In the course of our busy lives, working, sleeping, playing,
raising families, we all struggle with the grand meaning of what
it's all about.
Is there any deep meaning in what we do, what we accomplish?
Are we missing something more important than our daily existence?
We all must remember that we part of a whole, part of the extraordinary.
One need only look up at the night sky on clear moonless night.
At the infinite vastness of the cosmos. We know from science,
that the stars represent the beginnings and the destiny of humanity.
Here, west of Canada's Capital, lies an extraordinary coincidence
of topography, history and economics: a night sky filled with
It is these stars that tell us we are part of the extraordinary,
part of the infinite.
This experience is what the Madawaska Highlands Observatory is
The company takes its names from where it is located: the Madawaska
Highlands. It is here that Canada's most famous group of painters,
The Group of Seven, put down on canvass a core Canadian value,
our stunning expansive landscape.
The nearness of this area to several Metropolitan regions is
a coincidental gift of circumstance.
The company has spent the last 8 ½ years developing that
experience. Using our deep understanding of engineering, science,
technology, optics and astronomy and integrating a deep sense
of the human need to know about ourselves. We have pursued this
The precise mechanics and logistics will fade away as visitors
will experience the true meaning of being part of the extraordinary.
Our Giant Eye will open up an unimagined and surrealistic vista.
Not a painting, animation, or computer screen. These views of
the universe are as real as the ground beneath our feet.
Our state-of-the-art facility is built around this experience,
to give it a powerful context. The natural environment, the building
and its amenities are designed to provide an exciting, entertaining,
vital and engaging night sky experience.