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In 2016, according to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, over 320,000 immigrants were welcomed into Canada! For many people around the world looking for a new home, wide open spaces, and a wealth of opportunity, Canada has always been a top choice. It is consistently ranked in the top 10 of the best countries in the world in which to live. Canadians are known to be hardworking, hearty, friendly, open-minded, diverse and welcoming!

Canada has much to offer including a stable, democratically elected government and a strong stable economy. Add to that an educated population and a free healthcare system, and you’ve got an ideal place to live!

What’s more, the Canadian government has built a strong immigration program that is invested in the success of immigrants. And currently changes are being made to that program to increase newcomer’s successful settlement in Canada. Canada needs you! Newcomers are needed to help offset an aging population and sustain the economy.



Ontario is the most popular destination for newcomers with over 37% of newcomers settling in this province. This is not surprising as Ontario houses the beautiful and historic Ottawa, the capitol city of Canada, and Canada’s largest and most diverse city, Toronto.  

But there are also many other reasons to choose Ontario. Ontario is one of Canada’s largest provinces, by population and land mass (next to Quebec).  It has a very diverse geography that allows its residents to experience an abundance of natural wonders and various climates. In fact,  Ontario is known for  the Canadian cities with the second highest average temperatures next to British Columbia! There are also vibrant, diverse and world class cities in Ontario. Out of the top 10 cities to find employment in Canada, four are in Ontario. One of which is Kingston!



Not only is Kingston one of the top 10 cities in Canada in which to find employment, it was also ranked one of the top five "best places to live and work in Canada for young professionals" in a study by Next Generation Consulting. This study took into consideration factors such as employment opportunities, cost of living, health of the environment and recreational activities.

Kingston, Ontario is one of Canada’s most historical cities.  That’s why it’s slogan is: “Where history and innovation thrive”. It is the birthplace of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald and it is home to 21 National Historic Sites and two World Heritage Sites.

With two universities, Royal Military College and Queen’s University (one of the top 10 universities in Canada), and one college, St. Lawrence College, Kingston is known for it’s world class educational institutions.

Kingston is located between Toronto and Montreal on one of Canada’s most traveled corridors. It is situated directly on Lake Ontario, and has an idyllic waterfront that wraps around almost the entire city from west to east. The north is bordered by one of Canada’s most active highways, the Kings Highway 401. 

With a population of over 120,000 people, Kingston is a perfect place for those who want to live in a smaller city with a big city feel. 








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