Over the years, the City of Toronto has received an incredible number of international accolades, being ranked the top, or among the top few, in a variety of categories. Firsts alone included The Economist’s “Best Places to Live” by The Economist, “The World’s Most Livable Cities” by Metropolis, “Building Better Cities” by PwC, and “Youth Economic Strategy Index” by The Economist Intelligent Unit and Citi Foundation.

This is a great city by any standard for people of all ages, backgrounds and ethnicities. Toronto has a population of 2.79 million and is known as one of the most multicultural cities in the world. It is also the safest metropolitan area in North America, according to Places Rated Almanac.

Diversity plays a large role in making Toronto such a wonderful place to live. More than 140 languages and dialects are spoken here. Multiculturalism is a way of life, with thousands flocking to cultural festivals and artistic displays that celebrate the varied origins of pockets of the population. To truly appreciate Toronto’s diversity, look for a restaurant in the city. You can choose from cuisines that hail from all parts of the world. Thai, Greek, Chinese, Italian, Mexican, Indian, Afghani, Somalian, Middle Eastern, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Hungarian, Portuguese … phew! Whatever you feel like on any given day, you are sure to find something to please your palate.

Our diverse population requires diverse residential needs, and condominiums offer something for everyone as well. Living in a condo and meeting neighbours from a variety of interesting backgrounds is fun and exciting. What unifies us is living in Canada, which earlier this year was ranked second in the Best Countries in the World by The World Economic Forum. Topping it all off, in January, Toronto was referred to as Canada’s premier city by the New York Times and was named one of the top travel destinations in the world. Any way you look at it, Toronto rocks!