About the Community

About the Community

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Are you new to Meaford? To help you prepare for your move, or settle in, we’ve compiled resources and links to help you find information you may need to reduce the stress of your move and to make the transition to your new community as smooth as possible.

4th Canadian Division Training Centre Meaford is not your typical Canadian Forces Base.  We are a Training Centre focused on training soldiers from all across Canada. The Training Centre does not offer PMQ’s. Families have a variety of communities to choose from. For your convenience, we have compiled information regarding surrounding communities in the Georgian Triangle.

Georgian Triangle Communities: 

Meaford: Distance from 4th Canadian Division Training Centre 14km

Situated on the southern shore of Georgian Bay, the Municipality of Meaford extends North West to the boundary of the City of Owen Sound and to the South East boundary of the Town of the Blue Mountains. It is located within the Georgian Triangle region and known as one of Canada's finest four seasons resort areas.

Located directly on Highway 26, Meaford is home to a vibrant and critically acclaimed summer theatre festival, numerous fine dining establishments, two of Ontario's best hiking and cycling trail systems, excellent fishing and waterfront camping. Meaford and the surrounding area have something for everyone.

Collingwood:  Distance from 4th Canadian Division Training Centre 56km

Collingwood is located on the shores of Georgian Bay, and our waterfront provides endless opportunities for boating, fishing, recreation activities and so much more! In the heart of Ontario’s finest four-season destination area, Collingwood offers a combination of old time charm and history with the best recreation in Southern Ontario.

Whether relocating to Collingwood as a full or part time resident, or looking for a new weekend retreat, Collingwood offers you all of the amenities and support you require. There are great opportunities in this area in business, tourism and industry.

Owen Sound: Distance from 4th Canadian Division Training Centre 30km

The City of Owen Sound is located on the southern shores of Georgian Bay in a valley below the sheer rock cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment. Owen Sound is characterized by a magnificent harbour and bay, two winding rivers, tree-lined streets, an extensive parks system, and tree-covered hillsides and ravines, which are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna.

Owen Sound is the largest urban community in Grey and Bruce Counties, which combined represent a primary commercial market of 158,000. Owen Sound is the seat of the County of Grey government, and is the location for a number of regional, provincial and federal government offices. There are twelve elementary schools, three secondary schools, six private schools in addition to a Georgian College campus.