News Timmins ranks in top cities of Canada SHARE ON: Paige Parker, contributor, Thursday, Mar. 13th, 2014 Timmins is ranked in the top 201 cities to live in Canada. We may be small in comparison to other cities but Money Sense Magazine says small cities are stealing the show this year. They offer small-town flare with big-city conveniences. Timmins was ranked as number 107 up from 131 last year.