About London Ontario

London is located midway between Windsor and Toronto. With a population of 550,000, London is at the heart of southwestern Ontario. As the sixth-largest city in Ontario and Canada’s 10th largest city, it serves as a regional hub for surrounding communities.

The city offers affordable housing, low crime rates, excellent education and health care facilities, culture, and beautiful parks. It’s also known as the “Forest City” because of the natural beauty, trees, and green space that you’ll find. Whether you are looking for the urban lifestyle of a big city or the appeal and security of a mid-size community, London is a great place to live, raise a family and enjoy life.

The top industries in London are:

  • Manufacturing
  • Agri-food
  • Digital media and technology
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Professional services

This city is home to several major employers, including:

  • London Health Sciences Centre
  • St. Joseph’s Health Care
  • Western University
  • Fanshawe College
  • General Dynamics Land Systems
  • Canada Life
  • TD Canada Trust
  • 3M Canada
  • Goodlife Fitness
  • Nestle Canada Inc.
  • Labatt Brewing Company
  • London International Airport

London is home to venues such as

  • Budweiser Gardens
  • Springbank Park
  • Victoria Park
  • London’s Labatt Memorial Park – is the world’s longest continuously operating baseball grounds, a 144-year streak recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records.
  • London Music Hall
  • Centennial Hall
  • Aeolian Hall
  • Bolar Mountain
  • East Park Golf and Water Park
  • Hiking Trails
  • Fanshawe Park
  • Sifton Bog
  • The Factory

London is known for their London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), London Lightning of the National Basketball League of Canada (NBL), and the Western Mustangs Football team.

London is a prime destination for concerts. It hosts a series of festivals each year, including Rock The Park and Trackside, Sunfest, Ribfest, Western Fair, and many more activities.

London is a great place to raise a family, build a career, and a place to call home.