St. Catherines, Ontario
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St. Catharines (2006 population 131,989) is the largest city in Canada's Niagara Region and the sixth largest urban area in Ontario. It lies in Southern Ontario, 51 kilometres south of Toronto across Lake Ontario and is 19 kilometres inland from the international boundary with the United States along the Niagara River. It is also the northernmost entrance of the Welland Canal.
St. Catharines is a recreational jewel set on the shore of Lake Ontario, just below the stunning Niagara Escarpment. For families or individuals alike, there is no shortage of opportunities for residents to enjoy an active lifestyle. That might just be an understatement as, St Catherines boasts more than 90 kilometres of trails, dozens of municipal and provincial parks and conservation areas, golf courses, modern arenas, sandy beaches, playgrounds that bring smiles to the faces of children of all ages, seniors centres offering a variety of activities and passive green spaces offering a place to just take a breather, St. Catharines has it all for anyone who wants to play.
St. Catharines is not only a great place to live, but also a great place to work. The city is situated in an excellent area for commerce and trade since it is conveniently located between the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the Fort Erie-Buffalo metropolitan area. Manufacturing is the city's dominant industry, as noted by the heraldic motto, "Industry and Liberality". General Motors of Canada, Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary of General Motors, operates two plants in the city and until recently was the city's largest employer, a distinction now held by the District School Board of Niagara. St. Catharines also lies on one of the main telecommunications backbones between Canada and the United States, and as such, a number of call centres operate in the city, employing hundreds of St Catherines residents.
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