Top Ten Reasons to Relocate to Timmins
A destination for labour market opportunities, a centre for entrepreneurship, a location for investment; Timmins' diverse economy provides available jobs in mining, forestry, retail, information technology, telecommunications, health and many other industries and sectors. There are also many apprenticeship and youth internship opportunities.
2. Cost of Living
Live within your means! Enjoy a lower cost of living and more disposable income to experience more of what our region has to offer. Housing and rental costs and overall living expenses are lower here in comparison to other cities found in the Province of Ontario.
From the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, annual music and cultural festivals, sports tournaments and theatre productions, we have a broad spectrum of events scheduled throughout the year to entertain people of all ages.
4. Sports & Recreation
Timmins has several state-of-the-art sport facilities including the Timmins Regional Athletics and Soccer Complex, Confederation Multi Sports Facility, Porcupine Ski Runners Nordic Centre, Kamiskotia Snow Resort, a number of fitness centres, arenas and an indoor swimming pool. There are also numerous clubs and organizations that provide both youth and adults with the opportunity to participate in various sports, social and cultural activities.
5. Quality of Life
Timmins offers the urban lifestyle of major Canadian metropolitan communities, but at half the cost. You can take the time to enjoy friends and family in the true natural environment without smog days in Northern Ontario. There are no traffic jams and short commutes to your everyday needs. We have a low crime rate, making it a great place to settle and raise a family. Timmins provides an exceptional shopping experience. We have the region's largest shopping centre, a diverse downtown and niche shops.
The City of Timmins offers a culturally diverse atmosphere. With a variety of ethnic restaurants, celebrations, and cultural organizations, the community offers a multicultural experience from a Northern perspective.
7. Heath Care
The Timmins and District Hospital is a level C, fully accredited referral and teaching hospital. T&DH is dedicated to providing health care services and offers a full range of medical, surgical, critical care, maternity, newborn, pediatric, long-term care and mental health services as well as extensive health education. The hospital is a leader in state-of-the-art telecommunications and diagnostic equipment connecting physicians and staff to medical practitioners and specialists throughout Canada.
Timmins, where nature meets the City! Experience outdoor life at your doorstep. There are hundreds of kilometers of nature, snowmobile, and cross country skiing trails. Within minutes of downtown, there are several hundred lakes, campgrounds, cottages, wilderness areas, and plenty of fresh air which makes Timmins a fun and exciting place.
Stay connected with friends and family throughout the world. Timmins has a state-of-the-art telecommunications system offering multiple options for high-speed Internet and mobile telephone service. There are several flights daily to Toronto, as well as, rail and bus service and easy access to major highways. Accessibility makes staying connected easier and more convenient to live and work in Timmins.
There are many opportunities for career development and quality post secondary education. L' Université de Hearst, Northern College, Collège Boréal and Contact North provide a full complement of courses for life-long learning.