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Make the move to Northern Ontario’s finest community for recreation, education, shopping, dining, work and play. Sudbury is a mix of urban, rural and wilderness environments, offering something for everyone.
Sudbury is known as a city of lakes. With 330 lakes juxtaposed by a vibrant downtown core, Sudbury boasts an unparalleled combination of urban conveniences and natural splendour. Our community is flush with clubs and organizations, various recreation facilities, and plenty of leisure programs and activities, including great skiing, winter and summer activities alike.
Catch an event, join a group, or explore our beautiful and expansive conservation areas and trails. Whether it’s arts and culture, taking new classes or dining out that interests you, you’ll find everything you need in Greater Sudbury.
Education and learning
Sudbury is the regional centre for learning and applied research in Northeastern Ontario, and includes a medical school, a school of architecture, two world class colleges and a nationally renowned university.
Discover the learning and career opportunities that await you and your family at:
- Cambrian College
- Collège Boréal
- Laurentian University
- Laurentian University School of Architecture
- Northern Ontario Medical School
As a truly bilingual region, we offer quality elementary and secondary education in English, French and French Immersion through our different school boards and learning institutions.
Get to know your city
With a population of 165,000, Sudbury is the largest city in—and is the regional capital of—Northern Ontario. Our location serves as a hub for business, retail, health care and education for the region.
The City of Greater Sudbury website can help you learn more about our city. From community services and amenities to recreation, homeowner, and municipal information, our city website can assist you with finding everything you need to make your transition to Sudbury an easy one.
Sudbury offers an affordable lifestyle with lower housing costs compared to other urban centres, and some of the lowest property taxes in Ontario. By car, we are just four hours from Toronto, or quick a 50-minute flight. You can also take a beautiful, picturesque drive here from Ottawa in just over five hours.
Looking for a fresh start? Learn more about making your move and Hit Refresh Sudbury.
Are you a newcomer to Canada or Ontario? We have resources in place to help you find what you need to make your big move as easy as possible.
Hear the stories of individuals choosing to live and work in Greater Sudbury. Greater Together celebrates Greater Sudbury’s cultural diversity through immigration stories.
Wherever you’re coming from, we can’t wait to welcome you home!