Geographic Locations

Mac-CARE is proud to offer rotations in over twenty-five communities through out Southern Ontario. Read the information below to learn more about these cities and towns and what they have to offer.


Ayr

Waterloo Regional Campus

More information coming soon.


Beamsville

Niagara Regional Campus

More information coming soon.


Brantford

Brant Six Nations Clinical Education Campus

Brantford is a city of about 90,000 people within an hour’s drive of Toronto and the Niagara region and about half an hour from Hamilton. It’s rich in the Six Nations Culture and famous for being the birthplace of Alexander Graham Bell and hometown to Wayne Gretsky.

The Grand River wraps itself around Brantford running from the north-west corner around to the south-east end of town and has an abundance of sport-fishing and canoeing activities. Brantford also has some of the most wonderful walking trails around Ontario - in addition to the Charity Casino, the Sanderson Center (for shows and concerts), the Bell Homestead and an abundance of fine and casual dining.

Explore the friendly city of Brantford - the Telephone City ... a great location - a great place to visit, a great place to work and a great place to live!

Brantford General Hospital

  • 300 bed acute care facility boasting stable, state-of-the-art programs
  • Regional centre for Pediatrics, Mental Health, Obstetrics, Gynecology, CT Scanning, Critical Care, Surgical Services, Ambulatory Care and Emergency Medicine
  • Site of Brant Community Cancer Clinic and the S. C. Johnson Dialysis Clinic for Brant County and Haldimand-Norfolk


Caledonia

Brant Six Nations Clinical Education Campus

More information coming soon.


Cambridge

Waterloo Regional Campus

The City of Cambridge, with a population of about 122,000, was created in January, 1973. It was formed by the amalgamation of the City of Galt, the Towns of Hespeler and Preston, and parts of the Townships of Waterloo and North Dumfries. The history of the area is a diverse and interesting one.

Today, Cambridge's thriving business climate, economic diversity, educational institutions, skilled labour force, housing and enviable lifestyle are many reasons why the City of Cambridge is "Your Location for Success".

Cambridge is also committed to meeting the leisure requirements of its citizens as evidenced by the fact that within the city there are six municipal arenas, two municipal indoor pools, four municipal outdoor pools, three private "publicly accessible" indoor pools, twelve community centres, hiking and biking trails, and 445 acres of City parkland.

Cambridge Memorial Hospital

  • 186 bed acute care facility, with over 40,000 emergency visits and 1100 births per year
  • Within the top 2 for waiting times for hip and knee replacements and within top 10 for cataract surgeries


Delhi

Brant Six Nations Clinical Education Campus

More information coming soon.


Drayton

Waterloo Regional Campus

More information coming soon.

Wellington Health Care Physician Recruitment


Dunnville

Brant Six Nations Clinical Education Campus

More information coming soon.


Fergus

Waterloo Regional Campus

More information coming soon.

Wellington Health Care Physician Recruitment


Fort Erie

Niagara Regional Campus

More information coming soon.


 


Grimsby

Niagara Regional Campus

Grimsby, Ontario is a town of 22,000 located at the western end of Lake Ontario, within West Lincoln.In recent years, Grimsby has re-branded itself as the 'Gateway to Niagara'. Home to a number of wineries and distilleries, Grimsby now serves as the starting point for touring the Niagara wine region.

Sample the best of West Lincoln, with a drive along it’s scenic back roads where you’ll see vast farmland and meandering rivers. Country fairs and festivals about in West Lincoln’s villages. Grimsby is also home to fine museums and art galleries.

Recreational activities include: boating, sport fishing and water sports on Lake Ontario, hiking the Bruce Trail along the Escarpment, visiting the many local wineries, vineyards and fruit farms. Biking and running are also popular in the area as we play host to a number of organized events and races throughout the year.

West Lincoln Memorial Hospital

  • 60 beds

Guelph

Waterloo Regional Campus

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community of over 100,000 people located in the heart of southern Ontario.

With one of the premier research universities, and a diverse variety of manufacturing, service, and high technology enterprises, it's also one of the fastest growing economic regions in Canada.

Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, its vibrant cultural life and wonderful assortment of music festivals. Beautiful parks and riverside green spaces provide outdoor fun for people of all ages. A variety of recreation and leisure opportunities are available to all.

Guelph General Hospital

  • 181 bed acute care hospital
  • Specialty programs include surgery, orthopedics, cardiac care, obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics

Core Rotations Available

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Homewood Health Centre

  • 312 bed Psychiatric care centre
  • Programs and services include: Addiction Treatment, Integrated Mood and Anxiety Program, Eating Disorders Program, Program for Traumatic Stress Recovery, Program for Older Adults, Intermediate Care and Rehabilitation, Crisis, Assessment and Stabilization Program, Homewood Outreach Program

Kitchener-Waterloo

Waterloo Regional Campus

Kitchener has a population of 210,000 and it’s twin city of Waterloo has a population of 90,000.

