Toronto is Ontario’s capital and is the largest city in Canada, with a population of over 2.5 million. It is a multi-ethnic hub with 49% of its population born outside of Canada. The first wave of immigrants date back to the nineteenth century. People of Irish, German, French, Italian, Chinese, Russian and Polish origins moved here gradually, contributing to the vast multiculturalism we see today.
Toronto is a major international centre for business and finance and is now Canada’s heart of banking, finance, commerce and culture. The city has a number of universities including the University of Toronto, one of the most acclaimed universities in Canada. Toronto is a dynamic city with a bustling nightlife boasting numerous bars, restaurants and nightclubs.
Festivals, like the Toronto International Film Festival, are organized every year. The Beaches International Jazz Festival is another popular event. There are also many interesting and informative museums to discover such as the Royal Ontario Museum.