Where We Are
The Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary is located in southern Ontario in the city of Hamilton. Hamilton is a large city with a population of over 500,000 people and it located about one hour's drive from Toronto. Hamilton has its own harbour on the shores of Lake Ontario. It also boasts more than 100 waterfalls and cascades courtesy of the Niagara Escarpment which runs through the middle of the city, dividing it into upper and lower regions.
The Seminary is located in the upper city, in a quiet, mature residential neighbourhood, a mere kilometre from the edge of the escarpment, which offers access to a rail trail and ultimately the Bruce Trail, providing kilometres of hiking trails. Hamilton also has over seven kilomotres of cycling paths, as well as pedestrian access to the waterfront, in the western end of the city. In addition, eight kilometres of cycling paths can be found in the eastern end of the city.
Hamilton is the eighth largest city in Canada. The city is also ethnically diverse, having the third highest proportion of foreign-born citizens in the country. It also has its own airport for domestic flights, while international flights generally arrive and depart from Toronto.
Hamilton is also home to seven Canadian Reformed Churches and one United Reformed Church. For a full listing of local CanRC and URC churches, please click here.