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Situated on the western end of Lake Ontario, Hamilton is the geographic centre of the province’s Golden Horseshoe region. It is the ninth largest metropolitan area in Canada.

Manufacturing plays a huge role in the region’s economy and the manufacturing sector is one of the city’s largest employers. With 60% of the nation’s steel being produced in the city, Hamilton has become known as the Steel Capital of Canada. The healthcare, education, construction, and financial sectors are also among the city’s major employers.

Hamilton also offers a fair share of cultural activities including several museums and historic sites. The city has a thriving arts community and several galleries have opened in the downtown core. In addition, Hamilton has produced several well-known Canadian musicians like Kathleen Edwards, Neil Peart of Rush, and Caribou over the years and the local music scene continues to flourish. The city is also a frequent concert stop for many notable touring musicians.

Located in downtown Hamilton, the campus is close to a number of amenities including cafes, restaurants, shopping, and public services. The campus is also easily accessible by public transit.
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14 Hughson St. S
Hamilton, ON
L8N 4H3

Programs offered at Hamilton campus

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Your One-Stop Shop for All Things CDI College
May 1, 2018
CDI College Student Swag Store Now Live The new CDI College Store is now open. Your one-stop shop for everything CDI College, from sweatshirts and backpacks to coffee mugs, water bottles, and more, you’ll find everything here. The st...
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Open Doors to New Career Possibilities with a Networking Diploma
May 1, 2018
Every company today is a tech company. Nowadays, if your organization doesn’t have up-to-date tech capabilities, you may not be reaching the audiences you need to, or doing business efficiently. That’s why information technology (I...
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Five Reasons to Pursue a Healthcare Career
April 25, 2018
Choosing your new career path is the most important decision you’ll make, and the possibilities are endless. With Canada’s population aging and the boomer generation retiring, there will be an immediate need for trained healthcare p...
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CDI College Takes Aim at Cyber Bullying on Pink Shirt Day
March 5, 2018
VANCOUVER, BC – March 7, 2018 – Staff and students at CDI College campuses across Canada joined together to participate in Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 raising more than $4,000 for anti-bullying programs run by the CKNW...
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Receive a $1,500 ECE Scholarship!*
March 1, 2018
CDI College is currently offering a $1,500 scholarship * to qualified applicants who enroll in the Early Childhood Education – JEE.13 program in the province of Quebec with classes starting before March 31, 2018. Click here or call 1-888-654-4...
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Top 5 Tips for Returning to School as a Mature Student
February 26, 2018
Returning to school after a layoff or career change is an intimidating prospect – but there are ways to minimize the pressure before you step foot into class. With all the support CDI College offers for mature students, you’ll be ab...
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CDI College Holiday Food Drive Brings in More Than 5,000 Items
January 9, 2018
Across Canada, campuses pitch in to help Vancouver, BC - January 9, 2018 - Across Canada, from November 20 to December 15, CDI College campuses collected non-perishable items for local food banks, bringing in more than 5,100 items across our 25...
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Help People Return To Health as an Occupational Therapy Assistant
November 23, 2017
New CDI College program trains students to assist occupational therapists and physiotherapists CDI College’s new Physiotherapy Assistant/Occupational Therapy Assistant diploma program is the best way to get the hands-on training you need...
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Addictions Support Workers Needed Now More Than Ever
November 21, 2017
New CDI College program provides hands-on training working directly with youth and their families Everyone has been touched in some way by drug and alcohol addiction, and with opiate overdoses killing thousands of Canadians this year, there is...
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CDI College raises more than $5,200 for Heart and Stroke on World Heart Day
October 4, 2017
VANCOUVER, BC; October 4, 2017 – In preparation for World Heart Day on September 29th, CDI College campuses across the country spent the month of September raising money and awareness for cardiovascular health, eventually raising $5,220 for th...
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Mississauga campus launching Medical Lab Assistant/Technician program
August 9, 2017
Become a medical lab technician in less than a year - learn the scientific, mathematical, and laboratory skills you'll need to succeed in the field! The field of medicine is more than doctors and nurses - an invisible army of technicians a...
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Train for a new career with CDI College’s IT programs
