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Niagara Region

Welcome to Niagara Immigration

Niagara Region, located between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, is known for its fertile soil and unique climate contributing to some of the best farmland to be found anywhere and its acclaimed wine industry. The Niagara region is made up of 12 municipalities (cities, towns and townships) a short drive from one another and is home to over 430,000 people.

Located on the border with New York State, is a popular stopover for many visitors to Canada and benefits from a thriving tourism industry. Celebrated as the honeymoon capital of the world, the romance of the falls and the lush Niagara Region capture 12 million tourists a year.

Visitors from around the world travel to the Niagara Region to see the many attractions, from the breathtaking Horseshoe Falls to world-class theatre performances and historic Fort George. The wine route boasts some of the best wineries in the province and provides a picturesque welcome for visitors to the area.

Niagara region benefits from a spectacular natural setting with an abundance of walking and cycling trails making iit a desirable place to live. Visit the Niagara Region municipal immigration portal to find information about living and working in the great region.

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

Overview

Niagara's 12 distinct and vibrant communities each offer its own unique choice of recreational and educational opportunities.

 Niagara Region and its communities:
District Fort Erie Grimsby Lincoln Niagara Falls Niagara-on-the-lake Pelham
Proximity to Toronto 153 km 82 km 91.5 km 128.3 km 128 km 127.7 km
 Niagara Region and its communities(cont.):
District Port Colborne St. Catharines Thorold Wainfleet Welland West Lincoln
Proximity to Toronto 147 km 111 km 118 km 127 km 133 km 97.5 km

*Single detached dwelling

This is a picture of Niagara vineyards

 Population size of Niagara Region:
Population 430,000 residents
 Major industries in Niagara Region:
Key industries

Agriculture
Manufacturing
Services sector
Tourism

 Climate in Niagara Region:
Average temperatures January July
Years: 1971-2000 -4.5C 22.3C
 

Learn more

Information Niagara - directory of community services

Map of Niagara region and population

Places of worship

Settlement services

Your Niagara - Access to municipal sites

The Niagara Region 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 OntarioImmigration.ca for other municipal immigration portals.

 
 
 
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