Strategically located directly northwest of Toronto, within a day's drive of 150 million people in Canada and the United States, the Town of Caledon is the largest municipality within the Greater Toronto Area. Only 20 km (12 miles) from Canada's largest airport. Lester B. Pearson International Airport offers access to 300 destinations in 60 countries. Caledon has a land area of more than 700 square kilometers serviced by a network of local, regional, and provincial highways. The town of Caledon itself is a charming collection of 15 towns and villages nestled amongst some of the most beautiful rolling hills and farmland in Ontario, the largest settlements being Bolton, Caledon East, Caledon Village and Palgrave. The town is well positioned to take advantage of efficient transportation linkages to Toronto, the United States and global markets.
The Town of Caledon has the advantage of having 8 universities and 6 colleges within easy commuting distance. School facilities at both the elementary and secondary levels are provided by the Peel Board of Education (Public) and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Boards.
Secure and high quality sources of electrical power are provided by Hydro One. Natural Gas is distributed to the Town by Enbridge Gas. Telephone service is available to the Town from Bell Canada & other providers. Fibre optic facilities are available in the Community of Bolton.
A Safe Community
The safety of residents and businesses is very important. Policing in Caledon is undertaken by the Ontario Provincial Police (the largest municipal contract in Ontario). Caledon also benefits the security of 8 fire stations and comprehensive health care services with its own state of the art hospital.
Caledon provides a diversity of housing types ranging from large country estate developments to small non-profit apartments. The predominant form of housing development is single detached dwellings.
A variety of shopping experiences are available in Caledon. The communities within the Town of Caledon offer a wide range of local services from shopping malls to quaint boutiques. Caledon's close proximity to Toronto and other major centres provides access to all major shopping malls and centres.
Caledon's residents and visitors can enjoy activities in the Town which can seldom be found in any one location. The natural and recreational facilities are in abundance and are one of the main reasons for Caledon's growth. A ski resort, a number of unique conservation areas and a provincial park with a wide range of activities, public parks, recreational facilities and programs, and numerous golf courses make Caledon a leisure paradise.
Caledon also boasts one of the greatest natural settings in southern Ontario. The Niagara Escarpment (a World Biosphere Reserve), Oak Ridges Moraine, and the Credit and Humber River watersheds provide a variety of active and passive activities.
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