August 4, 2017
Hands-on training and industry certifications, including CompTIA, MCTS, MCSA, and MCSE help CDI IT grads get hired Launching a career in the fast-paced and ever-changing world of technology requires a college education. With the IT program...
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Scarborough campus launching Supply Chain Management program
June 5, 2017
TORONTO, ON - June 5, 2017 - CDI College is pleased to announce the launching of our new Supply Chain Management program, exclusive to our Scarborough campus . "People who have supply chain and logistics training are very versatile and can...
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North York Campus Launches New Banking and Financial Services Program
March 23, 2017
CDI College is excited to announce the launch of a brand new program in Ontario. The Banking and Financial Services program will help train individuals for a career in the field with content that focuses on the fundamentals of the industry while...
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CDI College’s New Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Specialist Program Now Accepting Applications
March 15, 2017
Toronto, ON – March 15, 2017 - CDI College is now offering the Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Specialist program in Ontario. The program will provide students with an introduction to AutoCAD software, the fundamentals of drafting and the tech...
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March 2, 2017
Vancouver, BC – March 2, 2017 - CDI College campuses across the country participated in Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 22 and successfully raised over $4,000 in support of CKNW Orphans’ Fund and Foundation Jasmin Roy’s anti-...
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CDI College to Award $25,000 in Bursaries Across Canada
February 1, 2017
Students who enroll before Feb. 28, 2017 will qualify for a $1,000 bursary! For students that enroll at CDI College before February 28th, they could be awarded a $1,000 completion bursary*. $25,000 in total will be awarded, with one, $1,000 bursa...
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CDI College Offers Full Scholarships to a Couple of Syrian Refugees
December 22, 2016
QUEBEC, QC - December 22, 2016 - Janet Jiji, Nabih Sabeh and their two young children, Perla and Antonio, were among the first Syrian refugees who arrived in Quebec in December 2015. After a full year spent improving their French skills, Janet and N...
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CDI College Raises Over $4,200 for the Heart & Stroke Foundation
October 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – October 3, 2016 – In honour of World Heart Day on September 29, CDI College spent the month of September raising money and awareness for cardiovascular health. Over $4,200 has been raised by our campuses nationwide. All proceeds will...
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You’re Invited to CDI College’s National Open House
August 18, 2016
Join us on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6-8pm to discover the path to your new career! CDI College is hosting open houses on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6-8pm at each of our campuses across Canada. Whether you’re in British Columbia, Alberta,...
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CDI College Raises Over $6,100 at Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO on May 1st, 2016
May 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – May 3, 2016 – This weekend, CDI College's campuses nationwide participated in the Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO, raising over $6,100 for the Kids Help Phone. On Sunday, May 1st, 2016, CDI College's campuses across Canada too...
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Congratulations, Mississauga Graduates of 2016!
March 28, 2016
Mississauga, ON - March 28, 2016 - Staff and students from CDI College's Mississauga campus will celebrate the latest group of graduates at the spring graduation ceremony on Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 6:30-10pm at the Mississauga Grand Banquet and...
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CDI College Raises Over $3,400 for Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser
March 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – March 3, 2016 – Last week, CDI College campuses across the country raised over $3,400 at the Pink Shirt Day fundraiser, in support of CKNW Orphan’s Fund and Fondation Jasmin Roy’s anti-bullying initiatives. CDI College has always...
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CDI College Launches Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser to Support an End to Bullying
February 22, 2016
Vancouver, BC – February 22, 2016 – In support of Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, CDI College is encouraging all its staff, students, and everyone nationwide to wear pink to show support for anti-bullying programs across the count...
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About Hamilton

Things to do in Hamilton
Those looking for activities in Hamilton will find an almost inexhaustible list of things to do. From outdoor recreational activities and sporting events to museums and shopping, this city definitely has something for everyone.

