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Economic Development

The Town of Petawawa is the largest community in Renfrew County with a population of 17,187. Renowed for the water and land resources Petawawa offers residents and visitors a family-oriented and sports-enthusiasts playland set along the Petawawa and Ottawa Rivers.  Home to Garrison Petawawa, the community offers quality housing at affordable prices and an abundance of products, services and skilled labour that you would have expected only from a much larger community.

For additional development opportunities please contact,

Economic Development Officer
Christine Mitchell
Phone: 613-687-5536
Email: cmitchell@petawawa.ca

The Town of Petawawa is fortunate to have some great area employers within our immediate catchment area.  Two of the largest civilian employers are Garrison Petawawa and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Chalk River (CNL).

Ottawa Business Journal and its partners have launched STUFF Made and Built in Eastern Ontario, a multimedia project that explores regional manufacturing.  Renfrew County is featured in pages 42 and 43 of this digital resource and you will see many or our Renfrew County manufacturing businesses are highlighted either with employment opportunities or featured in some of the 35 coolest things made in Eastern Ontario.