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City of Toronto Act (COTA) Consultation, 2015

In June 2015, the Province of Ontario launched a review of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 (COTA), as required by legislation. As part of the review, the Province sought input from municipalities, organizations, and residents. To help make sure the Province heard from Torontonians during this review, the City of Toronto conducted a public consultation between October 21 and November 6, 2015 including a public meeting and an online survey. The purpose of posting this data set is to create a record of the consultation and the public's input.

Public Meeting

  • A public meeting on the City of Toronto Act (COTA) was hosted on October 28, 2015
  • 17 participants attended
  • The public meeting included an Open House with subject matter experts available to provide information on City Council's requested COTA amendments; and an opportunity for members of the public to provide feedback and comments via an open mic


Online Survey

  • The online survey was posted to the City of Toronto Act (COTA) Consultation and the City's Get Involved public consultation web pages. The survey was open between October 21 and November 6, 2015.
  • The survey was open to anybody who chose to complete it and therefore, the sample of those who completed it and their opinions should be not be viewed as statistically representative of the residents of Toronto. This information was collected to assist the City to better understand the positions and interests of Torontonians.
  • A total of 28 responses were received.
  • The data was not statistically weighted.
  • The online survey provided a link to the amendment requests approved by council as context: Amendment Request PDF

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