Toronto Jobs and General Information
In Toronto, jobs can be found in a variety of sectors, especially with industrial
employers and manufacturers looking to fill industrial electrician and supervisor
job vacancies. Financial and business services employers are offering management
jobs, and health care providers frequently offer medical jobs in hospitals and care
homes to licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, general practitioners, physicians
and medical radiation technologists.
Toronto is Canada's largest city and is the capital city of the Province of Ontario.
Global surveys often list Toronto as one of the most livable cities in the world.
Over eight million people live in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The GTA
consists of 25 cities including Markham, which has Canada's largest concentration
of high-tech companies; Mississauga with its large transportation and financial
IT development centres, and Oakville and Oshawa which are the Canadian homes to
Ford and General Motors. The GTA is the third largest financial centre in North
America. It is home to approximately 40% of Canada's corporate headquarters. About
half the jobs in the area are in the services sector, while the majority of the
GTA's largest employers are in the financial sector. The headquarters of Canada's
five largest banks Bank of Montreal (BMO), TD Canada Trust, ScotiaBank,
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
are all located within the GTA. Distribution and manufacturing sectors including
a number of global automobile manufacturers such as General Motors, Ford,
Honda, KIA, Nissan, Volkswagen, Toyota, Hyundai,
Volvo, BMW, and Mitsubishi as well as Magna International,
are all major GTA employers.