Divisional Profile


Unanimously approved by City Council on November 3, 2015, TO Prosperity draws on the experiences and ideas of hundreds of Toronto residents from all parts of the city, and sets a bold vision to build a city with opportunities for all.

Ongoing Initiatives & Engagement Opportunities


Lived Experience Advisory Group

Recruitment for the Lived Experience Advisory Group (LEAG) has started. Nominations will be accepted until December 3rd, 2016. Learn more and apply here.

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Transit Fare Equity

Thank you to the 4,503 residents who participated in the Transit Fare Equity Survey! Results will be made available soon. Learn more about this initiative...

Social Procurement Program

Learn more about the new City of Toronto Social Procurement Program, unanimously approved by City Council on May 4, 2016.

Toronto Poverty Reduction Strategy

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Poverty in Toronto

The Toronto Poverty Reduction Strategy aims to address three worrying socioeconomic trends.


Community Engagement

TO Prosperity is grounded on a broad and exclusive community engagement process.


Documents and Reports

Key Toronto Poverty Reduction Strategy documents and reports, including briefing notes and work plans.



Research on Poverty

Recent City documents and Toronto-focused reports related to poverty reduction.


Reading List

The Toronto Public Library has compiled a useful, compelling reading list of material related to income and poverty.


Demographics Portal

Access and browse profiles, maps and other statistical data. Topics include population groups, housing characteristics, languages, income and more.


Wellbeing Toronto

Explore Toronto's neighbourhoods with our a map visualization tool. Evaluate community well-being across Toronto's neighbourhoods on a number of factors, such as crime, transportation or housing.