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Toronto is the fourth most populous city in the North America, coming after New Mexico, New York and Los Angeles. You might be wondering why you should move from one crowded place to another. Here are some reasons.

Moving to Toronto from Los AngelesMy International Movers has a long history in the moving business. With us you can get the benefit of a carefree moving experience, while we take care of your belongings during the transport and delivery. You can also hire us to help you pack, or to assist with your moving budget. If you don’t know what to do with your moving load in the meantime, you can ask us to provide you with some additional storage.

You can choose between long term and short term storage options. This also comes in handy if the date of the moving day doesn’t quite fit in with the rest of your schedule. For a more secure shipping experience, you can ask us about a custom crating service, where we design and create a box or a crate, especially according to your needs. We can offer you the service of 24/7 shipment tracking, in case you want to know what is happening to your shipment at any given time. To transport your precious cargo, you can choose air freight, ocean freight or door-to-door services, with a special deal for oversized cargo shipments.

We would like to help you move by starting from some basic facts and details about one of our favorite destinations, Toronto, Canada. Down below, we will compare the characteristics of each town, their pros and cons, so you know what you can expect as an Angeleño, transferring to Toronto.

Toronto

Toronto is the biggest city in Canada, and as such holds around 9.2 million people together with the outskirts. It is a famous multicultural hub, where you can see people of all nations living together in prosperity. Toronto’s economy is primarily based on finance and business, and is a globally recognized centre of arts and culture. Its varied cultural institutions, which include numerous museums and galleries, festivals and public events, entertainment districts, national historic sites, and sports activities, attract over 25 million tourists each year.

Geography

Coming from a seafront city, you can see a lot of similarities.Toronto is, however, lakefront, situated on a broad sloping plateau, which holds a network of rivers, urban forests and ultimately ends with Lake Ontario. Besides embracing the Northwestern shore of the large Ontario Lake, Toronto also It has a 29 mile long waterfront shoreline. The Toronto Islands and Port Lands extend out into the lake, allowing for a somewhat sheltered Toronto Harbour south of the downtown core. Toronto has a low elevation and isn’t remarkably hilly, especially not compared to the hillsides of Los Angeles area.

Weather

As opposed to the eternally sunny and mild climate of LA, Toronto has a harsher, continental climate. In fact, the city of Toronto has a humid continental climate, with warm, humid summers and cold winters. It might come as a welcome change, the 113 rainy days per year Toronto reports. The average temperature in these cities differs substantially, and you will find LA’s 66 degrees F quite welcoming compared to Toronto’s average of 48.

Population and Affordability

Population density is quite higher in the largest Canadian city, but the overall census indicates that it has around a million people less living in the city core. The cost of the monthly public transportation ticket is twice as higher in Toronto, at 150$. Aside from this drawback, Toronto has a public health care system, and a bike sharing system that LA lacks.

Although it might appear a tad more expensive to live in, Toronto has many advantages. The life there is comfortable, earnings are good and the neighbors you will gain are all multicultural. The city is booming with business opportunities, and jobs are not difficult to find.

My International Movers has your back. We are reliable and professional, as well as optimistic with our every move. We grant you safety of the cargo you entrust us with. We can also ship your car across the country. Give us a call, and we can make sure you will be on your way to a new life, with all your belongings carefully transferred and waiting for you at your new doorstep.