Where talent comes home. Gananoque businesses are able to draw from a diverse regional workforce skilled in light manufacturing, transportation, agriculture and tourism & hospitality-related services.  The region is also home to world-class educational institutions and training providers who support business to build a skilled and reliable talent pipeline. 

Population and Dwelling Counts Gananoque

Leeds and the
Thousand Islands

Population in 2021          5,383                    9,804
Total private dwellings          2,767                    5,040
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents          2,562                    3,994
Land area (square km)           7.01                    608.09


Largest Employers Sector

  Number of Employees

Cardinal Health Medical Manufacturing 450
Shorelines Casino Tourism/Hospitality 275
Home Hardware Retail 127
Canada Border Service Agency Public Sector 127
Glen House Resort & Smugglers Glen Golf Course Tourism/Hospitality 120
Metro Retail 100
Gananoque Boat Line Tourism/Hospitality 95
Rockport Boatlines Tourism/Hospitality 80











Distance (KM)
Royal Military College of Canada 27
Queens University 28
Trillium College 32
Jefferson Community College 42
Empire State College 42
St. Lawrence College 54
Loyalist College 112
Carlton University 123
Ottawa University 127
Algonquin College 156