Most popular schools and colleges in Hamilton
Hamilton is in Southern Ontario on the western end of the Niagara Peninsula and wraps around the westernmost part of Lake Ontario; most of the city, including the downtown section, is on the south shore.Public schools are funded by the federal and provincial governments, and follow a standard curriculum established by the Ontario Ministry of Education. Public schools in Hamilton and the surrounding area fall under the purview of the Hamilton and Wentworth District School Board, or HWDSB, whose 104 schools in Hamilton and the surrounding area educate almost 50,000 K-12 students. Hamilton is home to several post-secondary institutions that have created many direct and indirect jobs in education and research. McMaster University moved to the city in 1930 and now has some 30,000 students, of which almost two-thirds come from outside the Hamilton region. Brock University of St. Catharines, Ontario has a satellite campus used primarily for teacher education in Hamilton. Hamilton also holds the title of the Waterfall capital of the world, Because the city has over 130 waterfalls that can be discovered in and around the city. Hence why Hamilton has the wonderfully watery paradise title.Let us have a look at the distance between Hamilton and some other cities: • Hamilton to Toronto 61km • Hamilton to Montréal 556 km • Hamilton to Ottawa 408km • Hamilton to Québec 784km • Hamilton to Vancouver 3341km • Hamilton to Etobicoke 50kmCitizens of Hamilton are represented at all three levels of the Canadian government - federal, provincial, and municipal. Following the 2015 Federal Election, representation in the Parliament of Canada will consist of five Members of Parliament representing the federal ridings of Hamilton West—Ancaster—Dundas, Hamilton Centre, Hamilton East—Stoney Creek, Hamilton Mountain, and Flamborough—Glanbrook. This election marked the first time Hamilton will have five Members of Parliament representing areas wholly within Hamilton's city boundaries, with previous boundaries situating rural ridings across municipal lines.