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Windsor has a rich history and a bright future. The city is known for its multicultural diversity and a healthy environment where citizens share a strong sense of belonging and a collective pride of place. 

Windsor's great quality of life is reflected in its safe neighbourhoods, vibrant cultural districts, formal gardens, walking and cycling trails, and unprecedented access to exceptional health care and education. Average commute times to work are among the lowest in Canada.

 Collage of events and public spaces
As a border city on the water, Windsor enjoys access to Lake St. Clair, the Detroit River, and Lake Erie offering scenic views and opportunities for sport anglers, sailors and power boaters.  Surrounding Windsor is a region of opportunity with a low cost of living.  Few Canadian cities, if any, can make a high-standard of living as affordable it is in Windsor.

Located in the heart of the Great Lakes, the City of Windsor is located in Essex County, a region that is home to close to 400,000 people. Essex County includes 8 municipalities, and the City of Windsor itself has a population of over 210,000 residents: 

Map of Windsor and Essex County  
  • Amherstburg
  • Essex,
  • Kingsville,
  • Lakeshore,
  • LaSalle,
  • Leamington,
  • Tecumseh, and
  • Windsor.
Photo Credit: Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island