Life in Toronto – What to expect
Toronto is Canada’s largest city. It boasts over 2.5 million residents and another 3 million in the GTA. As the most culturally diverse city in the world, Toronto’s popular neighbourhoods including Little Italy, Chinatown, Greektown, Kensington Market and Little India.
Toronto’s climate is distinctive due to its four separate seasons. Winter falls from December to mid-April. During that time you can expect to see regular snowfall. Summer in Toronto consists of long stretches of warm weather. Temperatures generally range from 25-35 degrees Celsius. Spring is characterized by regular precipitation and mild weather, running from April to early June. Autumn’s beautiful weather runs from September to November.
Toronto boasts the third largest public transit system in North America. The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) runs an underground subway system as well as numerous buses and streetcars. There are other smaller transit systems that run outside the city including Go Transit and Viva.
There are many websites to look for accommodations. You can find a list of helpful sites HERE. Feel free to check out our Student Community Page on Facebook to connect with other students looking for roommates.