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Surrounded by untamed wilderness, rivers, and lakes, Timmins offers a bit of something for everyone, from cultural performances to unlimited outdoor adventures.

Located on the Mattagami River in northeastern Ontario, Timmins is known as the “City with a Heart of Gold.” A mining and forestry community with deep roots in European and Indigenous cultures, this small city also boasts a large Francophone community, and more than 50 per cent of residents are bilingual in French and English.

The small northern city also has the honour of being the hometown of Canadian singer and songwriter Shania Twain, and is also where Canadian folk music icon Stompin’ Tom Connors recorded his first songs.

While the people of Timmins love music, the city often misses out on big name performances from touring musicians, and the local Rock on the River festival was cancelled amid the pandemic. Winning SiriusXMMusic Town would help residents come together to enjoy ‘a good ol’ time’ after missing out on fun musical events for the last two years.

One lucky town in Ontario will win an epic concert from


Walk off the Earth is an award-winning musical phenomenon from Toronto. Constantly pushing the boundaries of what artists can do, the group have just released their first single of 2022, “Bet on Me,” with many live performances on the horizon.