In Kitchener and Waterloo, we combine first-rate big-city services and amenities with the welcoming smile and personal touch that has given us an undisputed reputation as one of the country’s best places to visit.

You’ll find every urban amenity here. From our dynamic nightlife and fabulous restaurants, to world-class cultural facilities, to family-friendly amenities and destinations, Kitchener-Waterloo has it all. Whether you’re young, old or somewhere in between, you’ll find plenty to enjoy at our many festivals.

If it’s the outdoors you prefer, Kitchener and Waterloo deliver. With over 200 kilometres of community trails, premier sports fields, Olympic-sized ice pads, swimming facilities and golf courses, the possibilities are endless.

St. Mary’s General Hospital

  • 191 bed acute care facility
  • Site of the Regional Cardiac Care Centre

Core Rotations Available

Grand River Hospital –KW Site

  • 495 bed acute care facility
  • Provides specialized regional services, including dialysis, palliative care, psychiatry, withdrawal management, trauma services, MRIs, childbirth and rehabilitation
  • Equipped with videoconferencing capability

 


Mount Forest

Waterloo Regional Campus

Mount Forest is a picturesque small town situated at the source of the Saugeen River – virtually forming the “Gateway” to the beautiful Saugeen River Country – one of the best fishing and hunting areas in Ontario. If you are a paddler, there are many excellent canoe routes through Saugeen Country. Several maintained hiking and snowmobile trails are within minutes of town as well. North Wellington Country also boasts some of the best bird watching in Ontario in the Luther Marsh Conservation area just east of town. Golfers can find two challenging courses within a five-minute drive.

Located at the junction of Highways 89 and 6 on the upper boarder of North Wellington County, the town has, since the 1860s, existed as a manufacturing town with a strong retail area on its Main Street and surrounded on all sides by agricultural land. Mennonite farmers have recently begun to move in the surrounding area.

With a population of 4600, Mount Forest provides shopping, dining, theatre and outdoor activities sure to keep everyone busy. If it’s small town life that attracts you, Mount Forest is the place to be!

Louise Marshall Hospital

  • 26 bed acute care facility
  • Family Physicians cover Emergency, inpatients and Obstetrics
  • Learner can experience full scope of family practice from birth to death

Wellington Health Care Physician Recruitment


Niagara Falls

Niagara Regional Campus

Niagara Falls is known as the honeymoon capital of the world and is one of the seven wonders of the world. While the Falls is certainly our most visited natural attraction, the rest of Niagara is a rich, varied, and rewarding experience, too.

Niagara’s fascinating history and rich, cultural heritage is the foundation for many interesting discoveries today. Our past sets the tone for our present, and you will find many places to see and things to do, giving you memories to last a lifetime.

Niagara Falls, with a population of 122,000, provides a vast array of year-round activities for the entire family. Beautifully-maintained biking and walking trails line the world-famous Niagara gorge while numerous golf courses, ball diamonds, playing fields, swimming pools and rinks unite local citizens and contribute to a strong sense of community. Come and discover why Niagara Falls is a great place to call home.

Niagara Health System – Greater Niagara General Site

  • 192 acute care beds
  • Home to new MRI and CT units
  • Home to District Stroke Program
  • Equipped with videoconferencing capability

Niagara YMCA Day Passes

While in Niagara, the Walker Family YMCA provides complimentary passes for learners to use the facilities in St. Catharines, Welland and Niagara Falls. For further information see: www.stcatharinesymca.com


Niagara on the Lake

Niagara Regional Campus

Set by the Niagara River and Lake Ontario, historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, with a population of 15,000, captures attention with its Georgian and Victorian-styled buildings, waterfront park and surrounding fields of grapevines.

Besides window shopping and dining in Olde Town, hundreds come to Niagara-on-the-Lake for the well-known Shaw Festival Theatre, one of Canada’s premier theatre festivals. Wineries are also very abundant in the area, and most offer tours and tastings. For those who favour the fresh air, a sopping wet tour of the area on a jet boat tour may be on the agenda or a bike tour along the scenic trails.

Niagara Health System – Niagara-on-the-Lake Site

  • 22 beds

Niagara YMCA Day Passes

While in Niagara, the Walker Family YMCA provides complimentary passes for learners to use the facilities in St. Catharines, Welland and Niagara Falls. For further information see: www.stcatharinesymca.com


 


Ohsweken

Brant Six Nations Clinical Education Campus

More information coming soon.


