Our city

Welcome to the heart of Ontario and the economic engine of Canada, with a perfect blend of cosmopolitan and a little bit of rustic charm. Welcome to Hamilton and Southern Ontario. McMaster’s home for over 90 years.

Discover Hamilton

A fountain in the middle of downtown Hamilton

A vibrant, diverse city

Hamilton is a safe city that’s full of artists, restaurants, cultural activities and more. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hikes not far from their doorstep. Foodies can find restaurants run by some of the country’s top chefs. Everyone can enjoy the wide variety of entertainment options happening throughout the year.

Centrally located, multicultural & welcoming

Located in the heart of Southern Ontario, Hamilton is a short drive from Toronto, Niagara Falls and the U.S. border. It’s a diverse, multicultural, modern metropolis with a population of over 500,000 people.

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Our neighbourhood

Steps away from McMaster is Westdale, a residential neighbourhood with cafes, grocery stores, a vintage movie theatre, restaurants and more.

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