Relocate to Kingston
Kingston is a Canadian city on Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the Cataraqui and St. Lawrence rivers. It is also located between Ottawa and Toronto. This makes it a great place to live if you enjoy periodically visiting either of these cities but prefer to reside in a smaller city with community-minded citizens. Kingston is a stunning, historic city that consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it’s been named one of the top seven most intelligent communities in the world by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF).
HOW WE CAN HELP YOU RELOCATE TO OUR CITY?
We were both born and raised in the city of Kingston and know the area really well. Combined we have over 20+ years of real estate experience specializing in buying and selling residential and investment properties. If you are looking to relocate to Kingston, then we are the right guys to help you make the move from anywhere in Canada or the world.
Kingston is home to many artists who work in all aspects of the industry. Kingston hosts several festivals during the year, including the Kingston WritersFest, Limestone City Blues Festival, the Kingston Canadian Film Festival, Artfest, the Kingston Buskers’ Rendezvous, Kingston Jazz Festival, Reelout Film Festival, Feb Fest and the Wolfe Island Music Festival.
With Kingston’s lower cost of living compared to larger surrounding cities, desirable lifestyle and access to premium health care and educational facilities, this city is considered a great place to live and work.
Kingston offers a mixture of business and hospitality services and research, development and manufacturing companies. For example: INVISTA Canada, StarTek Canada, Empire Life Insurance Company, J.E. Agnew Foods Services and Calian Technologies are some of Kingston’s major private employers employing over 7,000 people alongside these companies, Kingston’s public employers employ over 24,000 people. In 2015 the average total income in Kingston was $48,204 (Source:Manifold Data Mining Inc.).
To find more stats visit business.kingstoncanada.com
Kingston has an interesting military and political history. Kingston was chosen as the first capital of Canada on February 15, 1841, and served in that role until 1844. It was also an early stomping ground for Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first prime minister. There are 22 National Historic Sites designated in Kingston including our very popular tourist location, Fort Henry. all your hard work.
Parks and Trails
Kingston is not only a desired place to live because it is located along the beautiful St. Lawrence River, it’s home to many beautiful parks and trails. Kingston has over 200 parks you can visit. Below are some of the more popular ones to check out.
According to statistics Canada, Kingston has the most PhD-holders per capita of any city in Canada. Kingston’s Queen’s University is one of Canada’s oldest universities offering a variety of degree programs. The Royal Military College of Canada is Canada’s only military university (Collège Militaire Royal in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec is a military college). Lastly Kingston’s community college, St Lawrence College, offers baccalaureate degree programs at its Kingston campus and is partnered with Laurentian University, offering more educational opportunities for students.
Secondary schools located in Kingston:
- Bayridge Secondary School
- École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier
- École secondaire publique Mille-Îles
- Frontenac Secondary School
- Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School
- Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute
- La Salle Secondary School
- Leahurst College High School
- Loyalist Collegiate and Vocational Institute
- Queen Elizabeth Collegiate and Vocational Institute
- Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School
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