People are the lifeblood of a successful business.

Lanark County’s workforce has an enduring reputation for craftsmanship, dependability, and good old-fashioned hard work. It’s why so many businesses realize their dream in Lanark County. And why you can too.

Transportation Employer Spotlight

Transportation Employee Ambassador

Personal Support Worker Employee Ambassador

Manufacturing Employer Spotlight

Manufacturing Employee Ambassador

Healthcare Employer Spotlight

*These videos were made possible thanks to the generosity and commitment of Work Matters, local employers, and partners.

Higher Education

Lanark County is home to Algonquin College Perth Campus. Keeping with Perth’s historic involvement with the Rideau Canal World Heritage Site, the Perth Campus’ area of excellence is heritage preservation training, which draws students from the local community and worldwide. With programs in Business, Community Studies, Advanced Technology and Trades, your training options are numerous.

Within an Hour's Drive

Lanark County’s location between Ottawa, Kingston, and Brockville means access to multiple University (three) and College (five) campuses within one hour’s drive.