Welcome to Timmins!

The City With a Heart of Gold

No matter when you visit “The City with a Heart of Gold,” you will be met with friendly northern hospitality, recreational opportunities twelve months of the year, cosmopolitan cultural events, and all that the great northern outdoors has to offer.

GO – Just five minutes from downtown Timmins is where you can see a variety of Canadian wildlife including moose, deer, elk, bison, and mountain goats—all in a natural outdoor setting at Cedar Meadows, a year-round resort and spa located on the mighty Mattagami River.

DO – Whether you come for the cash prizes, the bragging rights, or the fun, the annual Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival is the city’s signature event.

SEE – Timmins is well situated for seeing the aurora borealis because of its northern location and low light pollution. To check out your chances for a northern lights display, look for space weather on the Internet.

SNAP THIS – Country singing sensation Shania Twain once called Timmins home. Snap a pic of one of her sensational gowns, which are on display in locations around town.

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