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Discover Hamilton

Once defined by the heavy industry that dominated the area, Hamilton has transformed itself from the “Steel City” to a education and healthcare center. Hamilton is the ninth largest city in Canada, fourth largest in Ontario, and ranked as one of the top ten places to do business in Canada. Situated on the Niagara escarpment, Hamilton is only 45 minutes from Toronto, the U.S. border and the Niagara and Waterloo Regional campuses.

From the urban experience of the downtown and its growing art, entertainment and food scene to the quite communities that tie their residents, Hamilton has attracted young professionals looking for big city amenities but desiring the charm that a smaller city brings.

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Roselyn Wilson, Psychiatry Graduate

I moved to Hamilton in 2010 for medical school and loved it so much that I stayed for residency and bought a home here. There’s great music and art happening every weekend and amazing access to green space right in the city.


Nicholas Latham, Family Medicine

As someone new to Hamilton I was pleasantly surprised by the number of things to do in the community. I’m a person who likes to be involved in community sports and I was quickly able to build connections with people playing in a variety of different adult sport leagues.

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Kimberly Silvaggio, Family Medicine

I am new to the Hamilton area and fell in love with the quaint town of Dundas and the restaurants within Hamilton and the surrounding area. I have also enjoyed being along the escarpment and the various trails and waterfalls. Hamilton is truly a beautiful place with a lot of character.