Cornwall & The Counties Community Futures Development Corporation

Townships


C&CCFDC Townships

City of Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the largest cities in Eastern Ontario. It is also one of the oldest settlements in Canada, yet today boasts a modern economy led by forward-thinking companies. The City’s location on the St. Lawrence River and its numerous parks and recreational facilities make the City an excellent place to raise a family.

The City of Cornwall has a unique geographic location at the convergence of the Ontario, Quebec and New York State borders. It shares its southern border with the Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne, and Cornwall is one of 14 Ontario border crossings between Canada and the United States.

Situated along the St. Lawrence River and Highway 401, Cornwall is well serviced by road and railway transportation and is only an hour’s drive from Montreal and Ottawa.

Cornwall continues to evolve as revitalization projects, environmental initiatives and new business activities combine to improve local economy.

North Glengarry

The current Township of North Glengarry was created in January 1998 by amalgamating the former townships of Kenyon and Lochiel with the villages of Maxville and Alexandria. The township is the industrial and commercial hub of the area with large industries. In addition to those industrial jobs are countless farms that span the township, providing numerous agricultural jobs.

The municipality of North Glengarry is located in eastern Ontario, roughly half way between Ottawa and Montreal, just south of the Highway 417 that links those two major urban centres.

North Glengarry is one of the 6 townships in the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, located just north of the City of Cornwall. It traces its rich historical roots to the second half of the 18th Century. The area was first settled by Scottish Highlanders who emigrated from Scotland and later Loyalists who fled the American Revolution. French Canadian farmers entered the mix and both Canada’s founding cultures are seen and heard all over the township.

South Glengarry

With its many historical landmarks, parks, conservation and recreation areas, South Glengarry offers venues for groups of all sizes and persons of all ages. Residents and visitors alike always find something to their liking, ranging literally from a leisurely walk in the park, to activities as invigorating as the Annual Raisin River Canoe Races!

In addition, South Glengarry features several museums, festivals and community special events. South Glengarry also features dining and shopping options to suit all tastes with a variety of charming stores, cafés and restaurants nestled in our villages to historical location.

When it comes to family living, South Glengarry has, over the last years, attracted several new housing developments such as the ones in Glen Walters and in South Lancaster, that combine the best that country life has to offer all within easy access to urban areas.

North Stormont

Nestled between Cornwall and Ottawa in Eastern Ontario, you will find the Township, with maple tree lined boulevards, scenic views, and friendly communities welcoming you and your business. Although predominantly an agricultural Township, North Stormont provides low taxes, accessibility and plenty of space to grow all types of business. Whether you are already established in the community or thinking about moving here, their friendly staff is always there to help you in any way possible.

Whether you are a current business owner or a prospective investor, know that North Stormont will work tirelessly to help you to succeed!

South Stormont

South Stormont is one of six municipalities located in the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry. The residents of South Stormont enjoy exceptional quality of life and an efficient local government. The Township is known for its historical attributes and strong tourism opportunities.

South Stormont is home to approximately 12,500 people that enjoy a mix of rural and urban lifestyles, an excellent health centre, positive population growth and much more. South Stormont is located just one hour south of Canada’s Capital, Ottawa and one hour east of Montreal. Easy access to the CN Railway, St. Lawrence River and Highway 401 corridor contribute to the increasing reasons why South Stormont is a great place to do business.

Businesses in South Stormont benefit from our low cost environment and warm welcome.

North Dundas

North Dundas borders the City of Ottawa, Canada’s capital and the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country. North Dundas is located only minutes away with access off of Hwy #416 or Bank Street, also known as County Rd #31.

The Township of North Dundas invites your business! As an entrepreneur or corporate executive, you appreciate that “quality of life” is as important a measure of corporate performance as your “bottom line.” North Dundas is home to a population of approximately 12,000 people who enjoy a mix of rural and urban lifestyles, excellent health care facilities, essential municipal services, positive population growth, natural heritage, and much more.

They would be pleased to assist you in finding the right property for your needs, as well as guide you through the development approvals process.

South Dundas

Our community is located in Eastern Ontario, one hour south of Ottawa on the shores of the St. Lawrence River. With a steadily growing population of 10,500, South Dundas can maintain its small town character while developing to meet the needs of residents and businesses.

Brand new Medical Clinics, two shopping plazas and a professional theatre are just a few of the amenities offered in South Dundas. Recreational opportunities include 3 beaches, 5 golf courses and ample walking and cycling trails.

South Dundas is the birthplace of the McIntosh Apple and its economy is deeply rooted in agriculture. The community has a strong manufacturing sector and is home to many leading employers such as Ross Video, founded in Iroquois. The community’s strategic location is also being capitalized on by the growing logistics and warehousing industry.

Akwesasne

The Akwesasne Territory is geographically unique, having an International Border running through our Territory and further to that, having the two provinces of Quebec and Ontario within the Canadian side of Akwesasne, where, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, is the elected system of government.

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is composed of twelve District Chiefs and a Grand Chief. The twelve District Chiefs are representatives of the three Districts, namely, TsiSnaihne, Kanatakon, and Kawehnoke. Each of these three Districts have four elected Chiefs, and the Grand Chief is elected by all three Districts.

Council’s goal is to protect what rights we have now, and to negotiate the acknowledgement from outside governments of Akwesasne’s jurisdiction, in areas such as but not limited to, Governance, Justice, Law-making, Economic Development, and Environment.

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