London, Ontario

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About London Ontario

Nestled within one of Canada’s richest agricultural districts, you’ll find London Ontario. Known as the Forest City, London’s neighborhoods are lined with hundreds of trees and dense forests. The city’s quaint tree-filled parks and ambling pathways also make for enjoyable walks with many kilometers of bike paths that wind along the Thames River leading to Storybook Gardens.

This Southwestern Ontario gem has even more beauty to be found within.

Those who enjoy the arts and science will find all types of activities, whether attending a performance at The Grand Theatre, a concert at the Budweiser Gardens, or the London Museum and Art Gallery, or The Medical Hall of Fame. London is also home to many festivals throughout the year. In the summer months Victoria Park hosts Sun Fest, Rock the Park, Blues Fest, Home County Festival and Rib Fest are just a few. Throughout the year the Budweiser Garden’s is the home of the London Knights hockey team as well as The London Lightening basketball team, also many world class entertainers. Budweiser center seats 9200 people, and is managed by Global Spectrum, a Comcast-Spectacor Co.

Canada’s tenth largest city has the vibrance of a university town. It is home to both Western University and Fanshawe College which attract a large student population from across Canada and the world which gives it a very diverse atmosphere.

It is a wonderful place to raise children. London has both excellent primary and secondary schools. Activities ranging from sports to arts, science and recreation are easily accessible and affordable. It’s safe and friendly environment.

When it comes to determining the top places for retirement in North America, London ranks third overall according to Blands Article “They’re Golden“- Zena Olijnyk. This study takes into consideration categories such as Health care, cost of living, quality of life, crime, community services, activities and so on. Retirement represents “a new phase in your life” so moving may offer you the opportunity to sell your home and move to London where housing is less expensive, lifestyle is more relaxed and health care is world renowned without the crowds.

An International airport is in the city which offers direct flights to many southern locations without the hassles of larger cities.

London offers it all.

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