By Betsy Burlingame
Last updated on Feb 11, 2022
Expats, digital nomads and retirees talk about what it is really like living in Toronto, Canada. They offer advice about meeting people, cost of living, finding a home and more.
What do I need to know about living in Toronto?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Toronto, they said:
"I have a relocation company in Toronto helping primarily corporate clients and their families from all over the world with all aspects of their move to Toronto. I also work with an affiliate who has assistants working across Canada. Together we can assist with government cards and forms, school admissions, home finding, city orientation and more.
This is a great city, full of cultural resources, picturesque, loads of opportunities and very accepting of all cultures. We are one of the most multicultural cities in the world!!! Language training is abundant, public transportation, continuing education are all available at a reasonable cost. The cost of housing and the overall cost of living is high. In order for me to assist you, you must have your employment in place as there are not many people who will rent to you without this. Once you are working here legally you can get your medical coverage (OHIP) as well. I can direct you to the appropriate immigration lawyers, international movers, etc. as part of my service.
Please feel free to drop me a line with your questions here: [email protected] or visit my site at www.gtarelocation.com for more information,"
remarked another in Toronto.
How do I meet people in Toronto?
Join our Canada forum to meet other people living in Toronto, Canada.
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