gateways of the north

Vibrant northern communities rich with history and culture.

Gateway Communities

Though sparsely populated, the north offers a diverse array of cultural attractions and urban centres close to nature. No matter where you are in this vast land, you’ll find lots to see and do.


Sudbury – the urban hub of Northeastern Ontario and an important mining centre.

Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie – a beautiful city overlooking the St. Mary's River rapids at the heart of three Great Lakes.

Thunder Bay

Picturesque Thunder Bay is the main centre of Northwestern Ontario and the perfect home base for day adventures.

north bay

North Bay – a vibrant city located on the shores of Lake Nipissing.


Timmins – a city rich with history situated in the great Canadian boreal forest.


Kenora – North America’s premiere boating destination.

Temiskaming shores

Temiskaming Shores – a bustling community located at the head of beautiful Lake Temiskaming.