Anyone living in Toronto, Canada, will find himself or herself at the heart of the country's entertainment, financial and cultural offerings. Expatriates living in Toronto will find their new home to be a progressive, cosmopolitan jewel in the "Golden Horseshoe", a region that almost one quarter of all Canadians call home. Despite its dense population, Toronto still has much to offer, with lush green spaces, quiet getaways, and a progressive balance between urban living and environmental ownership. With so much to offer to so many, it's no wonder that, in addition to being a major tourist destination, it is the new home of millions of new Canadians from all over the expat world.
The city itself is located on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, and is the capital city of the Canadian province of the same name. Approximately 2.5 million people live and work in Toronto, making it the fifth largest city in North America. With its diverse multicultural population and close proximity to major U.S cities like New York and Chicago, Toronto has easily made its mark as the financial capital of Canada and is the home of the Toronto Stock Exchange, the seventh largest stock exchange in the world. Countless industries and corporations have chosen to make Toronto their main base of operations. Torontonians also enjoy a rich tapestry of culture with a variety of art, theatre, music, film, and dance to choose from. Despite Canada's reputation for harsh temperatures, Toronto's climate is relatively moderate, with humid summers, cold winters, and crisp, beautiful autumns and springs.
The Expat Info Desk international relocation guide to Toronto contains comprehensive information about the following topics-
The Expat Info Desk guide to living in Toronto contains everything you need to know about living legally in Toronto from visas, citizenship and landing papers through to work permits and tax requirements, you can be assured that you have all the information you need at your fingertips in an easy to follow manner.
There are multiple different housing complexes and developments available in Toronto. Make sure you read the truth about them from a real expat before you make a decision. Our guide contains a detailed list of the various expat housing areas in Toronto, together with information about nearby schooling, entertainment and leisure facilities, and transportation options.
Our international relocation guide to living in Toronto contains thorough information about the practicalities of living in Toronto, from banking, taxation and insurance, through to communication, transportation, shopping and education facilities. The information contained within this guide will provide you with an excellent jumpstart to your new life in one of North America's most vibrant, ethnically diverse, and exciting metropolitan centres.
Toronto is well-known for its vibrant arts scene, sporting events, nightlife, and restaurants, bistros and eateries that offer cuisine from all over the world. The Expat Info Desk guide to Toronto offers advice and recommendations of all areas of enjoyment in this city and contains information on entertainment, restaurants, networking opportunities and much, much more.
Don’t let moving overseas to Toronto turn into a nightmare, make sure you are thoroughly informed on everything you need to know about health and safety. Our comprehensive guide is packed full of information about areas and practices to avoid; and how to access medical care and health provisions and help when you need it.
Fitting into a new city can be very challenging. The Expat Info Desk guide to living in Toronto provides the extensive details you need to make your move and stay in London a positive experience. The guide comes from an expat who knows the ins and outs of the city and the true notion of what it's like being a foreigner here.
7) Reality bites
The biggest advantage our expat guides is that they contain cold, hard facts that are written by people who have first hand experience of living and working in Toronto. This guide will be the one reference tool that you keep returning to week-by-week and situation-by-situation to ensure you get the most out of your expatriate experience in Toronto.
Our guide was written by Jim Taylor and last published on Saturday 18th December 2010.
|01||The Annex, a leisure area in Toronto, is a fantastic place to go when you're new town, and are looking for things to do.|
|02||Now Magazine and Eye Weekly not only provide interesting articles with a Toronto point of view, but they also will keep you up to date with the news.|
There are as many as 1,500 parks in Toronto, including sports parks, trails, recreation centers and botanical gardens & conservatories.