Relocating to Dundas, ON

Founded in 1847, Dundas is a quaint town with a mix of old-world charm and modern conveniences. Dundas features an array of hiking trails, waterfalls, parks and Conservation areas. With a population of about twenty thousand people, Dundas was amalgamated into the City of Hamilton in 2001.

Known as the Valley Town, Dundas is nestled in the west end of Hamilton, inside the bend of the Niagara escarpment. Dundas is roughly a one-hour drive west of Toronto.

Dundas, Ontario

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The community's main shopping district is along King Street, and is served by University Plaza to the south, and the Westdale shopping district just to its east.

A local Farmers Market runs June through October, every Thursday from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the parking lot behind the library, 11 Miller's Lane.


There are ample opportunities for cycling and hiking here, with the Rail Trail, Bruce Trail ( and Dundas Valley Conservation Area ( Residents also enjoy a thriving art scene, recreational and rep sports leagues, and plenty of parks and green space.

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Help Lines and Emergency Numbers:

AA 24 Hour Help Line, 905-522-8392
Alcoholics Anonymous, 905-522-8399
Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Services, 905-546-3606
Catholic Family Services, 905-527-3823
Catholic Children's Aid, 905-525-2012
Children's Aid Society, 905-522-1121
COAST 24 Hours, 905-972-8338
Drug & Alcohol Registry of Treatment, 1-800-565-8603
Hamilton Police Services Non Emergency Calls, 905-546-4925
Kids Help Phone, 1-800-668-6868
Ontario Poison Info Centre, 1-800-267-1373
Ontario Provincial Police, 1-888-310-1122
Suicide Prevention Crisis Line, 905-522-1477


McMaster University Medical Centre, 905-521-2100
Chedoke Hospital, 905-521-2100
Children's Hospital, 905-521-2100
Hamilton General Hospital, 905-521-2100
Juravinski Hospital, 905-521-2100
Juravinski Cancer Centre, 905-387-9495
Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, 905-632-3730
St. Joseph's Hospital, 905-522-4941
St. Joseph's Centre for Mountain Health Services, 905-388-2511
St. Peter's Hospital, 905-777-3837

Additional Resources:

Breast Cancer Support Services, 905-634-2333
Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 905-528-8555
Canadian Cancer Society 1-888-939-333,
Canadian Mental Health Services, 905-639-4270
Canadian Red Cross, Hamilton, 905-522-8485
Canadian Red Cross, Halton, 905-637-5664
Community Care Access Centre, Hamilton, 905-523-8600
Community Care Access Centre, Halton, 905-639-5228
DARTS, 905-529-1212
Distress Centre Hamilton, 905-525-8611
Flamborough Womens Centre, 289-895-8580
GO Transit, 1-888-438-6646
Hamilton Academy of Dentistry, 905-527-8294
Hamilton Academy of Medicine (locate a doctor), 905-528-1611
Lung Association of Hamilton, 1-888-566-5864
Ministry of Health Info-Line, 1-800-268-1154

Dundas, Ontario nature view

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