In 2006, the number of people living inside city limits was about 2.5 million; across greater Toronto, the population approached 5.5 million, with nearly 43% of that comprised of "visible minorities." Toronto is second only to Miami among cities worldwide with the highest population of foreign-born residents. It's the largest city in Canada and the fifth largest in North America.
Toronto Pearson International Airport www.gtaa.com/ 3111 Convair Drive Toronto AMF, Ontario - Canada - L5P 1B2 Phone: (416) 776-3000, 1-866-207-1690 (Toll Free) Located in Mississauga, 27 km (17 miles) from downtown Toronto. There are numerous public transportation options when traveling from Pearson to downtown Toronto. Taxis and rental cars are also readily available. Parking rates are CAD3 every 20 minutes up to a daily maximum of CAD28. Toronto City Centre Airport http://www.torontoport.com/airport_location_access.asp?id=27 Phone: 416-203-6942 Fax: 416-203-6741 Located at the western end of the Toronto islands, with regular daytime ferry service into the downtown area. The airport is used mainly by commuter and private flights. Toronto / Buttonville Municipal Airport http://www.torontoairways.com/ 2833 16th Ave Box 100 Markham, ON L3R 0P8 Phone 1: 905-477-8100 Phone 2:416-324-2898 Fax: 905-477-8053 Located 29 km north of downtown Toronto; operated by Toronto Airways Ltd. Public transportation provided by York Region Transit.
Toronto has the third largest public transportation system in North America, after New York City and Mexico City. GO Transit (Government of Ontario) operates an extensive network of seven rail lines and numerous bus routes. TTC (City of Toronto) operates a subway system as well as busses and streetcars. Toronto has a system of underground walkways, called PATH, that connect about 50 downtown buildings. Along the way there are 27 km (16 miles) of shops (about 1200 in all), making it the largest underground shopping arcade in the world. It also connects to five subway stations, a railway terminal and twenty parking garages.
Toronto Star daily http://www.thestar.com/ Phone: 416-367-2000 Toronto Sun daily http://www.torontosun.com/ Phone: 416-947-2222 The Globe and Mail national daily (HQ in Toronto) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/ Phone: 416-585-5000 National Post national daily (HQ in Toronto) http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/index.html Phone: 416-383-2300 Toronto Life - alternative monthly http://www.torontolife.com/ Fax: 416-861-1169 EYE WEEKLY alternative weekly http://www.eyeweekly.com/ Phone: 416-933-3433 NOW alternative weekly http://www.nowtoronto.com/ Phone: 416-364-1300 Xtra! gay bi-weekly magazine http://www.xtra.ca/public/Toronto.aspx Phone: 416-925-6665 Fab gay bi-weekly magazine http://www.fabmagazine.com/ Phone: 416-925-6665 Canadian Broadcasting Corp (CBC) television (HQ in Toronto) http://www.cbc.ca/ Phone: 1-866-306-4636 (Toll Free) CTV television (HQ in Toronto) http://www.ctv.ca/ Phone: 416-384-5000
Conventions & Tourism
Toronto Convention and Visitors Association P.O. Box 126 207 Queens Quay West Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A7 Canada Phone 1: 416-203-2600 Phone 2: 1-800-499-2514 (Toll Free) Fax: 416-203-6753 Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm Email: email@example.com http://www.torontotourism.com/
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