ABOUT Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

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Toronto, Ontario’s capital is a large and ethnically diverse city that sprawls along Lake Ontario’s northwestern shore.

 

It has a vibrant history of change and growth, ranging from its early occupation over 1,000 years ago to its current status as North America’s fourth largest city.

 

Toronto is home to a large immigrant population, and is a national and international hub for finance, communications and cultural life.

 

This dynamic metropolis is Canada's largest municipality and is made up of the former cities of Toronto, North York, Scarborough, York and Etobicoke, and the former borough of East York.

 

Surrounding Toronto are the four regional municipalities of Durham, Halton, Peel, and York, and together they form the Greater Toronto Area.

 

With a population of almost 3 million, Toronto is often heralded as one of the most multicultural cities in the world with over 200 distinct neighborhoods. These include the various cultural neighborhoods such as Little Italy, Chinatown, Greektown, Koreatown, Little India, and Little Portugal, just to name a few.

 

More information on Toronto, it’s Programs, ethnic Diversity et al can be found at the following links:

 

City of Toronto's Website                                         Toronto's Wikipedia Page                                        See Toronto Now Website