa was recently featured in Business View magazineThe article details the Town's origins, the military influence and history as well as the economic, tourism and green initiatives that make Petawawa 'Dynamic by Nature."

Please find attached files about the areas two largest employers, Garrison Petawawa and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Chalk River and their development plans past and future.

Garrison Petawawa
A brief on infrastructure projects 2010-2018

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
CNL Executive Summary of Long Term Strategy
CNL Industry Consultation Day 2018
CNL Contact Newsletter Spring 2017