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Study in Ontario
Capital City: Toronto located on Lake Ontario is the capital of Ontario and Canada's largest city. It is also the commercial, industrial and financial centre of Canada
Population: 4,000,000 app
Area: 1,068,580 sq km
Entered Confederation - 1 July 1867
Time Zone: Most of Ontario is in the Eastern Time zone. Some of Western
Northern Ontario is in the Central Time Zone
Ontario is the Canadian economic powerhouse, contributing approximately 40% of Canada's total employment. The top five manufacturing industries are transportation equipment, metal products, food processing, chemical & products and electrical & electronic products. In the service sector, the largest industries are finance, insurance & real estate, trade, professional services and health care.
The fastest-growing sectors are business services, finance, tourism and culture.
Ministry of Education
Public Inquiries Unit
2nd Floor, 880 Bay Street
Toronto ON M7A 1N3
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-5514
Toronto and from outside Ontario: (416) 325-2929
Ontario's schools are administered by 72 school district boards and 33 school districts. There are 31 English Public Schools, 29 English Catholic, 4 French Public, and 8 French Public school board authorities.
In 2007 there were 4,011 Elementary and 892 Secondary schools in Ontario
There are 24 Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario
Private Career Colleges
There are more than 500 private Career Training Colleges in Ontario
Find a Private Career College
Ontario has 19 publicly funded universities
eINFO - a guide to Ontario's universities for secondary school students from Ontario