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Toronto is Ontario’s capital. As well it is Canada's Commercial capital and is one of the world's top financial centres. Due to the diversity and large population of 6,054,191 in the Greater Toronto area, you can peruse whatever you desire. Toronto’s leading economic sectors include finance, business services, publishing, software production, medical research, telecommunications, aerospace, education, engineering, tourism and sports industries. Forbes claims that Toronto is the tenth-most economically powerful city in the world. As well it stated that it is one of the fastest growing cities among the G7 nations. PwC ranks Toronto as the second-best “metro powerhouse” in the world.

In terms of sports, Toronto is the only Canadian city with representation in seven major league sports. It has teams in the National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, Canadian Football League, Major League Soccer, Canadian Women's Hockey League and W-League. The Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Blue Jays are the two major sports teams. If you want to be an athlete or are interested in the being involved with Major Canadian Sports Teams, Toronto is for you.

Toronto is a major international centre of finance and business. It is the financial capital of Canada, as it has such a high concentration of banks and brokerage firms on Bay Street in the Financial District. As well Toronto hosts the seventh largest stock-exchange by market capitalization, the Toronto Stock Exchange.. If one is in the mining business, Toronto is the perfect place. Not only are there many mining firms based in Toronto, but it is very close to many of the great mines in Ontario and Quebec. 

Toronto is home to a number of post-secondary academic institutions. This includes Ryerson, University of Toronto any many others such as Queens, which is halfway between Toronto and Ottawa, one of Canada’s other large cities.

The city is an important centre for the media, publishing, telecommunication, information technology and film production industries. This is because it is home to Bell Media, Rogers Communications, and Torstar. Other major Canadian corporations in the Toronto include Magna International, Celestica, Manulife Financial, Sun Life Financial, the Hudson's Bay Company. Toronto also is the home to major hotel companies and operators, such as Four Seasons Hotels and Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. Toronto is Canada's largest media market, and hosts the majority of Canada's publishing industry, which includes magazines such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, Canadian Living, Canadian Business, and Toronto Life. Toronto also has a big film industry which hosts a film Festival every year.

No matter what your careear path, Toronto has a spot for you. The diversity of jobs, people and languages (more than 70 languages are spoken) really open up endless opportunities that will change you life.

 


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