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Postgraduate Medical Education

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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Living in Hamilton

Cieran Tran, Anesthesia

Hamilton is small enough that people tend to live in relatively close proximity and it is easy to get together for dinner or games at a moment’s notice. The hospitals are not too far from each other and are either walking distance or a short drive away from the downtown.

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Discovering Hamilton

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.

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Discovering Hamilton

Jason Ding, Radiation Oncology

It has burgeoning food scene and a very established art scene with festivals and art crawls. You get all this while maintaining a small city feel, surrounded by nature . You are also very close to both the GTA and Niagara for any weekend escapes. The housing is also still quite affordable.