Moving/Investing Here


Moving Here

If you’re thinking of moving to the area, here are some links of interest:

Investing Here

The Ottawa Valley offers an incredible quality of life. Visitors to the area often remark that the region has “so much potential” and we agree! If you are looking to start a business in the area, here are some resources for you.

Ottawa Valley Business

Ottawa Valley Business is a twice-monthly e-publication covering business news in the region. The publication carries tender opportunities and results, upcoming business events, features on issues affecting local business, marketing advice and more. The publication is free to receive and comes directly to your email on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Check out the latest issue and archives.

Forward Thinking Marketing Agency

Forward Thinking offers marketing consulting, business development and full agency services to regional businesses and organizations. Established in 2006, the owner is originally from the Ottawa Valley but lived away from the area for 10 years before returning, providing a unique perspective on opportunities in the region. Forward Thinking specializes in entrepreneurial-thinking clients, whether they be small business operators, airports or charities.

Ottawa Valley Jobs

The region has a dedicated local job board promoting opportunities to work¬† in the area. The site is great for job seekers, but also gives potential entrepreneurs an idea of what companies are hiring and the kinds of positions suiting the local labour force. The site – www.ovjobs.ca – is the region’s most popular source for local employment opportunities.

Health Matters Magazine

If you’re interested in the health industry, you might be interested in checking out Health Matters magazine. Published three times a year, Health Matters is a marketing tool for the region’s healthcare businesses and organizations. It also provides a great support for individuals looking to relocated to the area in terms of available heatlhcare providers. The magazine is free for people to receive and offers subscriptions of $20 + HST per year.