Did You Know? Yonge Street

Toronto is the home to the longest street in the world. Yonge Street stretches from north through central and northern Ontario to the Ontario – Minnesota border.

More than 1896 kilometres!

It made The Guinness Book of World Records in 1998.

Toronto is frequently recognized as one of the more culturally diverse cities in the world with more than 50 per cent of the population born in some other part of the world.

The cultural landscape is an advantage to residents however, as Toronto is also recognized for its diverse restaurant and night life.

One quarter of the population of Canada live within 200km of Toronto.

The city is Canada’s number one destination for tourists.

North America’s largest continuous underground pedestrian system connects approximately 1,200 stores and restaurants, 50 office towers, five subway stations, Union Station, six major hotels and other.