Economic and Community Development

  • Free admission to Toronto history museums today through November

    From today to November 30, general admission to nine of the City's historic museums (excluding Zion Schoolhouse) will be free courtesy of Mackenzie Investments in celebration of its 50th anniversary. During the five-week period, visitors can explore Toronto history museums through ongoing tours during regular hours and discover memorable and moving exhibits such as "Eaton's Goes to War: Family, Memory & Meaning" at Mackenzie House, "Maple Leaf Forever: Toronto's Take on a National Symbol" at the Market Gallery and "Gibson House...
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  • Nuit Blanche Toronto to transform city tomorrow from sunset to sunrise

    The 12th edition of the annual Nuit Blanche Toronto takes place tomorrow night with 90 art projects from more than 350 local, national and international artists. The event will run from sunset (officially 6:58 p.m.) on Saturday, September 30 to sunrise (7 a.m.) the next morning. The all-night celebration of contemporary art features four distinct exhibitions located at four sites: - "Taking to the Streets" at Queen's Park and University of Toronto - "Calculating Upon the Unforeseen" along Dundas Street...
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  • Nuit Blanche Toronto 2017 – planning ahead, getting there and getting around

    Nuit Blanche Toronto returns this weekend for the annual all-night celebration of contemporary art beginning at sunset at 6:58 p.m. on Saturday, September 30 to sunrise on Sunday, October 1. For the best experience at the event, the public is encouraged to plan ahead. Information on getting to, around and home from the event is available at as well as below. Planning ahead The website offers an interactive event map and detailed event information, including exhibition locations and...
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  • City of Toronto wants to hear from you on Toronto's Economic Development and Culture strategy

    The City of Toronto's Economic Development and Culture Division is developing a new Divisional Strategy to establish priorities over the next five years (2018-2022). The Division is seeking your input on emerging opportunities, challenges and areas of focus as they relate to economic development and culture in the City.The Division has created a Conversation Guide that highlights key emerging economic and cultural trends and challenges facing Toronto. Residents are invited you to review the Guide and provide thoughts and feedback through one of...
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  • City of Toronto launches Civic Innovation Office

    The City of Toronto officially launched its new Civic Innovation Office today, led by Director Paula Kwan.  The Office was created in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies and its Innovation Teams Program, which helps cities solve problems in new ways to deliver better results for residents.  The three-person Toronto Innovation Office will work with City divisions, residents and outside innovators to “Create a More Responsive Government,” a theme selected through an open call to City staff which identified: a need to...
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  • Investing in Toronto's Future: Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

    The City of Toronto's is undertaking a review of its Long Term Financial Plan. The first round of public consultations were held in December to hear from residents from what their priorities for Toronto's future are and how a long-term plan can pay for them. A summary of all the public input received thus far can be found at The City of Toronto is continuing this conversation and will be holding an interactive afternoon of workshops and discussions at City...
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  • Good Neighbour Guide aims to help the bars/restaurants live in harmony with neighbours

    The City of Toronto has developed a Good Neighbour Guide for operators of bars, restaurants and nightclubs. The Good Neighbour Guide outlines mandatory requirements and "good will" measures that can be taken to help the bar and restaurant industry comply with regulations and operate in harmony with its neighbours, particularly residential neighbours. There are many areas in the city where neighbourhoods are not only residential, but also have a very vibrant nightlife. The bar and restaurant industry is an important...
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  • Connecting to human services made easier for Torontonians

    The City of Toronto's Children's Services, Employment & Social Services and Shelter, Support & Housing Administration divisions have joined forces to launch an integrated website that enables Toronto residents to access information about services and subsidies in one place. The new Human Services website organizes information by topic, eliminating the need for users to navigate for information in various areas of the City's website. Visitors to ( can find information about assistance with child care fees, employment services, as...
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  • Public advisory group established to assist with City of Toronto's poverty reduction efforts

    Twenty Torontonians will use their first-hand experience with the conditions and impacts of living with poverty to inform the development, implementation and monitoring of the City's poverty reduction initiatives. More than 350 residents applied to be part of the Lived Experience Advisory Group (LEAG). The selected members come from communities across the city and have diverse experiences with poverty. They represent the population groups most affected by poverty as well as people currently living in poverty and people who have...
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  • City of Toronto's opportunities for Family Day fun on February 20

    The City of Toronto encourages residents to enjoy Family Day on Monday, February 20 by taking advantage of City-run recreation facilities and historic attractions. Seven of the City's 10 historic sites will offer events, activities and tours on Family Day. Programming highlights for the open sites are listed below. Regular admission fees apply except for Historic Zion Schoolhouse. Times and activity details will vary by location. More information is available at: Family Day Skating Celebration at Campbell Ave Playground...
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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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