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Hamilton is an Ontarian port city, located at the west of Lake Ontario and about 75 kilometers to the southwest of Toronto. It is the third-largest city in Ontario and the ninth-largest in Canada. More than 25% of the residents of Hamilton are born outside Canada. The city has a population of 536,917 and a metro population of 747,545. The city and its metropolitan area have a land area of 1,138.11 and 1,371.76 square kilometers respectively.

The city of Hamilton was incorporated on June 9, 1846, and it was named after George Hamilton who conceived the town of Hamilton on purchasing farm holdings of James Durand in the early 1800s.

Hamilton’s economy is primarily based on manufacturing. As a matter of fact, the Toronto-Hamilton region is considered as the most highly industrialized area in Canada. Furthermore, up to 60% of Canada’s steel is produced by Dofasco and Stelco in Hamilton. This has earned the city the name “the Steel Capital of Canada”.

Also, Hamilton is rich in culture and attractions. It has several local attractions which include the HMCS Haida National Historic Sites, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, the Royal Botanical Gardens, the African Lion Safari Park, the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and so forth.

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Hamilton

According to Yelp, the best walk-in eye clinics in Hamilton are:

  • Spectrum Family Eye Care - 999 Upper Wentworth Street Hamilton, ON L9A 4X5 - (905) 575-3937
  • Medical Centre Optical - 2 King Street W Hamilton, ON L8P 1A1 - (905) 524-2020
  • J Nardone & Associates - 14A-550 Fennell Ave E Hamilton, ON L8V 4S9 - (905) 528-7440
  • Brian Paul, OD - Advanced Vision Eyewear Boutique - 67 Queen Street S Hamilton, ON L8P 3R6 - (905) 540-3937
  • Mountain Eye Care - 535 Upper Wellington Street Hamilton, ON L9A 3P7 - (905) 389-4201

Best Pharmacies in Hamilton

The following is a list of the lowest dispensing fees/ or best pharmacies in Hamilton:

  • Sutherland’s Pharmacy - 180 James Street S Hamilton, ON L8P 4V1
  • West End Pharmacy - 690 Main Street W Hamilton, ON L8S 1A4
  • MountainView Pharmacy & Clinic - 1070 Stone Church Road E Hamilton, ON L8W 3K8
  • Stonechurch Pharmacy - 25 Redmond Drive Hamilton, ON L8W 3K7
  • North End Farmacia - 3 Colbourne Street Hamilton, ON L8R 2G2

Best Dental Clinics in Hamilton

The following is a list of the best dental clinics in Hamilton area:

  • Smile Dental Centre - 90 Wellington Street N Hamilton, ON L8R 1N1
  • Victor R Schacher, DDS - 1334 Barton Street E Hamilton, ON L8H 2W3
  • Eastgate Dental Centre - C1-75 Centennial Parkway N Hamilton, ON L8E 2P2
  • Stonehill Dental - 1314 Upper Wentworth Street Hamilton, ON L9A 4W2
  • Century Stone Dental - 684 Main Street E Hamilton, ON L8M 1K5

Hospitals in Hamilton

Hamilton has over six hospitals and several medical centers. The following are the hospitals in the city:

  • McMaster University Medical Centre - 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
  • Hamilton General Hospital - 237 Barton St E, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada
  • Juravinski Cancer Centre - 699 Concession St, Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2, Canada
  • Juravinski Hospital - 711 Concession St, Hamilton, ON L8V 1C3, Canada
  • Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - 50 Charlton Ave E, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada
  • Peter's Hospital - 88 Maplewood Ave, Hamilton, ON L8M 1W9, Canada

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Hamilton Health News

On Monday, April 16, 2018, Kettering Health Network launched the construction of Hamilton Health Center on Main, 1391 W. Main St. The new medical office building is expected to create more jobs and provide access to healthcare in the city.

The new health care center would be about 16,000 square foot and cost about $6 million. Moreover, it will offer outpatient services to serve the needs of the community. Some of the services include imaging, physician practices, and lab services.

The Kettering Health Network’s chief executive officer, Fred Manchur, said that the new health center would be an opportunity for the network to provide healthcare to the community. Machur pointed out that this would energize other property owners and others to come into the community and improve vibrancy in the community.

He also pointed out that the service being built by the network will be a strong component of primary care. It will include components of specialty services as well as other ancillary outpatient services. The building was designed by Kenneth Seidl, an Oakwood architect, and it will be constructed by Synergy Building Systems based in Beavercreek. It should open in the spring of 2019.

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