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Relocating to Brockville

Brockville has long been famous for its convenient location, picturesque beauty, heritage, and outdoor recreational opportunities. With a stunning view of the St. Lawrence River and the 1000 Islands at its doorstep, Brockville is truly one of Canada’s most scenic settings.

The city is centrally located between Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto and within minutes of two international bridges to northern New York State.

For businesses, this prime geographical location has proven to be an asset for development, with land costs and building leases available at a fraction of the cost of larger urban centres. Whether you are working from a home office or setting up in the business park, with high speed broadband internet throughout the City, it has never been easier to do business with the world right from within Brockville.

For more information about moving to Brockville or establishing your business here, please contact the City of Brockville’s Economic Development Department.

Explore resources in our city by popular topic to help you get settled in Brockville.

Health Care

Brockville General Hospital: Delivering emergency and ongoing health care services. Check out our Brockville Life campaign to see why living in Brockville and working at Brockville General Hospital is the best fit for our participants.

Brockville Mental Health and Addictions Resource Centre: Open to anyone seeking information about mental health or addictions.

Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville: Dedicated to serving the mental health needs of children, youth, and their families.

Community and Primary Health Care: Dedicated to improving the lives of seniors and their families.

Developmental Services of Leeds and Grenville: Committed to providing a variety of clinical and support services which will enable persons with developmental/intellectual disabilities to develop their potential within their communities.

Family and Children’s Services of Lanark. Leeds, and Grenville: Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville is an agency that protects children so they can grow up safe from abuse and neglect. Additionally, they recruit and provide services to support adoptive parents, foster parents, kinship service providers and other volunteers

Find a Dentist: Ontario Dental Association.

Find a Doctor: Use the “health care connect” service to be referred to physicians and nurse practitioners.

Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit: Administering public health programs and services.

Ontario 211: Gateway to community, social, non clinical health and related government services.

South East Health Line: Directory of health care services in our region.

Home and Community Care Support Services, South East Branch: Ontario’s 14 Home and Community Care Support Services organizations coordinate in home and community based care.

Upper Canada Family Health Team: a group of health care professionals working collaboratively to provide comprehensive and accessible health care.

Victim Services of Leeds and Grenville: Responding to the news of victims in a time of tragedy or distress in a timely and effective manner.

Working in Brockville

Brockville Life Campaign: picture yourself in Brockville

Career Opportunities at the City: Explore current postings and career opportunities at our municipality.

Working at our Hospital: In 2020, Brockville General Hospital expanded by 22 new beds when we opened the Donald B. Green Tower. This also launched our multi-million dollar investment in modern tools and technologies to empower our healthcare providers to deliver the best patient care. 

Local Job Boards:


Properties for sale in Brockville and area: Search available properties on realtor.ca

Property Manager Contacts: Contact details for local property management companies with multiple apartments or buildings that they manage.

Tax Calculator: Calculate your property taxes in Brockville based on the accessed value of your home and current tax rate.

Utilities: links for local utility companies.

Adding a Second Suite or Unit to an existing house: Secondary Units are a good way to generate income from your property, make a separate space for a family member, and increase the local rental supply.

Leeds and Grenville Housing Authority: Access information on affordable housing, social housing, local community initiatives and more.


Local Schools: a list of local schools and school boards from Kindergarten to College.

Continuing Education: Upgrade your skills; ignite your passion for learning.

St. Lawrence College: Brockville Campus

Community Resources

Live Stream Meetings: Watch Brockville City Council and Committee meetings live online, or catch up on meetings you may have missed.

Brockville Community Profile: Community profile and information about the city.

Interactive city maps: maps of downtown, parking, trails, city islands and more.

Brockville Newcomers Club: The club is open to new residents of Brockville who moved here within the last two years who are wishing to become involved in social activities and getting to know others in the community.

Brockville Tourism: Find things to do, see, and experience in Brockville and the 1000 Islands, including a festival and events calendar.

Business Support Services: Services for businesses, training opportunities, and networking.

City bus routes: Information on routes, fees, and schedule for the city bus line.

Downtown Brockville: Experience the shops, services and experiences in our historic downtown core.

Free WiFi: Find out where you can access City sponsored free wifi in Brockville.

Local Success Stories: Hear from our local business community and residents on why they chose Brockville.

Stay up to date on community news by tuning in to local media:

St. Lawrence Rideau Immigration Partnership: Focusing on how community organizations can attract, welcome, and retain newcomers.

Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence Rideau: A vibrant, caring community where volunteers enrich lives and people.

We Are Neighbours: Get to know the residents of Brockville and Leeds Grenville.

Arts, Culture, and Recreation

Aquatarium: 27,000 square foot discovery centre of the 1000 Islands featuring hands on learning about the river, the region, and local wildlife.

Boating and the Islands: Information on boating in Brockville and visiting the City Islands.

Brockville Arts Centre: One of the finest medium sized, historic theatres in Canada.

Arenas and Facilities: Brockville Memorial Centre and Brockville Youth Arena (skating and hockey), city athletic fields, and other municipal recreational assets.

Brockville Museum: Through a variety of thematic and interpretive displays  the Brockville Museum shares the stories of the people who have shaped this riverfront community for over 200 years.

Brockville Pride: Growing each year and changing events and approach to accommodate our community and allies

Outdoor Recreation: Explore Brockville’s outdoor recreation opportunities and facilities.

City Parks and Trails: Learn more about Brockville’s most popular parks and about the Brock Trail.

Brockville Public Library: Visit this beautiful, historic, Cargenie library, a community hub in downtown Brockville.

Brockville Railway Tunnel: Walk through Canada’s first railway tunnel, a 500 metre underground tunnel which passes underneath Brockville City Hall to reach the waterfront. Open mid April to mid October each year from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Family Friendly Activities: Find fun new things to do with your family in Brockville.

Festival and Events Calendar: Brockville Tourism hosts an events calendar for upcoming large and small events in our community.

Outdoor Recreation and Adventure: Experience the outdoors in Brockville and the region.


Business Support Services: A list of community services to support your business needs.

Employment and Education Centre: Committed to providing clients with the knowledge, skills, expertise and support they will need to be successful. Services are also available to businesses to assist with their staffing needs.

Career Services of Brockville: Career Services is both a business and service dedicated to expanding employment opportunities for individuals facing barriers to employment. They offer services for job seekers, employers, and offer business services.

Leeds Grenville Small Business Centre: Supporting entrepreneurs in starting, growing, or exiting a business.

Economic & Development Services

Kendra Lorimer

Economic Development Coordinator

613-342-8772 Ext: 4440

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