Opportunity Lives Here

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Opportunity Grows Here

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An Exceptional Experience

  • Explore the many advantages that living in Perth County, Stratford and St. Marys offer
  • Find information on housing, transportation, culture and more

Historic architecture, unique shops and rural landscapes provide the ultimate backdrop to build your life here. We’ve welcomed newcomers from around the world to build their lives and businesses with us. Our communities offer an abundance of recreation, volunteer and cultural opportunities to fill your days and nights.

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Find Career Opportunities

  • Discover or post Career and Job Opportunities
  • Explore Job Seeker Resources and our local businesses

With a diverse cross-section of industries, Perth County, Stratford and St. Marys offers a wealth of job and career opportunities for people of every skill level. The quality infrastructure and unparalleled lifestyle allows you the flexibility to live locally and work globally. This region is home to over 7,000 growing businesses in agriculture, manufacturing, technology, arts and tourism.

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Bring Out the Best in You!

  • Find programs to expand your knowledge and skills
  • Volunteer or take part in other enrichment opportunities offered in the region

Our region offers education and skills training for all ages. Whether you want to grow yourself and your personal skillset or grow a business, you can explore a variety of local organizations who are available to help you succeed!

Explore your pathway to success!

Perth County is located in the heart of Southwestern Ontario. Our Municipalities & Townships include North Perth, Perth East, West Perth, and Perth South. Our major urban centres include Stratford, St. Marys, Listowel, Milverton and Mitchell.

Approximate driving times to Perth County 

Toronto – 2 hours
Ottawa – 6 hours
Buffalo – 2.5 hours
Detroit – 3 hours
Chicago – 8 hours

Maps of Perth County can be found here.

Opportunity Lives Here

We invite you to explore a vibrant, enriching way of life. This interactive web tool will provide all the resources you need to learn about our communities, employment prospects as well as ways you can enrich your life…whether you live here already or are looking to relocate.
Trade in rush hour traffic for serene landscapes and rich cultural experiences – discover just why OPPORTUNITY LIVES HERE.

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