Toronto canada map
Canada map Toronto. Toronto canada map (Canada) to print. Toronto canada map (Canada) to download. Toronto (/təˈrɒntoʊ/, colloquially /ˈtrɒnoʊ/) is the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. Toronto is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario as its shown in Toronto canada map. A relatively modern city, Toronto history dates back to the late-18th century, when Toronto land was first purchased by the British monarchy from the Mississaugas of the New Credit. The settlement was later established as the Town of York and proclaimed as the new capital of Upper Canada by its lieutenant-governor, John Graves Simcoe.
The cost of living in Toronto was ranked highest in Canada in 2011. Toronto has been ranked the most expensive city in Canada. The annual Mercer survey, which helps corporations determine compensation packages for employees working around the world, has the local cost of living at 59th of the 214 cities included in the rankings (see Toronto canada map). That puts us six spots ahead of Vancouver, the second costliest city in the country.
By the 1980s, Toronto had surpassed Montreal as Canada most populous city and the chief economic hub as its mentioned in Toronto canada map. During this time, in part owing to the political uncertainty raised by the resurgence of the Quebec sovereignty movement, many national and multinational corporations moved their head offices from Montreal to Toronto and Western Canadian cities.
Toronto is also home to Canada most famous "castle" – Casa Loma, the former estate of Sir Henry Pellatt, a prominent Toronto financier, industrialist and military man as you can see in Toronto canada map. A prime example of modern Toronto commitment to its rich history, Casa Loma was first built in 1914 by financier Sir Henry Pellatt. The castle located in midtown Toronto, is now owned by the City of Toronto and is regarded as a treasured heritage landmark.Today, Casa Loma is one of Toronto top tourist attractions and hospitality venues.