What is the Greater Toronto Area?

Feb 12, 2021 | Other

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The Greater Toronto Area, often abbreviated to GTA, is the most populous metropolitan area in Ontario – and even Canada. More than 5 million people live in this area, which consists of the City of Toronto plus the Regional Municipalities of York, Halton, Peel and Durham. Approximately 3 million people work here, in more than 100,000 companies. The GTA is Canada’s business and manufacturing capital – way ahead of other areas in the country.

City of Toronto

Toronto, York, North York, East York, Etobicoke and Scarborough

Regional Municipality of Durham

Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Clarington, Uxbridge, Scugog and Brock

Regional Municipality of Halton

Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills

Regional Municipality of Peel

Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon

Regional Municipality of York

Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Vaughan and Whitchurch-Stouffville

Influences Reaching Beyond GTA Borders

Hamilton, Regional Municipality of Niagara, Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph all have significant ties to Metropolitan Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area, but are too far away in order to be officially considered part of the GTA.

More information about the GTA can be found on pages like Greated Toronto Area

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