All about Etobicoke
The City of Etobicoke is located in southern Ontario, Canada. Etobicoke has a population of roughly 350,000 people and makes up the western portion of the City of Toronto. Etobicoke is bordered on the south by Lake Ontario, by the Humber River to the east, by Mississauga to the west and by the City of Vaughan to the north. The Etobicoke municipality was amalgamated in 1998 into the Greater Toronto Area. Etobicoke boasts a highly multicultural population, extensive parkland, many tourist attractions, an extensive history and a flourishing economy.
The Toronto District School Board oversees the public elementary and secondary schools in the City of Etobicoke. Etobicoke, Ontario, also has specialist secondary schools: The Etobicoke School of the Arts and the Scarlett Heights Entrepreneurial Academy. Catholic high schools in the city include St. Joseph High School, Bishop Allen High School, Father John Redmond High School, Father Henry Carr High School and Don Bosco High School. Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber, both successful post-secondary education institutions, are also located in Etobicoke.
Ontario’s Etobicoke has many easily accessible transportation opportunities, including nearby Pearson International Airport, many subway, bus and streetcar stops, and numerous taxi services. In addition, Highway 427 runs through the centre of the city, and Highway 401 and Dundas Street West lie near Etobicoke’s edges.
The tourist attractions of Etobicoke, Ontario, include the Woodbine Centre and Fantasy fair, the Woodbine Race Track and Slots, and the Sherway Gardens Shopping Centre. In addition, Etobicoke is home to many public parks, including the James Gardens which is located on the Humber River and boasts many streams, waterfalls and walkways. Possibly, the greatest attraction is the Board walk and the Mark Goodman walking Trail along the waterfront itself.
Arial View of Humberbay Shores and Mark Goodman Trail You may need to adjust the arial mapping slightly to the south or move OUT on the map to get your bearings.