Quality of Life


Quality of Life

SSM Boardwalk

Short commute times from home to work.

Affordable real estate.

A stone's throw from the great outdoors.

A safe, secure place to call home.

From its pristine waterfront to its bustling arts sector, Sault Ste. Marie has a high quality of life that's second to none. Nestled at the heart of the Great Lakes, the community is a four-season wonderland, offering a vibrant and healthy lifestyle for everyone.

Parks and Recreation

Consider this: The Pembina Institute, a national not-for-profit think tank, ranked Sault Ste. Marie among the top 10 cities in the province for access to parks and recreation.

John Rowswell Hub Trail

The John Rowswell Hub Trail is a 25-kilometre multi-use, non-motorized trail system that connects many significant points of interest in the city, including the waterfront walkway, Bellevue Park, Algoma University, Sault College, the new hospital and Fort Creek Conservation Area.

More information, including digital maps, is available on the City of Sault Ste. Marie website

Short Commute Times

In all of Ontario, Sault Ste. Marie ranked second for shortest distance from home to work, according to a study from the Pembina Institure. In just a few minutes, you can travel from the downtown core of the city to top-notch downhill and cross-country skiing, beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, or pristine hiking and camping areas.

Where else in the country are these amenities and experiences available right at your doorstep?