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.
From transportation to social services. Visit the the city of Hamilton website for more information.
From guides to one of over 100 waterfalls, and information on art festivals and events, Hamilton has what you are looking for.
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Kendra Komsa, Pediatrics
There are waterfront trails, cross country trails and waterfalls to explore and discover. There is a fantastic art scene and outdoor concerts throughout the summer months. I have really enjoyed relocating to Hamilton and participating in all it has to offer.
Julianna Sienna, Medical Oncology
I moved to the Locke street area and have enjoyed the ability to walk to restaurants and cafes, while always feeling safe. I like that I’m close enough to Toronto to go in after work for Raptors games, but can also be at a golf course or a beautiful hike within a ten minute drive.
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.