The metropolitan area of Toronto has increased by about 130 000 people in the 12 months preceding July 1, 2019. Most of these gains were driven by immigration.
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington came in second place, it has increased by nearly 120 000 inhabitants.
If coronavirus has seen Canada’s immigration numbers fall in recent months, Toronto is still expected to see growth driven by immigration Canada new levels to recover.
Why so many immigrants choose Toronto?
Immigrants are attracted to a community based on a number of factors, including jobs, the community, the regulation supports, and infrastructure such as transportation, access to housing and education.
Jobs, community and family ties, are the most important factors, according to the Conference Board of Canada.
Toronto has a lively technology sector that is still growing in industries that have adapted to the evolution of the demand is stimulated by the sars coronavirus.
There are multiple pathways to permanent residence in canada for skilled foreign workers in tech who want to immigrate to Canada. The most notable is through the submission of a profile under the Express Entry.
Toronto is the capital of Ontario, so that foreigners who work in the technology can be eligible for the Ontario Immigrant nominee Program (OINP) Tech Draws if they have a profile for Express Entry.
Canada also offers Global Talent Flows, which has two weeks of standard treatment for eligible employers to hire foreign tech workers.
Last year, of Toronto, has been named the best of the city in terms of “brain gain” in 2019 Scoring Tech Talent report. This means that there are more jobs created in the technology that there were graduates of the university of technology of programs.
Even for non-techies, Toronto has a highly diversified service economy. There are opportunities in many sectors such as finance, healthcare and real estate.
With more than 100,000 immigrants come to Toronto each year, the city has the reputation of being one of the country’s most multicultural centres.
Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, with nearly half of its residents born abroad. The GTA only 118 000 immigrants last year, a third of the total number of immigrants to Canada. There were more immigrants who went to Toronto in 2019 that the four Atlantic provinces, the three territories, Saskatchewan and Manitoba combined.
The regulation supports
Toronto has about 200 of support for the establishment of locations available for the immigrants. These organizations include housing assistance, language training and health, among others. The provision of appropriate support are available for women, as well as nationalities and religions.
Infrastructure, housing, transportation, education
Considering all the other factors, the high cost of living in Toronto is not a deterrent for new immigrants.
There are multiple modes of public transportation such as buses, subways, trams and regional trains. It is also home to the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Billy Bishop Toronto city Airport (YTZ).
There are six universities and four colleges in Toronto.
The University of Toronto consistently ranks as one of the best universities in the world. U of T, recently upgraded, to the number 25 spot in the QS World University Rankings by 2021.
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