Palmerston (Town of Minto)

Waterloo Regional Campus

The Town of Minto is composed of the former towns of Harriston and Palmerston, the former village of Clifford and the surrounding rural area. The Town of Minto has been recognized by our citizens as a great place to raise a family.

Minto has a large variety of recreational facilities, attractions, community and special events, service groups, clubs, and organizations. White’s Junction Trail Runs along the former CN rail line north of the town of Palmerston. The Grey-Wellington Theatre Guild provides high-calibre live theatre in the Harriston Town Hall Theatre.

We are designated as a “5 Bloom” community in the Communities in Bloom, which further demonstrates that the Town of Minto is a welcoming destination for residents, tourists and businesses. Discover why Minto is said to be “Where Your Family Belongs”.

North Wellington Health Care Corporation – Palmerston Site

  • 26 bed acute care facility
  • Family Physicians cover Emergency, inpatients and Obstetrics
  • Learner can experience full scope of family practice from birth to death

Wellington Health Care Physician Recruitment


Paris

Brant Six Nations Clinical Education Campus

More information coming soon.


Port Colborne

Niagara Regional Campus

Port Colborne is shaped by its location on Lake Erie and its role as the southern gateway to the Welland Ship Canal. Discover all Port Colborne has to offer, from parks and marinas, to our beaches, cultural activities and community festivals. Take the time to visit our unique shops, restaurants and accommodations. Port Colborne, with a population of 19,000, is a proud community with great spirit and unsurpassed hospitality.

Every year, thousands of visitors flock to Port Colborne to witness the unforgettable sight of a Laker or Ocean-going vessel slipping silently through the Welland Canal. Today Port Colborne is the only community on the St. Lawrence Seaway where passing ships can create a downtown traffic jam!

Niagara Health System – Port Colborne General Site

  • 60 beds


Simcoe

Brant Six Nations Clinical Education Campus

More information coming soon.


Smithville

Niagara Regional Campus

More information coming soon.


St. Catharines

Niagara Regional Campus

St. Catharines, also known as St. Kitts or St. Cats, has a population of 135,000. It is on Lake Ontario, at the northern end of the Welland Ship Canal.

St. Catharines, the “Garden City” so named because of acres of meticulously groomed parks, beautiful vineyards, gardens, nurseries, century-old farms and roadside fruit stands, is a port city. It is a commercial and manufacturing centre and has a fascinating history with the Welland Canal, which you can visit at the St. Catharines Lock 3 Museum.

Trails include the Freedom Trail, which traces the flight of African American slaves along the Underground Railroad, and the Wine Route, which leads to many of the area's wineries.

Annual events include the Folk Arts Festival in late spring, the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in summer, and the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival in September.

Niagara Health System

Niagara Health System (NHS) is Ontario’s largest multi-site hospital amalgamation comprised of six hospital sites and an ambulatory care centre serving 411,000 residents across the 12 municipalities making up the Regional Municipality of Niagara. www.niagarahealth.on.ca

Niagara Health System – St. Catharines General Site

  • 216 acute care beds
  • Site of regional MRI and CT unit
  • Will be home to new regional cancer centre and specialized cardiac facilities
  • Equipped with videoconferencing capability

Niagara YMCA Day Passes

While in Niagara, the Walker Family YMCA provides complimentary passes for learners to use the facilities in St. Catharines, Welland and Niagara Falls. For further information see: www.stcatharinesymca.com


Waterford

Brant Six Nations Clinical Education Campus

More information coming soon.


Welland

Niagara Regional Campus

The City of Welland, also known as the “City of Roses”, is located on the Welland Ship Canal, almost midway between Lakes Ontario and Erie and has a population of 48,000. It is in the heart of the Niagara District, with it’s many fruit orchards, vineyards and vegetable gardens and home to the Niagara Food Festival and the Welland Rose Festival.

Welland is a manufacturing center and a distribution point for the surrounding agricultural region. The telecommunications and service sectors, including financial services, continue to grow.

Points of interest include the Welland Historical Museum, the Welland Ship Canal locks, and the Welland Recreational Waterway. The city is also known for murals painted by Canadian artists that adorn downtown buildings. Nearby is Merritt Island, a recreational island maintained by the city.

Niagara Health System – Welland Hospital Site

  • 162 acute care beds
  • Site of a satellite dialysis centre
  • Equipped with videoconferencing capability

Niagara YMCA Day Passes

While in Niagara, the Walker Family YMCA provides complimentary passes for learners to use the facilities in St. Catharines, Welland and Niagara Falls. For further information see: www.stcatharinesymca.com