Petawawa & Area Real Estate
Petawawa, Ontario is located about 2 hours north-west of Ottawa, Ontario in the Ottawa Valley with a population of 15,988 (2011 Census) people. Petawawa has a stunning backdrop and a very strong community spirit.
Nestled amongst majestic pine, birch and maple and set against the west bank of the Ottawa River and the confluence of the Petawawa River. The Laurentian Hills are located across the river in Quebec and Algonquin Park is located just west of the town.
The climate in Petawawa, Ontario is a humid continental climate with long, cold and snowy winters and warm, often humid, summers.
There are two main employers in the Petawawa, Ontario area:
Petawawa’s primary employer is the Canadian Government. Most of Petawawa’s residents work as CF Members (5,328) , DND civilian employees (936) or CF dependents (5,653) for the Canadian Forcesat Garrison Petawawa. Approximately 6,000 people directly connected to the base live in local communities between Deep River and Pembroke. The Garrison has an extensive infrastructure with 465 buildings and over 300 square km’s of property comprising the Petawawa Training Area.
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Another major employer is Canadian Nuclear Laboratories located close by in neighbouring Chalk River. CNL is a world leader in developing peaceful and innovative applications from nuclear technology through its expertise in physics, metallurgy, chemistry, biology and engineering. With over 3,000 employees working in the laboratory or project sites across the country, CNL delivers a range of nuclear services ranging from research and development, design and engineering to specialized technology, waste management and decommissioning.
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