Entire European countries can fit in the geographical area of Northeastern Ontario. This is a land of forests and lakes, fertile agricultural land, and vibrant communities. Newcomers love the space, climate, and friendliness of the people. They brag to their friends in large cities that they can commute to work in just five minutes.

Northeastern Ontario’s population of 565,000 includes the hub cities of Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, North Bay and Timmins, but there are also many smaller communities where newcomers are thriving. Take the time to explore the communities on this site, and we think you’ll find more than one that suits your needs. In the following section, we provide some key facts and figures that might help you decide to make Northeastern Ontario your new home.

... in Northeastern Ontario

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Cochrane is best known as the birthplace of Tim Horton, the Hockey Hall of Fame member who founded the Tim Horton’s coffee and bakery shop chain. Cochrane was one of only seven Ontario small towns named in the Top 50 Small Towns in Canada. Cochrane is also famous for its Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat research centre and tourism attraction. The community offers an affordable quality of life for more than 5,000 people with its low-cost housing and higher than average salaries. The town’s main industries include forestry, mining and tourism, along with retail, service, public administration, health care and education sectors. Outdoor activities include swimming, fishing, camping, hockey, bowling, curling and skating. Read More about “Cochrane”

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