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A destination for labour market opportunities, a centre for entrepreneurship, and a location for investment; Timmins’ diverse economy provides opportunities in mining, forestry, retail, information technology, telecommunications, health and many other industries and sectors. There are also many apprenticeship and youth internship opportunities.
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, to sports tournaments and theatrical productions, we have a broad spectrum of events scheduled throughout the year to entertain people of all ages.
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, several fitness centres, arenas, and an indoor swimming pool. There are also numerous clubs and organizations that provide youth and adults with the opportunity to participate in various sports, social and cultural activities.
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 also provides an exceptional shopping experience with the region’s largest shopping centre, a diverse downtown, and plenty of 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.
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 houses diagnostic equipment connecting physicians and staff to medical practitioners and specialists throughout Canada.
Timmins is the place where nature meets the City! Experience outdoor life at your doorstep as you explore 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 an abundance 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 services and easy access to major highways. Accessibility makes staying connected easier and ensures that Timmins remains a convenient place to live and work.
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.
Speak with one of our experts about what Timmins has to offer:
1-130 Spruce St S
Tel: (705) 360-2656
Toll free: (877) 470-8332
Fax: (705) 360-2679