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Cities in the Spotlight: Toronto

Toronto may be right for you if you like large, international cities.

Toronto may be right for you if you like large, international cities.

If you plan on moving north of the border, there are many options to examine. One city in particular may be a good choice if you are interested in a large area with plenty to do is Toronto.

While you determine your moving budget, it could be a good idea to freshen up on the many things Toronto has to offer.

The largest city in Canada has a population of approximately 2.5 million, with more than 5 million living in the Greater Toronto Area. The citizens and visitors of the city have the option of getting around through the Toronto Transit Commission. This offers them the option of having subway service, bus trips or even streetcars. This service covers most of the GTA.

The weather in Toronto is typical of much of Canada. There are mild summers and cold winters. According to The Weather Channel, the city has an average summer high temperature of 80 degrees, while the average winter low temperature is 12 degrees.

If you plan to go to Toronto for school, there are many options in and around the city. The University of Toronto, York University, OCAD University and Ryerson University are some of the multiple choices to consider.

Many activities available around the city
Being the largest city in the country, Toronto is a sports hub. There are three teams from the four major North American professional Leagues in the city. Major League Baseball's Blue Jays are the only Canadian professional team, and they play in the Rogers Centre. The National Hockey League's Maple Leafs play in the Air Canada Centre, along with the National Basketball Association's Raptors.

The city also is the home of the Canadian Football League's Argonauts, and the team plays in the Rogers Centre, as well. Major League Soccer's Toronto FC plays at BMO Stadium. In addition, there are many college sports available in the area.

If you like heights and spacious views, visiting the CN Tower may be a fun family trip. The observation tower has many attractions, including restaurants, rides and a glass floor to see the city below.

The long periods of cold weather leave for a large amount of time for outdoor winter activities. There are many ski resorts within a short drive from the city, including Earl Bales Park and Centennial Park.