Historical Attractions

History buffs will find many interesting and historically important sites in and around Hamilton. The Stoney Creek Battlefield Monument is a stone tower that marks the site of the Battle of Stoney Creek, the turning point of the War of 1812 between the British and US. Get a glimpse into pre-Confederation life at Griffin House, a four-room nineteenth century house that was associated with the Underground Railroad. If you’re around Hamilton Harbour, tour the HMCS Haida, the only surviving World War II Tribal-Class destroyer. Are you a CFL fan? Get nostalgic and revisit some of the most thrilling moments in sports at the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

Arts and Culture

There are several spots for art lovers to visit in Hamilton. The Art Gallery of Hamilton has a broad collection of Canadian historical and contemporary art, as well as a sizeable European collection. The McMaster University Museum of Art is home to more than 6,000 pieces and often stages rotating public programs. All Sorts Gallery allows local artists a venue to showcase and sell their pieces. The Carnegie Gallery is a non-profit organization that also presents the works of local and regionally-based artists.

Parks and Recreation

If you’re looking to spend some time outdoors, Hamilton has a green space to suit you. The Hamilton Conservation Authority manages over 4,000 hectares of land ranging from conservation areas and parks to attractions and waterfalls.

At the center of Hamilton, you’ll find Gage Park, a large recreation space that’s hosted several events and festivals throughout the years including the long-running Friends Festival. Located on the west end of Hamilton Harbour is Bayfront Park, an ideal place for fishing, boating, cycling, and walking. Sam Lawrence Park offers stunning views of the city, harbour, and Dundas Valley.

Hamilton is also home to the Royal Botanical Gardens and the African Lion Safari.


From football and hockey to baseball and golf, sports fans will find that Hamilton has no shortage of professional sports teams to root for. The city is home to the 15-time Grey Cup winning Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. Hockey fans can cheer on the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League. Baseball lovers should check out a Thunderbirds game at Bernie Arbour Stadium. In addition, Hamilton is also home to the Nationals, a Major League Lacrosse team that plays at Les Prince Field.

For those who prefer to be participants instead of spectators, Hamilton and its surrounding area have many sports complexes. The region also has 31 golf courses to choose from. There are also great places for horseback riding, go-karting, paintball, and climbing within the city.
Places to Volunteer in Hamilton
Volunteering is a great way to build your skills, network with people and add experience to your resume. It’s also an ideal way to help out a cause you’re passionate about, challenge yourself, expand your field of expertise or find some personal fulfillment.

Arts and Culture
  • Theatre Aquarius Incorporated
  • Friends of HMCS Haida
  • Friends of the Educational Archives and Heritage Centre of Hamilton-Wentworth
  • Hamilton Public Library Board
  • Royal Botanical Gardens
Community and Social Services
  • Alternative for Youth
  • Amity Goodwill Industries
  • Bereaved Families of Ontario
  • The Bridge for Prison to Community
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Micah House Refugee Reception Services
  • Neighbour to Neighbour Centre
  • P. A. T. H. Employment Services
  • Reach Forth
  • St. Joseph’s Immigrant Women’s Centre
  • Settlement and Immigration Services Organization
  • Sexual Assault Centre
  • The Voluntary Action Centre of Hamilton and District
  • Welcome Inn Community Centre of Hamilton
  • Wellwood Resource Centre of Hamilton
  • Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton
  • Brain Injury Services of Hamilton
  • Cancer Assistance Program Mount Hamilton and District
  • Hamilton AIDS Network
  • Hamilton Health Sciences
  • St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation
  • St. Peter’s Care Centres
  • Trillium Childhood Cancer Support Centre
  • Animal Welfare Association of Hamilton
  • The Bruce Trail Conservancy
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