Living in Kingston

Situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee territory, Kingston is approximately a two hour drive from Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, where the St. Lawrence River meets Lake Ontario and the Rideau Canal. Kingston is a stunning, historic city that consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Canada.

Kingston鈥檚 120,000 community-minded citizens enjoy an outstanding quality-of-life enhanced by superb intellectual, recreational and creative opportunities, and supported by excellent healthcare and municipal services, programs and facilities.


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Welcome to Kingston App

The Welcome to Kingston app is a helpful guide for newcomers immigrating to Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Key Features:

  • Find essential local resources, from healthcare to housing.
  • Connect with community organizations ready to assist you.
  • Stay informed about cultural events, festivals, and activities. 
  • Access support in more than 15 languages.