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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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Kristen Zahn, Pediatrics

As someone who is not from Hamilton, it was so easy to adapt to living here. There is an abundance of coffee shops, art shows, music events and great places to eat and socialize in the city.


Michelle Kameda, Neurosurgery & CIP

Settling into Hamilton and discovering all the hidden gems has been the single most unexpected surprise for both myself and my husband.

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Saurabh Gupta, Cardiac Surgery & CIP

From all the hiking trails to the sheer number of cafes and restaurants, Hamilton is full of new things to explore and enjoy.