Current Focuses

The Mattawa and Region Community Development Inc.

The Mattawa and Region Community Development Inc. is preparing an Age-Friendly Plan, the purpose of which is to improve quality of life and community services for older adults living in Bonfield, Calvin, Mattawa, Mattawan and Papineau-Cameron. This survey is intended for older adults age 55 and over living in Bonfield, Calvin, Mattawa, Mattawan and Papineau-Cameron.

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The Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail Management Plan

Along with the Country of Renfrew and Lanark County, Papineau-Cameron Township have put together a draft for the Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail Management Plan. To see the draft, click the link below. Ottawa-Valley-Rail-Trail-Management-Plan-DRAFT

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Regional Tourism Promotion

Our region is as much a meeting place today as it was in the time of the First Nations and Voyageurs. With access to Ontario’s oldest provincial park, hundreds of kilometers of multi-use trails, great dining and incredible waterways and provincial parks Mattawa Voyageur Country will bring out the explorer in you.

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The Véloroute Voyageur Cycling Route

The Véloroute Voyageur Cycling Route is Ontario’s next major cycling tourism experience spanning 380-km across Northeastern Ontario from the Ottawa Valley to Sudbury East. (see photo below) Following the path of the Voyageurs over 400 years ago along three heritage waterways and 200-km of the Trans Canada Trail, the vision is that the Voyageur Cycling Route will

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VMUTS

The Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System (VMUTS) located in Mattawan, just outside of Mattawa offers 300 kms of four season exploration opportunities to ATVers, motocross riders, snowmobilers and horseback riders.  To increase awareness of this local gem and to attract more visitors to the region, The Mattawa-Bonfield Economic Development Corporation is working closely with the VMUTS

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