The Most Affordable City in Canada
In its survey of the best communities in Canada in 2021, Maclean’s magazine ranks Elliot Lake at 137 out of 415 in its listing of places to live in Canada. But if you look at affordability alone, Elliot Lake is number one in the entire nation.
A City for All Seasons
Elliot Lake is a 4 season destination surrounded by pristine crown land and thousands of lakes which means recreational opportunities are endless and always close by. Elliot Lake has a world-class 18 hole golf Course, hiking, skiing both cross country and downhill, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, canoeing, boating and four-wheeling with many miles of interconnecting trails.
Small-town Charm with Big-city Amenities
Elliot Lake offers a first-class hospital ,24-hour ambulance, fire and police services and an efficient transit system. With more than 400 businesses and services, residents in Elliot Lake enjoy a multitude of everyday amenities. Local proprietors, along with national retail chains, offer everything from clothing to furniture. Elliot Lake is home to national chains such as Foodland, No Frills, Rona, Canadian Tire, Pet Valu, Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall. In addition, the community is serviced by the five major banks.
Elliot Lake has an active, diverse and vibrant arts and culture community. There are many opportunities to get involved, with numerous clubs offering people of all ages an opportunity to partake in drama, dance, music, pottery and amateur theatre.
It is easy to create a great work and lifestyle balance in Elliot Lake with minimal commute time anywhere within the city and a traffic free drive to work and home everyday.