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City of Sudbury


Sudbury Facts

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Population: 160,770 (2011)

Location – Central Canada
North Eastern Ontario, 390 km north of Toronto.

Dry, hot and humid summers, cold and snowy winters.

Greater Sudbury is known as the “Capital of the North”, an educational, cultural, business and transportation hub for the entire region.

As one of Canada’s largest municipalities by area, with plenty of open space, freshwater lakes, pristine forests and woodlands, parks, recreational facilities and real estate, Sudbury offers a unique Northern lifestyle and quality of life.

The variety of our seasons enables Sudburians to enjoy a wide range of events, festivals, and recreational activities that change as the seasons do.

Sudbury features:

  • 330 lakes within the municipal boundaries, some within walking distance from the downtown core
  • The largest integrated mining complex in the world
  • A UN award-winning land reclamation program
  • The Education Capital of the North, with Laurentian University, Cambrian College, College Boreal, Northern Ontario School of Medicine and several private colleges
  • A new School of Architecture approved for the downtown core
  • Rich cultural communities
  • Recognized as 1 of 5 official francophone newcomer settlement cities

A full range of supports and services for newcomers



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