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City Living

Many in the know have traded in the hustle and bustle of big-city life without feeling they’ve missed a beat, and are now calling the Bay of Quinte region home. With recent real estate data showing average prices in Belleville almost $400,000 lower than in Toronto, it’s no wonder the population has grown over 8% since 2016.

Tyonhnékwën: Our Sustenance

Written by Yakothehtón:ni­—Jennifer E Brant

(Yakothehtón:ni is Kanyen’kehá:ka and sits with the Bear Clan. She is an educator, singer-songwriter, artist and farmer from Kenhté:ke, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory)

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Oh Snap!

Can you believe that these incredible images were captured by students ages 7 to 14? It goes to show that the BoQ is full of budding talents—and a few of them sound beyond their years!

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From Dreaming to Doing

Dream, believe, achieve—these five Bay of Quinte entrepreneurial spirits have done all three. This group inspires us with their journeys from dreaming to doing, sharing a little insight into the how and, most importantly, the why.

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Historical Landmarks of Greater Napanee

Greater Napanee holds a bounty of stunning older buildings with interesting stories behind them, sure to appeal to history and architecture buffs alike.

It's Kind of a Big Deal

Big things are happening in the Bay of Quinte. The region has long been an attractive destination to live, work and play. Now the interconnected communities are kicking it up a notch for residents and visitors looking for one-of-a-kind experiences. Here’s the proof!

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A collection of all our stories from the BoQ

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Let’s see what we got!

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The Bay of Quinte RMB Land Acknowledgement

The Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board is committed to acknowledging, appreciating and understanding the Indigenous peoples’ historic connection to this land and to raising awareness by building relationships in collaboration with Indigenous partners and communities. 

We recognize and acknowledge that we are living and working on the traditional territory of the Wendat, Mississauga, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee which includes the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka (Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte) with whom we work in direct partnership with. 

This partnership focuses on the common goal of celebrating the region with the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka who are equal partners within the organization and at the Board of Directors table contributing to the mandate and operations.

This mandate includes listening to, learning from, and collaborating with the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka and actively incorporating their culture and heritage into the practice of responsible destination marketing and management of the region.

We understand that this land acknowledgement is only a small step towards the larger process of reparations and reconciliation.

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