London, Ontario has a population of 532,984 and is one of the largest cities in Canada. Its prime location, midway between Detroit and Toronto, aids in the city's large market influence. Many prominent businesses have chosen London for their headquarters, including 3M and London Life Insurance Company. The largest employer in the city is the London Health Sciences Centre, which employs over 15,000 people.
As the fifth fastest growing city in Canada, London has plenty of incentives to offer businesses. The education system includes two prominent academic institutions. Western University, one of Canada's top research universities, supports over 10,000 jobs in London and over 5,000 across Canada. Fanshawe College enrols over 21,000 students per year and provides vital re-skilling opportunities for mature students.
This burgeoning city is well-positioned with an expedient transportation network. Sitting at the junction of highway 401, London easily connects to Windsor and Toronto. Sarnia, Woodstock, and the Golden Horseshoe can be accessed conveniently from London through highways 402 and 403. The city is also serviced by VIA Rail Canada and the London International Airport.