Business Opportunites

    • Key Available Sites
      Vacant industrial lands/prime redevelopment sites are available, ranging from small industrial lots to a 635 acre site.
    • Emerging Sector Opportunities
      The region is an important forestry hub, but there are emerging opportunities in biomass and other renewable energy.


    Val Rita-Harty is home to over 800 residents and the Township of Opasatika has 214 residents. However, in the immediate Kapuskasing-Hearst region, the population is over 15,000 people (2011 Census). In the broader region east of Kapuskasing (which encompasses Timmins, Cochrane, Moonbeam, Smooth Rock Falls and Iroquois Falls) the population is over 55,000; while the overall Cochrane District contains a population of 81,122.

    The median age of the population in Opasatika is 46.7; while the median age of residents in Val Rita-Harty is 40 – which is close to the Provincial standard.