About Toronto

torontoToronto is a great city in which to study, work and play. It is the 5th-largest city in North America and one of the most multicultural cities in the world. With approximately 152 spoken languages and dialects and 80 different races and cultures contributing to its intellectual and cultural life, Ontario’s capital is Canada’s leading centre of commerce, education and the arts. A clean, safe, cosmopolitan city, Toronto offers a wealth of attractions for the visitor. Toronto boasts the world’s tallest freestanding structure, the CN Tower (at 553.33 m); the longest street in the world, Yonge Street (1,896 km); and the biggest underground shopping complex, PATH. It is also home to 125 museums, theatres, galleries, hundreds of cultural and ethnic festivals: including the world renowned Toronto International Film Festival and the annual Caribana Festival. As well as boasting a vibrant downtown core, Toronto hosts distinct neighbourhoods including Little Italy, Greektown, Chinatown, Koreatown, Little India, the Entertainment District and the Fashion District. There’s something for everyone all year round, whether it is exploring the city, shopping at the Eaton Centre, or enjoying Toronto’s beautiful parks and beaches. It is no wonder why over 130,000 students come to the city each year in order to study at its world class universities and colleges.