Economic Development

Bonnechere Valley Quick Facts 2021

The Township of Bonnechere Valley boasts a high quality of life and is rich in natural and tourism assets.  This part of the Ottawa Valley benefits from immediate access to several freshwater lakes and rivers, as well as having a large supply of wood fibre and farmland, making ti an ideal location for many types of businesses and residents seeking this ideal lifestyle.

Highways 41 and 60 intersect in Bonnechere Valley giving motorcycle enthusiasts, cottagers, and outdoor aficionados direct access to and from highway 401 and the surrounding region.  Bonnechere Valley currently has several commercial and office buildings available for lease and sale in downtown Eganville.

Shop Local Campaign - Rural Rewards Program

The Townships of Brudenell, Lyndoch & Raglan, Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards, Bonnechere Valley, North Algona Wilberforce, Madawaska Valley and Whitewater Region have partnered to promote local businesses by encouraging residents to shop local.

The program is called "Rural Rewards" and will consist of the distribution of Rural Rewards Cards (pick-up in store or municipal office) that can be stamped or initialed by a store clerk after making a purchase at nay of the businesses within the participating municipalities.

After 10 completed purchases, the Rural Rewards Cards cn be dropped off at your municipal office and a new card picked-up.  Each Township  will have a monthly draw for a $25 local gift card of the winners choosing.  The campaign will run from June till December 2021.

Participating Businesses in Bonnechere Valley are:

  • My Country Home
  • Rio Tap and Grill
  • Eganville Freshmart
  • The Rustic Lens
  • The Rusty Lantern Barn Boutique
  • Eganville's Finest
  • Papa Ron's Discount Store
  • The Axe and Paddle
  • Fifth Chute Coffee & Food
  • Dr. Kathleen Doran
  • Riverside Dental
  • O'Grady's Flower & Gifts

Bonnechere Valley Community Improvement Plan

The purpose of the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) is to provide the mechanism for a coordinated municipal effort to preserve and improve the heritage of the Commercial District in the Village of Eganville as well as the hamlets within Bonnechere Valley by encouraging restoration and rehabiliation of building facades. The CIP is intended to focus on facade improvement within the Comerical District for the purpose of escalating the economic climate of the downtown area.

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