What you need to know before moving to Toronto:
1. The Weather
Toronto has 4 seasons. The summer can be very hot like a tropical island. The winter is freezing cold with snow and ice. The best season to move is early summer or fall.
Only a few streets have streetcars. Many more have bus lines and there are a few subway lines. Beyond the core city you will need a car to drive everywhere.
3. Toronto Taxes
In the province of Ontario there is a 13% sales tax called HST (Harmonized Sales Tax). The cost of living has been rising but you can still find good deals if you look carefully.
4. Favorite Neighborhoods
- Kensington Market
- Davisville Village/St. Clair
- West Queen West