Toronto is home the CN Tower, the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere. Other popular attractions include the Toronto Zoo, Canada's Wonderland and the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto is also represented in five major sports leagues: hockey, baseball, basketball, football and soccer.
Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts and culture and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world. The diverse population of Toronto reflects its historical and current location as a sought-after destination for immigrants to Canada. Due to its massive population, Toronto is known for its skyscrapers and high-rise condominium buildings. Condos in Toronto have taken off in recent years and can be seen scattered across the skyline in every direction. Over 50% of people living in Toronto reside in condominium buildings.
Known as the melting pot of Canada, more than 50% of residents belong to a visible minority population group. The city of Toronto has a population of almost 3 million people. When the GTA is included in this figure, there are approximately 5,928,040 people in the Toronto area. The primary language in Toronto is English but there are over 160 languages spoken in the city. It has a highly diverse economy with strengths in technology, design, financial services, life sciences, education arts, fashion, business services, environmental innovation, food services and tourism.
Meridian has many popular bakeries including Nam Dae Moon and JYQ Bakery (Finch Pick Up). Coffee shop lovers will appreciate the local cafe's like CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice. Do you enjoy being in the kitchen? Pick up groceries at H-Mart Finch. Foodies won't be disappointed by the presence of excellent local restaurants Nak Won Restaurant, Puck 'N Wings and Wild Wing. There is a surprising amount of green space with Kempford Parkette nearby Meridian. You can find pharmacies Rexall, Shoppers Drug Mart, I.D.A. - North York Pharmacy within walking distance. There are always new exhibits and events happening at Hi Art School Toronto. CoreFit Training is a super popular fitness center with locals. Take your pets to Dog Care Wonderland. The local school in Willowdale West is St Antoine Daniel Catholic School.