Business View Civil & Municipal | Volume 2, Issue 11

55 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 2, ISSUE 11 S t. Clair Township, Ontario may not be a well-known municipality to many, but for those who want to work hard and play harder it offers more than a lot of larger cities nearby. The municipality is home to a huge industrial base and the many industries it serves need people to maintain and run those plants. Jobs are a huge incentive, but most of the younger demographic don’t just live to work. In that regard, St. Clair Township has young families, singles, and couples covered when it comes to entertainment and maintaining a positive work/life balance. They offer a wide variety of recreational activities, both on land and on the water, with a river, a municipally run golf course, and a ton of festivals. John Rodey, the Township’s Chief Administrative Officer admits that the outdoor recreation aspect of the town should make it a tourist haven, but accommodations are lacking and a hotel would be a nice addition. He notes, “We have a good recreation base, in a sense that the St. Clair River flows along our entire western AT A GLANCE ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, ONTARIO WHAT: A thriving, lower tier municipality; population 15,000 WHERE: On the St. Clair River in Lambton County, Ontario WEBSITE: ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, ONTARIO W O R K , L I V E , E N J O Y