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Our City

Known as The Forest City, London, Ontario is ...

Naturally beautiful

London offers a pleasant mix of metropolitan life and "university town" atmosphere. The City boasts many historical sites, and beautiful parks line the Thames River, with walking, biking and in-line-skating paths.

Culturally vibrant

There is always something going on in this culturally diverse city with an active nightlife: from live jazz, rock and classical music, to museum and art exhibits; from a Shakespearean tragedy to a comedic farce; from the latest movies, to intriguing foreign, Canadian and independent films.


With thriving neighbourhoods, housing choices for all budgets, educational facilities at all academic levels, exceptional health-care services, a children's museum, a children's festival and many other family-oriented activities, London is a great place to raise a family.

Academically rich

London is home to The University of Western Ontario (one of the top 10 research universities in Canada) and its renowned Ivey Business School, as well as Fanshawe College (multi-sited and one of Ontario's largest), an array of international language schools, and a wide variety of elementary and secondary schools.

The Hub of Southwestern Ontario

Located in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, London is close to major urban and rural centres, and is within an hour's drive of the renowned Stratford Festival, and the sandy beaches and resort villages on Lake Huron and Lake Erie.

Here are a few of the sites that will help you become familiar with the city of London and all that it has to offer: