Economic and Community Development

  • City Hall Live Spotlight

    The City of Toronto, in partnership with Unison Benevolent Fund, is launching City Hall Live Spotlight, a weekly livestreamed concert series as part of ShowLoveTO. This is to support the local music industry and provide Toronto residents with music experiences at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents are encouraged to make a night of it by ordering in their favourite takeout and settling in for a concert in the comfort of their own home.
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  • Calling All Artists – Beautifying the Lansdowne Underpass

    The City has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest to artists for the Lansdowne Underpass Art Project. You can learn more through this link.
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  • Toronto Foundation’s “Good to Give Guide”

    This guide is a short list of some of the organizations tackling the most pressing challenges facing Toronto at a time of great uncertainty and crisis. Many small and mid-size charities in Toronto are doing the tough work to fight inequality, but they need more financial support to scale up their successes.
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  • Alternative Crisis Response Model - Share your Views

    The City has committed to creating a community-based crisis response model, based on community input. The second survey is now live and accessible here. There, you can also access the public portal to track the City's progress on all the recommendations it has put forward.
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  • Steps Toronto is Taking to Help Protect People Experiencing Homelessness

    Since the start of the pandemic, the City of Toronto has moved at unprecedented speed to adjust its services for those experiencing homelessness by creating 2,300 spaces in new temporary shelter and hotel programs for physical distancing. In 2020 alone, the City has also referred more than 2,500 people experiencing homelessness into permanent housing through a combination of housing allowances and rent-geared-to-income units, representing a 50% increase over the same period last year. In addition, there are more than 6,000...
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  • TTC Holding Virtual Information session for Women Considering a Career as a Transit Operator

    Due to popular demand, the TTC is hosting a second virtual information session on operator recruitment. The event is open to all, but there will be a specific focus to provide an opportunity for more diverse TTC women employees to share about their experiences. This event will be held on December 10th, 2020 from 1-3PM. Click here for more information about the TTC's transit operator recruitment. 
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  • Bag of Toronto

    Want to receive a locally curated assortment of speciality food and goods from the comfort of your home? You should get your hands on your very own Bag of Toronto. You will be supporting local businesses and exploring the amazing items available right in our backyard! Check out what I received!
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  • Fairbank Village and ArtworxTO – Calling all Artists

    Fairbank Village is celebrating Toronto's Year of Art in partnership with ArtworxTO. They are looking for artists to help them introduce new artwork that brings light to the vitality of the community. Know an artist? Send them to this link to submit a proposal!
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  • Winter activation Grant Program

    The City of Toronto's Winter Activation Grant aims to provide funding for Business Improvement Areas, Community Not for Profit organizations and charity groups to animate their main streets with winter activities. Winter has always been traditionally slow for retail and tourism and this year will add additional challenges due to COVID-19. The purpose of this grant is to support the local economy by celebrating art, culture and community by helping drive business to our main streets during the coldest months of the year. The grant also aims to advance equity and to...
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  • Steps – The Renaissance of Mother Gaia Mural

    Artist Jacquie Comrie, working alongside Ward 9 artist Bareket Kezwer created this beautiful new 1,300+ square foot mural at 1140 Dupont Street. I encourage you to click the image to see more of their great work.
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City Hall Address:

Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West, Suite C42
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

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

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 416-392-7012

Fax: 416-392-7957

Constituency Office:

1240 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M6H 1N5

Open: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
1pm - 6pm

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