Community Profile

Papineau-Cameron Township’s rich cultural and resource based industrial history and quality of life benefits, to its growing economy and competitive advantages for businesses, is a great place to live, work and play.


Being a multi-culture community with strong roots to their First Nations, French and English heritage, and being strategically located along Highway 17, this region was historically a significant focal point for industries such as the fur trade, forestry and agriculture.  In fact, it was due to the impact and growth of these industries that the community grew and evolved into a region that is currently home to over 1,000 residents.

Competitive Advantages

Low Property Tax Rates

Strategically located along Highway 17 corridor.

Bilingual Labour Force.

A larger percentage of persons possessing trades and technical certifications than the provincial average.

Low cost of doing business, including affordable real estate, low taxes and development charges.

Numerous government incentive programs available.

With these, and many more competitive advantages, Papineau-Cameron Township is a great place to do business.

Quality of Life

Short commute times from home to work.

Affordable Real Estate.

New Regional Hospital.

French and English Primary and Secondary Schools.

A Township rich in natural resources offering a 4 season playground that is second to none.  From the pristine waterways to its beautiful forests, Papineau-Cameron Township quality of life is synonymous with the activities they immerse themselves; boating, canoeing, kayaking, snowmobiling, ATVing, fishing, hiking, skiing, and riding a 300+ km multi-use trail system.