Sudbury Basics

Offering a unique mix of urban amenities and natural surroundings, Greater Sudbury is a thriving landscape. The City has a flourishing and diversified economy that contributes much more than ore to the global economy. Greater Sudbury is committed to developing locally and marketing globally.

Pivotal point for people, goods and ideas in motion
Sudbury’s business-friendly environment is as dynamic as it is diverse. While we are a leader in mining and mining supply services, our economic base has evolved into a regional centre with an international focus. With Sudbury’s highly educated and motivated workforce and our strong regional customer base, this is an ideal place to relocate or expand. Come see what we can do for your business!
Strong Network of business development support services

Greater Sudbury prides itself on a strong network of Industrial, Commercial, Financial & Government support services. With industry associations like The Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (SAMSSA) and the Sudbury Tourism Partnership, we are well equipped to help you grow.
Extensive Telecommunications, Transportation and Logistics Infrastructure
Greater Sudbury is a pivotal point for people, goods and ideas in motion. The gateway to Southern Ontario including Toronto, it connects all points between Halifax and Vancouver. Our air, rail, road and telecommunications infrastructure ensures smooth passage for what’s important to you and your business.
Showcasing a Great Northern Lifestyle

Imagine having the opportunity for work-life balance, with a 10 minute commute to work and a short drive to your weekend escape. Our 330 lakes and hundreds of kilometers of trails offer endless opportunities to create lasting family memories. The City boasts an unparalleled combination of urban amenities and natural assets.
Dynamic Labour force
Greater Sudbury has the highly skilled, educated, innovative and enthusiastic workforce you require to make your company more productive. The Greater Sudbury labour force has a strong blend of skill and experience. The City is well known throughout Ontario as an excellent source of readily available bilingual labour.
Achievable Commercial and Residential Real Estate
Greater Sudbury offers a wide variety of affordable real estate options. Availability of urban, rural and suburban properties includes everything from multi-tenant office space to industrial sites and from information technology offices to trade distribution locations. Waterfront properties, walkable neighbourhoods, great schools, nearby amenities and services: think of what can be yours for less than the price of a townhouse in Toronto.
Competitive Incentive Programs
Greater Sudbury is dedicated to accelerating wealth producing, job creating private sector investment. We work with individual companies to thoroughly understand their business model, value proposition and growth needs on a confidential basis in order to identify available incentives programs. Greater Sudbury’s business development team is skilled in cultivating strategic alliances to maximize the benefits to you and your business.
Excellence in Education

As a regional centre for learning and applied research in Northeastern Ontario, Greater Sudbury is host to Canada’s first new medical school in three decades, two world class colleges, and a nationally renowned university. The region offers quality education in both official languages and in French Immersion, from Kindergarten to Grade 12, through our separate and public boards of education.
A City of the Curious, Creative and Adventuresome
Greater Sudbury is a “people” place that welcomes and encourages talented individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds and lifestyles. The City caters to a range of interests: our dynamic urban environment with its burgeoning culinary scene, numerous museums, galleries, theatres and year round festivals celebrate Greater Sudbury’s rich history and multicultural diversity.
Cutting Edge Research and Innovation
Greater Sudbury has a long history of fostering research and innovation in the areas of mining, health and the environment. Groundbreaking research happening right here in Sudbury holds significant global implications. Our enhanced research possibilities include tumour biology and cancer drug discovery as a result of innovative bio-prospecting efforts taking place in our vast Boreal forest, located on Sudbury’s doorstep.


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