North Dundas


Located in the heart of Eastern Ontario, North Dundas borders the City of Ottawa, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada. The Township currently offers a number of available housing options with many new subdivisions under development. Travel to the city is made convenient via a commuter bus service to the City of Ottawa. North Dundas is a vibrant community with many churches, service clubs, a historical society and amateur theatre group. There are many opportunities to get involved, participate in the community and pursue your interests. 

Health care in the area is first class: having recently undergone a $60 Million expansion, our local Winchester Hospital ranks amongst the top-rated hospitals in all of Ontario.


North Dundas has seen unprecedented growth over the last five years. Over $45 million dollars in  industrial / commercial investments have created over 100 new well-paying full-time jobs. Parmalat, an International Corporation, is situated in Winchester where it operates the largest dairy processing facility in Canada producing award-winning ‘Balderson’ cheese.North Dundas is one of the largest Agri-Food Clusters east of Toronto. It is home to Natunola, Sevita, Horst Equipment, Advanced Drainage Systems, SynAgri, Tri-County Protein, Agri-Partners as well as large farm equipment dealers selling Massey Ferguson, CASE IH, New Holland, John Deere and other brands. In addition, there are several grain elevators and numerous other agri-food related companies that make North Dundas their home.Businesses benefit from North Dundas’ sophisticated distribution, labour, communications infrastructures, its low cost environment and proximity to Ottawa. County Rd #31 connects North Dundas to Ottawa. Highways 401, 416 and 417 are only a short drive away.


You can experience live theatre, live music and movies at the Old Town Hall Theatre. The art lover will be impressed by our Art on the Waterfront Festival in June, or by visiting our local artist studios during one of the Fall Studio Tours. Don’t miss our other great events including, the Spooky Wagon Ride, the Parade of Lights, Winchester Dairyfest and the Chesterville and South Mountain Fairs.
Sports play a pivotal role in our community including minor, junior and adult hockey, baseball, soccer, bowling, curling, dance (including ballroom dancing) and figure skating. Other recreational programs including lessons and camps are offered by the Township at one of our two arenas, two outdoor pools or community halls. There are many opportunities to play in North Dundas!


Residents and visitors appreciate the relaxing rural setting of the Township and savour the close friendly atmosphere that attracts individuals to reside and raise their families in North Dundas.
Relax and lower your stress level with no trac congestion. Enjoy our community parks, view a movie under the stars or meander along the recently revitalized waterfront in the scenic Village of Chesterville. If you are a water enthusiast, enjoy relaxing on the water, fishing, kayaking or canoeing on the South Nation River. If food and drink is your fancy you will enjoy visiting our winery where you can sample wine as you overlook the vineyard or visit one of our orchards and taste delicious apples, apple cider or cider donuts. Complete your day by dining in one of our unique dining establishment.

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