You would be hard pressed to find another region in the world with a population more than 51 percent foreign born, speaking over 180 languages and dialects. To put that into perspective, only 40 percent of the population of New York City was born outside the country. Companies already doing business here know the region provides unparalleled diversity among its population.
The Toronto Region is home to 37.4 percent of all foreign-born people in Canada, with the top three countries of origin being China, India and the Philippines. Any company with a global footprint looking to set up shop in the Toronto Region would have no problem finding highly educated and skilled workers that also have the benefit of speaking a wide range of languages. It’s a win-win for you and your employees. The languages most often spoken in the region are Mandarin, Cantonese, Tamil, Hindu, Urdu, Tagalog, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.