About G.T.A. Toronto is a great city to live and work in, or just to visit. We have a high quality of life and reliable services, in one of the safest urban environments in the world. Toronto`s population is one of the most diverse in the world. Nearly all of the world`s culture groups are represented in Toronto and more than 100 languages and dialects are spoken. Toronto, Canada`s corporate capital and leading business address, is home to more nationally and internationally top-ranked companies than any other Canadian city. The city`s business infrastructure makes modern business in Toronto seamless. In this era of inter-connected global business, Toronto, with one of the largest networks of fibre-optic cable of any North American city, has the technology and bandwidth to move information faster than the speed of modern business. Toronto`s highly skilled, educated and multi-lingual workforce provides the knowledge and know-how to keep Toronto businesses ahead of the rest. Toronto’s economy comprises 11% of Canada’s GDP, topping $127 billion in 2005. More than 76,000 Toronto-based businesses export over $70 billion in goods and services to every corner of the globe with retail sales of $47 billion annually. Toronto, with a population of 2.48 million people ( 5 million in the GTA - Greater Toronto Area ) is heralded as one of the most multicultural cities in the world and is ranked as the safest large metropolitan area in North America by Places Rated Almanac. Over 100 languages and dialects are spoken here, and over one third of Toronto residents speak a language other than English at home. Toronto gets over 16 million tourists per year (9 per cent of Canada`s total arrivals). Museums, galleries, sporting events, theatre, night life, festivals, live music, dance, comedy, dining, shopping, antiquing . . . the city never sleeps. Toronto is experiencing the best Real Estate Markets it has seen in decades. New Architecturally controlled Condominium Towers and Homes are being built in Toronto than in the past. Toronto is starting to feel, and look like, a little New York! The surrounding areas of Toronto (SUBURBIA) are also experiencing the highest sales averages in decades.