Hamilton has a population of just over 500,000, making it the fourth largest city in Ontario. It's motto is "Together Aspire - Together Achieve".
Hamilton is home to McMaster University, Mohawk College, the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
Hamilton is at the center of the Golden Horseshoe, the most highly industrialized section of Canada. Hamilton is the Steel Capital of Canada, producing 60% of Canada's steel at Stelco and Dofasco.
The John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport provides passenger service for over one million air travelers annually.