Are you planning to move to Toronto, Ontario?
Why not!! Toronto is a big BEAUTIFUL City with plenty to experience. Toronto's population is one of the most diverse with people from all over the world and different cultures. You will find everything you need within the big city.
There are many attractions that are informational as well as entertaining for youth and adults. Take a trip to downtown Toronto and enjoy the excitement of going high up in the CN Tower and walking across the glass floor OR go next door and visit the multiple species of fish at Ripley's Aquarium.
If you're a sports fan go to the Hockey Hall of Fame or Air Canada Centre and watch a Raptor/Leaf's game.
There are many attractions to choose from for everyone!
Photo: Exterior of Ripley's Aquarium Photo: Exterior of The Hockey Hall of Fame
Toronto has many theatres for either new films or theatres for the arts, go to http://www.toronto.com/movies/theatres/ for a list of Theatres in Toronto.
The city's climate can be described as moderate and the mildest in the entire Canada. All of the four seasons can be experienced and enjoyed in Toronto like warm springs, sizzling summers, chilly autumns and cold winters; each time of the year revealing it's own beauty and fun activities!
The city offers plenty of educational options for students of all ages, inlcuding private, public and catholic schools.
Day care/Kindergarten: The Toronto Disctrict School Board runs over 300 convenient child care locations for infant up to 12 years old. Programs provide the fundamental tools of learning as well as social/emotional development. The sites are regulated under Day Nurseries Act and Toronto Public Health, so you know your child is in trusted hands.
Public: With over 600 locations around the city-finding a school close will be a sinch! Toronto's public schools strive to help students grow intellectually as well as personally by focusing on curriculum as well as providing support, community and extra curriculum services.
Catholic: Toronto offers 200 catholic school locations, which provide top education along with a strong emphasis on faith. French immersion, student leadership, International Caccalaureate and Advanced Placement are just a few options available for students' growth and development.
Private: Numerous private schools are located in the city as well as surrounding Greater Toronto Areas. Private institutions smaller class sizes, close community atmosphere and impressive facilities. Also available are Montessori and special needs locations and services.
For more information about schools and to search for some in your area of intrest go to Cick Here
Toronto’s Transit Commission (TTC) offers a convenient and fast way of getting around the city. Subways, buses and lightrail will transport you to where you need to go! There are numerous options for using the transportation system including: monthly metro passes day passes as well single ride tokens. Discounts are available for seniors, students and children. More detailed information of the TTC maps and services can be found at http://www.ttc.ca/
Finding a place to call your new home will be the most important decision you make! Depending on your financial standing as well as wants; there is a great deal of choices in Toronto. Thousands of condominiums, townhomes and houses to choose from-both available for lease and purchase!
A great informative tool is the following website: http://www.searchtorontohomes.com/.
Many of your real estate questions can be answered on this website as well as give you insight into the prices and neighbourhoods of the city! Browse around and see what Toronto living is all about!
As in any city, finding a job may be difficult, however, with Toronto's thriving economy and many positions that need to be filled it can be done! A few resources that may aid with job search are classified ads in the newspapers as well as online and the job bank of Toronto. The following link provides detailed information of how to use the job bank to your advantage and gain. http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/intro-eng.aspx
Historic Sites/ Nature's Attractions
Though relatively being a young city, Toronto still has many historically important places and attractions, just to name a few would be Fort York, Casa Loma and Black Creek Pioneer Village. Educational and fun spots to visits with the entire family!
Photo: Exterior of Casa Loma - Toronto, Ontario
As for nature and escaping into the great doors, this metropolitan city has an wide array of parks and walking trails to be enjoyed! The most well-know and largest park in the city is High Park, over 161 hectares of land that includes a zoo, amphitheatre where Shakespear's classic can be enjoyed during the summer months, as well as Grenadier Pond. Free outdoor pool as well as plenty of hiking trails can mean a full day of fun year around!