The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) now boasts the highest figures in terms of the number of international students. According to the TDSB, the number of international students is projected to reach 2,600 this year, up by 900 from 2015-16. The Ministry of Education projects there will be about 11,750 international students this year across the province. “Ontario is a top destination of choice for international students since the province is recognized for providing high-quality education,” said Alexandra Adamo, press secretary for the Education Minister. A recent study conducted by The Star and the St. Catharines Standard with 22 Ontario public post-secondary institutions showed that in the past five years, international student numbers in Ontario increased by 155%.