welcome aboard - from the GTA
glad that you found this site. There is lots of information here to guide you. If there are any questions, look around, and if you can't find the answer, post, and someone will guide you.
In the regions area here there is a post of people who are in the Toronto area. There is quite a reasonable representation of us here.
High school, and home darkroom. That was me, let me count now, 25 years and 5 darkrooms ago. You have a life of photography to enjoy, and look forward to.