St. Catharines is the biggest city in Canada's Niagara Region and the 6th biggest urban zone in Ontario, with 96.13 square kilometers 37.1 sq mi of land and 1,33,113 occupants in 2016. It lies in Southern Ontario, 51 kilometers 32 mi south of Toronto crosswise over Lake Ontario, and is 19 kilometers 12 mi inland from the global limit with the United States along the Niagara River. It is the northern passageway of the Welland Canal. Inhabitants of St. Catharines are known as St. Cathariners. St. Catharines conveys the official moniker "The Garden City" because of its 1,000 sections of land 4 km2 of parks, gardens and trails.
Assembling is the city's prevailing industry, as substantiated by the heraldic saying, "Industry and Liberality". General Motors of Canada, Ltd., the Canadian backup of General Motors, was the city's biggest boss, a qualification presently held by the District School Board of Niagara. THK Rhythm Automotive, some time ago TRW, works a plant in the city, however as of late work there has moved from overwhelming industry and assembling to administrations.
St. Catharines lies on one of the primary media communications spines amongst Canada and the United States, and accordingly ious call focuses work in the city. It is assigned an Urban Growth Center by the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, expected to accomplish a base thickness focus of 150 occupations and occupants joined per hectare by 2031 or prior.