- Population: well over 14 million
- Area: 1.076 million km²
- Founded: July 1, 1867
- Colleges and universities: University of Toronto · University of Western Ontario · University of Waterloo · McMaster University · York University · Queen’s University · Ryerson University · Sheridan College · OCAD University · Carlton University
There are so many wonderful things about Ontario, and one of the very best is the rich multiculturalism found there, especially in Toronto. There is always so much to do in this bustling, thriving, and exciting city. The service industry is huge there, with so many great restaurants, activities, and tourists passing through. The music scene in Toronto is fabulous with something for everyone’s tastes and lots of indoor concerts and outdoor festivals. In fact, culture abounds throughout the province in many diverse ways. Ontario is a big manufacturing province in Canada with a huge industrial belt in and around the Toronto area. Highway 401, with its 12 lanes being used 24/7 by truckers, is the main route running east/west across the province through the industrial belt. Read more about Ontario on the Wikipedia page devoted to its details. Also, read ‘About Ontario‘ or watch videos to get to know aspects of life in the province.
Agriculture is a huge industry throughout the province, with a large variety of farming taking place. There is a huge area devoted to grapes and apple crops in southern Ontario, while cattle farming is found everywhere. Corn, berries, root vegetables, the list is endless. Ontario boasts the Holland Marsh which is the salad bowl for the area with some of the richest soil in the world. Since Ontario is such a large province, it has a lot to offer both in the cities and in the northern regions. Other industries include Forestry, Mining, and the Service Industry as Toronto is a huge tourist destination for non-residents. Northern Ontario turns into a tourist destination for city dwellers heading up to cottage country each summer. There is a healthy film industry in Toronto and the area, sometimes referred to as ‘Hollywood North’. It has a highly developed financial district and the tech and creative industries flourish in this world-class city. Read more about Ontario’s economy. The auto industry is another prominent industry along with the tech industry.
If you’re interested in immigrating to Ontario or just working there, contact the team at Migrating Bird Immigration Services Inc. to find out which one of Ontario’s Provincial Nominee Programs is best for you. We offer help and advice to work temporarily or permanently. When you need good advice on applying, call Migrating Bird Immigration. Let us lead the way.