National Capital Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. N-4)

Act current to 2017-04-12 and last amended on 2013-09-30. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE(Section 2)Description of National Capital Region

A territory composed of part of the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, and comprising part of the Township of Beckwith and part of the Town of Mississippi Mills in the County of Lanark, part of the Township of Russell in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell, and part of the City of Ottawa, all in the Province of Ontario; the whole of the Municipalities of Cantley, Chelsea and Pontiac and part of the Municipalities of l’Ange-Gardien, La Pêche, Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette and Val-des-Monts in the Municipalité régionale de comté des Collines-de-l’Outaouais, and part of the City of Gatineau, all in the Province of Quebec, and including with reference to the cadastres of the Province of Quebec, the lots or part of lots, blocks or part of blocks, their present or future subdivisions, as well as highways, railway right-of-ways, islands, watercourses or parts thereof; the whole confined within the boundaries described as follows: Commencing at a point on the south shore of the Ottawa River where it is intersected by the boundary between the geographic Township of McNab and the geographic Township of Fitzroy; thence southwesterly along the said boundary to the line between the northeast and southwest halves of the Lots in Concession II, geographic Township of Fitzroy; thence southeasterly along the last-mentioned line to the line between Lots 21 and 22, Concession II, geographic Township of Fitzroy; thence southwesterly along the last-mentioned line and along the line between Lots 21 and 22, Concession I, geographic Township of Fitzroy, to the boundary between the said geographic Township of Fitzroy and the geographic Township of Pakenham; thence southeasterly along the last-mentioned boundary to the line between Lots 21 and 22, Concession XII, geographic Township of Pakenham; thence southwesterly along the last-mentioned line to the line between the northeast and southwest halves of the Lots in Concession XII, geographic Township of Pakenham; thence southeasterly along the last-mentioned line to the line between Lots 16 and 17, Concession XII, geographic Township of Pakenham; thence southwesterly along the last-mentioned line and along the line between Lots 16 and 17, Concession XI, to the line between the northeast and southwest halves of the Lots in Concession XI, geographic Township of Pakenham; thence southeasterly along the last-mentioned line to the line between Lots 13 and 14, Concession XI, geographic Township of Pakenham; thence southwesterly along the last-mentioned line and along the lines between Lots 13 and 14, Concessions X and IX, to the line between the northeast and southwest halves of the Lots in Concession IX, geographic Township of Pakenham; thence southeasterly along the last-mentioned line to the line between Lots 7 and 8, Concession IX, geographic Township of Pakenham; thence southwesterly along the last-mentioned line and along the line between Lots 7 and 8, Concession VIII, to the line between the northeast and southwest halves of the Lots in Concession VIII, geographic Township of Pakenham; thence southeasterly along the last-mentioned line to the boundary between the geographic Townships of Pakenham and Ramsay; thence southwesterly along the last-mentioned boundary to the road between Concessions VII and VIII, geographic Township of Ramsay; thence southeasterly along the said road to the side road between Lots 20 and 21, Concession VIII, geographic Township of Ramsay; thence northeasterly along the said side road to the line between the northeast and southwest halves of the Lots in Concession VIII, geographic Township of Ramsay; thence southeasterly along the last-mentioned line to the boundary between the geographic Townships of Ramsay and Beckwith; thence southwesterly along the last-mentioned boundary to the line between Lots 16 and 17, Concession XII, geographic Township of Beckwith; thence southeasterly along the last-mentioned line and along the line between Lots 16 and 17, Concession XI, geographic Township of Beckwith, to the northwesterly limit of the right-of-way of Canadian Pacific Limited; thence northeasterly along the last-mentioned limit to the boundary between the geographic Township of Beckwith and the geographic Township of Goulbourn; thence southeasterly along the last-mentioned boundary to the boundary between the geographic Townships of Goulbourn and Marlborough; thence northeasterly along the last-mentioned boundary to the boundary between the geographic Townships of Marlborough and North Gower; thence southeasterly along the last-mentioned boundary to the road between Lots 35 and 36, Concession IV, geographic Township of North Gower; thence easterly along the road between Lots 35 and 36 in Concessions IV, III and II and continuing easterly along the production of the said road to the easterly boundary of the geographic Township of North Gower, being the centre line of the Rideau River; thence northerly following the centre line of the Rideau River to the west boundary of the geographic Township of Osgoode; thence southerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the road between Lots 35 and 36 in the Broken Front Concession, geographic Township of Osgoode; thence easterly along the road between Lots 35 and 36 in the Broken Front and First Concessions and between Lots 34 and 35 in the Second Concession, and between Lots 35 and 36 in Concessions III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X and XI, geographic