Quinte West, Ontario

Quinte West, ONTARIO T he City of Quinte West is perfectly poised on the shores of the beautiful Bay of Quinte – gateway to the world famous rent-Severn Waterway. Strategically located along the Highway 401 corridor, approximately 1.5 hours east of Toronto and 2.5 hours west of Ottawa, Quinte West is home to more than 43,000 residents, a proud military presence at 8 Wing/CFB Trenton, forward-thinking municipal leadership, and an overall atmosphere of positive community spirit. Quinte West was formed on January 1, 1998 through the amalgamation of the city of Trenton, the village of Frankford, and the townships of Murray and Sidney. Today, Trenton, the largest community, serves as the administrative and commercial center of this progressive Hastings County hub. Quinte West Mayor, Jim Harrison, has served on local Councils since 1991, is now into his fifth year as Mayor, and still farms a herd of beef cattle. To say Harrison takes an active interest in the community is a huge understatement. His focus is strong and steady on ensuring residents have access to healthcare, upgrading infrastructure, and working on a solution to the local affordable housing crisis. Giving an overview of Quinte West from an infrastructure Developing community spirit