Living and working

With its urban environment nestled in splendid nature, its advanced health infrastructures, its complete and bilingual educational system, a vast public transportation system, an animated cultural life and affordable cost of living, Sherbrooke offers a quality of life and work that can’t be matched. Here you will find the perfect compromise between access to high quality services and bucolic tranquility!


Demographics and Geography

Ranked sixth for its size in Québec, criss-crossed by its dales, valleys and rivers, Sherbrooke boasts a young and dynamic lifestyle enriched by the cultural diversity of its population.
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Education

From grade school to university, the Sherbrooke educational system offers diverse educational paths, in French and English, in the public and private sectors. With its two internationally renowned universities, Sherbrooke is also a young and active university town.
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Healthcare System

Quality university institutions, numerous medical clinics, committed personnel, advanced research facilities: Sherbrooke is known for the great accessibility and excellence of its medical care.
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Housing and transportation

The Sherbrooke region is blessed with a diversified realty offer, accessible and affordable, whether for purchase or rental. A green city, Sherbrooke has an extensive public and alternative transportation network.
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Sports, recreation, and outdoor activities

An abundance of water, a mountain right in the middle of the city, lots of protected green space… Sherbrooke offers an exceptional setting for year-round outdoor activity.
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Arts and culture

Shows, festivals, frescoes, museums, art galleries, cinema, theatre: Sherbrooke is an animated cultural hub all year round.
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Cost of living

When you compare Sherbrooke to other large Québec and Canadian cities, the very reasonable price of food, lodging, transportation, healthcare and education makes it a very attractive city.
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Climate

Located in the South of Québec, Sherbrooke enjoys a temperate climate with four very distinct seasons, each with its own delightful activities amid superb vistas.
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Tourism

Sherbrooke is a choice tourist destination thanks to its dynamic cultural life, its reputed gastronomy and its enchanting natural setting.
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Immigration

To live in Sherbrooke is to choose a city on a human scale, which offers unequaled quality of life, a diversified job market, with great economic vitality and a lower cost-of-living than elsewhere.
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Job, Internships and Continuing Education

With more than 800 innovative businesses working in the manufacturing sector, Sherbrooke offers stimulating and diversified career prospects. Consult the job offers and apply now!
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