A Neighbourhood Guide - Merrickville, ON

Thursday Apr 29th, 2021


Are you looking for a charming village to settle down in? Merrickville is the place for you! Your Guide to Merrickville! Known for its local artists and rich history, Merrickville is part of the Merrickville-Wolford municipality and is situated in Leeds and Grenville. roughly 45-50 minutes away from Ottawa. Located along the Rideau Canal, the picturesque village is surrounded by heritage buildings and historic sites.  As of 2016, the municipality is home to 3067 residents, a... [read more]

A Neighbourhood Guide - Metcalfe, ON

Friday Apr 9th, 2021


Your Guide to Metcalfe! If you are looking for a quiet neighbourhood while still being close to the city, Metcalfe is the perfect place to be! Metcalfe, which is located 29.9 km (roughly 26 minutes from downtown Ottawa), is a small residential community in the south end of Ottawa and is part of Osgoode. Originally called Hawley's Corners, Metcalfe was officially renamed in 1887 after the former Governor General of Canada, Sir Charles Metcalfe. Back in 1866, the... [read more]

A Neighborhood Guide - Embrun, ON

Wednesday Mar 17th, 2021


Your Guide to Embrun! Are you looking for a rural neighbourhood to raise a family? Embrun is the place for you!  Embrun's history dates back to 1825 when the first residents settled in the town. The town is named after Embrun, France. Their early economy relied heavily on lumber, as the area was surrounded by forests. The town grew significantly after the railway was built in 1898. At the end of the 20th century, Embrun saw more growth after Highway 417 was built. With access to... [read more]

A Neighborhood Guide - Carlington

Tuesday Mar 9th, 2021


Your Guide to Carlington! Are you looking for a quiet neighbourhood to raise a family? Carlington is the place for you!  Carlington's history dates back to the 1920s and saw huge growth from 1945 to 1960. After the Second World War, the houses built in this time period were known as "war homes" or "veteran homes". As a result, many of the street names also reflected this military heritage.    Carlington is approximately 7 km (12-minute drive) from... [read more]

A Neighbourhood Guide - North Gower, ON

Thursday Feb 18th, 2021


Your Guide to North Gower! Are you looking for a great neighbourhood with a small-town feel close to the city? North Gower (pronounced "North Gor") is a small community about 34.9 km (a 40-minute drive) from downtown Ottawa.  North Gower has a long and vibrant history of being home to the farming community. For many years, people have come to settle down and plant deep roots. The current community has fostered a warm and welcoming atmosphere for any newcomers. Providing the... [read more]


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