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In a nutshell, it’s about quality of life. Firstly there is the natural beauty of Lake Superior, the world’s largest freshwater lake. Next is the modern City of Thunder Bay. This was voted the most affordable urban centre to live in the world. With urban and rural splendor Northwestern Ontario offers diverse lifestyle choices.
Northwestern Ontario is less populated than any other region in Ontario. It is mostly rural with 235,000 residents living across a large geographic area. Boreal forests, rivers and lakes run through the region. In addition, there are many wilderness parks and conservation areas between the cities and towns.
The City of Thunder Bay is the largest city. Over 50 percent of the region’s residents choose to live and work in this metropolitan area. As a city, it offers all the advantages of urban life yet in a rural setting.
Northwestern Ontario may be predominantly rural in character but there is no shortage of activity around the region. Residents enjoy year-round access to all the facilities and services they need. Affordable housing and transportation, excellent municipal services, world-class health and social care, great shopping and a range of entertainment and leisure options.
People from many countries, cultures and religions call Northwestern Ontario home. It is a welcoming, friendly region – the perfect place to live well and raise a family.
The Northwest region offers diverse employment choices in both traditional and new industries, and in private and public service. Finding work can be quite easy and particularly if you have certain in-demand credentials or skills. There are currently more professional positions to be filled in sectors like healthcare, mining and ICT than there are qualified candidates. Work opportunities are also widely available to people with trades skills experience such as welding and carpentry.