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Community & Recreation

North Dundas is a growing municipality located just 30 minutes south of the City of Ottawa and is home to a population of approximately 12,000 people who enjoy a mix of rural and urban lifestyles, excellent health care facilities, essential municipal services, positive population growth, natural heritage and much more.

North Dundas has a diversified rural economy and prides itself on having some of Eastern Ontario’s finest agricultural land. Major centres include Winchester, a full service community, and the scenic Village of Chesterville and several rural hamlets and settlements.

Planning to Organize a Public Event in North Dundas?

The Public Event Policy 94-2023 was brought into effect on March 21st, 2023. This Policy is intended to provide a uniform and consistent approach to public events organized within the Township of North Dundas. The Township is supportive of events organized by a variety of groups, provided they occur in a safe environment and have regard for Provincial Regulations and other applicable legislation, including but not limited to, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the rules with respect to the Fire and Building Codes, Nuisance Bylaws, Lottery Licences and Street Closures. To view the full policy and accompanying application form, please follow this link: Public Event Policy 104-2024 and Application Form.

History of the Township of North Dundas

The Township of North Dundas was established in 1998, with the amalgamation of the former Townships of Winchester and Mountain and the Villages of Chesterville and Winchester.