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Toronto is a dynamic, cultured and prosperous city situated on the northwest shore of Lake Ontario. It is the largest urban centre in Canada and the economic engine of the country. According to the United Nations, Toronto is the world's most ethnically diverse city. It is home to people from 169 countries and 80 ethnic groups who speak more than 100 different languages. Despite the challenges that accompany any big city, Toronto is known for being remarkably safe and liveable for people from all walks of life. The city is made up of many distinct neighbourhoods that offer a very strong sense of community to residents and visitors alike. A diverse economy and a flourishing arts scene mean that there is something for everyone in Toronto.

Toronto Attractions
 Royal Ontario Museum Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
The ROM contains Canada's largest museum collections with more than five million objects. The collections grow by approximately 67,000 items each year, reflecting the Museum's diverse interests. The collections are extraordinary in their scientific value, territorial and disciplinary range, containing matchless artifacts of importance. A major expansion and renovation of the ROM is underway, set to be completed in mid-2006, that will dramatically transform the museum into an architectural marvel in the heart of the city.


Rogers Centre
Rogers Centre (formerly SkyDome) was the world's first multi-purpose retractable domed stadium. Crouched beside the soaring CN Tower, its round silhouette forms an unmistakable part of the Toronto skyline. Located minutes from Union Station in downtown Toronto, Rogers Centre is home to the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team and the CFL's Toronto Argonauts. The popular venue also plays host to large concerts, trade shows and other major events. 
 Rogers Centre


The Toronto Zoo The Toronto Zoo
The Toronto Zoo is one of largest zoos in the world, covering over 287 hectares (710 acres). The zoo has over 5,000 animals, representing more than 460 different species. In addition to many children's exhibits and activities, there are over 10 km of walking trails for visitors to navigate through.  

 

Ontario Place
Ontario Place is an internationally acclaimed cultural, leisure and entertainment complex located on three man-made islands along the Lake Ontario waterfront. It features a large concert venue, as well as a wide array of rides, exhibits and activities for children and adults. Cool down at the water park, test yourself in mini-putt golf or thrill your senses with a legendary IMAX screening at the famous Cinesphere.  
 Ontario Place


 Canada's National Tower (CN Tower) Canada's National Tower (CN Tower)
Defining the Toronto skyline, the CN Tower is Canada's most recognizable and celebrated icon. At a height of 553.33m (1,815 ft., 5 inches), it is the World's Tallest Building, an important telecommunications hub, and the centre of tourism in Toronto. Each year, approximately 2 million people visit the CN Tower to take in the breathtaking view and enjoy all the attractions it has to offer.
 


Paramount Canada's Wonderland
Paramount Canada's Wonderland Paramount Canada's Wonderland is Canada's premier theme park. It features over 200 attractions, including 65 rides, exciting live events, a 20-acre water park and North America's greatest variety of coasters. Located off Highway 400 north of Toronto, it offers plenty of options for thrill-seekers and families alike.
 Paramount Canada's Wonderland

 

 Toronto Theatres Theatres
Toronto has a diverse and lively performing arts scene, with some 75 productions on stage each month. There is truly something for every taste - glittering Broadway musicals, mid-size dramas, stand-up and sketch comedy, opera, dance, symphonies and festivals to satisfy even the most devoted theatre-goer. Toronto is the third-largest theatre centre in the English-speaking world, after London and New York City. 

 

Air Canada Centre (ACC)
Toronto's Air Canada Centre is a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment facility. The ACC, as it is commonly known, is the home to the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs, the NBA's Toronto Raptors and the Toronto Rock of the National Lacrosse League. In addition to housing professional sports teams, the ACC hosts some of the biggest events that happen in the city, including major concerts and shows. It is located in the heart of downtown Toronto, just steps from Union Station.
 Air Canada Centre (ACC)

 

 Ontario Science Centre Ontario Science Centre
The Ontario Science Centre pioneered the concept of interactive science museums, and has attracted 37 million visitors since opening on September 27, 1969. A favourite of students of all ages, it has displayed a wide variety of fascinating exhibits covering all branches of science as well as explorations of behavior, technology and the universe. While also playing host to many international exhibits, the Centre is a leading developer of interactive exhibitions for science centres around the world. It is currently undergoing a $40 million renovation and expansion. 

