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LIVING IN TORONTO

Province: Ontario

Population:  2.8 million

Climate: Humid Continental, with cold winters and warm summers.

Overview: Toronto is the largest and most populated city in Canada, and the provincial capital of Ontario. It is one of the top destinations for newcomers in Canada and is a melting pot of different cultures. The city’s demographics demonstrate that it is one of the most multicultural cities in the world.

Toronto is situated on the beautiful Lake Ontario and is a very safe city. Some of the most popular neighbourhoods include Yonge Eglinton, Bay Street Corridor and Mount Pleasant West, but it’s important to find a neighbourhood that suits you and your family’s needs.

Some of the main attractions in the city include Toronto Island, the CN Tower and the Royal Ontario Museum. Sport is a big part of the city, and two of the most popular teams include the Toronto Raptors (NBA) and the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL). The city is also home to the University of Toronto, which has been internationally ranked as the best university in Canada.

Toronto is consistently voted as one of the most liveable cities in the world, and its residents enjoy a high quality of life.

Transport: Toronto is very easy to get around, with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) providing a system of buses, streetcars and an underground subway. This system is the third largest in North America, after New York City and Mexico City. 

Economy: Some of the leading industry sectors in Toronto include business & financial services, technology, tourism, food & beverage and education services.  Film and television is also an important industry, and the city is ranked as the third largest production centre after Los Angeles and New York City.

For more information on Toronto, see the official city website