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London-Middlesex newcomer website

London and Middlesex County are located at the heart of Southwestern Ontario. This region of more than 2.5 million people borders on the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) to the east, Lake Huron to the north, Lake Erie to the south and the Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. border to the west. Travel time from London to Toronto, Windsor, Niagara Falls and all closest border crossings is just under two hours.

The city of London is the Southwestern Ontario centre for business, education and health care and a major transportation hub. Just minutes outside of London, you'll find the small towns and rural landscapes of Middlesex County offering the tranquil beauty of country roads, rolling hills and farmland.

Noted for its economic diversity, London is the Canadian headquarters or major production centre for such prominent companies as 3M Canada, EllisDon, Kellogg Canada, Labatt, Diamond Aircraft and Trojan Technologies. Thanks to its advanced communications infrastructure and well-qualified workforce London is also the location of choice for many customer call centres.

The London and Middlesex County municipal immigration portal points you to information that can help you move there, get settled, and start your new life in the area.

For more information on housing costs and trends, please visit the section for London on the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) website.


Whether you're looking for an urban lifestyle or a quieter pace in the country, you'll find in London and Middlesex County a great place to live, raise a family and enjoy life.

This is a picture of Thames River, City of London, Ontario

 London-Middlesex and neighbouring cities:
Proximity to large centres Toronto Windsor Detroit, MI
US border
Approximate distance 192 km 186 km 192 km
 Population size of London-Middlesex:
Population 2.5 million residents
 Major industries in London-Middlesex:
Key industries Agriculture
Heath care
Services sector
 Climate in London-Middlesex:
Average temperatures January July
1971-2000 -6.3C 20.5C

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The London and Middlesex municipal immigration portal is funded and administered through the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, as part of the Municipal Immigration Information Online (MIIO) Program. Visit the Cities and Towns section of for other municipal immigration portals.