Economic and Community Development

  • Pathways Inside Program

    Pathways InsideThe Pathway Inside initiative, a new City program, is an excellent first step for those experiencing homelessness. It provides the short-term assistance people need as they move with our support toward permanent housing that is safe, secure and stable. The Pathway Inside program will focus on housing people living in four priority encampment sites: Moss Park, Alexandra Park, Trinity Bellwoods and Lamport stadium. The Pathway Inside team has engaged daily with people living outside to understand their needs. The...
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  • City Hall Live

    City Hall Live Spotlight – Kicking off March 18 at 7:30 PMCity Hall Live Spotlight online performances re-launch with award-winning Colombian-Canadian artist Lido Pimienta. City Hall Live is a weekly live-streamed concert series to support the local music industry and provide Toronto residents with music experiences at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The series will feature professionally produced live-streamed videos of Toronto musicians performing at shuttered music venues and other affected music-related businesses around the city. Performances will be available...
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  • Summer Job Program

    City of Toronto Summer Job ProgramThe City of Toronto is getting prepared for spring and summer with hiring for parks and recreation seasonal positions. While there is still uncertainty about what activities will be permitted this spring and summer, the City is preparing for the eventual resumption of parks and recreation services by continuing with the annual hiring process for spring and summer jobs. The City is looking for a wide range of skilled applicants, from lifeguards and aquatic instructors...
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  • 2021 International Women's Day

    International Women's DayAs we navigate our City's recovery, we are called to recognize the unique challenges women face and to ensure we work towards equity. In Toronto's recovery plan, we identify how we can do this -through expanding job opportunities, incorporating gender-based analysis in our budgeting process, advancing our  Gender Equity Strategy, addressing key issues such as housing, shelter, governance, transit planning, recreation, urban planning, youth, violence against women and affordable child care. Our 10-year 2020-2030 Housing Action Plan will...
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  • SafeTO Survey

    SafeTO SurveyThe City is developing an updated Community Safety and Wellbeing Plan called SafeTO. This plan will guide how social systems that serve Torontonians work together to meet community needs by changing how we think about safety. Provide your feedback through the link above.
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  • The Black Pledge

    The Black PledgeThe Black Pledge is an open call for positive, lasting change in live arts spaces across Canada, so that they truly reflect the beautiful mosaic tapestry of our nation. Their mission is to foster greater inclusion and awareness surrounding the needs of underserved communities in the Arts, especially the Black community. They stand in solidarity with Indigenous peoples and other communities of colour seeking equity, while retaining Black-centric advocacy.
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  • Food Share: The Recipe for Change Event

    Food Share: The Recipe for Change EventAt 3:00 PM tomorrow, Friday, February 26, Ministers Ahmed Hussen, Todd Smith and I will participate in FoodShare Toronto’s event to listen and respond to folks reflections and questions on the topic of “What does the right to food look like to you?” This event will feature essential workers, gig workers, folks experiencing food insecurity, migrant agricultural workers, Indigenous food sovereignty advocates and others whose work and lived experience relates to the right to food....
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  • Anti-Racism and Changes to Policing

    Over the past few months our City and many others across the world, have witnessed several very disturbing events, including the deaths of George Floyd in the United States and Regis Korchinski-Paquet in Toronto. We recognized the need to act more quickly and decisively on issues of anti-Black racism, anti-Indigenous racism as well as how we respond to those in mental health crises. Our City had already been taking steps to meet these challenges, but we recognized that we needed...
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  • ActiveTO and CaféTO

    Throughout this pandemic, my office has held regular meetings with Business Improvement Areas to hear their concerns and find ways to assist them. The COVID-19 pandemic was felt first and foremost along our main streets. These arteries and avenues lined with local businesses are the commercial engines of our neighbourhood areas and places we love to shop, eat and meet friends. These streets were assisted in becoming vibrant again bykey City programs that helped find creative solutions to pressing local...
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  • City's Financial Update

    Since the beginning of the pandemic in March of this year, along with so many individuals and other organizations, the City has been facing unprecedented challenges. At the height of the pandemic, the City was losing revenue of over $65 million per week and for this year (2020), depending on a final assessment of our financial situation, the City could be facing a revenue shortfall of $1.35 billion or greater. Unlike the federal or provincial governments, the City cannot legally...
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Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West, Suite C42
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

Open: Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM

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1240 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M6H 1N5

Open: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
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