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Located as the gateway between northern and southern Ontario, North Bay is a friendly community with an ideal environment for working, living, and raising a family. North Bay is located 3 hours north of Canada’s largest city, Toronto, and 3.5 west of the nation’s capital, Ottawa.

The city is nestled between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake and offers lakefront property in both urban and rural settings. The short distance between home and work allows residents more time to enjoy the wealth of parkland and leisure facilities available in the area.

North Bay residents are engaged in community development. This dedication is evident in the number of volunteer hours and support given to ensure the success of annual events and initiatives. Festivals, attractions, and a wide range of special event activities complement the natural attractions of the area, creating a vibrant and active place to live. North Bay boasts a healthy environment, with boreal forests, spring-fed water, and clean air, as well as safe, friendly, well-planned neighbourhoods. Coming home is a true pleasure in North Bay.

To view additional maps and information about the distance between North Bay and major Canadian and U.S. centres, please visit: Why North Bay - Location section

A map showing the distance of North Bay in relation to other major cities
A map of North America showing where North Bay is located