About Hamilton


With a population of over 500,000, Hamilton is Canada’s 9th largest city, located on the shores of Lake Ontario. midway between Niagara Falls and Toronto. Within a day’s drive or a 90 minute flight of Hamilton live 120 million people, providing the city with strategic access to one of the largest markets in North America.
Hamilton has intriguing geographical features that include a large harbour, a lakefront and the Niagara Escarpment that weaves through the middle of the urban landscape, providing spectacular views and numerous waterfalls. Founded in 1846, Hamilton prospered as an industrial town. Today, the city has a diversified economy that includes a thriving advanced manufacturing base, the busiest port on the Great Lakes, leading healthcare services, emerging biotechnology industries and a large agricultural sector. Hamilton is also home to three post-secondary institutions, including McMaster University, Mohawk College and Redeemer University College.

Hamilton is located in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.
Hamilton is on Lake Ontario 45 minutes from Toronto and 45 minutes from Niagara Falls.
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