The name "Ontario" was first used for Lake Ontario. It meant "beautiful lake" or "sparkling water" in the Iroquois language. Early settlers named the land along the lakeshore "Ontario". Area: 1,076,395 km sq Joined Conferderation in:1867 Capital City: Toronto, Nations Capital: Ottawa Provincial Flower: White Trillium
Province of Ontario has 54 Land Registry offices.
Rollout of the electronic system began in 2004 and is almost completed in all 54 registries. All documents must be submitted electronically unless the property has not been converted to Land Titles or the applicable land registry is not online.
Ontario State of Land Tenure: In process of conversion from Registry to Land Titles
Land Titles Electronic Status: Are historic title records computerized? No Are current title documents computerized? Yes Are current documents available online/ Yes Is electronic registration available? Yes
For a title search you need one of the following: Legal description: Yes Parcel Identifier Number (PIN): Yes Current title registration #: Yes Civic address: Yes Current owner: Yes