About Toronto

Getting to the city: Toronto is conveniently serviced by two international airports with over 1,400 daily arrivals.  OARSI delegates can arrive by either Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) or Billy Bishop Toronto City Aiport (YTZ). For first time Canada visitors, please visit Canada's Border Services Agency's website to insure easy entry into the country.

Getting around the city: Toronto offers a plethora of public transporation options.  The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) offers subway, streetcars, and busses. Navigate the city using Toronto's public transportation system.

View the city from the top: Toronto's CN Tower (Canadian National Tower) is the city's iconic landmark.  Measuring over 1,800 feet tall, this observation deck is one of the tallest structures in the world.  With glass fronted elevators and floor-to-cieling panoramic window walls - this is a view unlike any other.  For more information visit: https://www.cntower.ca/intro.html.

     Guinness World Records over the years included:

  • World’s Tallest Self Supporting Building and Free-standing Structure on land (excluding guyed masts) - (1974-2009)
  • World’s Tallest Tower (1974-2010)
  • World’s Highest Wine Cellar (2006-present)
  • World’s Highest Outdoor Walk on a Building (2011 – present)

Eat like a local. Toronto Life lists out the 'Best New Restauraunts of 2018.' Read all about them here.

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Canada's largest city by visiting Yonge-Dundas Square.  Compared to New York City's Time Square and London's Piccaddilly Circus, Yonge-Dundas Square, over 100,000 pass through daily. This outdoor public space & live-event venue hosts concerts, movies & community events. Check out the square's event calendar for when the OARSI delegates are in town.

Learn something new. Toronto is home to world-class collections of fine art, architechture, and one of the world’s largest museums dedicated to footwear (yes, footwear). With some museums located just blocks from the Sheraton Toronto Centre (OARSI World Congress HQ), find some time before your flight home to explore.  Learn more about Toronto's museum offerings courtesey of Conde Nasté Traveler.

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