Township of Osgoode, and continuing along the road between Lots 5 and 6 in Concessions I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII in the geographic Township of Russell to the road between Concessions VIII and IX of the said geographic Township of Russell; thence northerly along the last-mentioned road to the boundary between the geographic Townships of Russell and Cumberland; thence easterly along the last-mentioned boundary to the projected road between Concessions III and IV, geographic Township of Cumberland; thence northerly along the last-mentioned road to the line between Lots 1 and 2, Concession III, geographic Township of Cumberland; thence easterly along the last-mentioned line to the west boundary of Lot 10 in the Second Concession from the Ottawa River, sometimes called “The Old Survey”, in the geographic Township of Cumberland; thence northerly along the said west boundary of Lot 10 in the Second Concession from the Ottawa River and along the west boundary of Lot 10 in the First Concession from the Ottawa River to the southerly shore of the Ottawa River; thence northerly across the said Ottawa River to the point on the northerly shore where it is intersected by the line between Lots 7 and 8, Range I, Township of Buckingham, in the Province of Quebec; thence northerly along the lines between Lots 7 and 8, Ranges I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI and XII, Township of Buckingham, to the boundary between the Township of Buckingham and the Township of Derry; thence westerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the boundary between the Townships of Derry and Portland East; thence northerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the range line between Ranges III and IV of the said Township of Portland East; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the boundary between the Townships of Portland East and Portland West; thence northerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the range line between Ranges IV and V of the said Township of Portland West; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the easterly boundary of Lot 7, Range V, Township of Portland West; thence northerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the range line between Ranges V and VI, Township of Portland West; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the easterly boundary of Lot 7, Range VI, Township of Portland West; thence northerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the range line between Ranges VI and VII, Township of Portland West; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the easterly boundary of Lot 7, Range VII, Township of Portland West; thence northerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the range line between Ranges VII and VIII, Township of Portland West; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the easterly boundary of Lot 7, Range VIII, Township of Portland West; thence northerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the range line between Ranges VIII and IX, Township of Portland West; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the boundary between the Townships of Portland West and Denholm; thence southerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the boundary between the Townships of Denholm and Wakefield; thence westerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the line between Lots 25 and 26, Range XI, of the said Township of Wakefield; thence southerly along the lines between Lots 25 and 26, Ranges XI, X, IX, VIII, VII, VI and V, Township of Wakefield, to the range line between Ranges IV and V, Township of Wakefield; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the line between Lots 4 and 5, Range V, Township of Wakefield; thence northerly along the lines between Lots 4 and 5, Ranges V, VI and VII, Township of Wakefield, to the range line between Ranges VII and VIII, Township of Wakefield; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the boundary between the Townships of Wakefield and Masham; thence northerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the range line between Ranges VII and VIII, of the said Township of Masham; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the boundary between the Townships of Masham and Aldfield; thence northerly along the last-mentioned boundary to the range line between Ranges II and III, of the said Township of Aldfield; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the easterly boundary of the east range of the said Township of Aldfield; thence along the said easterly boundary of the east range of the Township of Aldfield to the line between Lots 14 and 15 of the said east range of the Township of Aldfield; thence westerly along the lines between Lots 14 and 15, east range and west range, Township of Aldfield to the westerly boundary of the west range of the said Township of Aldfield; thence southerly along the said westerly boundary to the range line between Ranges I and II of the said Township of Aldfield; thence westerly along the last-mentioned range line to the boundary between the Township of Aldfield and the Township of Thorne; thence southerly along the last-mentioned boundary and continuing along the boundary between the Township of Onslow and the Township of Bristol and its projection onto the Ottawa River to the boundary line between the Province of Quebec and the Province of Ontario; thence southwesterly across the Ottawa River to the point of commencement; containing an area of four thousand seven hundred and fifteen square kilometres, more or less (± 4715 km2).

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-4, Sch.;
  • 2002, c. 17, s. 20.
 
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