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Wakefield, Quebec

Wakefield is a village on the Gatineau River, in the Outaouais region of Quebec. The village is approximately thirty minutes by car from Ottawa, Ontario. During the summer a steam train operates between Wakefield and Gatineau, Quebec.

The primary industry in the village is tourism. The main attractions, in addition to a picturesque setting, are the covered bridge spanning the Gatineau River and the old MacLaren Mill. The village also provides an access point to Gatineau Park.

Former Canadian prime minister Lester Bowles Pearson is buried at MacLaren Cemetery in Wakefield.