soccer fans: Follow the Toronto Star on social media About half of the city's population was born outside of Canada and more than three in four Torontonians are either immigrants or children of immigrants, according to a recent study by the Mowat Centre at the University of Toronto, according to Toronto Star. Statistically speaking, the British flag should be the most prominent. Soccer fans all over the city will show their national pride by affixing their team's flags to their cars over the next month, an ocean away from the greatest showcase of the Beautiful Game but far from disconnected to the hype surrounding the tournament. According to the 2016 Census, 331,895 Torontonians can trace their ethnic origins back to England. But the red and white of the Three Lions aren't necessarily the colours local merchants catering to the World Cup crowd expect will dominate between now and mid-July. On the other end of the spectrum, only 365 people in the city trace their roots back to Senegal. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.