Living Here

Communications & Transportation


Callander is located along Highway 11, in close proximity to Highway 17, air, bus and rail transit. This strategic location makes the community well-connected and easily accessible. Driving to downtown North Bay takes less than 20 minutes. Toronto and Ottawa are within a four-hour drive.

Nearby Jack Garland Airport in North Bay provides domestic and international air travel and freight, while Ontario Northland offers motor coach transportation. Destinations include cities throughout Canada and the United States, accessible via Toronto, Ottawa and Sudbury.

The Municipality is part of Trans Canada Trail, the longest recreational trail in the world. Visitors and residents enjoy boundless offerings of opportunities for exploration and active living, including by bike, foot, snowmobile and ATV. In the summer, Callander’s location on Lake Nipissing and free day-time mooring at the municipal dock, are just some of the reasons that make the community a popular destination by boat.


Subsidized shuttle service

The Municipality of Callander offers subsidized shuttle service between Callander and North Bay through Callander Taxi. Pick up and drop off take place at bus shelters located in Callander (see table). Subsidized transportation is provided to/from Hotel Ramada Pinewood Park Resort in North Bay, for connection with the City of North Bay Transit Bus System. Please note that the service needs to be booked in advance.

Callander Taxi

Phone: 705-752-1271
Must book shuttle 1 hour before trip.



Depart Callander

Depart Ramada Pinewood Park Resort

Shuttle Stops

 7:30 am Monday to Friday

 7:56 am Monday to Friday

S1: Ramada Pinewood Park

 9:30 am Monday to Friday

  9:56 am Monday to Friday

S2: 980 Main St. N. Callander

 2:30 pm Monday to Friday

  2:56 pm Monday to Friday

S3: Lucky 13/Downtown Callander

 5:30 pm Monday to Friday

  5:56 pm Monday to Friday

S4: Sunbeam Bungalows Callander

 7:10 pm Monday to Friday

  7:30 pm Monday to Friday

S5: Wassi Corners Callander

11:10 pm Monday to Friday

11:30 pm Monday to Friday


 7:10 am Saturday only

 9:10 am

 2:10 pm

 5:10 pm

  7:30 am Saturday only

  9:30 am

  2:30 pm

  5:30 pm








$4 per passenger for S1 – S4

$5 per passenger for S5





High-Speed Internet

The Municipality of Callander recognizes the importance of long-term solutions that ensure reliable and cost-effective connectivity. The community is currently serviced by various Internet suppliers, including Xplornet, Bell and Netspectrum.