Sudbury Lifestyle

Imagine having the opportunity for work-life balance, with a 10 minute commute to work and a short drive to your weekend escape. Our 330 lakes and hundreds of kilometers of trails offer endless opportunities to create lasting family memories. The City boasts an unparalleled combination of urban amenities and natural assets, and is also known as a "people" place that welcomes and encourages talented individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and lifestyles.

 We invite you to discover Sudbury for yourself.

Greater Sudbury Highlights

  • With a population of 164,689 people the City of Greater Sudbury is the largest city in northern Ontario. It covers an area of 3,627 sq. km (1,400 sq.mi.) –which is about two thirds the size of the province of Prince Edward Island (or about the same size as the State of Rhode Island).

  • Sudbury serves as the regional capital of northern Ontario - functioning as a regional hub for business, retauk, healthcare and education.

  • With a population of 164,689 people the City of Greater Sudbury is the largest city in northern Ontario. It covers an area of 3,627 sq. km (1,400 sq. mi.) –which is about two thirds the size of the province of Prince Edward Island (or about the same size as the State of Rhode Island).

  • Sudbury serves as the regional capital of northern Ontario - functioning as a regional hub for business, retail, healthcare and education. There are a total of 330 freshwater lakes within the city - more lakes than any other municipality in Canada.

  • The Sudbury structure is a famous geological feature that hosts one of the largest concentrations of nickel-copper sulphides in the world.

  • The Sudbury Basin, 27 km (17 mi.) wide, 60 km (37 mi.) long and 15 km (10 mi.) deep, is believed to have been formed by a meteorite impact 1.8 billion years ago.

  • Greater Sudbury is home to the largest integrated mining complex in the world.

  • There are 5,000 km (3,107 mi.) of mining tunnels under the Sudbury area; placed end-to-end, you could drive from Greater Sudbury, ON to Vancouver, BC underground.

  • Greater Sudbury’s landmark,the Big Nickel, is 9 meters (30 ft.) high and recognized around the world.