More and more people are coming to Guelph from Burlington, Oakville and Mississauga because the home values are a little bit more affordable.
Guelph has received favourable attention with its low unemployment rate, rapid growth and low crime rate.
Solterra / University of Guelph's Johnston Green
Statistics Canada reported the unemployment rate in Guelph dropped in February 2016, to 3.9%, from 4.0% in January. Guelph's rate is the lowest in the Canada and demand for employees in the area is high.
With large successful exporters in the city like Linamar and Hitachi, the low dollar is making their products more profitable and competitive internationally. Signs for job applicants can be seen across the city.