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"The fourth largest city in North America and Canada’s economic powerhouse, Toronto is one of the most competitive and liveable cities in the world. Cosmopolitan and globally connected, a dynamic hub for culture, creativity and innovation, Toronto repeatedly and consistently ranks at the top of international indexes. We have a quality of life that is second to none and economic opportunities that are among the best in the world. Toronto is the whole package in one place." 

Mayor John Tory, City of Toronto

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Multi-Sector Strength

Toronto is Canada’s business and financial capital, a growing financial hub in North America, and a top ten global financial centre. 

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Incentive to Invest

Annual business operating costs are significantly lower in Toronto than in many leading international centres.

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Building the Future

Toronto is growing with strong development prospects helping to bring more people and jobs into the city.

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Connected to the World

Toronto's globally connected, highly-educated talent pool is the driving forces behind our prosperity and innovation.

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Market Access Advantage

A Toronto address puts your business in the heart of the political and financial centre of North America.


Fostering Success

Toronto is home to the largest startup ecosystem in Canada and the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor is the second largest innovation cluster in North America.

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Leading Discovery

Toronto's life sciences and health sciences cluster attracts over $1 B annually in research and employs nearly 40,000 highly trained professionals.

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Creative Capital

Toronto is home to Canada's largest and most diverse creative cultural economy.

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Nurturing Next Gen

Toronto is the largest centre of education, research and innovation in Canada.

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Off the Clock

Toronto's performing and visual arts, music, sporting events, and cultural festivities create a palpable energy that ripples throughout the city.

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Share in Our Success

Toronto's unique offering of quality of life, talent and competitive business climate make it the choice for businesses looking to grow.