at the Forks of the Thames, London, Ontario, Canada
is a thriving city of over 336,000 people (2001 statistics).
Also known as “The Forest City”, London
is home to numerous parks such as Springbank, Gibbons,
Harris and, of course Victoria Park located in the
very centre of the city.
London is a truly centrally located southwestern
Ontario city within a day’s drive of 150 million
people. This growing city is located where the 402
joins the 401, just 2 hours from Windsor/Detroit,
2 hours from Niagara Falls/Buffalo, and 1 hour from
London is home to one of Canada’s busiest
passenger rail stations and an international airport
with daily flights to several Canadian and U.S.
destinations. The city is known for its first class
medical facilities including three teaching hospitals
and two of Canada’s largest medical research
facilities. Every year, thousands of students flock
to London to attend the University of Western Ontario,
Fanshawe College, or private vocational schools.
London has much to offer families and businesses
that locate here. Minimal commute times, relatively
low taxes and affordable housing make London an
attractive choice for both living and doing business.
In 2002, the City of London was named one of the
three most home business-friendly communities in
The city features fine dining, an art gallery,
a children’s museum, Storybook Gardens, live
theatre, a convention centre, several cultural associations,
and a new sports/entertainment complex which has
been attracting sellout crowds since it opened in
the fall of 2002. London was also chosen as the
host city for the 2001 Canada Summer Games.