Living In Northwestern Ontario

Northwestern Ontario, Canada offers a superior quality of life.

From the fresh waters of Lake Superior, to the vibrant City of Thunder Bay, this region has something for everyone.

Home to 235,000 residents, Northwestern Ontario is the largest but least populated area in Ontario. Here, residents enjoy the best of all worlds; a clean and green environment, affordable housing, world-class health and social care, great shopping and recreation, and a full entertainment and cultural scene.

More than 50 per cent of the region live in Thunder Bay; a modern city that has all the advantages of urban living with the best of nature in its backyard. Other major communities include Kenora, Dryden, Fort Frances, Sioux Lookout, Geraldton, Red Lake and Marathon, as well as many Indigenous and Francophone communities.

People from diverse countries, cultures and religions have made their home in Northwestern Ontario. This is a welcoming and friendly region – a place filled with opportunities for a better life.