City Clerk's Office

Our Services

We strive to profile the City of Toronto in a politically sensitive and positive manner on a local, national and international level. 

Protocol Services manages the following services:

We issue or manage, on behalf of the Mayor and Toronto City Council:

We also organize internal awards, ceremonial events, conferences, seminars and other major events.

*Please note The Toronto Book Awards has moved to Culture.

Major events

Mayor's New Year's Day Skating Party

Residents are invited to a family friendly skating party with Mayor John Tory and Toronto City Councillors at Nathan Phillips Square on Thursday, January 1 from 2-3:30 p.m. The Mayor will give a New Year's message and mix and mingle with attendees. During the event, you can grab a hot chocolate or apple cider at a warming station located next to the rink. The rink will be open for regular operational hours that day.

View the Mayor's New Year's Day Skating Party poster.

Toronto Remembers the Wars

The City honours the past:

  • Every Remembrance Day on November 11, we acknowledge the courage and sacrifice of those who served their country.
  • Each June 6, the City of Toronto honours the Canadian men and women who took part in the Allied forces' invasion of Normandy, France on June 6, 1944.
  • Communities across Toronto have a long tradition of honouring the soldiers who fought for our freedom. Each of the former cities, as well as some earlier villages, often had their own memorial or cenotaph. 
  • Starting in fall 2008, a number of street signs across Toronto were unveiled that pay tribute to fallen soldiers from Toronto.

Lapel Pins

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City of Toronto lapel pins

The City provides up to 100 pins to individuals or organizations that are participating in exchanges, national or international events, tournaments or representing the City of Toronto. The request must be made in writing to Protocol Services and is limited to one request per organization.