Guelph, known as the 'Royal City' is situated in Southwestern Ontario and is also Canada's 5th fastest growing city. The city boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the country and is highly praised for it's clean environment and green spaces and it's high standard of living. The city has a rich history, evident by Victorian architecture throughout, the multiple designated National Historic Sites: Old City Hall, McCrae House and Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate, as well as local historic sites: Goldie Mill Ruins, Guelph Civic Museum, St. Patrick's Ward and Downtown Guelph. The city also extensively celebrates the Arts. Summertime in the city is a blast, with students and local families alike, partaking in the music festivals, most notably the Guelph Jazz Festival and the Hillside Festival. Guelph University draws students from all over the world and is also one of the largest employers in the Guelph region. Getting around the city is easy with a bus system, Go Transit and Greyhound buses for inter-city travel and a Via Rail stop at the Guelph Train Station. The city has immediate access to Highways 401, 7 and 6. Guelph is a very walkable city, with many of the hot spots within walking distance of each other!