Toronto FAQS

Where is Toronto?
Toronto is a city in Canada, located in the province of Ontario. It is situated on the north-western shore of Lake Ontario. Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and is the largest city in Canada by population.

How many people live in Toronto?
The population of Toronto is over 2.7 million people.

Is April a good time to visit Toronto?
Toronto hosts various events and festivals throughout the year. In April, you might catch events such as the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, which is one of the largest documentary film festivals in the world. Additionally, sports fans might enjoy catching a Toronto Blue Jays baseball game at the Rogers Centre.

What will the weather be like in Toronto in April?
In April, Toronto is transitioning from winter to spring. While the weather can be unpredictable, temperatures typically range from around 3°C to 13°C (37°F to 55°F). You might still encounter some chilly days, especially earlier in the month, but spring flowers start to bloom, and the city comes alive with color.

What language is spoken in Toronto?
English is the primary language spoken in Toronto, but you’ll find a diverse population, so you may hear a variety of languages from different communities.

What is the electricity supply like in Toronto?

In Toronto, and throughout most of Canada, the standard electricity supply is 120 volts AC (alternating current) at 60 Hz (hertz). Power outlets typically accommodate plugs with two parallel blades (Type A) or plugs with two parallel blades and a ground pin (Type B).

Is it safe to drink tap water?
Yes, Toronto’s tap water is known for its high quality and safety. It is perfectly safe to drink.

How late are bars, pubs and nightclubs open?
Bars and pubs typically close around 2 am, while nightclubs may stay open later, often until 4 am.

What is the emergency number?
In case of emergency, dial 911.

What is the international dialling code for Canada?
The international dialing code for Canada is +1.

Do I need to tip?
It is common to tip in restaurants or for taxi services when you receive good service. A typical guideline is to tip around 15-20 percent