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Greater Sudbury

This is a picture of Greater Sudbury

Greater Sudbury is the most diverse city in Northern Ontario. Known for its open space, freshwater lakes, pristine forests and woodlands, parks and recreational facilities, Greater Sudbury is home of many provincial parks all within short driving distance.

Located 390 km north of Toronto and 500 km west of Ottawa, Greater Sudbury is one of the largest municipalities, by area, in Canada with a low population density of 49.3 people per square kilometre. Visit for all of the information you need about living, working, studying and doing business in Greater Sudbury.

Be sure to visit the Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) section to view the local settlement strategy report: Creating a Sanctuary for New Citizens – Taking action.

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


Since the first settlers made their home here, the foundations of the community have been built and maintained by individuals from diverse backgrounds working together. Different cultural, ethnic and educational values influenced the formation and expansion of the entire Greater Sudbury community.

This is a picture of Sudbury's Bridge of Nations

Sudbury and neighbouring cities
Proximity to
large centres
Toronto North Bay
Approximate distance 390 km 128 km
 Population size of Sudbury:
Population 160,376 residents
Major industries in Sudbury:
Key industries Advanced Education and Research
Arts and Culture
Healthcare Expertise


 Climate in Sudbury:
Average temperatures January July
1971-2000 -13.6C 19C

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Beaches, parks and trails

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Immigration stories

Key facts about Greater Sudbury

The Greater Sudbury 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.