The Township of North Glengarry is a unique and vibrant community in a strategic location with an enviable quality of life. Its rural and small town character is enhanced by a commitment to preserving rich agricultural and natural resources and historical and cultural heritage. A heritage that harmoniously blends both French and Anglo-Scottish traditions. North Glengarry offers a desirable lifestyle mix for former city dwellers: A tranquil, family-friendly atmosphere teeming with recreational amenities, activities and shopping and easy access to
the fast-paced urban centres.
North Glengarry boasts employment possibilities in sectors ranging from agriculture and large national and international manufacturing industries, to small-to-medium sized employers such as trucking and logistics firms and retailers. Business in the region has access to a bilingual skilled labour force, as well as investment ready real estate at competitive rates. The Township connects with ease to Ottawa and Montréal by Highways 417, 401 and 34, as well as by train.
An extensive network of waterways and groomed trails make North Glengarry a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, kayaking, canoeing, snowmobiling and so much more. Throughout the year, the area is alive with festivals and events including the world famous Glengarry Highland Games in picturesque Maxville and the magical Festival of Lights in Alexandria’s stunning Island Park.
North Glengarry is the envy of many rural communities, with two full-service arenas, an indoor soccer dome with walking track, a skate park, splash pad and a wide array of playgrounds.
North Glengarry is an oasis of tranquility and leisure surrounded by gently rolling hills, glorious open landscapes and the scenic Loch Garry Watershed. A relaxed ambiance infuses the extraordinary public spaces dispersed throughout the numerous hamlets that make up North Glengarry. Its wooded trails, calm lakes, pocket parks, farmers markets, outdoor concerts, museums and libraries inspire you to sit, relax, breathe and enjoy the moment to its fullest.