FUN FACTS ABOUT PETAWAWA, ON

  1. It has a population of 17,187 people
  2. The name of Petawawa originates from a local Algonquin language word, Biidaawewe, meaning "where one hears a noise like this"
  3. Both comedian Tom Green and musician Tommy Mac from Hedley are from here

 

Get to know your new city by visiting this useful website:  www.petawawa.ca

Quick links

Petawawa Family Resource Centre

613-687-1641

Canadian Forces Housing Agency

613-687-0000

Health

Deep River & District Hospital

Ministry of Health

Pembroke Regional Hospital

Renfrew Victoria Hospital

Transportation

Ontario Ministry of Transportation

Utilities

Bell

Enbridge Gas

Hydro One

NRTCO Communications

Ottawa River Power Corporation

Propane and oil – multiple regional vendors

Education

Algonquin College 

Carleton University

Centre Scolaire Catholique Jeanne-Lajoie

École élémentaire et secondaire publique l’Équinoxe

Renfrew County District School Board

Renfrew County Catholic District School Board

University of Ottawa

Clubs and Facilities

Garrison Petawawa Museums

Garrison Petawawa Chapels