Known for being one of the most multicultural cities in the world where half of the population was born outside of Canada, Toronto is rich in diversity, enjoying the beauty of other backgrounds.
The annual Caribbean Carnival brings the culture and rhythms of the sun soaked islands to prominence during the three week celebration.
Beautiful costumes are overshadowed by the beauty of the dancers as pictured above. Over 200 distinct neighbourhoods can be found within the metropolitan boundaries, with over 140 of them being officially recognized by the municipality.
Some of the communities were started by immigrants that gathered together in small areas – places like Greektown, Little Italy, Koreatown and Chinatown and local events bring in visitors who can experience a part of the culture of the founding peoples.
Other neighbourhoods became known as a destinations like the St Lawrence Market, the Entertainment, Financial and Fashion Districts and Kensington Market.