City Update

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September 2016

City Update e-newsletter focuses on the latest services, innovations and accomplishments at the City of Toronto. It is produced six times a year.

News & updates

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New online water use tool

The City of Toronto has launched MyWaterToronto, an online tool that customers can use to view their water use information anytime, anywhere, from their computer or mobile device. 


100 Resilient Cities Network

Toronto has been selected to join 100 Resilient Cities - a network of 100 urban pioneers to spread the resilience movement across the world.


2016 Budget

On February 17, City Council approved a 2016 tax supported operating budget of $10.1 billion and a 10-year capital budget and plan of $21 billion.

Access TO

Access T.O.

City services are available to all residents of the City of Toronto, regardless of immigration status. In many cases, City services may be accessed with proof of identification that's not necessarily an official government document. Learn more about the Access T.O. initiative and identification requirements.


Open Government

Open Government is about improving the delivery of services, making information more accessible and supporting initiatives that build public trust and confidence in government.

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Open Data

Download City collected datasets and freely use the raw files to create mobile apps, web visualizations and more.


Employment Centre Portal

The Employment Centre portal is the first phase of a greater online presence. Visit the portal now to learn about and register for employment workshops and job fairs.


T.O. INview: Infrastructure Coordination and Mapping Portal

T.O. INview displays locations and details of planned capital infrastructure projects scheduled for construction in Toronto. The site includes different types of construction information from Transportation Services, Toronto Water, City Planning, transit authorities and utility companies.

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Toronto e-updates

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Election Results

See the Official Election Results of the 2014 municipal election.


The City of Toronto's administrative structure is designed to provide members of the Toronto Public Service with both greater public accountability and greater flexibility in responding to the changing needs of the city.

City Initiatives

City of Toronto council develops a number of initiatives that arise out of council policy or recommend policy directions for the City and citizens.


Agencies and Corporations

Many important services are administered on behalf of the City and the community through separate City Agencies and Corporations, each having its own relationship with City Council. Other services are administered through corporations that are partnered with the City.