 

Centreville Amusement Park
Centreville Amusement Park is located on the islands that jut out into Lake Ontario just south of Toronto's city centre. Ferries from the mainland shuttle visitors across Toronto Harbour to the islands every 15 minutes. Stroll around and admire the view from over 600 acres of parkland, or take advantage of over 30 rides and attractions and a variety of food outlets.
 Centreville Amusement Park

 

 Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
Founded in 1900 by a group of private citizens, the Art Gallery of Ontario is now one of the ten largest art museums in North America. The AGO currently has more than 40,000 works in its collection, documenting over 2100 years of human creativity. It also houses major traveling exhibits from around the world. A complete transformation of the gallery has begun, designed by renowned Canadian architect Frank Gehry, which will thrust the AGO into the world spotlight when it opens in 2008.

 

Fort York
Historic Fort York was the location of the Battle of York during the War of 1812. It is very well-preserved and now offers a fascinating re-creation of what a soldiers life would have been like 200 years ago. It is designated as a National Historical site, and offers tours and full-costume demonstrations that take visitors back to a time when Toronto was in its infancy.
 Historic Fort York - The Birthplace of Toronto

 

 Canadian National Exhibition Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)
The CNE is the largest annual fair in Canada and one of the most cherished Toronto traditions since 1879. Every summer during the second half of August it takes place by the shores of Lake Ontario just west of the downtown core. Always a favourite family activity, it features all kinds of games, rides, shows, special events, demonstrations, performances, food and shopping.

 

 

Sports


 Toronto Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays
The Toronto Blue Jays are Canada's ambassadors to all the excitement of Major League Baseball. From international stars to towering home runs, the Jays, as they are known in the area, deliver a full entertainment package. Rain or shine, fans can enjoy the game at the newly-renovated Rogers Centre, as the Jays take on their American League East rivals and the rest of the Majors.

 

Toronto Argonauts
The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is one of the oldest and most storied sports franchises in North America. Football fans in Toronto have had a long list of gridiron legends to cheer on as they've watched Toronto bring home a total of 22 Grey Cup Championships (14 earned by the Argonauts), the most of any city in Canadian Football history.
 Toronto Argonauts


 The Toronto Maple Leafs The Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto is considered by many to be the centre of the hockey universe, and the Maple Leafs are a cultural institution in the city, dating back to the 1920s. The city's love affair with the fast-paced, hard-hitting game is perhaps stronger today than ever before. Pubs and restaurants across the city fill up on game nights as the 'Leafs,' as they are affectionately known, take on their National Hockey League opponents.

 

Toronto Raptors
Attending a Raptors game is one of the most exciting things to do in the city. On game nights, the atmosphere in the Air Canada Centre is electric as fans take in the high-flying action and showmanship that only the NBA can provide. Get ready for a spectacle of the highest-calibre basketball, along with halftime shows, music, dancers and a crazy mascot to keep you entertained.
 Toronto Raptors

 

Financial Information

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Genworth Financial
Central Bank of Canada
BMO - Bank of Montreal
Scotiabank
TD Canada Trust
Royal Bank Canada

TransUnion

Equifax

 

 

Local Information

Government of Canada

Government of Ontario

City of Toronto

Toronto Board of Trade

Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

 

 

Services

Bell Canada
Canada Post
GO Transit
Highway 407 Express Toll Route
Rogers Cable
Toronto Hydro
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
Ministry of Transportation

 

 

Toronto Pearson International Airport
Toronto Pearson International Airport (TPIA) began operating in 1939 when it was known as Malton Airport. TPIA has grown to become Canada's biggest and busiest airport, and the 25th busiest airport in the world (based on passenger traffic/cargo volume in 1998).
Toronto International Airport

 

The Toronto City Centre Airport ("TCCA")
The Toronto City Centre Airport is located on the doorsteps of Toronto's business and financial centre and the city's thriving commercial, industrial and residential core. Its proximity to downtown Toronto is the main reason business travellers prefer to fly through TCCA. Go to Toronto Island Airport website.
The Toronto City Centre Airport

 

Toronto Buttonville Municipal Airport
Toronto Buttonville Airport is ranked as one of the top ten airports in Canada, employing over 300 people from the environs and housing over 300 aircraft for local residents, businesses and its own aircraft services.

 

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is the quick, convenient and safe way to get around Toronto. The subway system is linked with buses and streetcars to get you around Toronto on one fare, provided it's a one-way trip with no stopovers. You can travel on the TTC every day.
The Toronto Transit Comission

 

GO Transit
GO Transit is Canada's first, and Ontario's only, interregional public transit system, established to link Toronto with the surrounding regions of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). GO Transit carries 44 million passengers a year in an extensive network of train and bus services that is one of North America's premier transportation systems.
GO Transit

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