Toronto

👥 Population: 2.9 million

🕑 Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (EST): UTC -5

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🌞 Weather
🗣 Hear from a local
🚈 Getting around
🧭 Where to live
🏠 Temporary accommodation
🍏 Groceries
📼 Travel remotely
👩‍💻 Work space

Toronto is the largest city of Ontario as well as Canada. It is also the commercial hub of the country. 51% of the population are foreign born making it one of the most multicultural cities in the world.

Weather

Climate in Toronto is humid continental, featuring hot, humid summers and cold winters. Average temperature in summer is 22ºC and winter is -5ºC.

Getting around

Uber available

✅  yes as well as Blacklane, Lyft, Taxify, and local taxis

From airport

Toronto Pearson International Airport

Bus: With Toronto Transit Commission it takes 1 hour from the airport to the city. Tickets start at C$10.

Train: With Union Pearson Express it takes 25 minutes from the airport to the city. Tickets start at C$12.35.

Car rentals: Car rental options

Within

Toronto Transit Commission

Methods: Bus, subway, streetcars

Where to live

Downtown Toronto: Made up of small, popular areas such as Kensington Market, Entertainment/Fashion District, Cabbagetown & Harbourfront. Old Toronto is included in this area. Great for first-timers and if you have no car. Has everything you could possibly want.

Midtown Toronto: Made up of smaller areas such as Yorkville and The Annex. Yorkville is more affluent and has high-end retail stores. It’s relaxed and has easy access to other neighbourhoods. The Annex is great for young professionals and creatives. Great food.

Temporary accommodation

Airbnb

Website

A 1 bedroom place typically costs between C$1,500 and C$3,000 per month.

A 2 bedroom place typically costs between C$1,700 and C$3,500 per month.

Groceries

Markets

Dufferin Grove Farmers Market

Evergreen Brick Works Farmers Market

St. Lawrence Market

Supermarkets

Metro

Longos

Convenience stores

Rabba

Travel remotely

Work space

To get you started quickly, we focused on picking one, cool, unique, and comfortable coworking space per location. Prices are for a desk in a shared space, for every day use. Expect dedicated spaces to cost more.

Coworking space

East Room

Prices are from C$300 per month.