GTA = Greater Toronto Area
That includes all of the suburbs and the total population of the GTA is around 4-5 million.

Golden Horseshoe? I'm impressed, Atom. I thought that was really mostly a local term.
It's the area along the shore of Lake Ontario from Toronto to Niagara Falls.

I actually had the smileys custom made. Tried to put some of my own personality in them.
So, yeah, maybe they are a bit evil.