Ranked as one of the Top 10 places to live in Canada, the city of Guelph is a vibrant city set in a beautiful, natural surrounding only 100 kilometers west of Toronto.
Guelph was named one of the country’s smartest communities, Canada’s volunteer capital, and one of Canada’s safest cities to live in by the Toronto Star. Guelp’s hard water is perfect for brewing beer, which has been done since the 1800’s when Sleeman’s was first established. In 2006, popular Japanese brand Sapporo acquired Sleeman and now, most is brewed right in Guelph.
The economy of Guelph is diverse and booming with the University of Guelph (best known for its science programs), bustling business section and strong industries.
Close to Elora, hiking and swimming are readily available at Elora Gorge. Parks and riverside green spaces are abundant throughout the community and offer walking and biking trails as well as picnic and play areas.
Other facilities that provide helthcare in Guelph are: St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Health Centre, Trellis Mental Health and Developmental Services,
Guelph Community Health Centre and The Masai Centre, the Guelph Family Health Team and the Mango Tree Family Health Team (also serves Francophones).
Guelph General Hospital has recently opened a brand new “Medical Education Center” which consists of a lounge, conference room and 6 furnished sleep rooms all equipped with computers, desks, and Internet connection.
Family Health Team: www.guelphfht.com
Level of Service: Secondary Care
Number of Beds: 165
Referral Sites: Hamilton, London, Toronto
Learner Parking: $37.50/month, $9.25/week
Level of Service: Mental Health and Long Term Care
Number of Beds: 312
Referral Sites: None
Learner Parking: Free
Median Age: 37.7