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Finding Home Base: Military Life in the Bay of Quinte

Air Show CFB Trenton 8 Wing

CFB Trenton is the largest air force base in the country and home to over 3,000 staff. Many end up captivated by this waterfront community. Here are three such stories: Rickie Smith: Military Spouse Rickie Smith and her family once had cold feet about coming to Ontario. Now they’re content in the Bay of Quinte region, where they enjoy the great outdoors year-round. She and her husband, Dean Smith, and kids Torrah and Peyton, moved to Batawa in July ...

Easter in the Bay of Quinte – Hop to it!

It’s almost time to Hop into Easter in the Bay of Quinte! The weekend of April 1st (and we’re not foolin’ ya 😉 ), the Easter Bunny will be hopping all over the region and we wanted to let you know about some of the events that are “hoppenning” – ok we’re punned out we promise. Here we go…. Kick off the weekend by loading up at The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Bake Sale, held at the Kanhiote Library, ...

Remembering Sonja Bata and the Legacy She Left Behind

Sure, she was famous for shoes, but Sonja Bata should be remembered for more than the founding of Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum, particularly by people with connections to the Bay of Quinte region. She and her husband Thomas Bata, one of the patriarchs of the once-renowned Bata shoe empire, put the quaint Quinte West community of Batawa almost literally on the map. And Sonja’s devotion to the town remained apparent in the final years of her life. Sonja, whose ...

Top 3 Quinte West Neighbourhoods for the Millennial Homebuyer

Like Belleville, Quinte West has become an attractive area for the millennial homebuyer — and no wonder. With average home prices well under $300,000 and a landscape that mixes the best of rural and urban living, the reasons for putting down roots here are many. For one, this city of 43,000 sits on a gorgeous stretch of the Bay of Quinte at the mouth of the world-famous Trent-Severn Waterway. For another, it has a strong and vibrant economic base ...

Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.